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Offshore Banking

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Source: Offshore Banking : An Analysis of Micro- and Macro-Prudential Issues

Volume/Issue: 1999/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Errico , and Alberto Musalem Borrero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451842166

Keywords: Offshore Banking, Cross-Border Capital Flows, Banking Problems, Financial Crises, Prudential Regulations, Banking Supervision, banking, offshore banks, consolidated supervision, supervisory authorities

The paper takes a closer look at offshore banking—a pervasive practice that has played a role in recent crises. Offshore banking is an increasingly attractive alternative to the sometimes heavily regulated f...

8 Stabilization Policies in Developing Countries with a Parallel Market for Foreign Exchange

8 Stabilization Policies in Developing Countries with a Parallel Market for Foreign Exchange »

Source: Macroeconomic Models for Adjustment in Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557752192

Keywords: inflation, money stock, money supply, monetary fund, exchange rate

W idespread trade restrictions and foreign exchange controls have resulted in inefficient patterns of resource use and led to the emergence of parallel markets in goods and foreign c...

11 A Forward-Looking Macroeconomic Simulation Model for a Developing Country

11 A Forward-Looking Macroeconomic Simulation Model for a Developing Country »

Source: Macroeconomic Models for Adjustment in Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557752192

Keywords: inflation, money stock, money supply, monetary fund, exchange rate

M acroeconomic policy in developing countries has received considerable attention in recent years as continuing external and internal imbalances have contributed to a slowdown in gro...

9 A Macroeconometric Model for Developing Countries

9 A Macroeconometric Model for Developing Countries »

Source: Macroeconomic Models for Adjustment in Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557752192

Keywords: inflation, money stock, money supply, monetary fund, exchange rate

D espite the increased attention that macroeconomic management in developing countries has received during the past decade, no consensus has emerged on the appropriate analytical fra...

3 Stabilization Programs in Developing Countries: A Formal Framework

3 Stabilization Programs in Developing Countries: A Formal Framework »

Source: Macroeconomic Models for Adjustment in Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557752192

Keywords: inflation, money stock, money supply, monetary fund, exchange rate

M ost developing countries have at one time or another faced the twin problems of a high domestic rate of inflation and a deficit in the balance of payments. The cause of these probl...

APPENDIX III A Review of Policies in Fund Programs, 1980–84

APPENDIX III A Review of Policies in Fund Programs, 1980–84 »

Source: Fund-Supported Programs, Fiscal Policy, and Income Distribution

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1986

ISBN: 9780939934645

Keywords: taxation, expenditure, salaries, subsidies, income distribution

Selection of the Sample The Fund approved 117 stand-by programs and 23 extended facilities from January 1980 to December 1984, for 68 countries. Twenty-two countries had programs in...

Chapter 2 From Reserves Accumulation to Sovereign Wealth Fund: Policy and Macrofinancial Considerations

Chapter 2 From Reserves Accumulation to Sovereign Wealth Fund: Policy and Macrofinancial Considerations »

Source: Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Adnan Mazarei , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2010

ISBN: 9781589069275

Keywords: investors, bonds, investment strategies, principals, financial markets

Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) are attracting increasing attention. SWFs are not new, and some of the longer-established funds—for example, those of Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, and Singapore—have existed for decades....

Chapter 11 Investment Objectives of Sovereign Wealth Funds: A Shifting Paradigm

Chapter 11 Investment Objectives of Sovereign Wealth Funds: A Shifting Paradigm »

Source: Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Adnan Mazarei , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2010

ISBN: 9781589069275

Keywords: investors, bonds, investment strategies, principals, financial markets

Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) were severely hit by the global financial crisis. With increased public scrutiny over hefty losses incurred during the crisis, many SWFs have reviewed existing investment practi...

Chapter 14 The Macroeconomic Impact of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Chapter 14 The Macroeconomic Impact of Sovereign Wealth Funds »

Source: Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Adnan Mazarei , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2010

ISBN: 9781589069275

Keywords: investors, bonds, investment strategies, principals, financial markets

Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) have come to play an increasingly large role in the global financial landscape. Their rise reflects, in part, the buildup of global current account imbalances in the run-up to t...

Chapter 9 Sovereign Wealth Funds and Recipient-Country Investment Policies: OECD Perspectives

Chapter 9 Sovereign Wealth Funds and Recipient-Country Investment Policies: OECD Perspectives »

Source: Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Adnan Mazarei , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2010

ISBN: 9781589069275

Keywords: investors, bonds, investment strategies, principals, financial markets

Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) have much to offer. They can contribute to the economic development of their home countries by, for example, helping to diversify income sources for commodity-dependent economie...