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A Panic-Prone Pack? the Behavior of Emerging Market Mutual Funds

A Panic-Prone Pack? the Behavior of Emerging Market Mutual Funds »

Volume/Issue: 2000/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): R. Gelos , and Eduardo Borensztein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860054.001

ISBN: 9781451860054

Keywords: Mutual funds, contagion, foreign portfolio investment, herding, financial crises, investors, international investors, stock market

This paper explores the behavior of emerging market mutual funds using a novel database covering the holdings of individual funds over the period January 1996 to March 1999. An examination of individual crises show...

Measuring and Analyzing Sovereign Risk with Contingent Claims

Measuring and Analyzing Sovereign Risk with Contingent Claims »

Volume/Issue: 2005/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Gapen , Dale Gray , Cheng Lim , and Yingbin Xiao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861747.001

ISBN: 9781451861747

Keywords: contingent claims, probability, currency debt, foreign currency debt, domestic currency, correlation,

This paper develops a comprehensive new framework to measure and analyze sovereign risk. Since traditional macroeconomic vulnerability indicators and accounting-based measures do not address risk in a comprehensive...

Transformation of Markets and Policy Instruments for Open Market Operations

Transformation of Markets and Policy Instruments for Open Market Operations »

Volume/Issue: 1995/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): S. Axilrod

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856590.001

ISBN: 9781451856590

Keywords: central bank, open market operations, monetary policy, government securities, money market

As developing countries and economies in transition have relied on deregulated, competitive markets to spur growth, their central banks have shifted toward using open market operations as a tool of monetary policy....

Measures of Central Bank Autonomy
			: Empirical Evidence for OECD, Developing, and Emerging Market Economies

Measures of Central Bank Autonomy : Empirical Evidence for OECD, Developing, and Emerging Market Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2006/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-François Segalotto , Marco Arnone , and Bernard Laurens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864885.001

ISBN: 9781451864885

Keywords: political autonomy, economic autonomy, central bank, monetary stability, public debt,

This paper presents an update of the Grilli-Masciandaro-Tabellini (GMT) index of central bank (CB) autonomy, based on CB legislation as of end-2003. The index is applied to a set of OECD and developing countries, a...

Measures of Central Bank Autonomy

Measures of Central Bank Autonomy »

Source: Measures of Central Bank Autonomy : Empirical Evidence for OECD, Developing, and Emerging Market Economies

Volume/Issue: 2006/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-François Segalotto , Marco Arnone , and Bernard Laurens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864885

Keywords: political autonomy, economic autonomy, central bank, monetary stability, public debt,

This paper presents an update of the Grilli-Masciandaro-Tabellini (GMT) index of central bank (CB) autonomy, based on CB legislation as of end-2003. The index is applied to a set of OECD and developing countries, a...

Measuring and Analyzing Sovereign Risk with Contingent Claims

Measuring and Analyzing Sovereign Risk with Contingent Claims »

Source: Measuring and Analyzing Sovereign Risk with Contingent Claims

Volume/Issue: 2005/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Gapen , Dale Gray , Cheng Lim , and Yingbin Xiao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451861747

Keywords: contingent claims, probability, currency debt, foreign currency debt, domestic currency, correlation,

This paper develops a comprehensive new framework to measure and analyze sovereign risk. Since traditional macroeconomic vulnerability indicators and accounting-based measures do not address risk in a comprehensive...

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate
			: How, When, and How Fast?

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate : How, When, and How Fast? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , Cem Karacadag , and Gilda Fernandez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064768.051

ISBN: 9781589064768

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange market

A growing number of countries are adopting flexible exchange rate regimes because flexibility offers more protection against external shocks and greater monetary independence. Other countries have made the transiti...

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate How, When, and How Fast?

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate How, When, and How Fast? »

Source: Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate : How, When, and How Fast?

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , Cem Karacadag , and Gilda Fernandez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064768

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange market

Some countries have made the transition from fixed to flexible exchange rates gradually and smoothly, by adopting intermediate types of exchange rate regimes—soft pegs, horizontal a...

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Back Matter »

Source: Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate : How, When, and How Fast?

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , Cem Karacadag , and Gilda Fernandez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064768

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange market

A growing number of countries are adopting flexible exchange rate regimes because flexibility offers more protection against external shocks and greater monetary independence. Other countries have made the transiti...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate : How, When, and How Fast?

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , Cem Karacadag , and Gilda Fernandez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064768

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange market

A growing number of countries are adopting flexible exchange rate regimes because flexibility offers more protection against external shocks and greater monetary independence. Other countries have made the transiti...