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1 Commodity Currencies and the Real Exchange Rate

1 Commodity Currencies and the Real Exchange Rate »

Source: Exchange Rate Analysis in Support of IMF Surveillance : A Collection of Empirical Studies

Series: Books

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides , Carlo Cottarelli , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Atish Ghosh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2008

ISBN: 9781589067288

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, exchange rate regimes

The neglect to allow for the effect of changes in the terms of trade is, perhaps, the most unsatisfactory characteristic of Prof. Cassel’s “Purchasing Power Parity Theory of the Foreign Exchange...

3 Aid Volatility and Macroeconomic Policies

3 Aid Volatility and Macroeconomic Policies »

Source: Exchange Rate Analysis in Support of IMF Surveillance : A Collection of Empirical Studies

Series: Books

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides , Carlo Cottarelli , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Atish Ghosh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2008

ISBN: 9781589067288

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, exchange rate regimes

At the G-8 meeting in Scotland in July 2005, world leaders announced a US$50 billion increase in official development assistance to poor countries. This surge in aid—aimed at achieving the Millennium Develop...

Modeling the Real Exchange Rates in WAEMU and CEMAC

Modeling the Real Exchange Rates in WAEMU and CEMAC »

Source: Exchange Rate Analysis in Support of IMF Surveillance : A Collection of Empirical Studies

Series: Books

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides , Carlo Cottarelli , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Atish Ghosh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2008

ISBN: 9781589067288

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, exchange rate regimes

The CFA franc arrangement dates back to the mid-1940s and is among the longest-standing fixed exchange rate regimes world-wide. 1 The zone includes France on one side and two mone...

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...

Appendix V Changes in Membership of Executive Board

Appendix V Changes in Membership of Executive Board »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1985

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 1985

ISBN: 9781616351977

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange arrangements, current account, foreign exchange

Changes in membership of the Executive Board between May 1, 1984 and April 30, 1985 were as follows: Nikolaos Coumbis (Greece) was appointed Alternate Executive Director to Giovanni Lovato (Italy),...

Appendix IV Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1985

Appendix IV Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1985 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1985

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 1985

ISBN: 9781616351977

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange arrangements, current account, foreign exchange

Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1985 Director Alternate Casting...

III Main Regional Policy Issues

III Main Regional Policy Issues »

Source: The West African Economic and Monetary Union : Recent Developments and Policy Issues

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Hernández-Catá , and C. François

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757555

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, external tariff, banking, tradable goods

Monetary Policy The BCEAO conducts monetary policy in the WAEMU at the regional level. Its basic near-term objectives are (1) to maintain the fixed exchange rate relationship between...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: The West African Economic and Monetary Union : Recent Developments and Policy Issues

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Hernández-Catá , and C. François

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757555

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, external tariff, banking, tradable goods

In January 1994, seven sub-Saharan African countries—Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte dď lvoire, Mali. Niger, Senegal, and Togo—signed a treaty establishing the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). The...

Appendix I Fund Activities in 1984/85

Appendix I Fund Activities in 1984/85 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1985

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 1985

ISBN: 9781616351977

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange arrangements, current account, foreign exchange

This appendix supplements the information on the Fund given in Chapter 3. Table 1.1 provides data on exchange rates and exchange arrangements as of June 28, 1985. Table I.1....