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December 2003
 
Title: Sources of Nominal Exchange Rate Fluctuations in South Africa
Author/Editor: Bhundia, Ashok ; Gottschalk, Jan
Series: Working Paper No. 03/252
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Exchange rates | South Africa | Economic models
Author's Keyword(s): Nominal exchange rate | real disturbances | nominal disturbances | structural VAR
 
Title: Characterizing Global Investors' Risk Appetite for Emerging Market Debt During Financial Crises
Author/Editor: Dungey, Mardi ; Fry, Renee ; González-Hermosillo, Brenda ; Martin, Vance
Series: Working Paper No. 03/251
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Emerging markets | Bonds | Debt | Financial crisis | fINANCIAL RISK | Economic models
Author's Keyword(s): Risk Aversion | Bond Markets | Financial Crises | SVAR
 
Title: Determinants of Deflation In Hong Kong SAR
Author/Editor: N'Diaye, Papa M'B. P.
Series: Working Paper No. 03/250
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Deflation | Hong Kong SAR | Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China
Author's Keyword(s): Deflation | Structural VAR
 
Title: External Debt, Public Investment, and Growth in Low-Income Countries
Author/Editor: Clements, Benedict J. ; Bhattacharya, Rina ; Nguyen, Toan Quoc
Series: Working Paper No. 03/249
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): External debt | Public investment | Economic growth | Low income developing countries
Author's Keyword(s): External Debt | Debt Service | Growth | Public Investment
 
Title: Multinational Enterprises, International Trade, and Productivity Growth: Firm-Level Evidence from the United States
Author/Editor: Keller, Wolfgang ; Yeaple, Stephen R.
Series: Working Paper No. 03/248
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): International trade | United States | Productivity | Economic growth | Foreign investment
Author's Keyword(s): Foreign direct investment | technology transfer | technology spillovers | international trade
 
Title: Budget System Reform in Transitional Economies: The Case of the Former Yugoslav Republics
Author/Editor: Diamond, Jack ; Last, Duncan
Series: Working Paper No. 03/247
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Budgetary reforms | Yugoslavia | Yugoslavia, Federal Republic of
Author's Keyword(s): Budget Reform | Yugoslavia
 
Title: Volatility and Comovement in a Globalized World Economy: An Empirical Exploration
Author/Editor: Kose, M. Ayhan ; Prasad, Eswar ; Terrones, Marco
Series: Working Paper No. 03/246
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Business cycles | Globalization
Author's Keyword(s): Business cycles | macroeconomic fluctuations | volatility | correlations | globalization
 
Title: China's Integration into the World Economy: Implications for Developing Countries
Author/Editor: Yang, Yongzheng
Series: Working Paper No. 03/245
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Development | China | World Trade Organization | Exports | Trade | China, People's Republic of
Author's Keyword(s): China | WTO Accession | export competition | FDI diversion | developing countries
 
Title: The Effects of Fiscal Policies on the Economic Development of Women in the Middle East and North Africa
Author/Editor: Laframboise, Nicole ; Trumbic, Tea
Series: Working Paper No. 03/244
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Fiscal policy | Middle East | North Africa | Development | Gender equality | Government expenditures
Author's Keyword(s): Government social spending | social indicators | gender bias
 
Title: Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes
Author/Editor: Rogoff, Kenneth ; Husain, Aasim M. ; Mody, Ashoka ; Brooks, Robin ; Oomes, Nienke
Series: Working Paper No. 03/243
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Exchange rate regimes | Economic conditions
Author's Keyword(s): Exchange Rate Regimes | economic performance
 
Title: Are Credit Default Swaps Spreads High in Emerging Markets-An Alternative Methodology for Proxying Recovery Value
Author/Editor: Singh, Manmohan
Series: Working Paper No. 03/242
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Credit | Emerging markets | Economic recovery | Bonds
Author's Keyword(s): Recovery value | probability of default | credit default swaps
 
Title: IMF and the Baltics: A Decade of Cooperation
Author/Editor: Knöbl, Adalbert ; Haas, Richard D.
Series: Working Paper No. 03/241
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Currency boards | Baltics | Fund role | Economic reforms | Transition economies
Author's Keyword(s): Currency reform | currency board | transition to market economy
 
Title: Patterns of Shocks and Regional Monetary Cooperation in South Asia
Author/Editor: Maskay, Nephil Matangi
Series: Working Paper No. 03/240
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Monetary policy | Asia | Structural adjustment | Trade
Author's Keyword(s): South Asia | shocks | regional monetary cooperation
 
Title: Trade Liberalization Strategies: What Could South Eastern Europe Learn From CEFTA and BFTA?
Author/Editor: Adam, Antonis ; Kosma, Theodora ; McHugh, James
Series: Working Paper No. 03/239
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Trade liberalization | Europe | Baltics | International trade | Economic models
Author's Keyword(s): Trade liberalization | gravity models | stability pact | CEFTA | BFTA
 
Title: U.S. Investors' Emerging Market Equity Portfolios: A Security-Level Analysis
Author/Editor: Edison, Hali J. ; Warnock, Francis E.
Series: Working Paper No. 03/238
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Emerging markets | United States | Exchange risk | Capital markets | Investment | Financial crisis
Author's Keyword(s): emerging markets | portfolio choice | home bias | and international risk sharing
 
Title: Growth, Governance, and Fiscal Policy Transmission Channels in Low-Income Countries
Author/Editor: Baldacci, Emanuele ; Hillman, Arye L. ; Kojo, Naoko C.
Series: Working Paper No. 03/237
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Economic growth | Low income developing countries | Fiscal policy | Governance
Author's Keyword(s): Growth | governance | fiscal policy | low-income countries
 
Title: Cross-Border Listings, Capital Controls, and U.S. Equity Flows to Emerging Markets
Author/Editor: Edison, Hali J. ; Warnock, Francis E.
Series: Working Paper No. 03/236
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Capital controls | Capital flows | Emerging markets | Economic models
Author's Keyword(s): Portfolio equity flows | capital flows | emerging markets | and ADRs
 
Title: From the Front lines at Seoul Bank: Restructuring and Reprivatization
Author/Editor: Kang, Chungwon
Series: Working Paper No. 03/235
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Bank restructuring | Korea, Republic of | Privatization
Author's Keyword(s): Korea | bank restructuring
 
Title: Do Active Labor Market Policies Increase Employment?
Author/Editor: Estevão, Marcello M.
Series: Working Paper No. 03/234
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Unemployment | Employment | Labor market policy | Wages
Author's Keyword(s): Unemployment | employment rate | labor market policies | wages | bargaining
 
Title: Financial Globalization, Portfolio Diversification, and the Pattern of International Trade
Author/Editor: Koren, Miklós
Series: Working Paper No. 03/233
Date: December 01, 2003
Subject(s): Globalization | International trade | Markets | Economic models
Author's Keyword(s): Financial globalization | trade volume | trade structure | incomplete markets | portfolio choice