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Long-Run Determinants of Exchange Rate Regimes

Long-Run Determinants of Exchange Rate Regimes »

Source: Long-Run Determinants of Exchange Rate Regimes : A Simple Sensitivity Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2002/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , and Grace Juhn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451852776

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, trade openness, terms of trade

Many studies have attempted to uncover empirical regularities in how countries choose their exchange rate regimes. We survey previous studies showing that, taken as a whole, the literature is inconclusive. Drawing...

Trade Reform in the CEMAC

Trade Reform in the CEMAC »

Source: Trade Reform in the CEMAC : Developments and Opportunities

Volume/Issue: 2007/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides , and Jan Martijn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451867015

Keywords: tariff rates, export taxes, trade regime, trade diversion

This paper provides an update on the main elements of the reform agenda concerning the CEMAC trade regime as well as a tentative quantitative assessment of selected effects on tariff revenues and trade patterns. No...

Trade Policy and Market Structure Interactions in Developing Countries

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Source: Trade Policy and Market Structure Interactions in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1989/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 1989

ISBN: 9781451951639

Keywords: equation, free trade, imported inputs, perfect competition, trade regimes

This paper shows that the presence of quotas on imported inputs that are based on installed capacity can lead to capacity underutilization in manufacturing industries of developing countries. A replacement of such...

No Pain, All Gain? Exchange Rate Flexibility and the Expenditure-Switching Effect

No Pain, All Gain? Exchange Rate Flexibility and the Expenditure-Switching Effect »

Source: No Pain, All Gain? Exchange Rate Flexibility and the Expenditure-Switching Effect

Volume/Issue: 2018/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Carriere-Swallow , Nicolas Magud , and Juan Yepez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484378236

Keywords: Exchange rate regime, expenditure switching, terms-of-trade, external adjustment.

Theoretical models on the relationship between prices and exchange rates predict that the magnitude of expenditure switching affects the optimal choice of exchange rate regime. Focusing on the transmission of terms...

Trade in the WAEMU

Trade in the WAEMU »

Source: Trade in the WAEMU : Developments and Reform Opportunities

Volume/Issue: 2008/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hans Weisfeld , and Manuela Goretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869309

Keywords: WAEMU, Economic Partnership Agreement, trade liberalization, trade diversion, tariff revenue, tariff rates, trade regime,

This paper provides an overview of trade reform in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) since 1996 and a quantitative assessment of potential effects on trade patterns and tariff revenue of the curr...

The Long-Run Behavior of Commodity Prices

The Long-Run Behavior of Commodity Prices »

Source: The Long-Run Behavior of Commodity Prices : Small Trends and Big Variability

Volume/Issue: 2001/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and C. McDermott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451848991

Keywords: trends, cycles, variability, exchange rate regimes, terms of trade, exchange rate regime, exporting countries,

Using the longest dataset publicly available (The Economist's index of industrial commodity prices), we analyze the behavior of real commodity prices over the period 1862-99, and have two main findings. First, whil...

Global Financial Crisis, Financial Contagion, and Emerging Markets1

Global Financial Crisis, Financial Contagion, and Emerging Markets1 »

Source: Global Financial Crisis, Financial Contagion, and Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2012/293

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): F. Gulcin Ozkan , and Filiz Unsal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475551167

Keywords: domestic economy, exchange rate regime, trade openness, General,

The recent global financial crisis was the first in recent history that was triggered by problems in the financial system of the mature economies. Existing work on financial crisis in emerging market countries, how...

Why Do Countries Peg the Way They Peg? The Determinants of Anchor Currency Choice

Why Do Countries Peg the Way They Peg? The Determinants of Anchor Currency Choice »

Source: Why Do Countries Peg the Way They Peg? The Determinants of Anchor Currency Choice

Volume/Issue: 2008/132

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nienke Oomes , and Christopher Meissner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869910

Keywords: exchange rate regime, anchor, network externalities, optimal currency area, exchange rate, exchange rate regimes, trade partners,

What determines the currency to which countries peg or "anchor" their exchange rate? Data for over 100 countries between 1980 and 1998 reveal that trade network externalities are a key determinant. This implies tha...

Determinants of the Choice of Exchange Rate Regimes in Six Central American Countries

Determinants of the Choice of Exchange Rate Regimes in Six Central American Countries »

Source: Determinants of the Choice of Exchange Rate Regimes in Six Central American Countries : An Empirical Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2003/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Papaioannou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451847963

Keywords: Central American Countries, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, terms of trade, trade openness, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper examines whether decisions about the appropriate exchange rate regime in six Central American countries were based on longer-run economic fundamentals or on the confluence of historical and political cir...

To Peg or Not to Peg

To Peg or Not to Peg »

Source: To Peg or Not to Peg : A Template for Assessing the Nobler

Volume/Issue: 2006/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aasim Husain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451863147

Keywords: regime choice, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, terms of trade, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

This paper proposes a template for assessing whether or not a country's economic and financial characteristics make it an appropriate candidate for a pegged exchange rate regime. The template employs quantifiable m...