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Balance Sheet Effects, Bailout Guarantees and Financial Crises

Martin Schneider and Aaron Tornell.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 16474 words.

This paper provides a model of boom-bust episodes in middle-income countries. It is based on sectoral differences in corporate finance: the nontradables sector is special in that it faces a...

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Can appreciation be expansionary? Evidence from the euro area

Philip R Lane and Livio Stracca.

in Economic Policy

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 11890 words.

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We identify exogenous effects of shifts in effective exchange rates for euro area (EA) countries between 1999 and 2016. The identification strategy is...

Can Sticky Price Models Generate Volatile and Persistent Real Exchange Rates?

V. V Chari, Patrick J. Kehoe and Ellen R. McGrattan.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2002; p ublished online July 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 0 words.

The central puzzle in international business cycles is that fluctuations in real exchange rates are volatile and persistent. We quantify the popular story for real exchange rate...

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Capital Flows to Developing Countries: The Allocation Puzzle

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas and Olivier Jeanne.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 15260 words.

The textbook neoclassical growth model predicts that countries with faster productivity growth should invest more and attract more foreign capital. We show that the allocation of capital...

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Capital inflows, financial repression, and macroeconomic policy in India since the reforms

Partha Sen.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

June 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; International Factor Movements and International Business; International Finance; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 9763 words.

Since the early 1990s the Indian economy has seen a considerable relaxation of controls, as a consequence of which it has witnessed unprecedented growth. This is especially remarkable in...

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Corporate Post-Retirement Benefit Plans and Leverage

Söhnke M. Bartram.

in Review of Finance

March 2016; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 23891 words.

Defined benefit pension and health care plans are important for firm leverage around the world. While consolidating off-balance sheet post-retirement plans increases effective leverage by...

Correctly analysing the balance-of-payments constraint on growth

Arslan Razmi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance; General Aggregative Models. 10889 words.

The balance-of-payments-constrained growth (BPCG) model provides an interesting hypothesis regarding economic growth. The main implication is that world demand places the dominant...

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Crisis-era protectionism and the multilateral governance of trade: an assessment

Simon J. Evenett and David Vines.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations and International Political Economy; International Economics; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 8609 words.

This paper examines the multilateral governance of trade along with the prospects for its meaningful reform, in the light of recent, crisis-era discrimination against the many types of...

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Currency Unions, Product Introductions, and the Real Exchange Rate

Alberto Cavallo, Brent Neiman and Roberto Rigobon.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 17466 words.

We use a novel data set of online prices of identical goods sold by four large global retailers in dozens of countries to study good-level real exchange rates and their aggregated behavior....

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Czech Mate: Expropriation and Investor Protection in a Converging World

Mihir A. Desai and Alberto Moel.

in Review of Finance

March 2008; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; International Finance; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Financial Markets. 11110 words.

This paper examines the expropriation of a foreign investor by a local partner and the subsequent resolution of the case through international arbitration in favor of the investor. Despite...

Demand and distribution in integrated economies

Armon Rezai.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; General Aggregative Models; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 8292 words.

Aggregate demand is influenced by the functional distribution of income of an economy and that of its trading partner. The relationship between income distribution and output is analysed in...

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Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa

Raju Jan Singh, Markus Haacker, Kyung-woo Lee and Maëlan Le Goff.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Finance; Economywide Country Studies; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 8176 words.

This paper investigates the determinants and the macroeconomic role of remittances in sub-Saharan Africa. It assembles the most comprehensive data set available so far on remittances in the...

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Disorderly adjustments to the misalignments in the Korean won

Takuji Kinkyo.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 5486 words.

This paper estimates the equilibrium exchange rates for Korea's real effective rates using Clark and MacDonald's (1999) behavioural equilibrium exchange rate (BEER) approach. The estimation...

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The distributional consequences of foreign transfers: do they reduce or exacerbate inequality?

Serpil Bouza and Stephen J. Turnovsky.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 10678 words.

This paper employs a dynamic two-sector dependent-economy model to study the impact of foreign transfers on a country’s aggregate economic performance, as well as its distributions of...

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Do developing countries need ‘good’ institutions and policies and deep financial markets to benefit from capital account liberalization?

Andrew van Hulten and Michael Webber.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2010; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 12504 words.

This article critically evaluates the argument that, if developing countries had better institutions and policies and deeper financial markets, they would receive a boost to growth from...

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Do real exchange rate appreciations matter for growth?

Matthieu Bussière, Claude Lopez and Cédric Tille.

in Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 15333 words.

The impact of exchange rate changes on growth – a long-standing key issue in international macroeconomics – has received renewed attention in recent years owing to weaker growth rates and...

Dollars, Debt, and International Financial Institutions: Dedollarizing Multilateral Lending

Eduardo Levy Yeyati.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Economics; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 9847 words.

Financial dollarization is increasingly seen as a concern because of its tendency to contribute to financial crises and output volatility. As a result the debate ...

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Estimating Equilibrium Real Exchange Rates in the Franc Zone

Simeon Coleman.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Other Economic Systems; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 9275 words.

This paper estimates the degree of real exchange rate misalignment in 12 CFA (Communauté Financière Africaine) franc zone countries over the period 1960–99. Allowing for contemporaneous...

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Ethnic Fractionalisation and Aid Effectiveness

Roland Hodler and David S. Knight.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 8884 words.

We test the hypothesis that the effect of foreign aid on economic growth is positive in ethnically homogenous countries, but decreasing in ethnic fractionalisation. Using panel data...

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The fallacy of composition and contractionary devaluations: output effects of real exchange rate shocks in semi-industrialised countries

Robert A. Blecker and Arslan Razmi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economic Development. 11968 words.

This paper studies whether intra-developing country price competition has significant effects on the short-run growth of output in developing countries that are specialised in manufactured...

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