IMF research summaries on foreign direct investment (by Yuko Kinoshita) and on trade linkages and business cycles (by Julian di Giovanni and Andrei Levchenko); country study on Mexico (by Roberto Garcia-Saltos); listing of visiting scholars at the IMF during February-June 2008; listing of contents of Vol. 55, Issue No. 1 of IMF Staff Papers; listing of recent IMF Working Papers; and a listing of recent external publications by IMF staff.

Abstract

IMF research summaries on foreign direct investment (by Yuko Kinoshita) and on trade linkages and business cycles (by Julian di Giovanni and Andrei Levchenko); country study on Mexico (by Roberto Garcia-Saltos); listing of visiting scholars at the IMF during February-June 2008; listing of contents of Vol. 55, Issue No. 1 of IMF Staff Papers; listing of recent IMF Working Papers; and a listing of recent external publications by IMF staff.

Journal Articles

Benito, Andrew

“Financial Pressure and Balance Sheet Adjustment by Firms”

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics

Benito, Andrew

“Financial Pressure and Firm Behavior: Evidence from Spanish Panel Data”

Bulletin of Economic Research

Cordoba, Juan Carlos; Verdier, Genevieve

“Inequality and Growth: Some Welfare Calculations”

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control

Crowe, Christopher; Meade, Ellen

“The Evolution of Central Bank Governance around the World”

Journal of Economic Perspectives

Doe, Lubin

“Reforming External Tariffs in Central and Western African Countries”

International Journal of Public Budget

Dunaway, Steven

“Pension Reform: Cutting the Gordian Knot”

China Economic Quarterly

Eicher, Theo; Papageorgiou, Chris; Roehn, Oliver

“Unraveling the Fortunes of the Fortunate: An Iterative Bayesian Model Averaging (IBMA) Approach”

Journal of Macroeconomics

Haas, François

“Financial Integration in Europe: Current State of Play”

Integrating Europe’s Financial Markets

Hauner, David

“Guest Editor’s Introduction”

Emerging Markets Finance and Trade

Hesse, Heiko

“Monetary Policy, Structural Break and the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Thailand”

Journal of Asian Economics

Kandil, Magda; Bahmani, Mohsen

“Testing the PPP in the Non-linear STAR Framework: Evidence from MENA Countries”

Scientific Journal of Administrative Development

Kandil, Magda; Chomsisengphet, Souphala

“Towards Understanding the Asian Crisis and Its Aftermath”

Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy

Kandil, Magda; Mirzaie, Ida

“Consumption and Macroeconomic Policies: Evidence of Asymmetry in a Sample of MENA Countries”

International Journal of Development Issues

Kunzel, Peter; Medeiros, Carlos; Souto, Marcos; Papaioannou, Michael; Zanforlin, Luisa

“Corporate Inflation-Indexed Bonds in Emerging Market Countries: Recent Trends and Prospects”

Journal of Financial Transformation

Lane, Timothy; Caselli, Francesco; Ardagna, Silvia

“Fiscal Discipline and the Cost of Public Debt Service: Some Estimates for OECD Countries”

The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics

Miyagiwa, Kaz; Papageorgiou, Chris

“Endogenous Aggregate Elasticity of Substitution”

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control

Poirson, Hélène

“Financial Market Implications of India’s Pension Reform”

International Finance Review

Poirson, Hélène

“Pension Reforms and the Implications on Financial Markets”

Sensex

Ricci, Luca; MacDonald, Ronald

“Real Exchange Rates, Imperfect Substitutability, and Imperfect

Competition”

Journal Of Macroeconomics

Sharma, Sunil; Loukoianova, Elena; Neftci, Salih

“Pricing and Hedging of Contingent Credit Lines”

Journal of Derivatives

Sy, Amadou N.R.

“Fuller Capital Account Convertibility in India: Challenging Times” The Analyst; Indian Banking 2006–07

Tanner, Evan; Iwata, Shigeru

“Pick Your Poison: The Exchange Rate Regime and Capital Account Volatility in Emerging Markets”

Czech Journal of Economics and Finance

Tokarick, Stephen

“How Large Is the Bias Against Exports From Import Tariffs?”

World Trade Review

Verdier, Genevieve

Journal of International Economics

Yang, Yongzheng; Gupta, Sanjeev

“Regional Trade Agreements in Africa: Past Performance and Way Forward”

Africa Development Review

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

Arnone, Marco; Darbar, Salim; Gambini, Alessandro

“Governance in Banking Supervision: Theory and Practices” Designing Financial Supervision Institutions—Independence, Accountability and Governance, ed. by Donato Masciandaro and Marc Quintyn (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar)

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 Research Bulletin, March 2008
Author: International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.