IMF research summaries on governance of banks (by Luc Laeven) and on whether there is a foreign aid paradox (by Thierry Tressel); country study on Mozambique (by Jean A.P. Clément and Shanaka J. Peiris); listing of visiting scholars at the IMF during July 2007-January 2008; listing of contents of Vol. 54, Issue No. 4 of IMF Staff Papers; listing of recent IMF Working Papers; listing of recent external publications by IMF staff; and a call for papers for the upcoming Conference on International Finance.

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IMF research summaries on governance of banks (by Luc Laeven) and on whether there is a foreign aid paradox (by Thierry Tressel); country study on Mozambique (by Jean A.P. Clément and Shanaka J. Peiris); listing of visiting scholars at the IMF during July 2007-January 2008; listing of contents of Vol. 54, Issue No. 4 of IMF Staff Papers; listing of recent IMF Working Papers; listing of recent external publications by IMF staff; and a call for papers for the upcoming Conference on International Finance.

Journal Articles

Cerra, Valerie; Rishi, Meenakshi; Saxena, Sweta C.

“Robbing the Riches: Capital Flight, Institutions, and Debt”

Journal of Development Studies

Cerra, Valerie; Saxena, Sweta C.

“Business Cycle Dynamics in a Small Open Economy”

Applied Economics Letters

Cerra, Valerie; Saxena, Sweta C.

“Growth Dynamics: The Myth of Economic Recovery”

American Economic Review

Clements, Benedict; Jung, Hong-Sang; Gupta, Sanjeev

“Real and Distributive Effects of Petroleum Price Liberalization: The Case of Indonesia”

The Developing Economies

Klemm, Alexander

“Allowances for Corporate Equity in Practice”

CESifo Economic Studies

Other External Publications (Books, Conference Volumes, etc.)

Arora, Vivek

“Corporate Income Tax”

International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences (2nd edition)

(New York: Macmillan Reference USA/Thomson Gale)

Cerra, Valerie; Rivera, Sandra; Saxena, Sweta C.

“Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: What are the Consequences of China’s WTO Entry for India’s Trade?”

China’s Accession to WTO: Impacts on China and the Asia Pacific Region, ed. by Tianshu Chu (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar).

Gupta, Sanjeev; Clements, Benedict; Bhattacharya, Rina;

Chakravarti, Shamit

“Fiscal Consequences of Armed Conflict and Terrorism in Low- and Middle-Income Countries”

The Economic Analysis of Terrorism, ed. by Tilman Brack (London: Routledge)

A full and updated listing of external publications of IMF staff (from 1997 onward), including forthcoming publications, can be found in a searchable database at the “Research at the IMF” website at http://www.imf.org/research.

IMF Staff Papers

Volume 54 Number 4

(forthcoming)

“Banks During the Argentine Crisis: Were They All Hurt Equally? Did They All Behave Equally?”

Adolfo Barajas, Emiliano Basco, V. Hugo Juan-Ramón, and Carlos Quarracino

“Escaping from the Resource Curse: Evidence from Botswana and the Rest of the World”

Atsushi Iimi

“Price Variability Under Price Level Stability—A Study of Sierra Leone’s Price Dynamics Using Micro-Level Price Data”

Arto Kovanen

“Volatility of Development Aid: An Update”

Aleš Bulír and A. Javier Hamann

“Exchange Rate Volatility and Reserves Transparency”

John Cady and Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia

Index

Volume 54

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