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Dampening Global Financial Shocks: Can Macroprudential Regulation Help (More than Capital Controls)?

Dampening Global Financial Shocks: Can Macroprudential Regulation Help (More than Capital Controls)? »

Source: Dampening Global Financial Shocks: Can Macroprudential Regulation Help (More than Capital Controls)?

Volume/Issue: 2020/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katharina Bergant , Francesco Grigoli , Niels-Jakob Hansen , and Damiano Sandri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2020

ISBN: 9781513547763

Keywords: Balance of payments, Financial crises, Monetary policy, Central banks, Interest rate policy, Macroprudential policies, capital controls., WP, capital control, VIX

We show that macroprudential regulation can considerably dampen the impact of global financial shocks on emerging markets. More specifically, a tighter level of regulation reduces the sensitivity of GDP growth to V...

Dampening Global Financial Shocks: Can Macroprudential Regulation Help (More than Capital Controls)?

Dampening Global Financial Shocks: Can Macroprudential Regulation Help (More than Capital Controls)? »

Volume/Issue: 2020/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katharina Bergant , Francesco Grigoli , Niels-Jakob Hansen , and Damiano Sandri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513547763.001

ISBN: 9781513547763

Keywords: Balance of payments, Financial crises, Monetary policy, Central banks, Interest rate policy, Macroprudential policies, capital controls., WP, capital control, VIX

We show that macroprudential regulation can considerably dampen the impact of global financial shocks on emerging markets. More specifically, a tighter level of regulation reduces the sensitivity of GDP growth to V...

Wealth Inequality and Private Savings: The Case of Germany

Wealth Inequality and Private Savings: The Case of Germany »

Volume/Issue: 2020/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mai Dao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513546063.001

ISBN: 9781513546063

Keywords: National income, Interest rates on deposits, Flow of funds, National accounts, Financial crises, Germany, wealth inequality, corporate saving, current account surplus., WP

This paper explores the interaction between corporate ownership concentration and private savings, and by extension, the current account balance in Germany. As high corporate savings largely reflected capital incom...

Wealth Inequality and Private Savings: The Case of Germany

Wealth Inequality and Private Savings: The Case of Germany »

Source: Wealth Inequality and Private Savings: The Case of Germany

Volume/Issue: 2020/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mai Dao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2020

ISBN: 9781513546063

Keywords: National income, Interest rates on deposits, Flow of funds, National accounts, Financial crises, Germany, wealth inequality, corporate saving, current account surplus., WP

This paper explores the interaction between corporate ownership concentration and private savings, and by extension, the current account balance in Germany. As high corporate savings largely reflected capital incom...

Predictive Density Aggregation: A Model for Global GDP Growth

Predictive Density Aggregation: A Model for Global GDP Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2020/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesca Caselli , Francesco Grigoli , Romain Lafarguette , and Changchun Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513545653.001

ISBN: 9781513545653

Keywords: Real effective exchange rates, Indicators of economic activity, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Economic policy, Density aggregation, density evaluation, global GDP growth, predictive density., WP

In this paper we propose a novel approach to obtain the predictive density of global GDP growth. It hinges upon a bottom-up probabilistic model that estimates and combines single countries' predictive GDP growth de...

Predictive Density Aggregation: A Model for Global GDP Growth*

Predictive Density Aggregation: A Model for Global GDP Growth* »

Source: Predictive Density Aggregation: A Model for Global GDP Growth

Volume/Issue: 2020/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesca Caselli , Francesco Grigoli , Romain Lafarguette , and Changchun Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513545653

Keywords: Real effective exchange rates, Indicators of economic activity, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Economic policy, Density aggregation, density evaluation, global GDP growth, predictive density., WP

In this paper we propose a novel approach to obtain the predictive density of global GDP growth. It hinges upon a bottom-up probabilistic model that estimates and combines single countries' predictive GDP growth de...

A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances

A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances »

Source: A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2020/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Christian Ebeke , La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul , Koralai Kirabaeva , Davide Malacrino , Florian Misch , Hyun Woo Park , and Yu Shi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513545073

Keywords: External sector, Cost of living, Wage policy, Labor costs, Labor markets, Minimum Wage, European Union, Poverty Alleviation, Current Account Rebalancing, Monetary Unions

A hypothetical European Minimum Wage (MW) set at 60 percent of each country's median wage would reduce in-work poverty but have limited effects on overall poverty, as many poor households do not earn a wage near MW...

A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances

A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances »

Volume/Issue: 2020/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Christian Ebeke , La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul , Koralai Kirabaeva , Davide Malacrino , Florian Misch , Hyun Woo Park , and Yu Shi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513545073.001

ISBN: 9781513545073

Keywords: External sector, Cost of living, Wage policy, Labor costs, Labor markets, Minimum Wage, European Union, Poverty Alleviation, Current Account Rebalancing, Monetary Unions

A hypothetical European Minimum Wage (MW) set at 60 percent of each country's median wage would reduce in-work poverty but have limited effects on overall poverty, as many poor households do not earn a wage near MW...

Recent Trends in Global Balance of Payments and IIP Data

Recent Trends in Global Balance of Payments and IIP Data »

Source: IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics : Annual Report 2019

Series: Balance of Payments Statistics

Author(s): Carlos Sanchez-Munoz , Paul Austin , Alicia Hierro , and Tamara Razin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530666

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, Balance of payments, International investment position, Statistics, External sector statistics, Statistics, BY, BOP, IIP, IMF

4. The number of economies submitting ESS to the IMF continued increasing in 2019. Annual balance of payments and IIP statistics for the period 2012–18 are published in the 2019 Balance of Payme...

The Global Financial Crisis: Trade Trajectories

The Global Financial Crisis: Trade Trajectories »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, Fall-Winter 2019

Volume/Issue: 19/003

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523972

Keywords: International trade, Trade liberalization, Patterns of trade, Trade restrictions, Trade models, IRB, IMF, tariff, research conference, tariff reduction

It has been two years since the trade tensions erupted and not only captured policymakers' but also the research community's attention. Research has quickly zoomed in on understanding trade war rhetoric, tariff imp...