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Outreach IMF-World Bank team visits Asia to discuss international standards and codes

Outreach IMF-World Bank team visits Asia to discuss international standards and codes »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 15

Volume/Issue: 29/15

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451929744

Keywords: international financial, financial institutions, international financial institutions, globalization, financial system

The leaders of the Group of Seven and Group of Eight countries held summit meetings in Okinawa, Japan, on July 21-23. Two statements were issued at the meetings: the first, on July 21, by the leaders of the Group o...

Export Credit Agencies, Trade Finance and South East Asia

Export Credit Agencies, Trade Finance and South East Asia »

Source: Export Credit Agencies, Trade Finance and South East Asia

Volume/Issue: 1998/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Stephens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

ISBN: 9781451976403

Keywords: Export credit agencies, trade finance, South East Asian countries, export credit, exporters, international financial, international financial institutions

This paper looks at the causes of the reduction in trade finance in South East Asian countries post-1997, with a particular focus on the role of export credit agencies. It concludes that while such agencies did not...

The IMF and the force of History

The IMF and the force of History »

Source: The IMF and the force of History : Ten Events and Ten Ideas that Have Shaped the Institution

Volume/Issue: 2004/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451849769

Keywords: postwar economic history, international financial institutions, monetary fund, inflation, monetary policy, international monetary system, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General, International, or Comparative,

The International Monetary Fund was designed during World War II by men whose worldview had been shaped by the Great War and the Great Depression. Their views on how the postwar international monetary system should...

Commodity Prices and Inflation in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia

Commodity Prices and Inflation in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia »

Source: Commodity Prices and Inflation in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2010/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201181

Keywords: money supply, aggregate demand, money growth, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

Inflation followed a strikingly uniform pattern in all countries of the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia during the period 1996-2009, falling until about 2000 and then rising. International fuel prices d...

Central Bank Governance

Central Bank Governance »

Source: Central Bank Governance : A Survey of Boards and Management

Volume/Issue: 2004/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): JoAnne Morris , and Tonny Lybek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875416

Keywords: central bank, inflation, reserve bank, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General, International, or Comparative,

This paper identifies issues to consider when designing the structure, size, and composition of the governing boards and management of a central bank. While central bank autonomy and accountability are generally ac...

Debt Maturity and the International Financial Architecture

Debt Maturity and the International Financial Architecture »

Source: Debt Maturity and the International Financial Architecture

Volume/Issue: 2004/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451855944

Keywords: debt contract, international financial architecture, debt contracts, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems, Short-term Debt, Collective Action Clause, International Bankruptcy Court,

This paper presents a theory of the maturity of international sovereign debt and derives its implications for the reform of the international financial architecture. It presents a general equilibrium model in which...

Short-Run Pain, Long-Run Gain

Short-Run Pain, Long-Run Gain »

Source: Short-Run Pain, Long-Run Gain : The Effects of Financial Liberalization

Volume/Issue: 2003/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sergio Schmukler , and Graciela Kaminsky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451845280

Keywords: financial liberalization, stock market prices, booms, busts, stock market, financial sector, financial markets, domestic financial sector, International Finance: General, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions

We examine the short- and long-run effects of financial liberalization on capital markets. To do so, we construct a new comprehensive chronology of financial liberalization in 28 mature and emerging market economie...

Do Some Forms of Financial Flows Help Protect From Sudden Stops?

Do Some Forms of Financial Flows Help Protect From Sudden Stops? »

Source: Do Some Forms of Financial Flows Help Protect From Sudden Stops?

Volume/Issue: 2006/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , and Andrei Levchenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

ISBN: 9781451864625

Keywords: crises, financial flows, fdi, direct investment, foreign investors, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

There is a debate on whether some forms of financial flows offer better crisis protection than others. Using a large panel of advanced, emerging, and developing countries during 1970-2003, this paper analyzes the b...

Sustaining Fixed Exchange Rates

Sustaining Fixed Exchange Rates »

Source: Sustaining Fixed Exchange Rates : A Model with Debt and Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2001/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Pitt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451844528

Keywords: currency attacks, competition policy, financial supervision, exchange rate, capital inflows, fixed exchange rate, capital stock, capital account liberalization, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General, International

Fixed exchange rate regimes have come into disrepute, as their defense has become all but impossible. Yet, while a determined attack on a currency cannot be prevented or, ultimately, withstood, policies can reduce...

Thailand: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Thailand

Thailand: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Thailand »

Source: Thailand : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Thailand

Volume/Issue: 2019/309

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513516523

Keywords: Balance of payments, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, International reserves, Economic indicators, ISCR, CR, baht, trade tension, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses Thailand's robust policy framework and ample buffers continue to underpin its resilience to external headwinds. The authorities have taken measures to strengthen medium-t...