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Policy Reform, Adjustment Costs, and Investment

Policy Reform, Adjustment Costs, and Investment »

Source: Policy Reform, Adjustment Costs, and Investment : With Activity of Local Investors as a Signal

Volume/Issue: 1997/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1997

ISBN: 9781451856781

Keywords: investors, foreign investors, foreign investment, direct investment, foreign direct investment

Adjustment assistance is provided to local investors responding to policy reform and facing adjustment costs, to facilitate their activity–a signal to foreign investors about the profitability of investing i...

Towards a System of Multilateral Unit Labor Cost-Based Competitiveness Indicators for Advanced, Developing, and Transition Countries

Towards a System of Multilateral Unit Labor Cost-Based Competitiveness Indicators for Advanced, Developing, and Transition Countries »

Source: Towards a System of Multilateral Unit Labor Cost-Based Competitiveness Indicators for Advanced, Developing, and Transition Countries

Volume/Issue: 1997/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anthony Turner , and Stephen Golub

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1997

ISBN: 9781451922882

Keywords: effective exchange rates, exchange rates, reer, unit labor costs, exchange rate

This paper attempts to extend the range of countries covered by the IMF’s multilateral real exchange rate indexes based on relative unit labor costs (REER-ULCs) in manufacturing. A data set was assembled tha...

7 The Role of Financial Institutions in the Transition to a Market Economy

7 The Role of Financial Institutions in the Transition to a Market Economy »

Source: Building Sound Finance in Emerging Market Economies : Proceedings of a Conference held in Washington, D.C., June 10-11, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1994

ISBN: 9781557753809

Keywords: credit, banking, payments, payment system, banking system

Policymakers in the formerly centrally planned economies face the formidable task of creating functioning market economies in environments in which market mechanisms have been suppr...

13. Roundtable on Financial Reforms and Their Implementation

13. Roundtable on Financial Reforms and Their Implementation »

Source: Building Sound Finance in Emerging Market Economies : Proceedings of a Conference held in Washington, D.C., June 10-11, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1994

ISBN: 9781557753809

Keywords: credit, banking, payments, payment system, banking system

In this roundtable, we have been asked to address three basic questions that arose in the various sessions of the conference: How to handle the issue of bank portfolios or how to de...

5 Payment System Reform in Formerly Centrally Planned Economies

5 Payment System Reform in Formerly Centrally Planned Economies »

Source: Building Sound Finance in Emerging Market Economies : Proceedings of a Conference held in Washington, D.C., June 10-11, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1994

ISBN: 9781557753809

Keywords: credit, banking, payments, payment system, banking system

A payment system capable of speedy settlement of transactions in goods, services, and basic securities is a linchpin of a functioning market economy. Measures to ensure the integrit...

8 Strengthening the Russian Banking System: The International Standard Banks Program

8 Strengthening the Russian Banking System: The International Standard Banks Program »

Source: Building Sound Finance in Emerging Market Economies : Proceedings of a Conference held in Washington, D.C., June 10-11, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1994

ISBN: 9781557753809

Keywords: credit, banking, payments, payment system, banking system

In Russia, financial reform has lagged behind privatization. Concern is now developing that the advantages of privatization may be reduced and the economic recovery slowed by the ab...

2 Financial and Enterprise Restructuring in Emerging Market Economies

2 Financial and Enterprise Restructuring in Emerging Market Economies »

Source: Building Sound Finance in Emerging Market Economies : Proceedings of a Conference held in Washington, D.C., June 10-11, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1994

ISBN: 9781557753809

Keywords: credit, banking, payments, payment system, banking system

Building sound financial systems is fundamental to developing viable market economies where central planning once prevailed. In a market economy, it is the financial system that cha...

4 Financial Underdevelopment and Macroeconomic Stabilization in Russia

4 Financial Underdevelopment and Macroeconomic Stabilization in Russia »

Source: Building Sound Finance in Emerging Market Economies : Proceedings of a Conference held in Washington, D.C., June 10-11, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1994

ISBN: 9781557753809

Keywords: credit, banking, payments, payment system, banking system

Macroeconomic stabilization has proved to be one of the most problematic aspects of the transition in Russia. This fact is troubling because macroeconomic stabilization is merely a...