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Global Liquidity, House Prices, and the Macroeconomy
			: Evidence from Advanced and Emerging Economies

Global Liquidity, House Prices, and the Macroeconomy : Evidence from Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2015/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ambrogio Cesa-Bianchi , Luis Felipe Cespedes , and Alessandro Rebucci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 January 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484346037.001

ISBN: 9781484346037

Keywords: C32, E44, F44, economies, liquidity, advanced economies, exchange rate, Time-Series Models, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Business Cycles

In this paper we first compare house price cycles in advanced and emerging economies using a new quarterly house price data set covering the period 1990-2012. We find that house prices in emerging economies grow fa...

Global Monetary Tightening
			: Emerging Markets Debt Dynamics and Fiscal Crises

Global Monetary Tightening : Emerging Markets Debt Dynamics and Fiscal Crises »

Volume/Issue: 2014/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julio Escolano , Christina Kolerus , and Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475584691.001

ISBN: 9781475584691

Keywords: Debt dynamics, sovereign debt crisis, unconventional, debt, bond, interest, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), International Lending and Debt Problems

This paper finds that tightening global financial conditions can worsen emerging economies' public debt dynamics through an increasing interest rate-growth differential, particularly if coupled with high global ris...

Globalization and Growth Prospect in Arab Countries

Globalization and Growth Prospect in Arab Countries »

Volume/Issue: 1997/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patricia Alonso-Gamo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451937336.001

ISBN: 9781451937336

Keywords: growth, Arab countries, capital markets, trade liberalization, world economy, capital inflows, capital flows

Globalization—the intensification of international trade and finance linkages underpinned by economic liberalization and technological change—presents both challenges and opportunities to Arab countri...

The Global Financial Crisis and Workers' Remittances to Africa
			: What's the Damage?

The Global Financial Crisis and Workers' Remittances to Africa : What's the Damage? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ralph Chami , Adolfo Barajas , Anjali Garg , and Connel Fullenkamp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451962413.001

ISBN: 9781451962413

Keywords: global crisis, remittance, migrant, host country, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

Using data on the distribution of migrants from Africa, GDP growth forecasts for host countries, and after estimating remittance multipliers in recipient countries, this paper estimates the impact of the global eco...

The Spillover Effects of the Global Crisison Economic Activity in Mena Emerging Market Countries
			: An Analysis Using the Financial Stress Index

The Spillover Effects of the Global Crisison Economic Activity in Mena Emerging Market Countries : An Analysis Using the Financial Stress Index »

Volume/Issue: 2010/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenji Moriyama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451961867.001

ISBN: 9781451961867

Keywords: Spillover, financial stress, emerging market, gdp growth, real gdp, trade partners, oil prices,

The estimated spillover of the global crisis to emerging market (EM) economies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) indicates that nearly two-thirds of the increased financial stress in MENA EM countries afte...

On the Rise: High prices and new technology have triggered a sudden surge in oil and gas production in the United States that could shake up global energy markets

On the Rise: High prices and new technology have triggered a sudden surge in oil and gas production in the United States that could shake up global energy markets »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2013

Volume/Issue: 50/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475542684

Keywords: photography, copyright, press, periodicals

Two years ago, citizens in the Arab world-fired by their ideals and visions of a better life-ignited a social movement that inspired people around the globe. In Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen-the...

The Spillover Effects of the Global Crisison Economic Activity in Mena Emerging Market Countries

The Spillover Effects of the Global Crisison Economic Activity in Mena Emerging Market Countries »

Source: The Spillover Effects of the Global Crisison Economic Activity in Mena Emerging Market Countries : An Analysis Using the Financial Stress Index

Volume/Issue: 2010/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenji Moriyama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781451961867

Keywords: Spillover, financial stress, emerging market, gdp growth, real gdp, trade partners, oil prices,

The estimated spillover of the global crisis to emerging market (EM) economies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) indicates that nearly two-thirds of the increased financial stress in MENA EM countries afte...

V. Bank Financing for SSA Infrastructure: From Global to Regional

V. Bank Financing for SSA Infrastructure: From Global to Regional »

Source: Evolving Banking Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa : Key Features and Challenges

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Mauro Mecagni , Daniela Marchettini , and Rodolfo Maino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513598246

Keywords: Bank supervision, Banking sector, International banks, Cross-border banking, Sub-Saharan Africa, Regional integration, bank, banks, banking, loans

Despite some improvement to its infrastructure, SSA continues to lag behind other regions, and infrastructure gaps continue to be a major impediment to growth and competitiveness for the region. Against this...