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Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community: Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

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Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

This paper examines how susceptible East African Community (EAC) economies are to asymmetric shocks, assesses the value of the exchange rate as a shock absorber for these countries, and reviews adjustment mechanism...

Chapter 3. Determinants of Growth in Cambodia and Other Low-Income Countries in Asia: Evidence from Country Panel Data

Chapter 3. Determinants of Growth in Cambodia and Other Low-Income Countries in Asia: Evidence from Country Panel Data »

Source: Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

This chapter explores the determinants of long-term sustainable growth in Cambodia from a cross-country analysis of the sources of growth. Section A describes Cambodia’s recent economic growth performance an...

Chapter 6. Fiscal Developments and Challenges

Chapter 6. Fiscal Developments and Challenges »

Source: Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

Fiscal reform has been the cornerstone of Cambodia’s macroeconomic program since the restoration of political and economic stability in the late 1990s. Fiscal revenue improved, social spending was increased...

Chapter 8 Reassessing the Rationale and Practice of Bank Regulation and Supervision after Basel II

Chapter 8 Reassessing the Rationale and Practice of Bank Regulation and Supervision after Basel II »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

In recent decades, countries around the world have liberalized the interest rate and portfolio restrictions that had been adopted during the Great Depression and immediately followi...

1. How Susceptible Are the EAC Economies to Asymmetric Shocks?

1. How Susceptible Are the EAC Economies to Asymmetric Shocks? »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

This section assesses susceptibility of the EAC countries to asymmetric shocks by first, looking at the similarity of economic structures across the region; second, examining the nature of recen...

Appendix VI Statistical Tables

Appendix VI Statistical Tables »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments and Prospects

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Donald Mathieson , Eliot Kalter , Maxwell Watson , and G. Kincaid

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 1986

ISBN: 9780939934591

Keywords: bond, bonds, claims, bond issues, international capital markets

Table 23. Cross-Border Interbank Lending and Deposit Taking, 1982–First Half of 1985 1 (In billions of U.S....

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Floating Currencies, SDR's & Gold Further Legal Developments

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 1977

ISBN: 9781451958195

Keywords: of the, exchange arrangements, iv, exchange rates, exchange rate

This paper examines legal developments in area of floating currencies, special drawing rights, and gold in the IMF. It highlights that the breakdown of the par value system of the original Articles of the IMF and t...