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April 2002 World Economic Outlook: Global economic outlook brightens as recovery takes hold

April 2002 World Economic Outlook: Global economic outlook brightens as recovery takes hold »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 08

Volume/Issue: 31/8

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451933161

Keywords: poverty reduction, terrorist financing, financial system, international monetary fund, money laundering

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Pension Privatization and Country Risk1

Pension Privatization and Country Risk1 »

Source: Pension Privatization and Country Risk

Volume/Issue: 2008/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alfredo Cuevas , Maria Gonzalez , Arnoldo López-Marmolejo , and Davide Lombardo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451870534

Keywords: Pension Reform, Transition Costs, pension, current account, current account balance,

This paper explores how privatizing a pension system can affect sovereign credit risk. For this purpose, it analyzes the importance that rating agencies give to implicit pension debt (IPD) in their assessments of s...

Economic Effects and Structural Determinants of Capital Controls

Economic Effects and Structural Determinants of Capital Controls »

Source: Economic Effects and Structural Determinants of Capital Controls

Volume/Issue: 1995/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vittorio Grilli , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1995

ISBN: 9781451844993

Keywords: capital controls, foreign exchange, real interest rates, capital mobility

This paper studies determinants and effects of capital controls using a panel of 61 developed and developing countries. The results suggest that capital account restrictions are more likely to be in place in countr...

Controlling Capital? Legal Restrictions and the Asset Composition of International Financial Flows

Controlling Capital? Legal Restrictions and the Asset Composition of International Financial Flows »

Source: Controlling Capital? Legal Restrictions and the Asset Composition of International Financial Flows

Volume/Issue: 2009/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mahir Binici , Michael Hutchison , and Martin Schindler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873559

Keywords: capital inflows, capital inflow, capital outflows

How effective are capital account restrictions? We provide new answers based on a novel panel data set of capital controls, disaggregated by asset class and by inflows/outflows, covering 74 countries during 1995-20...

Capital Inflows and the Real Exchange Rate

Capital Inflows and the Real Exchange Rate »

Source: Capital Inflows and the Real Exchange Rate : Can Financial Development Cure the Dutch Disease?

Volume/Issue: 2009/20

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Saborowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451871678

Keywords: Financial Market Development, Real Exchange Rate, Dynamic Panel Data Models, exchange rate, stock market,

This paper argues that, in improving the efficient allocation of resources, financial sector development could dampen the appreciation effect of capital inflows. Using dynamic panel data techniques, the paper finds...

State-Owned Banks, Stability, Privatization, and Growth

State-Owned Banks, Stability, Privatization, and Growth »

Source: State-Owned Banks, Stability, Privatization, and Growth : Practical Policy Decisions in a World Without Empirical Proof

Volume/Issue: 2005/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Andrews

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451860290

Keywords: State-owned banks, banking, bank privatization, privatizations, bank privatizations, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper provides an overview of the possible linkages between state-owned banks, privatization, and banking sector crises. Data on privatizations in over 65 countries is used together with data from the banking...

Apéndice II. Directores ejecutivos del FMI y número de votos

Apéndice II. Directores ejecutivos del FMI y número de votos »

Source: Cómo se gobierna el FMI : Toma de decisiones, control institucional, transparencia y rendicion de cuentas

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2003

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781589063037

DirectorSuplente...

5. Una perspectiva comparada del crecimiento en el Caribe: El papel del turismo y la deuda

5. Una perspectiva comparada del crecimiento en el Caribe: El papel del turismo y la deuda »

Source: Perspectivas económicas, October 10: Las Américas : Caluroso en el Sur, Más Frío en el Norte

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2010

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781589069671

Tras los logros alcanzados en períodos anteriores, desde principios de la década de 1990 el desempeño del crecimiento en la mayoría de los países del Caribe ha sido desalentador. El crecimiento...

III. La crisis mundial y los sistemas bancarios de América Latina y el Caribe

III. La crisis mundial y los sistemas bancarios de América Latina y el Caribe »

Source: Perspectivas económicas, mayo de 2009 : Las Américas Los fundamentos más sólidos dan dividendos

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2009

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781589068445

Los retos planteados por la crisis mundial...

Exchange Rate Misalignment in Developing Countries 2

Exchange Rate Misalignment in Developing Countries 2 »

Source: Approaches to Exchange Rate Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1994

ISBN: 9781557753649

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, exchange rates, exchange rate policy

World Bank (1984), overvalued exchange rates in many African countries have resulted in a dramatic deterioration in agriculture and external accounts. Others have argued that exc...