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Global Business Cycles

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Source: Global Business Cycles : Convergence or Decoupling?

Volume/Issue: 2008/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ayhan Kose , Eswar Prasad , and Christopher Otrok

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451870015

Keywords: macroeconomic fluctuations, convergence, decoupling, business cycle, globalization period, business cycle fluctuations,

This paper analyzes the evolution of the degree of global cyclical interdependence over the period 1960-2005. We categorize the 106 countries in our sample into three groups-industrial countries, emerging markets,...

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...

Loan Review, Provisioning, and Macroeconomic Linkages

Loan Review, Provisioning, and Macroeconomic Linkages »

Source: Loan Review, Provisioning, and Macroeconomic Linkages

Volume/Issue: 2000/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451859904

Keywords: Nonperforming loans, cyclical bank behavior, capital ratios, credit, collateral, banking, loan classification, loan review

Loan review is a process routinely used by banks to assess the current value of loan portfolios. Provisioning is a technique to translate loan review results into the balance sheet. It allows for ongoing valuation...

III Traditional Criteria for Successful Currency Unions

III Traditional Criteria for Successful Currency Unions »

Source: Policy Issues in the Evolving International Monetary System

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mark Taylor , Peter Isard , Morris Goldstein , and Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557752345

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, inflation, monetary fund, monetary union

Factor Mobility The superiority of monetary exchange over barter is enhanced by widening the domain over which any single currency can be utilized. Nevertheless, as Mundell (1961) po...

24 Nigeria

24 Nigeria »

Source: Fiscal Federalism in Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756633

Keywords: tax administration, taxation, intergovernmental fiscal relations, tax revenue, local governments

Nigeria has a complex system of fiscal federalism that has undergone important changes since the country became independent in 1960. Several factors have played a key role in shaping Nigeria’s federal system...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: A New Look at Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Clark , Shang-Jin Wei , Natalia Tamirisa , Azim Sadikov , and Li Zeng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063587

Keywords: Capital flows, Exchange rates, Trade, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, real exchange rate, bilateral trade

Table A1. List of Countries in Major Country Groupings...

Apéndice 7: Grupos De Paises Respecto De Los Cuales Se Declaran Datos

Apéndice 7: Grupos De Paises Respecto De Los Cuales Se Declaran Datos »

Source: La deuda externa : Definición, cobertura estadística y metodología

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1988

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9780821311554

A. Banco De Pagos Internacionales En los cuadros en que aparecen totales para un determinado grupo se identifican siempre los componentes individuales de los países que lo forman....

Capitulo V: Estadisticas De La Deuda Elaboradas Por El Fondo Monetario Internacional

Capitulo V: Estadisticas De La Deuda Elaboradas Por El Fondo Monetario Internacional »

Source: La deuda externa : Definición, cobertura estadística y metodología

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1988

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9780821311554

1. Origen de las Actividades Sobre Estadisticas de la Deuda y Metodos Empleados 1.1. Miembros y objetivos generales El Fondo Monetario Internacional es...