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Dollarisation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Juan-Sebastian Corrales, Patrick A. Imam, Sebastian Weber and Etienne Yehoue.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Money and Interest Rates. 9697 words.

This article introduces an extended database on dollarisation in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). We document the pattern of dollarisation in SSA economies over the last decade and assess the...

Exporting Sovereign Stress: Evidence from Syndicated Bank Lending during the Euro Area Sovereign Debt Crisis

Alexander Popov and Neeltje Van Horen.

in Review of Finance

August 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Banking; International Finance; Money and Interest Rates. 16356 words.

We show that after the start of the euro area sovereign debt crisis, lending by non-GIIPS European banks with sizeable holdings of GIIPS sovereign bonds declined relative to nonexposed...

Financial Fragility in Small Open Economies: Firm Balance Sheets and the Sectoral Structure

Yannick Kalantzis.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Finance; Money and Interest Rates. 13631 words.

Episodes of large capital inflows in small open economies are often associated with a shift of resources from the tradable to the non-tradable sector and sometimes lead to...

The four fallacies of contemporary austerity policies: the lost Keynesian legacy

Robert Boyer.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economywide Country Studies; Money and Interest Rates; International Finance; National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; General Aggregative Models; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 11726 words.

The contemporary wide-scale austerity measures are likely to fail in most countries. The first fallacy derives from the false diagnosis that the present crisis is the outcome of lax public...

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From global imbalances to global reorganisations

Robert Wade.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Economics; Microeconomics; Money and Interest Rates; International Relations and International Political Economy; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; International Finance; International Financial Markets; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 13352 words.

The world feels itself to be in transition, but to what is unclear. Will the liberal market model retain its normative primacy once some semblance of normality is restored, or will other...

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A General Equilibrium Model of Sovereign Default and Business Cycles

Enrique G. Mendoza and Vivian Z. Yue.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; International Finance; Money and Interest Rates. 18799 words.

Why are episodes of sovereign default accompanied by deep recessions? The existing literature cannot answer this question. On one hand, sovereign default models treat income fluctuations as...

Global dollar credit: links to US monetary policy and leverage

Robert N. McCauley, Patrick McGuire and Vladyslav Sushko.

in Economic Policy

April 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Financial Institutions and Services; Banking; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Money and Interest Rates. 16649 words.

Since the global financial crisis, banks and bond investors have increased the outstanding US dollar credit to non-bank borrowers outside the United States from $6 trillion to $9 trillion....

Global Imbalances: Past, Present, and Future

Marcello De Cecco.

in Contributions to Political Economy

June 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Money and Interest Rates; International Economics; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 11438 words.

The paper provides a historical and theoretical examination of the problem of global imbalances from classical antiquity to the present. It focuses on the classical Gold Standard, the...

How the Financial Crisis Affected World Agriculture: A General Equilibrium Perspective

Xinshen Diao and Terry Roe.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2000; p ublished online August 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; International Finance; Money and Interest Rates. 0 words.

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The International Financial Criss: Macroeconomic Linkages to Agriculture

Mathew D. Shane and William M. Liefert.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2000; p ublished online August 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; International Finance; Money and Interest Rates. 0 words.

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A Long-Run Risks Explanation of Predictability Puzzles in Bond and Currency Markets

Ravi Bansal and Ivan Shaliastovich.

in The Review of Financial Studies

January 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Money and Interest Rates; International Finance; Economics; International Financial Markets. 14278 words.

We show that bond risk premia rise with uncertainty about expected inflation and fall with uncertainty about expected growth; the magnitude of return predictability using these uncertainty...

Money, housing and world market: the dialectic of globalised production

Maria N. Ivanova.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Money and Interest Rates; International Relations and International Political Economy; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; International Finance; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 10060 words.

This article offers an interpretation of the domestic and global dimensions of the US housing, financial and economic crisis in a Marxian framework. My key argument is that the origins of...

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Systemic Risk, Dollarization, and Interest Rates in Emerging Markets: A Panel-Based Approach

Edmar L. Bacha, Márcio Holland and Fernando M. Gonçalves.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2009; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Money and Interest Rates; International Finance; Economic Development; Development Planning and Policy; Economywide Country Studies. 6706 words.

This study investigates the impact of systemic risks and financial dollarization on real interest rates in emerging economies. Higher systemic risks induce both higher real interest rates...

Thresholds in the Finance-Growth Nexus: A Cross-Country Analysis

Hakan Yilmazkuday.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Money and Interest Rates; International Finance; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 6715 words.

Thresholds of inflation, government size, trade openness, and per capita income for the finance-growth nexus are investigated using five-year averages of standard variables for 84 countries...

Time-Varying Risk, Interest Rates, and Exchange Rates in General Equilibrium

Fernando Alvarez, Andrew Atkeson and Patrick J. Kehoe.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Money and Interest Rates. 13108 words.

Under mild assumptions, the data indicate that fluctuations in nominal interest rate differentials across currencies are primarily fluctuations in time-varying risk. This finding is an...

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