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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...

Mauritius

Mauritius »

Source: Mauritius : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/237

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451827859

Keywords: exchange rate, competitiveness, real exchange rate, exchange rates, real exchange

This Selected Issues paper assesses the external competitiveness of Mauritius over the period 1980-2007, with particular attention to the most recent years. The paper estimates the equilibrium real exchange rate us...

Mauritius: Selected Issues

Mauritius: Selected Issues »

Source: Mauritius : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/237

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451827859

Keywords: exchange rate, competitiveness, real exchange rate, exchange rates, real exchange

This Selected Issues paper assesses the external competitiveness of Mauritius over the period 1980-2007, with particular attention to the most recent years. The paper estimates the equilibrium real exchange rate us...

Hybrid Inflation Targeting Regimes

Hybrid Inflation Targeting Regimes »

Source: Hybrid Inflation Targeting Regimes

Volume/Issue: 2009/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Garcia , Jorge Restrepo , and Scott Roger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873818

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, real exchange rate,

This paper uses a DSGE model to examine whether including the exchange rate explicitly in the central bank's policy reaction function can improve macroeconomic performance. It is found that including an element of...

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation »

Source: 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

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...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Singapore

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Singapore »

Source: 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

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...

Statement by the Singapore Authorities

Statement by the Singapore Authorities »

Source: 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

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...

Measuring Misalignment

Measuring Misalignment »

Source: Measuring Misalignment : Purchasing Power Parity and East Asian Currencies in the 1990s

Volume/Issue: 1999/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Menzie Chinn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451854251

Keywords: exchange rate, purchasing power parity, overvaluation, cointegration, exchange rates, real exchange rates, real exchange rate

The concept of purchasing power parity (PPP) is used to evaluate whether eight East Asian currencies were overvalued on the eve of the 1997 crises. The Johansen and Horvath-Watson cointegration test procedures are...

Singapore

Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1999/35

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 1999

ISBN: 9781451834178

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, financial sector, bonds, bond

This Selected Issues paper presents a background and recent policy developments for Singapore's financial sector. The paper highlights that in 1968, important tax and regulatory incentives were introduced to attrac...

Mauritius

Mauritius »

Source: Mauritius : A Competitiveness Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2008/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Camelia Minoiu , and Patrick Imam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870701

Keywords: equilibrium real exchange rate, structural competitiveness, exchange rate, real exchange rate, equilibrium exchange rate, exchange rates, structural competitveness,

We assess the competitiveness of Mauritius in recent years using two approaches. First, we estimate the difference between the equilibrium and the actual real exchange rate using four methods: the macroeconomic bal...