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Credit Risk Spreads in Local and Foreign Currencies

Credit Risk Spreads in Local and Foreign Currencies »

Volume/Issue: 2009/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zvi Wiener , and Dan Galai

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872576.001

ISBN: 9781451872576

Keywords: credit spread, currency mismatch, Merton&;amp;#x2019;s model, correlation, bond, present value, probability,

The paper shows how-in a Merton-type model with bankruptcy-the currency composition of debt changes the risk profile of a company raising a given amount of financing, and thus affects the cost of debt. Foreign curr...

Structural Reforms, IMF Programs and Capacity Building
			: An Empirical Investigation

Structural Reforms, IMF Programs and Capacity Building : An Empirical Investigation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/232

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , Marc Quintyn , and Frederik Toscani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475510706.001

ISBN: 9781475510706

Keywords: Structural Reform, IMF Program, Capacity Building, technical assistance, regulation, capacity building activities, bureaucratic quality, General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper investigates the role that International Monetary Fund (IMF) programs and capacity building play in fostering structural reforms. To do so, we exploit two novel datasets on IMF capacity building and stru...

In the news: Cameroon records solid growth, but needs better fiscal performance, investment climate

In the news: Cameroon records solid growth, but needs better fiscal performance, investment climate »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 09

Volume/Issue: 34/9

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451938548

Keywords: international monetary fund, development economics, central bank, atomic energy

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

In the news: De Rato calls for joint efforts to sharply boost Africa’s growth

In the news: De Rato calls for joint efforts to sharply boost Africa’s growth »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 09

Volume/Issue: 34/9

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451938548

Keywords: international monetary fund, development economics, central bank, atomic energy

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

In the news: Egypt’s policies take a pro-reform turn, addressing main challenges

In the news: Egypt’s policies take a pro-reform turn, addressing main challenges »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 14

Volume/Issue: 34/14

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451938760

Keywords: tax treaties, international monetary fund, tax policy, public sector

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

In the News: Fiscal tightening needed to help Bahamanian economy reach growth potential

In the News: Fiscal tightening needed to help Bahamanian economy reach growth potential »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 14

Volume/Issue: 34/14

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451938760

Keywords: tax treaties, international monetary fund, tax policy, public sector

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

In the news:IMF Board to discuss G8 debt proposal

In the news:IMF Board to discuss G8 debt proposal »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 13

Volume/Issue: 34/13

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451938715

Keywords: international monetary fund, regional cooperation, global integration, global economy

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

In the news: IMF loan to help Turkey build on strong track record

In the news: IMF loan to help Turkey build on strong track record »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 09

Volume/Issue: 34/9

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451938548

Keywords: international monetary fund, development economics, central bank, atomic energy

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

In the news: Interview with Thomas A. Bernes IEO critical for institutional governance and oversight

In the news: Interview with Thomas A. Bernes IEO critical for institutional governance and oversight »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 13

Volume/Issue: 34/13

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451938715

Keywords: international monetary fund, regional cooperation, global integration, global economy

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

In the news: Samoa outpaces comparators but needs to consolidate gains to boost growth prospects

In the news: Samoa outpaces comparators but needs to consolidate gains to boost growth prospects »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 14

Volume/Issue: 34/14

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451938760

Keywords: tax treaties, international monetary fund, tax policy, public sector

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...