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The Acting Chair’s Summing Up Evaluation of the Role of the Fund in Recent Capital Account Crises

The Acting Chair’s Summing Up Evaluation of the Role of the Fund in Recent Capital Account Crises »

Source: The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises : Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): Kevin Barnes , Ali Mansoor , Benjamin Cohen , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589061880

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, banking sector, banking system

Report by the Independent Evaluation Office Executive Board Meeting 03/69 June 16, 2003...

Are Business Cycles Different in Asia and Latin America?

Are Business Cycles Different in Asia and Latin America? »

Source: Are Business Cycles Different in Asia and Latin America?

Volume/Issue: 1997/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hoffmaister , and Jorge Roldos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451927313

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, terms of trade, exchange rate fluctuations, nominal exchange rate

This paper compares business cycles in Asia and in Latin America using structural vector autoregression analysis with panel data. The evidence for countries in these regions suggests that (i) the main source of out...

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Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 14

Volume/Issue: 32/14

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451930405

Keywords: capital account, capital account crises, exchange rate, imf-supported programs, capital outflows

In the late 1990s, a series of capital account crises rocked the global economy. The IMF found itself at the center of this turmoil and criticized as never before. The experience triggered extensive internal and ex...

Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks?

Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks? »

Source: Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks?

Volume/Issue: 2015/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Blanchard , Gustavo Adler , and Irineu de Carvalho Filho

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513585840

Keywords: exchange rate, gross capital flows, exchange, market, General,

Many emerging market economies have relied on foreign exchange intervention (FXI) in response to gross capital inflows. In this paper, we study whether FXI has been an effective tool to dampen the effects of these...

Can Sweden’s welfare state rise to the challenges of the twenty-first century?

Can Sweden’s welfare state rise to the challenges of the twenty-first century? »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 14

Volume/Issue: 32/14

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451930405

Keywords: capital account, capital account crises, exchange rate, imf-supported programs, capital outflows

In the late 1990s, a series of capital account crises rocked the global economy. The IMF found itself at the center of this turmoil and criticized as never before. The experience triggered extensive internal and ex...

Chapter 6 Conclusions and Recommendations

Chapter 6 Conclusions and Recommendations »

Source: The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises : Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): Kevin Barnes , Ali Mansoor , Benjamin Cohen , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589061880

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, banking sector, banking system

In this final chapter, we first present our conclusions on major issues discussed in this report. We then draw from our findings six recommendations, designed to enhance the ongoing efforts to improve the ef...

Chapter 5 Internal Governance

Chapter 5 Internal Governance »

Source: The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises : Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): Kevin Barnes , Ali Mansoor , Benjamin Cohen , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589061880

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, banking sector, banking system

The evaluation of experiences in the three cases studied reveal some important lessons relating to internal process issues. These involve human resource management, the role of major shareholders and the Exe...

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 1 Introduction »

Source: The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises : Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): Kevin Barnes , Ali Mansoor , Benjamin Cohen , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589061880

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, banking sector, banking system

The decade of the 1990s saw a succession of currency crises in emerging market economies, against the background of the increasing integration of these economies with global capital markets. These crises wer...

Chapter 3 Precrisis Surveillance

Chapter 3 Precrisis Surveillance »

Source: The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises : Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): Kevin Barnes , Ali Mansoor , Benjamin Cohen , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589061880

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, banking sector, banking system

In this chapter, we present our assessment of IMF surveillance in the precrisis period in the countries covered in this evaluation, focusing on two aspects: how informative was surveillance about the risks t...

Chapter 4 Program Design and Implementation

Chapter 4 Program Design and Implementation »

Source: The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises : Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): Kevin Barnes , Ali Mansoor , Benjamin Cohen , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589061880

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, banking sector, banking system

Given the nature of capital account crises, the primary objective of crisis-management programs in such cases should be to restore confidence as quickly as possible in order to restore normalcy to the capita...