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Exchange Rate Fluctuations and International Portfolio Rebalancing in Thailand

Author/Editor: Jacob Gyntelberg, Mico Loretan, Subhanij Tientip.

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

We present empirical evidence that the Thai baht’s value is driven in part by investors’ cross-border equity portfolio rebalancing decisions. Our results are based on comprehensive more...



Successful Austerity in the United States, Europe and Japan

Author/Editor: Nicoletta Batini, Giovanni Callegari, Giovanni Melina.

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

The output effects of 2009 fiscal expansions have been hotly debated. But the discussion of fiscal multipliers is even more relevant now that several European countries have had to quickly retract more...



Barriers to Household Risk Management: Evidence from India

Author/Editor: Shawn Cole, Xavier Gine, Jeremy Tobacman, Petia Topalova, Robert M. Townsend, James Ian Vickery.

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

Why do many households remain exposed to large exogenous sources of non-systematic income risk? We use a series of randomized field experiments in rural India to test the importance of price and more...



Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Asia and Pacific : Managing Spillovers and Advancing Economic Rebalancing

Release Date: April, 2012

Price: $35.00

Barring the realization of downside risks to the global economy, growth in the Asia and the Pacific region is expected to gain momentum over the course of 2012, according to this report, and now more...



Philippines: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: March, 2012

Price: $18.00

BRICs’ Philosophies for Development Financing and Their Implications for LICs

Author/Editor: Nkunde Mwase, Yongzheng Yang.

Release Date: March, 2012

Price: $18.00

Flows of development financing from the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) to low income countries (LICs) have surged in recent years. Unlike aid from traditional donors, BRICs (excluding more...



Cambodia: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: February, 2012

Price: $18.00

Do Loan-To-Value and Debt-To-Income Limits Work? Evidence From Korea

Author/Editor: Deniz Igan, Heedon Kang.

Release Date: December, 2011

Price: $18.00

With another real estate boom-bust bringing woes to the world economy, a quest for a better policy toolkit to deal with these boom-busts has begun. Macroprudential measures could be in such a more...



Determinants of Development Financing Flows From Brazil, Russia, India, and China to Low-Income Countries

Author/Editor: Nkunde Mwase.

Release Date: November, 2011

Price: $18.00

BRICs development financing flows have increased significantly and are expected to become more prominent in the post-crisis era. We investigate the potential implications on the country-allocation of more...



Indonesia: 2011 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Indonesia

Release Date: October, 2011

Price: $18.00

Australia; Selected Issues

Release Date: October, 2011

Price: $18.00

Philippines: Selected Issues Paper

Release Date: March, 2011

Price: $18.00

Thailand : Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Release Date: December, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Detailed Assessment Report focuses on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) for Thailand. The report discusses that Thailand has a legal framework in the more...



Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative: Preliminary Document

Release Date: July, 2007

Price: $18.00

This paper discusses the enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s economy achieved a major recovery, with robust GDP more...



Thailand : Selected Issues

Release Date: July, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper on Thailand reviews public investment and investment recovery from financial crises. Thailand is a country with a moderate tax effort, which indicates that increases in more...



New Zealand : Selected Issues

Release Date: May, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the underlying factors that explain the behavior of the Kiwi dollar. The findings suggest that the factors influencing the New Zealand dollar have been changing. more...



Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Release Date: March, 2007

Price: $18.00

This paper discusses key findings of the First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) for Afghanistan. Despite a difficult security environment and persistent expenditure more...



Philippines : Selected Issues

Release Date: March, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper highlights the Philippine growth performance led by the services sector. Average GDP growth is higher in the post-Asian crisis period in the Philippines, while the majority more...



Papua New Guinea : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Release Date: March, 2007

Price: $18.00

This paper examines and tests the existence of political budget cycles in Papua New Guinea during the period 1988–2004. Several factors point to the existence of political budget cycles in more...



Australia : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Technical Note: Investor Protection, Disclosure, and Financial Literacy

Release Date: December, 2006

Price: $18.00

This study reviews selected issues on investor protection and corporate governance in Australia, and concludes that the corporate governance framework for Australian-listed companies is largely more...



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