Paul R. Masson

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department

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The Brookings Institution

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Scholarly Papers (51)

1.

The Scope for Inflation Targeting in Developing Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 97/130
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 May 2001
Paul R. Masson, Miguel A. Savastano and Sunil Sharma
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Monetary and Capital Markets Departrment and George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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inflation targeting, developing countries

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Contagion: Monsoonal Effects, Spillovers, and Jumps between Multiple Equilibria

IMF Working Paper No. 98/142
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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contagion, spillovers, multiple equilibria

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The Mexican Peso Crisis: Overview and Analysis of Credibility Factors

IMF Working Paper No. 96/6
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson and Pierre-Richard Agenor
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and University of Manchester - School of Social Sciences
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International Evidence on the Determinants of Private Saving

IMF Working Paper No. 95/51
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson, Tamim Bayoumi and Hossein Samiei
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Multiple Equilibria, Contagion, and the Emerging Market Crises

IMF Working Paper No. 99/164
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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contagion, multiple equilibria, currency crisis

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Global Monetary Conditions Versus Country-Specific Factors in the Determination of Emerging Market Debt Spreads

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series No. 3626
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Paul R. Masson, Mansoor Dailami and Jean Jose Padou
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, World Bank and University of Toronto
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Macroeconomic Effects of Projected Population Aging in Industrial Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 90/5
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson and Ralph W. Tryon
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Government of the United States of America - Division of International Finance (IFDP)
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Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country

IMF Working Paper No. 01/128
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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migration, poverty, development

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Multimod: A Multi-Region Econometric Model

IMF Working Paper No. 88/23
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson, Steven Symansky and Richard Haas
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Cotton Sector Strategies in West and Central Africa (English Version)

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2867-A
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Models of Inflation and the Costs of Disinflation

IMF Working Paper No. 91/97
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Bankim Chadha, Paul R. Masson and Guy Meredith
affiliation not provided to SSRN, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 149 (194,229)
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Net Foreign Assets and International Adjustment: The United States, Japan, and Germany

IMF Working Paper No. 93/33
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson, Jeroen Kremers and Jocelyn Horne
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 148 (195,331)
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Monetary Union in West Africa: Who Might Gain, Who Might Lose, and Why?

IMF Working Paper No. 02/226
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
Xavier Debrun, Paul R. Masson and Catherine A. Pattillo
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Division
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Monetary union, West Africa, Africa, fiscal distortions

Monetary Union in West Africa: Who Might Gain, Who Might Lose, and Why?

Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 454-481, May 2005
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Apr 2005
Xavier Debrun, Paul R. Masson and Catherine A. Pattillo
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Division
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Credibility of Policies Versus Credibility of Policymakers

IMF Working Paper No. 94/49
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Allan Drazen and Paul R. Masson
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Credibility of Policies Versus Credibility of Policymakers

NBER Working Paper No. w4448
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Apr 2001 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2010
Allan Drazen and Paul R. Masson
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Long-Term Tendencies in Budget Deficits and Debt

IMF Working Paper No. 95/128
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson and Michael L. Mussa
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Cotton Sector Strategies in West and Central Africa

IMF Working Paper No. 02/173
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Feb 2006
World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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World Cotton Market Cotton Subsidies Cotton Sector Reform West and Central Africa

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Monetary Union in West Africa: An Agency of Restraint for Fiscal Policies?

IMF Working Paper No. 01/34
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Jan 2006
Paul R. Masson and Catherine A. Pattillo
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Division
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monetary union, West Africa, fiscal rules, fiscal discipline, ECOWAS, CFA franc zone

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Economic and Monetary Union in Europe and Constraints on National Budgetary Policies

IMF Working Paper No. 90/60
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
A. Lans Bovenberg, Jeroen Kremers and Paul R. Masson
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Fiscal Policy and Growth in the Context of European Integration

IMF Working Paper No. 00/133
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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European Union, fiscal federalism, tax competition, social security

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Fiscal Policy Independence in a European Monetary Union

IMF Working Paper No. 90/24
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson and Jacques Melitz
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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Global Financial Crises Institutions and Incentives

IMF Working Paper No. 00/105
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Manmohan Kumar, Paul R. Masson and Marcus H. Miller
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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International monetary reform lender of last resort financial crises

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Scope and Limits of International Economic Cooperation and Policy Coordination

IMF Working Paper No. 87/24
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Jocelyn Horne and Paul R. Masson
affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 95 (270,822)
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International Coordination of Economic Policies: Scope, Methods, and Effects

IMF Working Paper No. 88/53
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Jacob A. Frenkel and Paul R. Masson
Merrill Lynch & Co. - Sovereign Advisory Group and Global Financial Institutions Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 75 (316,392)
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International Coordination of Economic Policies: Scope, Methods, and Effects

NBER Working Paper No. w2670
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 01 Jun 2004
Jacob A. Frenkel, Morris Goldstein and Paul R. Masson
Merrill Lynch & Co. - Sovereign Advisory Group and Global Financial Institutions Group, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Characteristics of the Euro, the Demand for Reserves, and Policy Coordination Under Emu

IMF Working Paper No. 97/58
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson and Bart Turtelboom
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Deutsche Bank, London
Downloads 90 (280,313)
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Experience with Budgetary Convergence in the WAEMU

IMF Working Paper No. 02/108
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
Ousmane Dore and Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Fiscal policy, Convergence, Integration

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Cotton Sector Strategies in West and Central Africa (French Version)

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2867-B
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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27.

Exchange Rate Regime Transitions

IMF Working Paper No. 00/134
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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exchange rates, regimes, pegs, floating

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International Policy Coordination in a World with Model Uncertainty

IMF Working Paper No. 87/81
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Atish R. Ghosh and Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Model Uncertainty, Learning, and the Gains from Coordination

IMF Working Paper No. 88/114
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Atish R. Ghosh and Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Strategies for Modeling Exchange Rates and Capital Flows in Multi-Country Macroeconomic Models

IMF Working Paper No. 87/32
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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The Effect of Updating the Trade Matrix on Merm Weights and Calculated Effective Exchange Rates

IMF Working Paper No. 87/37
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Erm Money Supplies and the Transition to Emu

IMF Working Paper No. 94/1
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Marcel Cassard, Timothy Lane and Paul R. Masson
affiliation not provided to SSRN, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Liability-Creating Versus Non-Liability-Creating Fiscal Stabilization Policies: Ricardian Equivalence, Fiscal Stabilization, and Emu

IMF Working Paper No. 98/112
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Tamim Bayoumi and Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Fiscal Stabilization, Levels of Government, Ricardian Equivalence

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Simulating the Effects of Some Simple Coordinated Versus Uncoordinated Policy Rules

IMF Working Paper No. 89/17
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Jacob A. Frenkel and Paul R. Masson
Merrill Lynch & Co. - Sovereign Advisory Group and Global Financial Institutions Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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German Unification: What Have We Learned from Multi-Country Models?

IMF Working Paper No. 96/43
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Joseph Gagnon, Paul R. Masson and Warwick J. McKibbin
Peterson Institute, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Australian National University
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Effects of Long-Run Demographic Changes in a Multi-Country Model

IMF Working Paper No. 91/123
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Evaluating the EMS and Emu Using Stochastic Simulations: Some Issues

IMF Working Paper No. 93/28
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson and Steven Symansky
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
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The Normal, the Fat-Tailed, and the Contagious: Modeling Changes in Emerging Market Bond Spreads

Center on Social and Economic Dynamics Working Paper No. 32
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Economic Implications of German Unification for the Federal Republic and the Rest of the World

IMF Working Paper No. 90/85
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson and Guy Meredith
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Net Foreign Assets and International Adjustment in the United States, Japan and the Federal Republic of Germany

IMF Working Paper No. 89/22
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Jocelyn Horne, Jeroen Kremers and Paul R. Masson
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Portfolio Preference Uncertainty and Gains from Policy Coordination

IMF Working Paper No. 91/64
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 37 (431,240)
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The Credibility of the United Kingdom's Commitment to the Erm: Intentions Versus Actions

IMF Working Paper No. 94/147
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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EMS, monetary policy, exchange rates

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The Dynamics of a Two-Country Minimodel Under Rational Expectations

IMF Working Paper No. 86/2
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 35 (439,425)
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Evaluating Policy Rules Under Imperfect Credibility

IMF Working Paper No. 91/128
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Paul R. Masson and Steven Symansky
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
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The Role of Exchange Rate Movements in Transmitting International Disturbances

IMF Working Paper No. 86/4
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
James M. Boughton, Richard Haas and Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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International Evidence on the Determinants of Saving

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 1368
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Feb 2001
Tamim Bayoumi, Paul R. Masson and Hossein Samiei
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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International comparisons, saving

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Exchange Rates and Portfolio Balance

NBER Working Paper No. w0377
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2010
John P. Martin and Paul R. Masson
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs (ELS) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Explaining the Transition between Exchange Rate Regimes

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 107, No. 2, pp. 261-278, June 2005
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Sep 2005
Paul R. Masson and Francisco J. Ruge-Murcia
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and University of Montreal - Department of Economics
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Inflation Targeting as a Framework for Monetary Policy

Economic Issues, No. 15, International Monetary Fund, 1998
Posted: 23 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2009
Reserve Bank of Australia, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Monetary and Capital Markets Departrment and George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs

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Transition Strategies and Nominal Anchors on the Road to Greater Exchange Rate Flexibility

Princeton Essays in International Finance, No. 213
Posted: 17 Sep 2009
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Monetary and Capital Markets Departrment, University of California, Berkeley and George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs

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Credibility, Reputation, and the Mexican Peso Crisis

Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol. 31, No. 1, February 1999
Posted: 11 Sep 1998
Pierre-Richard Agenor and Paul R. Masson
University of Manchester - School of Social Sciences and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department

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