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Challenges to Central Banking from Globalized Financial Systems

Challenges to Central Banking from Globalized Financial Systems »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Andrea Schaechter , Piero Ugolini , and Mark Stone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062177.072

ISBN: 9781589062177

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, financial stability, foreign currency

Increasing global financial market integration is presenting new challenges to central banks as they seek to attain low inflation and financial stability. This volume is based on a conference hosted by the IMF in S...

Chapter II: Swaziland’s Interconnection with the Global Economy

Chapter II: Swaziland’s Interconnection with the Global Economy »

Source: Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment : Options for Swaziland

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , and Borislava Mircheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475589412

Keywords: Banking sector, Currency pegs, Debt sustainability analysis, External shocks, Reserves, Private sector, South Africa, Spillovers, Fiscal risk, Fiscal policy

Swaziland is highly interconnected with South Africa and with the global economy. As the global economy faces higher risks of adverse shocks, Swaziland may be affected by spillover effects. These shocks woul...

Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment
			: Options for Swaziland

Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment : Options for Swaziland »

Volume: 13

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , and Borislava Mircheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475589412.087

ISBN: 9781475589412

Keywords: Banking sector, Currency pegs, Debt sustainability analysis, External shocks, Reserves, Private sector, South Africa, Spillovers, Fiscal risk, Fiscal policy

The Kingdom of Swaziland (hereinafter “Swaziland”) is a small, open economy bordering Mozambique and South Africa with a population of 1.1 million people. It is a landlocked country with an economy he...

The Global Financial Crisis and Adjustment to Shocks in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda
			: A Balance Sheet Analysis Perspective

The Global Financial Crisis and Adjustment to Shocks in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda : A Balance Sheet Analysis Perspective »

Volume: 09

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Iyabo Masha

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462360628.087

ISBN: 9781462360628

Keywords: Banking sector, foreign currency, financial derivatives, domestic currency, foreign exchange, banking

This paper analyzes the impact of the global financial crisis on the banking systems in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, and their responses to it, using information from banking system balance sheets. The paper undert...

The Global Financial Crisis and Adjustment to Shocks in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda: A Balance Sheet Analysis Perspective

The Global Financial Crisis and Adjustment to Shocks in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda: A Balance Sheet Analysis Perspective »

Source: The Global Financial Crisis and Adjustment to Shocks in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda : A Balance Sheet Analysis Perspective

Volume: 09

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Iyabo Masha

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2009

ISBN: 9781462360628

Keywords: Banking sector, foreign currency, financial derivatives, domestic currency, foreign exchange, banking

This paper analyzes the impact of the global financial crisis on the banking systems in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, and their responses to it, using information from banking system balance sheets. The paper undert...

Global Trade and the Dollar1

Global Trade and the Dollar1 »

Source: Global Trade and the Dollar

Volume/Issue: 2017/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emine Boz , Gita Gopinath , and Mikkel Plagborg-Møller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484327975

Keywords: Bilateral trade, Foreign exchange, Bayesian semiparametrics, dominant currency, exchange rate passthrough, hierarchical Bayes, panel data, trade elasticity, US dollar, exchange rate pass-through

We document that the U.S. dollar exchange rate drives global trade prices and volumes. Using a newly constructed data set of bilateral price and volume indices for more than 2,500 country pairs, we establish the fo...

Global Trade and the Dollar

Global Trade and the Dollar »

Volume/Issue: 2017/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emine Boz , Gita Gopinath , and Mikkel Plagborg-Møller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484327975.001

ISBN: 9781484327975

Keywords: Bilateral trade, Foreign exchange, Bayesian semiparametrics, dominant currency, exchange rate passthrough, hierarchical Bayes, panel data, trade elasticity, US dollar, exchange rate pass-through

We document that the U.S. dollar exchange rate drives global trade prices and volumes. Using a newly constructed data set of bilateral price and volume indices for more than 2,500 country pairs, we establish the fo...

Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment: Options for Swaziland

Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment: Options for Swaziland »

Source: Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment : Options for Swaziland

Volume: 13

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , and Borislava Mircheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475589412

Keywords: Banking sector, Currency pegs, Debt sustainability analysis, External shocks, Reserves, Private sector, South Africa, Spillovers, Fiscal risk, Fiscal policy

The Kingdom of Swaziland (hereinafter “Swaziland”) is a small, open economy bordering Mozambique and South Africa with a population of 1.1 million people. It is a landlocked country with an economy he...

VI. What Drives Uruguayan Sovereign Spreads? The Role of Global Factors and Regional Spillovers

VI. What Drives Uruguayan Sovereign Spreads? The Role of Global Factors and Regional Spillovers »

Source: Macroeconomic Implications of Financial Dollarization : The Case of Uruguay

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): R. Gelos , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , and Marco Piñón-Farah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2008

ISBN: 9781589067271

Keywords: Dollarization, Banking sector, Exchange rate regimes, External sector, Fiscal sustainability, Fiscal reforms, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, foreign currency

This chapter examines the determinants of Uruguayan sovereign spreads. In particular, it analyzes to what extent sovereign spreads have been driven by economic fundamentals or by external factors. It also as...

VII Poverty, Social Safety Net, and Human Development Issues

VII Poverty, Social Safety Net, and Human Development Issues »

Source: Egypt : Beyond Stabilization. Toward a Dynamic Market Economy

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Howard Handy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757203

Keywords: inflation, capital inflows, privatization, exchange rate, foreign currency

Overview of Social Indicators Despite improvements, Egypt is still a relatively low-income country, 43 While income per capita is well above the ave...