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Does Financial Globalization Induce Better Macroeconomic Policies?

Does Financial Globalization Induce Better Macroeconomic Policies? »

Volume/Issue: 2004/84

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shang-Jin Wei , and Irina Tytell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850673.001

ISBN: 9781451850673

Keywords: Discipline effect, mood swings, deficit, financial globalization, foreign assets, and deficit,

Monetary and fiscal policies around the world are in better shape today than two decades ago. This paper studies whether financial globalization has helped induce governments to pursue better macroeconomic policies...

Europe and Global Imbalances

Europe and Global Imbalances »

Volume/Issue: 2007/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Lane , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867084.001

ISBN: 9781451867084

Keywords: external assets and liabilities, current account, foreign assets, net foreign assets, currency composition,

Although Europe in the aggregate is a not a major contributor to global current account imbalances, its trade and financial linkages with the rest of the world mean that it will still be affected by a shift in the...

Exploring the Dynamics of Global Liquidity

Exploring the Dynamics of Global Liquidity »

Volume/Issue: 2012/246

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sally Chen , Philip Liu , Andrea Maechler , Chris Marsh , Sergejs Saksonovs , and Hyun Shin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475512793.001

ISBN: 9781475512793

Keywords: core and noncore financial liabilities, growth, global liquidity, external liabilities, global financial crisis, global financial stability, central bank, Models with Panel Data, Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper explores the concept of global liquidity, its measurement and macro-financial importance. We construct two sets of indicators for global liquidity: a quantity series distinguishing between core and nonco...

Financial Globalization
			: A Reappraisal

Financial Globalization : A Reappraisal »

Volume/Issue: 2006/189

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ayhan Kose , Eswar Prasad , Kenneth Rogoff , and Shang-Jin Wei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864496.001

ISBN: 9781451864496

Keywords: Growth and Volatility, Financial Crises, capital flows, financial globalization, International Economic Order, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

The literature on the benefits and costs of financial globalization for developing countries has exploded in recent years, but along many disparate channels and with a variety of apparently conflicting results. For...

Financial Globalization and Exchange Rates

Financial Globalization and Exchange Rates »

Volume/Issue: 2005/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Philip Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860221.001

ISBN: 9781451860221

Keywords: Financial integration, external assets and liabilities, foreign assets, foreign asset, net foreign asset, net foreign assets, exchange rates, Financial intergration,

The founders of the Bretton Woods System 60 years ago were primarily concerned with orderly exchange rate adjustment in a world economy that was characterized by widespread restrictions on international capital mob...

Financial Globalization, Portfolio Diversification, and the Pattern of International Trade

Financial Globalization, Portfolio Diversification, and the Pattern of International Trade »

Volume/Issue: 2003/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Miklós Koren

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875614.001

ISBN: 9781451875614

Keywords: financial globalization, trade volume, trade structure, incomplete markets, portfolio choice, financial markets, international financial, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

The paper provides a general-equilibrium model where incomplete international financial markets lead to insufficient industrial specialization and low international trade. As international portfolio diversification...

Global Business Cycles
			: Convergence or Decoupling?

Global Business Cycles : Convergence or Decoupling? »

Volume/Issue: 2008/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ayhan Kose , Eswar Prasad , and Christopher Otrok

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870015.001

ISBN: 9781451870015

Keywords: macroeconomic fluctuations, convergence, decoupling, business cycle, globalization period, business cycle fluctuations,

This paper analyzes the evolution of the degree of global cyclical interdependence over the period 1960-2005. We categorize the 106 countries in our sample into three groups-industrial countries, emerging markets,...

Global Financial Shocks and Foreign Asset Repatriation
			: Do Local Investors Play a Stabilizing Role?

Global Financial Shocks and Foreign Asset Repatriation : Do Local Investors Play a Stabilizing Role? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gustavo Adler , Marie-Louise Djigbenou , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484353349.001

ISBN: 9781484353349

Keywords: gross capital flows, foreign assets, global financial shocks, capital inflows, net capital, net capital flows, capital outflows, General, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

We study the dynamic response of gross capital flows in emerging market economies to different global financial shocks, using a panel vector-autoregressive (PVAR) setting. Our focus lies primarily on the potentiall...

Global House Price Fluctuations
			: Synchronization and Determinants

Global House Price Fluctuations : Synchronization and Determinants »

Volume/Issue: 2013/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hideaki Hirata , Ayhan Kose , Christopher Otrok , and Marco Terrones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475523621.001

ISBN: 9781475523621

Keywords: globalization, globalization period, inflation, long-term interest rates, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Housing Supply and Markets,

We examine the properties of house price fluctuations across 18 advanced economies over the past 40 years. We ask two specific questions: First, how synchronized are housing cycles across these countries? Second, w...

Global Liquidity and Drivers of Cross-Border Bank Flows

Global Liquidity and Drivers of Cross-Border Bank Flows »

Volume/Issue: 2014/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugenio Cerutti , Stijn Claessens , and Lev Ratnovski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475517729.001

ISBN: 9781475517729

Keywords: F21, F34, G15, G18, G21, G28, banking, bank claims, bank borrowers, International Lending and Debt Problems

This paper provides a definition of global liquidity consistent with its meaning as the 'ease of financing' in international financial markets. Using a longer time series and broader sample of countries than in pre...