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Trade Tax and Exchange Rate Coordination in the Context of Border Trading A Theoretical Analysis

Trade Tax and Exchange Rate Coordination in the Context of Border Trading A Theoretical Analysis »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 34 No. 3

Volume: 34

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1987

ISBN: 9781451972931

Keywords: interest rates, exchange rate, real interest, real wages, real interest rates

In the middle of 1985 Argentina and Israel launched frontal attacks on inflation which succeeded in reducing it drastically during the first year without very significant costs in employment and output. Despite bas...

Dedollarization

Dedollarization »

Source: Dedollarization

Volume/Issue: 2010/188

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Annamaria Kokenyne , Jeremy Ley , and Romain Veyrune

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455202225

Keywords: macroeconomic stabilization, foreign currency, exchange rate, inflation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper provides a summary of the key policies that encourage dedollarization. It focuses on cases in which the authorities' intention is to gain greater control of monetary policy and draws on the experiences o...

Social Fractionalization, Political Instability, and the Size of Government

Social Fractionalization, Political Instability, and the Size of Government »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 48, No. 3

Volume: 48

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451973792

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, international monetary fund, balance of payments, foreign exchange, IMF staff papers,

This paper analyzes the financial implications of the 1956 crisis of nationalization of the Suez Canal by Egypt. It examines the regional distribution of public employment in Italy. The paper quantifies the impact...

One Money, One Market-A Revised Benchmark

One Money, One Market-A Revised Benchmark »

Source: One Money, One Market-A Revised Benchmark

Volume/Issue: 2009/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Henn , and Theo Eicher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873337

Keywords: Preferencial Trade Agreements, Gravity Equation, Multilateral Resistance, trade effects, equation, trade effect, trade agreements,

The introduction of the euro generated substantial interest in measuring the impact of currency unions (CUs) on trade flows. Rose's (2000) initial estimates suggested a tripling of trade and created a literature in...

Mundell-Fleming Lecture: Exchange Rate Systems, Surveillance, and Advice

Mundell-Fleming Lecture: Exchange Rate Systems, Surveillance, and Advice »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 55, No. 3

Volume: 55

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2008

ISBN: 9781589067240

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regimes, monetary fund, foreign exchange, inflation

This special issue on exchange rates is drawn from the Eighth Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference held at the International Monetary Fund in Washington in November 2007. The Mundell-Fleming Lecture by Stanley...

Military Expenditure

Military Expenditure »

Source: Military Expenditure : Econometric Testing of Economic and Political Influences

Volume/Issue: 1991/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Hewitt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1991

ISBN: 9781451847291

Keywords: military, military expenditures, expenditures, expenditure, military expenditure

Econometric results from an analysis of the determinants of military expenditure in 125 countries during 1972-88 are presented. The dependent variable is the ratio of military expenditure to GDP; included among the...

Cyclical Patterns of Government Expenditures in Sub-Saharan Africa

Cyclical Patterns of Government Expenditures in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Cyclical Patterns of Government Expenditures in Sub-Saharan Africa : Facts and Factors

Volume/Issue: 2009/274

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Irene Yackovlev , Victor Lledo , and Lucie Gadenne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874198

Keywords: and sub-Saharan Africa, government spending, fiscal space, expenditures,

This paper documents cyclical patterns of government expenditures in sub-Saharan Africa since 1970 and explains variation between countries and over time. Controlling for endogeneity, it finds government expenditur...

Aid and Growth

Aid and Growth »

Source: Aid and Growth : What Does the Cross-Country Evidence Really Show?

Volume/Issue: 2005/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raghuram Rajan , and Arvind Subramanian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861464

Keywords: Cross-Sectional and Panel data, equation, statistics, outliers, standard errors, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

We examine the effects of aid on growth-- in cross-sectional and panel data--after correcting for the bias that aid typically goes to poorer countries, or to countries after poor performance. Even after this correc...

Fiscal Consequences of Terrorism

Fiscal Consequences of Terrorism »

Source: Fiscal Consequences of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2015/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik , and John Ricco

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513510965

Keywords: tax, revenue, attacks, share, General, National Security and War, All Countries,

This paper provides an empirical analysis of how the frequency and severity of terrorism affect government revenue and expenditure during the period 1970-2013 using a panel dataset on 153 countries. We find that te...

In Search of WTO Trade Effects

In Search of WTO Trade Effects »

Source: In Search of WTO Trade Effects : Preferential Trade Agreements Promote Trade Strongly, But Unevenly

Volume/Issue: 2009/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Theo Eicher , and Christian Henn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451871784

Keywords: Preferential Trade Agreements, Multilateral Resistance, Country-Pair Fixed Effects, Omitted Variable Bias, trade creation, trade effects, trade agreements, trade flows, equation,

The literature measuring the impact of Preferential Trade Agreements (PTA) and WTO membership on trade flows has produced remarkably diverse results. Rose's (2004) seminal paper reports a range of specifications th...