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Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of December 31, 2002

Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of December 31, 2002 »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 32/1

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451937879

Keywords: economic stability, international monetary fund, fiscal pressures, financial system

IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler has recommended for Executive Board approval a transitional program for Argentina. The IMF said that while providing no net new financing, the arrangement would provide fin...

Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF Arrangements as of November 30

Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF Arrangements as of November 30 »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 33/1

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451937909

Keywords: public debt, debt, financial intermediation, international monetary fund

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...

Are Africa’s Currency Unions Good for Trade?

Are Africa’s Currency Unions Good for Trade? »

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...

Sovereign Debt Restructurings 1950-2010

Sovereign Debt Restructurings 1950-2010 »

Source: Sovereign Debt Restructurings 1950-2010 : Literature Survey, Data, and Stylized Facts

Volume/Issue: 2012/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christoph Trebesch , Michael Papaioannou , and Udaibir Das

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505535

Keywords: Sovereign Default, debt, restructuring, creditor, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper provides a comprehensive survey of pertinent issues on sovereign debt restructurings, based on a newly constructed database. This is the first complete dataset of sovereign restructuring cases, covering...

The Optimal Level of Reserves for Low-Income Countries: Self-Insurance against External Shocks

The Optimal Level of Reserves for Low-Income Countries: Self-Insurance against External Shocks »

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...

Issues in Domestic Petroleum Pricing in Oil-Producing Countries

Issues in Domestic Petroleum Pricing in Oil-Producing Countries »

Source: Issues in Domestic Petroleum Pricing in Oil-Producing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Benedict Clements , Kevin Fletcher , and Gabriela Inchauste

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451856132

Keywords: Oil, petroleum, subsidies, domestic prices, incidence, subsidy, fuel oil, petroleum products, oil exporters, Energy and the Macroeconomy

This paper discusses issues relating to the domestic pricing of petroleum in oil-producing countries. It finds that in most major oil-exporting countries, government policies keep domestic prices below free-market...

Time Series Analysis of Export Demand Equations

Time Series Analysis of Export Demand Equations »

Source: Time Series Analysis of Export Demand Equations : A Cross-Country Analysis

Volume/Issue: 1998/149

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Claudio Montenegro , and Abdelhak Senhadji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

ISBN: 9781451923582

Keywords: Export demand, Income and Price Elasticities, Cointegration, equation, income elasticities, statistic, equations

The paper estimates export demand elasticities for a large number of developing and developed countries, using time-series techniques that account for the nonstationarity in the data. The average long-run price and...

The Costs of Sovereign Default

The Costs of Sovereign Default »

Source: The Costs of Sovereign Default

Volume/Issue: 2008/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , and Ugo Panizza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451870961

Keywords: Country Risk, banking, banking crises, banking crisis, sovereign default,

This paper evaluates empirically four types of cost that may result from an international sovereign default: reputational costs, international trade exclusion costs, costs to the domestic economy through the financ...

What Explains the Rapid Growth in Transition Economies?

What Explains the Rapid Growth in Transition Economies? »

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...

The Costs of Sovereign Default

The Costs of Sovereign Default »

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...