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Chapter 3 Fiscal Deficits and the Inflation Process

Chapter 3 Fiscal Deficits and the Inflation Process »

Source: Inflation and Growth in China

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557755421

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, money supply, foreign exchange, central bank

Costs of Inflation There is no doubt that high rates of inflation impose serious costs upon the affected economies. Much of the literature on this subject is couched in terms of the...

2. The Early Years of the International Monetary Fund

2. The Early Years of the International Monetary Fund »

Source: International Financial Policy : Essays in honor of Jacques J. Polak

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557751966

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary fund, current account, exchange rates, inflation

It is not usual for a predecessor to bear witness to the high qualities of his successor. Actually, I have expressed appreciation of Jack Polak many times in many ways, and I am honored to be asked to do it...

Comparing Menu Items: Methodological Considerations and Policy Issues

Comparing Menu Items: Methodological Considerations and Policy Issues »

Source: Analytical Issues in Debt

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1989

ISBN: 9781557750419

Keywords: debt, interest, creditors, debt relief, payments

A SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENT in the implementation of the debt strategy has been the growing emphasis on “broadening the menu” of financing instruments. When employed i...

13 Exploring Determinants of Long-Term Interest Rates

13 Exploring Determinants of Long-Term Interest Rates »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

In South Africa, long-term interest rates have often been high in real terms and relatively volatile, although they declined somewhat in recent years (Figure 13.1). This chapter attempts to show that this de...

11 Realizing the Potential: The Case of India’s Textile Sector

11 Realizing the Potential: The Case of India’s Textile Sector »

Source: India Goes Global : Its Expanding Role in the Global Economy

Series: Books

Author(s): Catriona Purfield , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065680

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, banking, direct investment, taxation

The removal in 2005 of quotas on textiles and clothing (T&C) presents important opportunities for India, but is also exposing key structural impediments to growth. I...

5 Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa: Why Has It Been So Low?

5 Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa: Why Has It Been So Low? »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

Foreign direct investment (FDI) has played a considerable role in the development of South Africa’s economy, although in more recent years FDI has remained at relatively low levels compared with other emergi...

9 Recent Evolution of Fund Conditionality

9 Recent Evolution of Fund Conditionality »

Source: International Financial Policy : Essays in honor of Jacques J. Polak

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557751966

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary fund, current account, exchange rates, inflation

Policy-based lending by the Fund goes under the rubric of “Fund conditionality.” Three elements are involved: (1) the general policy approach; (2) the particular choice and mix of policy instruments; and (3)...

Chapter 1 Inflation and Growth: Is There a Trade-Off?

Chapter 1 Inflation and Growth: Is There a Trade-Off? »

Source: Inflation and Growth in China

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557755421

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, money supply, foreign exchange, central bank

The existence and the nature of the linkage between inflation and economic growth have been the subject of perennial interest and debate. And, like most truly contro...

Chapter 12 Institutional Change, Trade Composition, and Export Supply Potential in China

Chapter 12 Institutional Change, Trade Composition, and Export Supply Potential in China »

Source: Inflation and Growth in China

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557755421

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, money supply, foreign exchange, central bank

The main objectives of this paper are to analyze the changing composition of China’s trade within the context of the reform of the Chinese economy and to discuss its...

5 How Can India Attract More Foreign Direct Investment?

5 How Can India Attract More Foreign Direct Investment? »

Source: India Goes Global : Its Expanding Role in the Global Economy

Series: Books

Author(s): Catriona Purfield , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065680

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, banking, direct investment, taxation

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is favored over other capital flows by emerging market countries. FDI is not debt creating, is less volatile than portfolio flows, an...