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Source: Australia : Mutual Evaluation Report: FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2006/424

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451802153

Keywords: money laundering, law enforcement, terrorist financing, terrorist

The evaluation of the anti-money laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism (CFT) regime of Australia was based on the Forty Recommendations 2003 and the Eight Special Recommendations on Terrorist Fi...

Evaluating Fund Stabilization Programs with Multicountry Data Some Methodological Pitfalls

Evaluating Fund Stabilization Programs with Multicountry Data Some Methodological Pitfalls »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 33 No. 2

Volume: 33

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1986

ISBN: 9781451946956

Keywords: international monetary fund, monetary policy, interest, budget, central bank

WILLIAM. white, who joined the International Monetary Fund in 1948, spent his entire professional life in the Research Department. Present and past staff members, many of whom benefited from his advice, have asked...

Keynes, Cocoa, and Copper

Keynes, Cocoa, and Copper »

Source: Keynes, Cocoa, and Copper : In Search of Commodity Currencies

Volume/Issue: 2002/223

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Luis Céspedes , and Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875300

Keywords: Exchange rate, developing country, real exchange rate, exchange rates, real exchange rates, reer, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper examines whether the real exchange rates of commodity-exporting countries and the real prices of their commodity exports move together over time. Using IMF data on the world prices of 44 commodities and...

Gender Budgeting

Gender Budgeting »

Source: Gender Budgeting

Volume/Issue: 2006/232

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864922

Keywords: Gender budgeting, government budgets, gender inequalities, gender inequality, gender issues, National Budget,

Women are disadvantaged relative to men, according to key economic, social, and political measures of equality, but in many areas, such as education, differences are narrowing. The concept of externalities underlie...

Real Exchange Rates in Growing Economies

Real Exchange Rates in Growing Economies »

Source: Real Exchange Rates in Growing Economies : How Strong Is the Role of the Nontradables Sector?

Volume/Issue: 2005/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ken Miyajima

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451862522

Keywords: growth accounting, nontradables sector, tfp, exchange rates,

This paper emphasizes the importance of total factor productivity (TFP) developments in the nontradables sector to quantitatively demonstrate that the time-honored Balassa-Samuelson hypothesis does not generally ap...

A Primeron the IMF's Information Notice System

A Primeron the IMF's Information Notice System »

Source: A Primeron the IMF's Information Notice System

Volume/Issue: 1997/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dominique Desruelle , and Alessandro Zanello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781451960020

Keywords: Effective exchange rates, reer, exchange rate, real effective exchange rate, effective exchange rate, export markets

This paper describes the methodology and the data used to compute nominal and real effective exchange rate indices in the International Monetary Fund’s Information Notice System (INS). In particular, it high...

Measuring the Impact of Distortions in Agricultural Trade in Partial and General Equilibrium

Measuring the Impact of Distortions in Agricultural Trade in Partial and General Equilibrium »

Source: Measuring the Impact of Distortions in Agricultural Trade in Partial and General Equilibrium

Volume/Issue: 2003/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Tokarick

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451853360

Keywords: Models, input subsidies, production subsidies, price support, world price, Agriculture in International Trade,

This paper provides quantitative estimates of the impact of removing agricultural support (both tariffs and subsidies) in partial- and general-equilibrium frameworks. The results show that agricultural support in i...

Deposit Insurance Database

Deposit Insurance Database »

Source: Deposit Insurance Database

Volume/Issue: 2014/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Asli Demirgüç-Kunt , Edward Kane , and Luc Laeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498354479

Keywords: banking, deposit insurance scheme, deposit guarantee, banking crisis, General,

This paper provides a comprehensive, global database of deposit insurance arrangements as of 2013. We extend our earlier dataset by including recent adopters of deposit insurance and information on the use of gover...

Central Bank Balances and Reserve Requirements

Central Bank Balances and Reserve Requirements »

Source: Central Bank Balances and Reserve Requirements

Volume/Issue: 2011/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455217908

Keywords: central bank, monetary control, remuneration of reserves, central banks, domestic currency, liquidity management,

Most central banks oblige depository institutions to hold minimum reserves against their liabilities, predominantly in the form of balances at the central bank. The role of these reserve requirements has evolved si...

The External Financing of Emerging Market Countries

The External Financing of Emerging Market Countries »

Source: The External Financing of Emerging Market Countries : Evidence from Two Waves of Financial Globalization

Volume/Issue: 2006/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aleksandar Zaklan , Paolo Mauro , Martín Minnoni , and Andre Faria

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

ISBN: 9781451864656

Keywords: external liabilities, international financial integration, primary enrollment, bond, bonds, school enrollment, primary school, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

We trace the history of where and why investors from the most advanced countries directed funds, ultimately helping finance economic development in emerging market countries. To do this, we analyze the determinants...