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A Latent Factor Model with Global, Country, and Industry Shocks for International Stock Returns1

A Latent Factor Model with Global, Country, and Industry Shocks for International Stock Returns1 »

Source: A Latent Factor Model with Global, Country, and Industry Shocks for International Stock Returns

Volume/Issue: 2005/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Del Negro , and Robin Brooks

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860719

Keywords: Diversification, risk, stock returns, standard deviation, equation, standard deviations, correlation,

We estimate a latent factor model that decomposes international stock returns into global, country-, and industry-specific shocks and allows for stock-specific exposures to these shocks. We find that across stocks...

7 Maintaining Competitiveness in the Global Economy

7 Maintaining Competitiveness in the Global Economy »

Source: Exchange Rate Analysis in Support of IMF Surveillance : A Collection of Empirical Studies

Series: Books

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides , Carlo Cottarelli , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Atish Ghosh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2008

ISBN: 9781589067288

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, exchange rate regimes

The appreciation of the rupee in recent years has raised concerns about India’s export competitiveness. Between end-2002 and 2005, the Indian rupee appreciated by 6 percent against the U.S. dollar and by 8 p...

Part II Banking Soundness and Global Capital Markets

Part II Banking Soundness and Global Capital Markets »

Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

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Policy: The IMF and Africa: How Effective Budgeting Supports Poverty Reduction

Policy: The IMF and Africa: How Effective Budgeting Supports Poverty Reduction »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 36 Issue 06

Volume/Issue: 36/6

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451938319

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial globalization, development bank, macroeconomic management

Spring Meetings preview, world outlook, global financial stability, U.S. subprime mortgages, labor globalization, external imbalances, IMF and Africa, wage bill ceilings, policy support instrument, modernizing IMF...

The Political Economy of Redistributive Social Security

The Political Economy of Redistributive Social Security »

Source: The Political Economy of Redistributive Social Security

Volume/Issue: 1999/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre Pestieau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451859096

Keywords: majority voting, entitlements, aging, tax rate, pension, entitlement, private saving

Population aging puts significant pressure on social security systems that are based mainly on a pay-as-you-go (PAYG) formula and determined by the political process in which both retirees and future retirees parti...

Poverty Amidst Wealth: Trends in the World’s Economy

Poverty Amidst Wealth: Trends in the World’s Economy »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1968

Volume/Issue: 5/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1968

ISBN: 9781616352929

Keywords: gold, monetary system, international monetary system, monetary fund, monetary stability

This paper presents highlights of the IMF Meetings in 1968. The main themes of the IMF Annual Meeting were referred to by President Lyndon B. Johnson of the United States in his address at the opening joint session...

Poverty and progress—choices for the developing world: Conclusions from recent Bank research, and a pragmatic approach to poverty alleviation

Poverty and progress—choices for the developing world: Conclusions from recent Bank research, and a pragmatic approach to poverty alleviation »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1980

Volume/Issue: 17/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1980

ISBN: 9781616353414

Keywords: bank, finance, banking, development banking, projects

This paper highlights that in a shift of policy, the World Bank decided to finance directly health projects in developing countries. Under its old policy, formulated in 1974, health components providing basic healt...

17 Prudential Supervision and Globalization of the Banking Sector: A National Supervisor’s View

17 Prudential Supervision and Globalization of the Banking Sector: A National Supervisor’s View »

Source: Banking Soundness and Monetary Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756459

Keywords: loans, interest, banking system, banking sector

Liberalization and deregulation have freed competitive forces and opened financial markets the world over. Supported by sweeping technological progress these forces have generated an unprecedented growth of...

Q&A: Seven Questions on Turning Points of the Global Business Cycle

Q&A: Seven Questions on Turning Points of the Global Business Cycle »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, December 2012

Volume/Issue: 13/4

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475556650

Keywords: regulation, financial institutions, financial sector, financial system, House Price Indices, Global Buisness Cycle,

The Research Summaries in the December 2012 IMF Research Bulletin look at "Market Failures and Macroprudential Policy" (Giovanni Favara and Lev Ratnovski) and "Measurement Matters for House Price Indices" (Mick Sil...

Reaping the Benefits of Financial Globalization

Reaping the Benefits of Financial Globalization »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Paolo Mauro , Andre Faria , Jonathan Ostry , Julian Di Giovanni , Martin Schindler , Ayhan Kose , and Marco Terrones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067486.084

ISBN: 9781589067486

Keywords: Economic growth, Financial management, Capital controls, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal stability, Risk management, financial globalization, financial integration, globalization, financial sector

Financial globalization has increased dramatically over the past three decades, particularly for advanced economies, while emerging market and developing countries experienced more moderate increases. Divergences a...