Capital Inflows in the Baltic Countries, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union : Monetary and Prudential Issues

Author/Editor:

Alain Ize

Publication Date:

February 1, 1996

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Summary:

Significant capital inflows were observed during the first half of 1995 in a number of FSU countries. This paper reviews the recent experience of those countries with significant inflows, examines policy responses in view of the current macroeconomic and institutional environment, discusses the use of monetary and prudential instruments to sterilize or discourage inflows, and reviews operational considerations for conducting sterilization operations.

Series:

Working Paper No. 96/22

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

February 1, 1996

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451921243/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA0221996

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

42

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