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The Impact of Economic Securityon Bank Deposits and Investment1

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Source: The Impact of Economic Securityon Bank Deposits and Investment

Volume/Issue: 1998/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Fabricius

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1998

ISBN: 9781451852110

Keywords: Economic Security, Institutions, Bank Deposits, institutional variables, correlation, explanatory power, institutional quality, standard deviation

This paper highlights the importance of institutions in explaining the variation of investment rates and of two measures of bank deposits across countries. A general index of economic security is created for 130 co...

10 The Rand Crises of 1998 and 2001: What Have We Learned?

10 The Rand Crises of 1998 and 2001: What Have We Learned? »

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

Over the past ten years, the South African rand has been subject to periodic crises, the causes of which were by no means immediately obvious at the time (Figure 10.1a and 10.1b). This study examines two of...

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...

IV. Sub-Saharan Africa’s Emerging Export Pattern

IV. Sub-Saharan Africa’s Emerging Export Pattern »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Sub-Saharan African

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066397

Keywords: debt, domestic debt, debt management, exchange rate regime, exporting countries

Introduction The share of SSA in global trade (exports plus imports) has declined from about 4 percent in 1970 to about 2 percent at present (Figure 4.1). This long-term decline is t...

IV. Évolution de la structure des exportations de l’Afrique subsaharienne

IV. Évolution de la structure des exportations de l’Afrique subsaharienne »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007 : Sub-Saharan African

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 April 2007

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589066403

Keywords: debt, domestic debt, debt management, exchange rate regime, exporting countries, interest, external debt, oil importers, oil-producing countries, importing countries

Introduction La part de l’Afrique subsaharienne dans le commerce mondial (exportations plus importations) est tombée de quelque 4 % en 1970 à environ 2 % aujourd’hui (graphique 4.1)....