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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Singapore

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Singapore »

Source: 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

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...

Statement by Adrian Chua, Alternate Executive Director for Singapore

Statement by Adrian Chua, Alternate Executive Director for Singapore »

Source: 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

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...

Effectiveness of Capital Controls in Selected Emerging Markets in the 2000's

Effectiveness of Capital Controls in Selected Emerging Markets in the 2000's »

Source: Effectiveness of Capital Controls in Selected Emerging Markets in the 2000's

Volume/Issue: 2011/281

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chikako Baba , and Annamaria Kokenyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463926625

Keywords: emerging market economies, capital flows, net capital flows, current account balance

This paper estimates the effectiveness of capital controls in response to inflow surges in Brazil, Colombia, Korea, and Thailand in the 2000s. Controls are generally associated with a decrease in inflows and a leng...

The Duration of Capital Account Crises-An Empirical Analysis

The Duration of Capital Account Crises-An Empirical Analysis »

Source: The Duration of Capital Account Crises-An Empirical Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2007/258

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hofman , Ruben Atoyan , Dimitri Tzanninis , and Mauro Mecagni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2007

ISBN: 9781451868210

Keywords: Capital account crises, duration, crises identification, capital outflows, capital flows, current account,

This paper examines the duration of capital account crises. We develop a new index to identify both the start and the end of these crises. Applying the index to a sample of 18 crisis episodes, we derive stylized fa...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: IMF-Supported Programs in Capital Account Crises : Design and Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , Marianne Schulze-Gattas , Atish Ghosh , Alex Mourmouras , A. Hamann , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2002

ISBN: 9781589060821

Keywords: Capital flows, Financial sector, capital outflows, current account, private capital flows, capital inflows

Increasing globalization of capital markets poses new challenges for the design and implementation of IMF-supported programs. These challenges have been thrown into sharpest relief in recent capital account...

II Pre-Crisis Conditions and Emergence of the Crisis: Implications for Program Design

II Pre-Crisis Conditions and Emergence of the Crisis: Implications for Program Design »

Source: IMF-Supported Programs in Capital Account Crises : Design and Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , Marianne Schulze-Gattas , Atish Ghosh , Alex Mourmouras , A. Hamann , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2002

ISBN: 9781589060821

Keywords: Capital flows, Financial sector, capital outflows, current account, private capital flows, capital inflows

Unlike in the cases of most IMF-supported programs, pre-crisis vulnerabilities in capital account crisis countries reflected various stock disequilibria and structural weaknesses more than purely macroeconom...

III Program Financing

III Program Financing »

Source: IMF-Supported Programs in Capital Account Crises : Design and Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , Marianne Schulze-Gattas , Atish Ghosh , Alex Mourmouras , A. Hamann , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2002

ISBN: 9781589060821

Keywords: Capital flows, Financial sector, capital outflows, current account, private capital flows, capital inflows

The magnitude and suddenness of the reversals of capital inflows that characterized capital account crises gave financing a particularly prominent role in IMF-supported programs designed in response to these...

IV Macroeconomic Frameworks and Outcomes

IV Macroeconomic Frameworks and Outcomes »

Source: IMF-Supported Programs in Capital Account Crises : Design and Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , Marianne Schulze-Gattas , Atish Ghosh , Alex Mourmouras , A. Hamann , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2002

ISBN: 9781589060821

Keywords: Capital flows, Financial sector, capital outflows, current account, private capital flows, capital inflows

Larger than anticipated capital outflows meant that the original macroeconomic frameworks—which envisaged modest and orderly adjustment—soon had to be abandoned. Unprogrammed capital outflows resulted in cor...

V Policy Programs

V Policy Programs »

Source: IMF-Supported Programs in Capital Account Crises : Design and Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , Marianne Schulze-Gattas , Atish Ghosh , Alex Mourmouras , A. Hamann , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2002

ISBN: 9781589060821

Keywords: Capital flows, Financial sector, capital outflows, current account, private capital flows, capital inflows

The central role of private capital flows in capital account crises fundamentally altered the nature of the policy response. Macroeconomic and structural policies needed to be directed at restoring confidenc...

VI Conclusions

VI Conclusions »

Source: IMF-Supported Programs in Capital Account Crises : Design and Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , Marianne Schulze-Gattas , Atish Ghosh , Alex Mourmouras , A. Hamann , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2002

ISBN: 9781589060821

Keywords: Capital flows, Financial sector, capital outflows, current account, private capital flows, capital inflows

The capital account crises in emerging markets confronted both the affected countries and the IMF with a new set of challenges. The central feature of all these crises was the rapid reversal of capital inflo...