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III Accompanying Measures in Members’ Exchange Markets

III Accompanying Measures in Members’ Exchange Markets »

Source: Floating Exchange Rates in Developing Countries : Experience with Auction and Interbank Markets

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kyong Huh , Benedicte Christensen , Peter Quirk , and Toshihiko Sasaki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1987

ISBN: 9780939934898

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, exchange rates, floating exchange rate, floating exchange rates

Development of Forward Exchange Market Institution of floating arrangements in the spot market may be important in setting the stage for the establishment of cover facilities that do...

II Experience with Instituting and Operating Market Arrangements for an Independent Float

II Experience with Instituting and Operating Market Arrangements for an Independent Float »

Source: Floating Exchange Rates in Developing Countries : Experience with Auction and Interbank Markets

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kyong Huh , Benedicte Christensen , Peter Quirk , and Toshihiko Sasaki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1987

ISBN: 9780939934898

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, exchange rates, floating exchange rate, floating exchange rates

Fifteen developing country members of the Fund have adopted market-related floating exchange arrangements. 4 Members adopting floating exchange rate systems have represented a var...

The Macroeconomics of Medium-Term Aid Scaling-Up Scenarios

The Macroeconomics of Medium-Term Aid Scaling-Up Scenarios »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Medium-Term Aid Scaling-Up Scenarios

Volume/Issue: 2010/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rafael Portillo , Andrew Berg , Jan Gottschalk , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201433

Keywords: Real Exchange Rate, Transfer problem, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, private investment, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

We develop a model to analyze the macroeconomic effects of a scaling-up of aid and assess the implications of different policy responses. The model features key structural characteristics of low-income countries, i...

Assessing Competitiveness and Real Exchange Rate Misalignment in Low-Income Countries

Assessing Competitiveness and Real Exchange Rate Misalignment in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Assessing Competitiveness and Real Exchange Rate Misalignment in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2007/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Lewis , Aurelie Martin , and Gabriel Di Bella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451867657

Keywords: Competitiveness, Equilibrium Exchange Rates, Low-Income Countries, reer, exchange rate, export volume, exchange rates, real exchange rate, Comparative Studies of Countries,

Assessing a country's competitiveness routinely starts with an analysis of the real exchange rate. However, in low-income countries, empirical analysis of the real exchange rate is often subject to important limita...

The Macroeconomic Challenges of Scaling Up Aid to Africa

The Macroeconomic Challenges of Scaling Up Aid to Africa »

Source: The Macroeconomic Challenges of Scaling Up Aid to Africa

Volume/Issue: 2005/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang , Robert Powell , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451861983

Keywords: Exchange Rate, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rate appreciation, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Welfare and Poverty: General, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper surveys the economic literature on the scaling-up of aid to Africa. It provides a checklist of issues that need to be considered when preparing a long term macroeconomic projection for a country involvin...

Appendix 2. The Macroeconomics of Aid

Appendix 2. The Macroeconomics of Aid »

Source: Macroeconomic Challenges of Scaling Up Aid to Africa : A Checklist for Practitioners

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang , Robert Powell , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2006

ISBN: 9781589065055

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, foreign aid, central bank

Appendix Table A.2.1 Official Net Transfers to SSA Countries (In percent of GDP)...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2006, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2006

ISBN: 9781589065260

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, oil-importing countries, importing countries, exporting countries

Estimates and projections used in this report are based on data provided by country desks as of March 29, 2006. Projections are staff estimates. The database is for 42 countries of...

Chapter II. Recent Developments and Short-Term Prospects

Chapter II. Recent Developments and Short-Term Prospects »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2006, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2006

ISBN: 9781589065260

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, oil-importing countries, importing countries, exporting countries

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa continued to be strong in 2005 (5.3 percent), though it was slightly below the high level in 2004 (5.6 percent) (Figure 2.1 and Table 2.1). 1...

Appendix

Appendix »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2006, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2006

ISBN: 9781589065260

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, oil-importing countries, importing countries, exporting countries

Table A1. Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative: IMF Relief...

II Conceptual Framework and Its Application to Five Countries

II Conceptual Framework and Its Application to Five Countries »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid : Lessons from Recent Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Mumtaz Hussain , Shaun Roache , Amber Mahone , Tokhir Mirzoev , and Shekhar Aiyar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2007

ISBN: 9781589065918

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, real exchange rate, monetary policy

This chapter develops an analytical framework for examining policy responses to a surge in aid inflows, summarizes the evidence from a sample of five low-income countries, and seeks out general lessons that...