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The Global Financial Crisis - Explaining Cross-Country Differences in the Output Impact

The Global Financial Crisis - Explaining Cross-Country Differences in the Output Impact »

Source: The Global Financial Crisis - Explaining Cross-Country Differences in the Output Impact

Volume/Issue: 2009/280

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): R. Gelos , Robert Rennhack , James Walsh , and Pelin Berkmen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874259

Keywords: Global crisis, transmission of shocks, cross-country linkages, current account balance, exchange rate, exchange rates,

We provide one of the first attempts at explaining the differences in the crisis impact across developing countries and emerging markets. Using cross-country regressions to explain the factors driving growth foreca...

The Global Financial Crisis - Explaining Cross-Country Differences in the Output Impact

The Global Financial Crisis - Explaining Cross-Country Differences in the Output Impact »

Volume/Issue: 2009/280

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): R. Gelos , Robert Rennhack , James Walsh , and Pelin Berkmen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874259.001

ISBN: 9781451874259

Keywords: Global crisis, transmission of shocks, cross-country linkages, current account balance, exchange rate, exchange rates,

We provide one of the first attempts at explaining the differences in the crisis impact across developing countries and emerging markets. Using cross-country regressions to explain the factors driving growth foreca...

Regional Financial Spillovers Across Europe
			: A Global VAR Analysis

Regional Financial Spillovers Across Europe : A Global VAR Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2009/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Silvia Sgherri , and Alessandro Galesi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871708.001

ISBN: 9781451871708

Keywords: Global VAR, Macro-Financial Linkages, International Financial Spillovers, equity prices, statistics, error variance, cointegration, bootstrap,

The recent financial crisis raises important issues about the transmission of financial shocks across borders. In this paper, a global vector autoregressive (GVAR) model is constructed to assess the relevance of in...

Investors' Risk Appetite and Global Financial Market Conditions

Investors' Risk Appetite and Global Financial Market Conditions »

Volume/Issue: 2008/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869460.001

ISBN: 9781451869460

Keywords: volatility risk, default risk, risk appetite, financial markets, bond, global financial markets, bond spreads, financial market,

A structural vector autoregression model is developed to analyze the dynamics of bond spreads among a sample of mature and developing countries during periods of financial stress in the last decade. The model ident...

Investors' Risk Appetite and Global Financial Market Conditions

Investors' Risk Appetite and Global Financial Market Conditions »

Source: Investors' Risk Appetite and Global Financial Market Conditions

Volume/Issue: 2008/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869460

Keywords: volatility risk, default risk, risk appetite, financial markets, bond, global financial markets, bond spreads, financial market,

A structural vector autoregression model is developed to analyze the dynamics of bond spreads among a sample of mature and developing countries during periods of financial stress in the last decade. The model ident...

Part I: Outlook: Through Financial Turbulence to Sustained Growth

Part I: Outlook: Through Financial Turbulence to Sustained Growth »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, November 2007, Europe : Strengthening Financial Systems

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2007

ISBN: 9781589066748

Keywords: government securities, financial system, securities market, capital markets

Strong underlying fundamentals should allow the European economy to weather the current financial market turbulence relatively well. If the turbulence recedes, the impact on growth should be man...

Strengths and Weaknesses in Securities Market Regulation
			: A Global Analysis

Strengths and Weaknesses in Securities Market Regulation : A Global Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2007/259

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jennifer Elliott , and Ana Carvajal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868227.001

ISBN: 9781451868227

Keywords: securities markets regulation, regulation, standards, securities regulation, standards and codes, market intermediaries,

This paper examines the strengths and weaknesses of securities regulatory systems worldwide with a view to a better understanding of common problems and areas of global concern. We found that a consistent theme eme...

Picture This: Globalization of Labor

Picture This: Globalization of Labor »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451953824

Keywords: international monetary fund, gender, girls, gender equality, gender disparities

The June 2007 issue of F&D spotlights gender equality. The lead article discusses progress toward fulfilling the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) on redressing gender discrimination and empowering women and relate...

Central Bank Autonomy
			: Lessons from Global Trends

Central Bank Autonomy : Lessons from Global Trends »

Volume/Issue: 2007/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernard Laurens , Martin Sommer , Marco Arnone , and Jean-François Segalotto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866520.001

ISBN: 9781451866520

Keywords: political autonomy, economic autonomy, central bank, monetary fund,

We calculate indexes of central bank autonomy (CBA) for 163 central banks as of end-2003, and comparable indexes for a subgroup of 68 central banks as of the end of the 1980s. The results confirm strong improvement...

Inflation, Inequality, and Social Conflict

Inflation, Inequality, and Social Conflict »

Volume/Issue: 2006/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christopher Crowe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864182.001

ISBN: 9781451864182

Keywords: inflation tax, inflation tax rate, monetary fund, average inflation, Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions, Capitalist Systems: Political Economy,

This paper presents and then tests a political economy model to analyze the observed positive relationship between income inequality and inflation. The model's key features are unequal access to both inflation-hedg...