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3 Aid, Growth, and Poverty

3 Aid, Growth, and Poverty »

Source: The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid : Opportunities and Pitfalls

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , Peter Isard , Leslie Lipschitz , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065208

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, real exchange rate, loans, political institutions

The organizers of this conference have asked me to speak about aid and poverty alleviation. We have already heard Steven Radelet provide a very thorough review of the state of the evidence on the effects of...

II The Setting for Adjustment: Initial Positions and Global Environment

II The Setting for Adjustment: Initial Positions and Global Environment »

Source: IMF Conditionality : Experience Under Stand-by and Extended Arrangements, Part I: Key Issues and Findings

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Louis Dicks-Mireaux , Miguel Savastano , Adam Bennett , María Carkovic S. , Mauro Mecagni , James John , and Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 1995

ISBN: 9781557754929

Keywords: inflation, terms of trade, capital inflows, exchange rate, real interest rates

Almost without exception, the initial positions of the countries under review were dire. Most were suffering the effects of long-standing institutional and structural weaknesses, fiscal excesses, and deficie...

IV A Globally Consistent Conceptual Framework

IV A Globally Consistent Conceptual Framework »

Source: Exchange Rate Assessment : Extension of the Macroeconomic Balance Approach

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Isard , and Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 1998

ISBN: 9781557757319

Keywords: Exchange rates, current account, exchange rate, real exchange rate, current accounts

The conceptual framework described in Section II emphasizes the fact that the current account can be viewed from at least two different perspectives. On the one hand, the current account is the result of int...

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...

Session I Aid, Growth, and Poverty Reduction: What Should Aid Be Trying to Achieve? How Good Is the Record?

Session I Aid, Growth, and Poverty Reduction: What Should Aid Be Trying to Achieve? How Good Is the Record? »

Source: The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid : Opportunities and Pitfalls

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , Peter Isard , Leslie Lipschitz , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065208

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, real exchange rate, loans, political institutions

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3. Simulations Using the IMF’s Global Integrated Monetary and Fiscal Model

3. Simulations Using the IMF’s Global Integrated Monetary and Fiscal Model »

Source: South Africa: Macro Policy Mix and Its Effects on Growth and the Real Exchange Rate--Empirical Evidence and GIMF Simulations

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jorge Canales Kriljenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2011

ISBN: 9781475510157

Keywords: Economic models, Economic growth, Real effective exchange rates, Reserves accumulation

The IMF’s GIMF model is a useful tool for analyzing the interaction among macroeconomic policies. It is a dynamic general equilibrium model in which consumers react to incentives created by policy decisions....

VII Methodology for Calculating Equilibrium Exchange Rates and Question of Global Consistency

VII Methodology for Calculating Equilibrium Exchange Rates and Question of Global Consistency »

Source: Exchange Rate Assessment : Extension of the Macroeconomic Balance Approach

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Isard , and Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 1998

ISBN: 9781557757319

Keywords: Exchange rates, current account, exchange rate, real exchange rate, current accounts

As described in Section II, the first two steps in the exchange rate assessment process generate estimates of underlying current account positions and of equilibrium saving-investment or current account bala...