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IMF Working Papers

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Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 38 No. 3

Volume: 38

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451973136

Keywords: current account, real exchange, real exchange rate, exchange rate, trade liberalization

Trade liberalization in developing countries is frequently opposed on the grounds that, because it is likely to cause a deterioration in the external balance, it may not be a viable policy option for countries faci...

Assessing Competitiveness and Real Exchange Rate Misalignment in Low-Income Countries

Assessing Competitiveness and Real Exchange Rate Misalignment in Low-Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2007/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Lewis , Aurelie Martin , and Gabriel Di Bella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867657.001

ISBN: 9781451867657

Keywords: Competitiveness, Equilibrium Exchange Rates, Low-Income Countries, reer, exchange rate, export volume, exchange rates, real exchange rate, Comparative Studies of Countries,

Assessing a country's competitiveness routinely starts with an analysis of the real exchange rate. However, in low-income countries, empirical analysis of the real exchange rate is often subject to important limita...

Misalignment and Managed Exchange Rates
			: An Application to the Thai Baht

Misalignment and Managed Exchange Rates : An Application to the Thai Baht »

Volume/Issue: 2000/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): G. Lim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848410.001

ISBN: 9781451848410

Keywords: Real exchange rate, misalignment, managed exchange rate system, time-series analysis, simulations, exchange rate, equation, cointegration, Thai Baht,

This paper proposes a methodology for analyzing dynamic misalignment in managed exchange rate systems that combines the estimation approach to modeling the real exchange rate with the calibration approach to genera...

5 Indonesia’s Fiscal Position: Sustainability Issues

5 Indonesia’s Fiscal Position: Sustainability Issues »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues Facing ASEAN Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 1997

ISBN: 9781557756374

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, fdi, reer, real exchange rate

During the late 1980s, the Indonesian authorities implemented a strong fiscal adjustment program to strengthen the fiscal position and contain Indonesia’s public debt, which had risen sharply in the early 19...

10 Indonesian Financial System: Its Contribution to Economic Performance and Key Policy Issues

10 Indonesian Financial System: Its Contribution to Economic Performance and Key Policy Issues »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues Facing ASEAN Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 1997

ISBN: 9781557756374

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, fdi, reer, real exchange rate

This paper examines the structure of the financial system in Indonesia and considers its past and prospective contribution to the country’s economic performance. The focus is on the banking system and securi...

7 Inflation Targeting

7 Inflation Targeting »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

The inflation-targeting framework is an operational regime intended to enhance the performance of monetary policy. Price stability is the primary goal of monetary policy, and the central bank has discretion...

Interest Spreads in Banking in Colombia, 1974–96

Interest Spreads in Banking in Colombia, 1974–96 »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 46 No. 2

Volume: 46

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451974201

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange, real exchange rate, current account, international monetary fund

This paper analyzes the predictability of currency crises. The paper evaluates three models for predicting currency crises that were proposed before 1997. Two of the models failed to provide useful forecasts. One m...

IV Medium-Term Outlook

IV Medium-Term Outlook »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues Facing ASEAN Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 1997

ISBN: 9781557756374

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, fdi, reer, real exchange rate

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Long-Run Exchange Rate Dynamics

Long-Run Exchange Rate Dynamics »

Source: Long-Run Exchange Rate Dynamics : A Panel Data Study

Volume/Issue: 1999/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Karl Habermeier , and Mario Mesquita

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1999

ISBN: 9781451846959

Keywords: Exchange Rates, Panel Data Econometrics, Purchasing Power Parity (PPP), Balassa-Samuelson Effect, Terms of Trade, exchange rate, real exchange rates, real exchange rate, inflation

Long-run movements of real exchange rates are studied using a panel data set comprising 51 economies. The purchasing power parity hypothesis (PPP) is examined first using unit root tests. It is found that PPP does...

Macroeconomic Issues Facing ASEAN Countries

Macroeconomic Issues Facing ASEAN Countries »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756374.071

ISBN: 9781557756374

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, fdi, reer, real exchange rate

This volume, edited by John Hicklin, David Robinson, and Anoop Singh, contains papers prepared for an ASEAN conference held in Jakarta in November 1996. The conference aimed to review the macroeconomic record of th...