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Boom, Bust, and Road to Recovery

Brazil is at crossroads, emerging slowly from a historic recession that was preceded by a huge economic boom.

Chapter 8. Riding Global Waves: The Impact of External Financial Shocks on Emerging Market Economies

Chapter 8. Riding Global Waves: The Impact of External Financial Shocks on Emerging Market Economies »

Source: Latin America : New Challenges to Growth and Stability

Series: Books

Author(s): Dora Iakova , Luis Cubeddu , Gustavo Adler , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498328166

Keywords: debt, commodity, fiscal policy, interest, growth

Several years have passed since the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers marked the beginning of a global storm that put many advanced economies on the verge of a financial meltdown. Finan...

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...

Comment: Financial Globalization and Exchange Rates

Comment: Financial Globalization and Exchange Rates »

Source: Dollars, Debt, and Deficits : Sixty Years After Bretton Woods

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589064539

Keywords: Deficit financing, Budget deficits, exchange rate, public debt, foreign assets, current account, foreign liabilities

(Philip R. Lane and Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti) Daniel Cohen Ecole normale supérieure This is a wonderful paper, crisp and full of insights. The core idea is th...

Did Export Diversification Soften the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis?

Did Export Diversification Soften the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis? »

Source: Did Export Diversification Soften the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis?

Volume/Issue: 2011/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rafael Romeu , and Nelson Costa Neto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455254309

Keywords: global financial crisis, HS classification, empirical, exporter, export diversification, trading partner, bilateral trade, trading partners, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes, International Finance: General,

This study considers the role of export diversification in determining trade outcomes during the global financial crisis. The impact of export diversification (or concentration) is measured by assessing three diffe...

Emerging Economy Responses to the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-09 - An Empirical Analysis of the Liquidity Easing Measures

Emerging Economy Responses to the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-09 - An Empirical Analysis of the Liquidity Easing Measures »

Source: Emerging Economy Responses to the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-09 - An Empirical Analysis of the Liquidity Easing Measures

Volume/Issue: 2009/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Etienne Yehoue

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874105

Keywords: Financial Markets, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, exchange rate, current account, foreign exchange, central bank, external debt

This paper draws on a unique data set on the nontraditional systemic liquidity easing measures recently undertaken by many emerging market economies. It offers an empirical analysis of the key determinants affectin...

Financial Spillovers to Emerging Markets During the Global Financial Crisis

Financial Spillovers to Emerging Markets During the Global Financial Crisis »

Source: Financial Spillovers to Emerging Markets During the Global Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2009/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nathaniel Frank , and Heiko Hesse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872514

Keywords: Subprime Crisis, Solvency, GARCH, bond, stock market, financial institutions,

In this paper potential financial linkages between liquidity and bank solvency measures in advanced economies and emerging market (EM) bond and stock markets are analyzedduring the latest crisis. A multivariate GAR...

Firms and the Decline in Earnings Inequality in Brazil

Firms and the Decline in Earnings Inequality in Brazil »

Source: Firms and the Decline in Earnings Inequality in Brazil

Volume/Issue: 2017/278

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Alvarez , Felipe Benguria , Niklas Engbom , and Christian Moser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484333037

Keywords: Brazil, Western Hemisphere, Earnings Inequality, Linked Employer-Employee Data, Firm and Worker Heterogeneity, Productivity, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis

We document a large decrease in earnings inequality in Brazil between 1996 and 2012. Using administrative linked employer-employee data, we fit high-dimensional worker and firm fixed effects models to understand th...

Fiscal Adjustment and Income Inequality

Fiscal Adjustment and Income Inequality »

Source: Fiscal Adjustment and Income Inequality : Sub-national Evidence from Brazil

Volume/Issue: 2014/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): João Pedro Azevedo , Antonio David , Fabiano Rodrigues Bastos , and Emilio Pineda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484385340

Keywords: fiscal stance, fiscal consolidation, fiscal consolidations, General, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

We combine state-level fiscal data with household survey data to assess the links between sub-national fiscal policy and income inequality in Brazil over the period 1995-2011. The results indicate that a tighter fi...

Fundamental Determinants of Inequality and the Role of Government1

Fundamental Determinants of Inequality and the Role of Government1 »

Source: Fundamental Determinants of Inequality and the Role of Government

Volume/Issue: 1998/178

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

ISBN: 9781451858921

Keywords: Inequality, Social Norms, Role of Governments, Positional Rents, Social Capital, human capital, income distribution, trade theory

This paper discusses the fundamental determinants of inequality. These are identified as world or market forces, social norms, ownership of real and human capital, and the role of government. The change in the rela...

The Global Credit Crunch and Foreign Banks' Lending to Emerging Markets

The Global Credit Crunch and Foreign Banks' Lending to Emerging Markets »

Source: The Global Credit Crunch and Foreign Banks' Lending to Emerging Markets : Why Did Latin America Fare Better?

Volume/Issue: 2010/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kulwant Rai , and Herman Kamil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781455200610

Keywords: global: credit crunch, cross-border lending, foreign banks, foreign bank, international settlements, foreign currency, foreign affiliates, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, International Finance Forecasting and Simulation,

The recent global financial turmoil raised questions about the stability of foreign banks' financing to emerging market countries. While foreign banks' lending growth to most emerging market regions contracted shar...