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Escaping from the Resource Curse: Evidence from Botswana and the Rest of the World

Escaping from the Resource Curse: Evidence from Botswana and the Rest of the World »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 54, No. 4

Volume: 54

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589066526

Keywords: banking, banking system, deposit growth, currency risk, stock market

In this issue, authors from the IMF and from Argentine institutions team up to review how different banks behaved and were hurt during the country's crisis. Atsushi Iimi looks at how countries can escape from the r...

Competitiveness in Transition Economies: What Scope for Real Appreciation?

Competitiveness in Transition Economies: What Scope for Real Appreciation? »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 45 No. 2

Volume: 45

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1998

ISBN: 9781451974164

Keywords: capital markets, interest rate, domestic banks, financial intermediation, capital market, IMF Staff Papers,

This paper analyzes contagion and volatility with imperfect credit markets. The paper interprets contagion effects as an increase in the volatility of shocks impinging on the economy. The implications of this appro...

International Competitiveness of the Mediterranean Quartet: A Heterogeneous-Product Approach

International Competitiveness of the Mediterranean Quartet: A Heterogeneous-Product Approach »

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...

A Gravity Model of Sovereign Lending: Trade, Default, and Credit

A Gravity Model of Sovereign Lending: Trade, Default, and Credit »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 51, Special Issue, IMF Fourth Annual Research Conference

Volume: 51

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): Ashoka Mody , and Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2004

ISBN: 9781589063204

Keywords: current account reversals, current account deficit, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, Consumption (economics), Country Risk, Debtor And Creditor, Default (finance),

This is the 2004 (Volume 51) Special Issue of IMF Staff Papers, which includes 6 selected papers (from more than 20) that were presented at the IMF's Fourth Annual Research Conference, November 6-7, 2003....

Differences in IMF Data: Incidence and Implications

Differences in IMF Data: Incidence and Implications »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 53, No. 2

Volume: 53

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2006

ISBN: 9781589065178

Keywords: statistics, sovereign debt, probability, debt intolerance, equation, Analysis Of Variance, Bank Management, Banks And Banking. State Supervision, Cointegration, Compliance

Noteworthy among the six papers appearing in this latest issue of the IMF's peer-reviewed journal is another installment in the Special Data Section. Anthony Pellechio and John Cady from the IMF's Statistics Depart...

Capitalizing Central Banks: A Net Worth Approach

Capitalizing Central Banks: A Net Worth Approach »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 52, No. 2

Volume: 52

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2005

ISBN: 9781589064485

Keywords: exchange rate, currency crashes, international monetary fund, currency crises, economic research, Bank Profits, Banks And Banking. Accounting, Capital Market, Consumption (economics), Credibility

This paper examines contractionary currency crashes in developing countries. It explores the causes of India's productivity surge around 1980, more than a decade before serious economic reforms were initiated. The...

Does Compliance with Basel Core Principles Bring Any Measurable Benefits?

Does Compliance with Basel Core Principles Bring Any Measurable Benefits? »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 53, No. 2

Volume: 53

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2006

ISBN: 9781589065178

Keywords: statistics, sovereign debt, probability, debt intolerance, equation, Analysis Of Variance, Bank Management, Banks And Banking. State Supervision, Cointegration, Compliance

Noteworthy among the six papers appearing in this latest issue of the IMF's peer-reviewed journal is another installment in the Special Data Section. Anthony Pellechio and John Cady from the IMF's Statistics Depart...

New Rates from New Weights

New Rates from New Weights »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 53, No. 2

Volume: 53

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2006

ISBN: 9781589065178

Keywords: statistics, sovereign debt, probability, debt intolerance, equation, Analysis Of Variance, Bank Management, Banks And Banking. State Supervision, Cointegration, Compliance

Noteworthy among the six papers appearing in this latest issue of the IMF's peer-reviewed journal is another installment in the Special Data Section. Anthony Pellechio and John Cady from the IMF's Statistics Depart...

Thirty Years of Current Account Imbalances, Current Account Reversals, and Sudden Stops

Thirty Years of Current Account Imbalances, Current Account Reversals, and Sudden Stops »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 51, Special Issue, IMF Fourth Annual Research Conference

Volume: 51

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): Ashoka Mody , and Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2004

ISBN: 9781589063204

Keywords: current account reversals, current account deficit, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, Consumption (economics), Country Risk, Debtor And Creditor, Default (finance),

This is the 2004 (Volume 51) Special Issue of IMF Staff Papers, which includes 6 selected papers (from more than 20) that were presented at the IMF's Fourth Annual Research Conference, November 6-7, 2003....