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Sources of Economic Growth: An Extensive Growth Accounting Exercise

Sources of Economic Growth: An Extensive Growth Accounting Exercise »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 47, No. 1

Volume: 47

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451974584

Keywords: pyramid scheme, pyramid schemes, deposits, depositors, interest rates

This paper discusses the origins of the pyramid schemes and the way the authorities handled them. The paper analyzes the economic effects of the pyramid schemes, concluding that despite the descent into anarchy tri...

Capital Control Measures

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Source: Capital Control Measures : A New Dataset

Volume/Issue: 2015/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrés Fernández , Michael Klein , Alessandro Rebucci , Martin Schindler , and Martin Uribe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2015

ISBN: 9781484332177

Keywords: capital control measures, international financial integration, exchange, international capital, investment, monetary fund, General, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper presents a new dataset of capital control restrictions on both inflows and outflows of 10 categories of assets for 100 countries over the period 1995 to 2013. Building on the data in Schindler (2009) and...

How Persistent Are Shocks to World Commodity Prices?

How Persistent Are Shocks to World Commodity Prices? »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 47, No. 2

Volume: 47

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451974232

Keywords: portfolio management, equity capital, portfolios, capital markets

This paper analyzes portfolio diversification, leverage, and financial contagion. It studies the extent to which basic principles of portfolio diversification explain 'contagious selling' of financial assets when t...

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

ISBN: 9781475550009

Keywords: investment, public investment, public, infrastructure, per

This paper presents stylized facts on the quantitative and qualitative infrastructure gap in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), estimates the efficiency of public investment, and recommends how t...

Front Matter

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Source: Central Banking Legislation Volume 2 : A Collection of Central Bank, Monerary and Bankin Law, Volume II

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451949605

Keywords: national bank, banking, central bank, bank notes, foreign exchange

This paper discusses the central banking, monetary, and banking laws for 17 countries in Europe, an area where many of the techniques that are now universally used in regulating or controlling the supply of money a...