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Constraints on the Design and Implementation of Monetary Policy in Oil Economies

Constraints on the Design and Implementation of Monetary Policy in Oil Economies »

Source: Constraints on the Design and Implementation of Monetary Policy in Oil Economies : The Case of Venezuela

Volume/Issue: 2008/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451870008

Keywords: Oil Economies, monetary base, inflation, central bank, monetary fund, Venezuela, Republica Bolivariana De,

By definition, fiscal dominance impedes the effective implementation of any monetary strategy aimed at controlling inflation. Economies that exhibit oil dominance-a situation in which oil exports largely affect the...

IMF lending: Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of November 30, 2005

IMF lending: Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of November 30, 2005 »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 02

Volume/Issue: 35/2

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451967715

Keywords: international monetary fund, responsibility, united nations

De Rato in Brazil; Article IV summaries: Pakistan, Ukraine, CEMAC; Dawson on IMF's transparency revolution; Capital flight, institutions, and instability; Eastern Caribbean; Germany's regulation; Kazakhstan's non-o...

Are Africa’s Currency Unions Good for Trade?

Are Africa’s Currency Unions Good for Trade? »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 4

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2009

ISBN: 9781589069107

Keywords: sovereign default, sovereign debt, external debt, sovereign defaults, current account

This paper empirically evaluates four types of costs that may result from an international sovereign default: reputational costs, international trade exclusion costs, costs to the domestic economy through the finan...

Recent International Borrowing by Developing Countries

Recent International Borrowing by Developing Countries »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1987

Volume/Issue: 24/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1987

ISBN: 9781616353681

Keywords: developing countries, finance, debt, monetary fund, lending

The issue of capital flight from developing countries is discussed. The debt problems of developing countries coupled with the sharp decline in international lending to many countries have evoked great interest in...

In the news: Brazil resurgent

In the news: Brazil resurgent »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 02

Volume/Issue: 35/2

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451967715

Keywords: international monetary fund, responsibility, united nations

De Rato in Brazil; Article IV summaries: Pakistan, Ukraine, CEMAC; Dawson on IMF's transparency revolution; Capital flight, institutions, and instability; Eastern Caribbean; Germany's regulation; Kazakhstan's non-o...

Africa’s Adjustment and Growth

Africa’s Adjustment and Growth »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1989

Volume/Issue: 26/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451952445

Keywords: debt reduction, balance of payments, external finance, external financing, debt burden

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

FDI Spillovers, Financial Markets, and Economic Development

FDI Spillovers, Financial Markets, and Economic Development »

Source: FDI Spillovers, Financial Markets, and Economic Development

Volume/Issue: 2003/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Selin Sayek , Laura Alfaro , Areendam Chanda , and Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451859485

Keywords: fdi, financial sector, financial market, foreign capital, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

This paper examines the role financial markets play in the relationship between foreign direct investment (FDI) and economic development. We model an economy with a continuum of agents indexed by their level of abi...

The Costs of Sovereign Default

The Costs of Sovereign Default »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 4

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2009

ISBN: 9781589069107

Keywords: sovereign default, sovereign debt, external debt, sovereign defaults, current account

This paper empirically evaluates four types of costs that may result from an international sovereign default: reputational costs, international trade exclusion costs, costs to the domestic economy through the finan...

Global Dispersion of Current Accounts: Is the Universe Expanding?

Global Dispersion of Current Accounts: Is the Universe Expanding? »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 3

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2009

ISBN: 9781589068209

Keywords: trade openness, trade liberalization, import duties, transition economies, trade barriers

Studies of the impact of trade openness on growth are based either on crosscountry analysis—which lacks transparency—or case studies—which lack statistical rigor. This paper applies a transpare...

Is Fiscal Policy Procyclical in Developing Oil-Producing Countries?

Is Fiscal Policy Procyclical in Developing Oil-Producing Countries? »

Source: Is Fiscal Policy Procyclical in Developing Oil-Producing Countries?

Volume/Issue: 2011/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nese Erbil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462314324

Keywords: institutions, govenment expenditure, expenditure, capital expenditure, fiscal policies, government expenditure, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper examines the cyclicality of fiscal behavior in 28 developing oil-producing countries (OPCs) during 1990-2009. After testing five fiscal measures - government expenditure, consumption, investment, non-oil...