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Globalization and Firms' Financing Choices
			: Evidence From Emerging Economies

Globalization and Firms' Financing Choices : Evidence From Emerging Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2001/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sergio Schmukler , and Esteban Vesperoni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851823.001

ISBN: 9781451851823

Keywords: financing choices, financial structure, financial globalization, international financial markets, financial liberalization, international capital markets, access to international capital, international capital, General Financial Markets, Corporate Finance And Governance,

This paper studies the relation between firm's financing choices and financial globalization. Using an East Asian and Latin American firm-level panel for the 1980s and 1990s, we study how leverage ratios, debt matu...

Impact of globalization: On leaving office, Fischer reflects on changes in IMF operations and future challenges

Impact of globalization: On leaving office, Fischer reflects on changes in IMF operations and future challenges »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 17

Volume/Issue: 30/17

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451928518

Keywords: capital markets, international capital, international capital markets, capital flows, capital account

Stanley Fischer, IMF First Deputy Managing Director for the past seven years, stepped down from his position at the end of August. Fischer was appointed in 1994 to an initial five-year term and to a second term in...

Indian reforms spark gains, but more are needed to sustain higher growth and reduce poverty

Indian reforms spark gains, but more are needed to sustain higher growth and reduce poverty »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 10

Volume/Issue: 29/10

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451931907

Keywords: emerging market, market countries, financial system, debt relief

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2004
			: Making the Global Economy Work for All

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2004 : Making the Global Economy Work for All »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063716.011

ISBN: 9781589063716

Keywords: financial statements, balance of payments, financial sector, debt sustainability, general resources account

This 2004 Annual Report highlights that during FY2004, the IMF continued to work with its member countries to foster sustained growth and financial stability-and reduce poverty in its low-income members-through its...

IV Global Effects of Changes in Imports in Program Countries

IV Global Effects of Changes in Imports in Program Countries »

Source: The Global Effects of Fund-Supported Adjustment Programs

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Morris Goldstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 1986

ISBN: 9780939934577

Keywords: export prices, exchange rate, world trade, world exports, total exports

The broad characteristics of program countries that were reviewed in Section III are helpful as a indication of their potential to influence macroeconomic developments in the rest of the world. In order, how...

4 The Fight Against Poverty in Low-Income Countries

4 The Fight Against Poverty in Low-Income Countries »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2004 : Making the Global Economy Work for All

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063716

Keywords: financial statements, balance of payments, financial sector, debt sustainability, general resources account

The IMF’s goal in low-income countries is to help them achieve deep and lasting poverty reduction through policies that promote growth, generate employment, and target assistance to the poor. This aim is con...

Toward “better and fairer globalization”

Toward “better and fairer globalization” »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 32/1

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451937879

Keywords: economic stability, international monetary fund, fiscal pressures, financial system

IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler has recommended for Executive Board approval a transitional program for Argentina. The IMF said that while providing no net new financing, the arrangement would provide fin...

V Global Effects of Changes in Exchange Rates of Program Countries

V Global Effects of Changes in Exchange Rates of Program Countries »

Source: The Global Effects of Fund-Supported Adjustment Programs

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Morris Goldstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 1986

ISBN: 9780939934577

Keywords: export prices, exchange rate, world trade, world exports, total exports

Nowhere perhaps have “aggregation effects” been so long recognized and so much discussed as in the context of simultaneous exchange rate action by primary-producing countries. 47...

The World Bank and the world’s poorest-VI: The sixth article in a continuing series that explains how the Bank is responding to the challenge of finding ways to reduce poverty in member countries

The World Bank and the world’s poorest-VI: The sixth article in a continuing series that explains how the Bank is responding to the challenge of finding ways to reduce poverty in member countries »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1979

Volume/Issue: 16/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1979

ISBN: 9781616353377

Keywords: monetary fund, monetary system, international monetary system, reserve asset, inflation

This paper highlights that in the first quarter of 1979, the IMF took further steps to enhance its ability to promote orderly world economic growth with reasonable price stability as a means of achieving a stable s...