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Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows--Some New Evidence

Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows--Some New Evidence »

Source: Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows--Some New Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2004/023

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2004

ISBN: 9781498330282

Keywords: Economic models, Exchange rate variability, International trade, Real effective exchange rates, Nominal effective exchange rate, International monetary system, Exchange rate shocks, Flexible exchange rates, volatility, country group

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Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014, Sub-Saharan Africa : Fostering Durable and Inclusive Growth

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484342886

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, exchange rate pegs, central bank

Unless otherwise noted, data and projections presented in this Regional Economic Outlook are IMF staff estimates as of March 24, 2014, consistent with the projections underlying the...

1. Sustaining Growth Amid Shifting Global Forces

1. Sustaining Growth Amid Shifting Global Forces »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014, Sub-Saharan Africa : Fostering Durable and Inclusive Growth

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484342886

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, exchange rate pegs, central bank

Introduction and Summary Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa remains robust and is expected to pick up in 2014. After expanding by 4.9 percent in 2013, output looks...

III Traditional Criteria for Successful Currency Unions

III Traditional Criteria for Successful Currency Unions »

Source: Policy Issues in the Evolving International Monetary System

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mark Taylor , Peter Isard , Morris Goldstein , and Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557752345

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, inflation, monetary fund, monetary union

Factor Mobility The superiority of monetary exchange over barter is enhanced by widening the domain over which any single currency can be utilized. Nevertheless, as Mundell (1961) po...

Suriname: Toward Stability and Growth

Suriname: Toward Stability and Growth »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

This paper analyzes the economic growth and stability in Suriname. The paper highlights that in recent years, the outlook has turned substantively more positive. The favorable external environment and the stability...

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...

Domestic Amplifiers of External Shocks: Growth Accelerations and Reversals in Emerging Market and Developing Economies*

Domestic Amplifiers of External Shocks: Growth Accelerations and Reversals in Emerging Market and Developing Economies* »

Source: Domestic Amplifiers of External Shocks: Growth Accelerations and Reversals in Emerging Market and Developing Economies

Volume/Issue: 2019/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bertrand Gruss , Malhar Nabar , and Marcos Poplawski Ribeiro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498314435

Keywords: Economic integration, Flexible exchange rates, Exchange rate regimes, Exchange rate stability, Real exchange rates, Economic Growth, Emerging Markets, Developing Economies, External Conditions, external condition

External conditions have been found to influence the tendency of emerging market and developing economies to experience episodes of growth accelerations and reversals. In this paper we study the role of domestic po...

The Macroeconomics of Managing Increased Aid Inflows - Experiences of Low-Income Countries and Policy Implications

The Macroeconomics of Managing Increased Aid Inflows - Experiences of Low-Income Countries and Policy Implications »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Managing Increased Aid Inflows - Experiences of Low-Income Countries and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2005/043

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498331258

Keywords: Development assistance, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Real exchange rate misalignment, Nominal effective exchange rate, Real interest rates, Real effective exchange rates, Absorptive capacity, Low Income Developing Countries, aid inflow, domestic finance

Investigates the macroeconomic challenges for low-income countries created by a surge in aid inflows. It develops an analytical framework for examining possible policy responses to increased aid, and then applies t...

CHAPTER 2: Volatility and Policy Responses

CHAPTER 2: Volatility and Policy Responses »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

Suriname’s economy underperformed during the 1990s when compared with other countries in the region. The economy was marked by a high degree of volatility, low growth, and high inflation. This comparatively...

Methodological Note on EBA-Lite

Methodological Note on EBA-Lite »

Source: Methodological Note on EBA-Lite

Volume/Issue: 2016/045

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2016

ISBN: 9781498346030

Keywords: Capital controls, Current account, Economic models, External sector, Foreign exchange, Intervention, Real effective exchange rates, External sector assessment, Real exchange rates, Purchasing power parity

The Fund has taken important steps to enhance its external sector assessments since the launch of the External Balance Assessment (EBA) methodology and the External Sector Report (ESR) in 2012, which provides a mul...