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Conference Paper
An IMF perspective on the challenges and opportunities of the Basel II

Proceedings , Paper 1059

Asking the right questions about the IMF

1998 Annual Report essay
Annual Report

Conference Paper
Reconsidering the international monetary system.

Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole

Journal Article
Substitution account

FRBSF Economic Letter

Journal Article
How costly are IMF stabilization programs?

FRBSF Economic Letter

Journal Article
Bretton Woods agreements

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Sep

Working Paper
The IMF in a world of private capital markets

The IMF attempts to stabilize private capital flows to emerging markets by providing public monitoring and emergency finance. In analyzing its role we contrast cases where banks and bondholders do the lending. Banks have a natural advantage in monitoring and creditor coordination, while bonds have superior risk sharing characteristics. Consistent with this assumption, banks reduce spreads as they obtain more information through repeat transactions with borrowers. By comparison, repeat borrowing has little influence in bond markets, where publicly-available information dominates. But spreads ...
Working Paper Series , Paper 2005-12

Journal Article
Emerging SDR standard?

FRBSF Economic Letter

Working Paper
Time present and time past: a duration analysis of IMF program spells

The programs of the International Monetary Fund were originally designed to provide short-term assistance to countries implementing policies to address balance of payments disequilibria. In recent decades, however, the Fund has instituted new facilities with longer time horizons, while many developing countries have adopted consecutive programs. As a result, the length of time spent by countries in IMF programs has grown, and in some cases has extended over a decade. This paper analyzes the IMF program spells for a group of emerging economies over the period of 1982 to 1997. Duration models ...
Working Papers , Paper 01-2

Conference Paper
Policy making in an integrated world: from surveillance to ...?

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 43 , Issue Jun , Pages 205-241


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