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Central America
			: Global Integration and Regional Cooperation

Central America : Global Integration and Regional Cooperation »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Markus Rodlauer , and Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064461.084

ISBN: 9781589064461

Keywords: Tax administration, Statistics, exchange rate, exchange rate regimes, exchange rate regime, free trade, trade diversion

Central America has received growing attention as a region that is integrating successfully into the global economy. This paper examines-among other things-the macroeconomic and fiscal implications of the Free Trad...

Characterizing Global Investors' Risk Appetite for Emerging Market Debt During Financial Crises

Characterizing Global Investors' Risk Appetite for Emerging Market Debt During Financial Crises »

Source: Characterizing Global Investors' Risk Appetite for Emerging Market Debt During Financial Crises

Volume/Issue: 2003/251

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo , Vance Martin , Mardi Dungey , and Renee Fry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451875928

Keywords: Risk Aversion, SVAR, bond, bond spreads, statistics, financial markets, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Lending and Debt Problems,

The effects of unanticipated movements in global risk on nine emerging bond markets are investigated. The components of global risk are volatility, credit, and liquidity risks. Country and contagion risks are also...

Credit Rationing in Emerging Economies' Access to Global Capital Markets

Credit Rationing in Emerging Economies' Access to Global Capital Markets »

Source: Credit Rationing in Emerging Economies' Access to Global Capital Markets

Volume/Issue: 2004/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Edda Zoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451849189

Keywords: international lending, statistic, statistics, financial statistics, international financial statistics, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper tests empirically the theoretical prediction that the country premium paid by emerging economies on sovereign debt increases with the amount of debt up to a certain critical level, above which the supply...

2 | Developments in the Global Economy and Financial Markets

2 | Developments in the Global Economy and Financial Markets »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2011 : Pursuing Equitable and Balanced Growth

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2011

ISBN: 9781616351106

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, debt relief, statistics, balance of payments

After suffering the first contraction since World War II in 2009, the global economy staged a strong recovery in 20...

Dimensions of Land Inequality and Economic Development

Dimensions of Land Inequality and Economic Development »

Source: Dimensions of Land Inequality and Economic Development

Volume/Issue: 2004/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lennart Erickson , and Dietrich Vollrath

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451857610

Keywords: Agricultural inequality, land inequality, institutions, financial development, education provision, gini coefficient, statistics, standard errors, measure of inequality, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

There are several theories linking land inequality with aspects of economic development. Empirical work on these theories has attempted to establish a relationship between land inequality and institutions, financia...

Financial Deepening, Property Rights and Poverty

Financial Deepening, Property Rights and Poverty »

Source: Financial Deepening, Property Rights and Poverty : Evidence From Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2011/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yifei Huang , and Raju Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462305230

Keywords: financial development, property rights, dependent variable, gini coefficient, descriptive statistics, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Financial Economics: General,

Recent studies on the relationship between financial development and poverty have been inconclusive. Some claim that, by allowing more entrepreneurs to obtain financing, financial development improves the allocatio...

Financing of Global Imbalances

Financing of Global Imbalances »

Source: Financing of Global Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2007/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maria Teresa Punzi , and W. Christopher Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867411

Keywords: home bias, panel VAR, U.S. bond inflows, bond, bond flows, equation, correlation, statistics, Us Bond Inflows,

This paper analyzes the determinants of bond flows, now the dominant source of capital inflows, into the United States, as a means of establishing conditions affecting the financing of the U.S. current account defi...

Foreign Aid Policy and Sources of Poverty: A Quantitative Framework

Foreign Aid Policy and Sources of Poverty: A Quantitative Framework »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 54, No. 1

Volume: 54

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2007

ISBN: 9781589066052

Keywords: forecast errors, forecast error, serial correlation, test statistics, output growth

This is the first issue of IMF Staff Papers published under a special partnership between the IMF and Palgrave Macmillan. Very little will change with regard to the journal's visual appearance, though significant s...

Global Equilibrium Exchange Rates

Global Equilibrium Exchange Rates »

Source: Global Equilibrium Exchange Rates : Euro, Dollar, 'Ins,' 'Outs,' and Other Major Currencies in a Panel Cointegration Framework

Volume/Issue: 1999/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Susana Garcia Cervero , J. Lopez , Enrique Alberola Ila , and Angel Ubide

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451858730

Keywords: Equilibrium Exchange Rates, Panel Cointegration, exchange rate, cointegration, exchange rates, real exchange rate, statistics

This paper presents a methodology for calculating bilateral equilibrium exchange rates for a panel of currencies in a way that guarantees global consistency. The methodology has three parts: a theoretical model tha...

Global Poverty Estimates

Global Poverty Estimates »

Source: Global Poverty Estimates : A Sensitivity Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2011/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Camelia Minoiu , and Shatakshee Dhongde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463922009

Keywords: global poverty, household surveys, international poverty line, poverty line, surveys, statistics, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods, Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions

Current estimates of global poverty vary substantially across studies. In this paper we undertake a novel sensitivity analysis to highlight the importance of methodological choices in estimating global poverty. We...