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Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 43 No. 3

Volume: 45

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451973440

Keywords: emerging markets, mature markets, investment, portfolios, equity markets

This paper examines the volatility and predictability of emerging stock markets. A range of measures suggests that, despite perceptions to the contrary, the volatility of emerging markets may have fallen rather tha...

Financial Integration and Macroeconomic Volatility

Financial Integration and Macroeconomic Volatility »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 50, Special Issue, IMF Third Annual Research Conference

Volume: 50

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2003

ISBN: 9781589062047

Keywords: exchange rate, central bank, international reserves, public debt, international monetary fund

The paper discusses a model in which growth is a negative function of fiscal burden. Moreover, growth discontinuously switches from high to low as the fiscal burden reaches a critical level. The paper provides an o...

Stylized Facts Before IMF-Supported Macroeconomic Adjustment

Stylized Facts Before IMF-Supported Macroeconomic Adjustment »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 43 No. 3

Volume: 45

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451973440

Keywords: emerging markets, mature markets, investment, portfolios, equity markets

This paper examines the volatility and predictability of emerging stock markets. A range of measures suggests that, despite perceptions to the contrary, the volatility of emerging markets may have fallen rather tha...