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A Modernized Approach to Managing the Risks in Cross-Border Capital Movements

A Modernized Approach to Managing the Risks in Cross-Border Capital Movements »

Volume/Issue: 1999/6

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Inci Ötker , and R. Johnston

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451972092.003

ISBN: 9781451972092

Keywords: Exchange rate policy, Capital flows, Monetary policy, Cross-border capital movements, prudential risk management, consistency of policy mix, time consistency of exchange rate policy, capital movements, capital controls, capital account

This paper outlines a “modern” approach to managing risks in cross-border capital movements that is consistent with an environment of increased and liberalized capital flows. Key elements of this appr...

Exchange Rate Policy and Monetary Strategy Options in the Philippines
			: The Search for Stability and Sustainability

Exchange Rate Policy and Monetary Strategy Options in the Philippines : The Search for Stability and Sustainability »

Volume/Issue: 1997/4

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Aerdt Houben

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451973341.003

ISBN: 9781451973341

Keywords: Exchange rate policy, Exchange rate regimes, Monetary policy, Philippines, exchange rate, central bank, nominal anchor

This paper evaluates the Philippines’ experience with different exchange regimes since 1970. It argues that the shift to a flexible regime was crucial to restoring external viability and generating an export...

Myanmar
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Myanmar

Myanmar : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Myanmar »

Volume/Issue: 2017/30

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475574098.002

ISBN: 9781475574098

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Balance of payments statistics, Asia and Pacific, Budget deficits, Debt sustainability analysis, Fiscal policy, Financial sector, Fiscal reforms, Flexible exchange rate policy, Economic growth

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Myanmar's economy grew broadly as expected in FY2015/16, at a healthy pace of 7.3 percent, despite massive floods during July-September 2015. Activity softened duri...

Singapore
			: Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation

Singapore : Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2005/141

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451834239.002

ISBN: 9781451834239

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, monetary policy, real exchange, labor market

This 2004 Article IV Consultation highlights that in recent years, Singapore's economy has been hit hard by a series of external shocks. These shocks-the Asian crisis, the bursting of the technology bubble, and the...

Singapore
			: 2010 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore

Singapore : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore »

Volume/Issue: 2010/226

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455207688.002

ISBN: 9781455207688

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, financial sector, capital flows, monetary policy

Strong policies, resilient markets, and an improved external environment have helped Singapore tide over the recession. Singapore has a strong track record of proactive and forward-looking economic policymaking. Fi...

Singapore
			: Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Singapore : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2004/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451834888.002

ISBN: 9781451834888

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary policy, current account, labor market, financial sector

The economic downturns and an ongoing industrial restructuring toward capital-intensive sectors, such as chemical and pharmaceuticals, have contributed to rising unemployment. With the economic recovery continuing...

Thailand
			: Selected Issues

Thailand : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2008/194

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836851.002

ISBN: 9781451836851

Keywords: exchange rate, output gap, monetary policy, interest rates, interest rate

To estimate the New Keynesian model, we use four key macroeconomic series for Thailand. The priors are chosen to reflect general considerations of the appropriate model dynamics and our judgment about the Thai econ...

Emerging Market Volatility
			: Lessons from The Taper Tantrum

Emerging Market Volatility : Lessons from The Taper Tantrum »

Volume/Issue: 2014/9

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Vivek Arora , Athanasios Arvanitis , Hamid Faruqee , Papa N'Diaye , and Tommaso Mancini Griffoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498318204.006

ISBN: 9781498318204

Keywords: Monetary policy, Emerging markets, United States, Capital flows, Financial markets, Capital market volatility, Macroprudential Policy, Developed countries, Tapering, unconventional monetary policy

Accommodative monetary policies in advanced economies have spurred increased capital inflows into emerging markets since the global financial crisis. Starting in May 2013, when the Federal Reserve publicly discusse...

FMI Bulletin Vol.35, No.10 Juin 2006

FMI Bulletin Vol.35, No.10 Juin 2006 »

Volume/Issue: 35/10

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451976502.023

ISBN: 9781451976502

Keywords: monetary fund, international trade, balance of payments, international liquidity, trade promotion, inflation, monetary policy, import duties, exchange rate policy, commercial policy

With its keen focus on the IMF's work and top macroeconomic and international financial issues, the IMF Survey provides analyses of country, regional, and global developments; insights into Fund operations, policie...

A Macro-Model Approach to Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting for Vietnam

A Macro-Model Approach to Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting for Vietnam »

Volume/Issue: 2015/273

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Allan Dizioli , and Jochen M. Schmittmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513595665.001

ISBN: 9781513595665

Keywords: Bayesian Estimation, exchange rate, interest rates, monetary policy rule, central bank, Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

The paper develops a small New-Keynesian FPAS model for Vietnam. The model closely matches actual data from 2000-2014. We derive an optimal monetary policy rule that minimizes variability of output, inflation, and...