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Impact of European Union Assocation Agreements on Mediterranean Countries

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Source: Impact of European Union Assocation Agreements on Mediterranean Countries

Volume/Issue: 1998/116

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Henri Ghesquière

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1998

ISBN: 9781451942477

Keywords: European Union, Mediterranean countries, free trade, tariff reductions, trade diversion, export prices

By establishing free trade for industrial products in 12 years, the European Union’s Association Agreements with countries in the Mediterranean region seek to promote accelerated economic growth. This paper...

Beauty Queens and Wallflowers

Beauty Queens and Wallflowers »

Source: Beauty Queens and Wallflowers : Currency Unions in the Middle East and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2006/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katrin Elborgh-Woytek , and Julian Berengaut

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864861

Keywords: Currency Union, Optimum Currency Areas, inflation, monetary union, monetary fund, central bank, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

Against the background of the theory of optimum currency areas, the paper analyzes possible sequences for establishing a currency union (CU) in the Middle East and Central Asia region. Between the corner solutions...

Cash Shortage in the Former Soviet Union

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Source: Cash Shortage in the Former Soviet Union

Volume/Issue: 1994/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1994

ISBN: 9781451848861

Keywords: inflation, monetary union, monetary fund, money supply, monetary authority, European II,

An unexpected shortage of banknotes emerged during 1992 in the former Soviet Union. The cash shortage is explained by the asymmetry in the monetary union that prevailed, under which one member (the Russian Federati...

The Imf and the Ruble Area, 1991-19+L2116931

The Imf and the Ruble Area, 1991-19+L2116931 »

Source: The Imf and the Ruble Area, 1991-1993

Volume/Issue: 2001/101

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Odling-Smee , and Gonzalo Pastor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451852516

Keywords: ruble area, central banks, central bank, monetary union, foreign exchange, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Policy Coordination and Transmission,

This paper summarizes the IMF advice on the ruble area as it was presented to the national authorities in Russia, the Baltic countries, and other states of the former Soviet Union in 1991-93. In the course of doing...

A Coincident Indicator of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Business Cycle

A Coincident Indicator of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Business Cycle »

Source: A Coincident Indicator of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Business Cycle

Volume/Issue: 2009/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abdullah Al-Hassan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872200

Keywords: GCC monetary union, factor models, GDFM, business cycle indicators, business cycle, time series, gdp growth, covariance, And Business Cycle Indicators,

This paper constructs a coincident indicator for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) area business cycle. The resulting coincident indicator provides a reliable measure of the GCC business cycle; over the last decad...

Stylized Facts on Bilateral Trade and Currency Unions

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Source: Stylized Facts on Bilateral Trade and Currency Unions : Implications for Africa

Volume/Issue: 2006/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michal Hulej , Charalambos Tsangarides , and Pierre Ewenczyk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862911

Keywords: Gravity model, Currency Union, samples, equation, free trade, statistics, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

This paper explores and quantifies several aspects of the performance of currency unions using an augmented version of the gravity model and focusing on two samples, the world and Africa. Our empirical findings sug...

House Price Determinants in Selected Countries of the Former Soviet Union1

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Source: House Price Determinants in Selected Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Volume/Issue: 2010/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vahram Stepanyan , Tigran Poghosyan , and Aidyn Bibolov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781455200634

Keywords: House prices, pooled mean group estimator, the Former Soviet Union, remittances, statistics, logarithm, data analysis, Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics: Housing Demand

This paper analyses the recent boom-bust cycle in the housing markets of selected Former Soviet Union (FSU) countries. The analysis is based on a newly constructed database on house prices in the FSU countries. Our...

Inflation Differentials in the GCC

Inflation Differentials in the GCC »

Source: Inflation Differentials in the GCC : Does the Oil Cycle Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2011/294

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oral Williams , and Kamiar Mohaddes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463927288

Keywords: Inflation differentials, convergence, panel data, pairwise approach, monetary union, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries., inflation, inflation rates, monetary fund, price level

This paper uses a pairwise approach to investigate the main factors that have been driving inflation differentials in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region for the past two decades. The results suggest that inf...

On the Pattern of Currency Blocs in Africa

On the Pattern of Currency Blocs in Africa »

Source: On the Pattern of Currency Blocs in Africa

Volume/Issue: 2005/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Etienne Yehoue

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860641

Keywords: Anchor, Currency Bloc, Comovement of Prices and Output, Trade Network Externalities, monetary union, inflation, average trade, trade share, monetary integration, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions

This paper seeks to elucidate the debate over currency union in Africa. The paper examines whether empirical investigation points to the gradual emergence of currency blocs. Based on the historical data on inflatio...

Some Principles for Development of Statistics for a Gulf Cooperation Council Currency Union

Some Principles for Development of Statistics for a Gulf Cooperation Council Currency Union »

Source: Some Principles for Development of Statistics for a Gulf Cooperation Council Currency Union

Volume/Issue: 2006/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Russell Krueger , and Ettore Kovarich

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451864014

Keywords: Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, Currency Union, Monetary Union, EMU, monetary policy, statisticians, central bank, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating

Looking ahead to the creation of a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Currency Union in 2010, the paper covers some implications for the statistical programs of the GCC countries. Despite uncertainty over the structure...