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Balance of payments
Book Chapter
Reforming the (non)system

Part of Journal Special Issue Resetting the International Monetary (Non)System

Balance of payments Economic integration
Book Chapter
Resolution of balance of payments crises: emergency financing and debt workouts

Part of Journal Special Issue Resetting the International Monetary (Non)System

Balance of payments Debt relief International agencies
Book Chapter
A brief history of the international monetary system since Bretton Woods

Part of Journal Special Issue Resetting the International Monetary (Non)System

Balance of payments Credit Financial institutions
Working Paper
A brief history of the international monetary system since Bretton Woods

This paper provides a historical background to contemporary debates on the international monetary system: their genesis, similarities, and differences of problems it has faced at different times...

Balance of payments Credit Financial institutions, International
Working Paper
Reforming the global monetary non-system

This paper proposes a comprehensive yet evolutionary reform of the global monetary non-system that evolved out of the breakdown of the original Bretton Woods arrangement in the early 1970s...

Balance of payments Economic integration
Blog
From the Editor’s Desk (January 2015)

We are now into 2015, and the year is already gathering speed. 2015 is of course the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, and a major year in global development with the conclusion of the MDG process, and the start of a new chapter with the SDGs...

Agricultural industries Balance of payments Children
Working Paper
Resolution of Balance of Payments Crises: Emergency Financing and Debt Workouts

This paper analyses the history and effectiveness of the two major mechanisms of resolution of balance of payments crisis...

Balance of payments Debt relief International agencies
Book Chapter
Foreign Aid and Economic Development in Postwar Lebanon

From the book: Foreign Aid for Development

Balance of payments Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Working Paper
China’s Trade Imbalances: The Role of FDI

China has been running a large trade surplus with the rest of the world, particularly with the USA and EU. This has caused considerable diplomatic tensions and tremendous pressure on the Chinese currency...

Balance of payments Foreign exchange International trade
Journal Article
Aid and Trade Sustainability under Liberalisation in Least Developed Countries

This study investigates the effect of trade liberalisation on export growth, import growth, the trade balance and the current account of the balance of payments in 17 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) over the period 1970 to 2001...

Balance of payments Economic assistance and foreign aid Panel analysis
Working Paper
Foreign Aid and Economic Development in Postwar Lebanon

This paper shows that foreign aid in postwar Lebanon passed through two phases with distinct features that have had far reaching implications for postwar development...

Balance of payments Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Working Paper
Trade Sustainability and Aid under Liberalization in Fragile Least Developed Countries

This study investigates the effect of trade liberalization on export growth, import growth, the trade balance and the current account of the balance of payments in 17 least developed countries (LDCs) over the period 1970 to 2001...

Balance of payments Economic assistance and foreign aid Panel analysis
Book Chapter
Flight Capital and Its Reversal for Development Financing

From the book: External Finance for Private Sector Development

Balance of payments Capital investments International finance
Working Paper
Flight Capital and its Reversal for Development Financing

In this paper, we review the theoretical and empirical literature on capital flight. First, we discuss the measurement of capital flight...

Balance of payments Capital investments International finance
Working Paper
Impact of Liberalization, Economic Growth and Trade Policies on Current Accounts of Developing Countries: An Econometric Study

The objectives of this paper are to examine the impact of liberalization on trade deficits and current accounts for developing economies...

Balance of payments Economic development Free trade
Working Paper
Sustainable and Excessive Current Account Deficits

The abundance of private capital flows confronts many emerging-market authorities with a transfer problem. They must decide whether to accept or resist the net capital inflow, or how much to accept and how much to resist...

Balance of payments Capital investments Debts, Public
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