Ralph Chami

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

700 19th Street NW

Washington, DC 20431

United States

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Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development?

IMF Working Paper No. 03/189
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Feb 2006
Ralph Chami, Connel Fullenkamp and Samir Jahjah
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Duke University - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund - INS
Downloads 1,920 (6,018)
Citation 83

Abstract:

remittances, altruism, asymmetric information, private income transfers, moral hazard, economic growth

2.

What's Different about Family Businesses?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Mar 1998
Ralph Chami
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 1,742 (6,485)
Citation 22

Abstract:

3.

Emerging Issues in Banking Regulation

IMF Working Paper No. 03/101
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Jul 2003
Ralph Chami, Mohsin S. Khan and Sunil Sharma
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,327 (11,189)
Citation 4

Abstract:

banking, regulation, Basel standards

4.

The Nature of Capital Adequacy Constraints Under the Basel Accord

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Nov 2003
Ralph Chami and Thomas F. Cosimano
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,064 (14,304)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Capital Requirements, Basel Accord, Bank Regulation

5.
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Citation 5

Trust and Efficiency

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Mar 2000
Ralph Chami and Connel Fullenkamp
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 889 (20,353)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Trust, Altruism, Efficiency, Principal-Agent, Moral Hazard, Asymmetric Information

Trust and Efficiency

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 28 Nov 2001
Ralph Chami and Connel Fullenkamp
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Duke University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Trust, Altruism, Efficiency, Principal-Agent, Moral Hazard, Asymmetric Information

6.

What is Different About Family Businesses?

IMF Working Paper No. 01/70
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
Ralph Chami
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 775 (18,816)
Citation 23

Abstract:

altruism, asymmetric information, family business, trust, nonmarket transactions, moral hazard, corporate governance

7.
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Citation 27

Monetary Policy with a Touch of Basel

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Aug 2001
Ralph Chami and Thomas F. Cosimano
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance
Downloads 439 (53,004)
Citation 27

Abstract:

Basel Accord, Monetary Policy, Capital Requirements

Monetary Policy with a Touch of Basel

IMF Working Paper No. 01/151
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
Ralph Chami and Thomas F. Cosimano
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance
Downloads 80 (261,420)
Citation 27

Abstract:

capital requirements, monetary policy

8.

Do Workers' Remittances Promote Economic Growth?

IMF Working Paper No. 09/153
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Aug 2009
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Duke University - Department of Economics, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - International Capital Markets Department and Williams College - Department of Economics
Downloads 512 (9,168)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Capital accumulation, Capital flows, Developing countries, Economic growth, Foreign labor, Labor markets, Migration, Poverty reduction, Private capital flows, Transfers of foreigners income, Welfare, Workers remittances

9.

The Stock Market Channel of Monetary Policy

IMF Working Paper No. 99/22
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Feb 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 434 (48,037)
Citation 7

Abstract:

inflation tax, channel of monetary policy, asset pricing

10.

Remittances and Institutions: Are Remittances a Curse?

IMF Working Paper No. 08/29
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Feb 2008
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Williams College - Department of Economics
Downloads 335 (60,975)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Corruption, Workers remittances, Economic growth

Did the Basel Accord Cause a Credit Slowdown in Latin America?

ECONOMIA: The Journal of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, Fall 2004
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2008
University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department
Downloads 188 (134,692)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Capital requirements, Basel Accord, Capital channel, Latin America

Did the Basel Accord Cause a Credit Slowdown in Latin America?

IMF Working Paper No. 05/38
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance
Downloads 73 (276,087)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Capital Requirements, Basel Accord, Capital Channel

12.
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Citation 1

The Market Value of Family Values

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 May 1997
Ralph Chami and Connel Fullenkamp
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 261 (96,981)
Citation 1

Abstract:

The Market Value of Family Values

The Cato Journal, Vol. 16, No. 3, January 1997
Posted: 10 Feb 1998
Ralph Chami and Connel Fullenkamp
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Duke University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Ownership of Capital in Monetary Economies and the Inflation Tax on Equity

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Jun 1998
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 173 (145,460)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Ownership of Capital in Monetary Economies and the Inflation Tax on Equity

IMF Working Paper No. 99/167
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (377,307)
Citation 1

Abstract:

inflation tax, channel of monetary policy, asset pricing

14.

Beware of Emigrants Bearing Gifts: Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy in the Presence of Remittances

IMF Working Paper No. 06/61
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Apr 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - International Capital Markets Department
Downloads 208 (99,482)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Remittances, Ramsey policies, optimal monetary policy, optimal taxation

15.

The Global Financial Crisis and Workers' Remittances to Africa: What's the Damage?

IMF Working Paper No. 10/24
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Feb 2010
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Duke University - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 173 (105,038)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Africa, Capital flows, Cross country analysis, Economic forecasting, Economic growth, Financial crisis, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Migration, Workers remittances

16.

U.S. Bank Behavior in the Wake of the 2007-2009 Financial Crisis

IMF Working Paper No. 10/131
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department
Downloads 170 (132,226)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Bank credit, Capital, Interest rates on loans, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Liquidity

17.

Trust as a Means of Improving Corporate Governance and Efficiency

IMF Working Paper No. 02/33
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jan 2006
Ralph Chami and Connel Fullenkamp
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 164 (141,080)
Citation 8

Abstract:

asymmetric information, efficiency, trust, moral hazard, corporate governance

18.
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Citation 6

A Model of the IMF as a Coinsurance Arrangement

BIS Working Paper No. 170, IMF Working Paper No. 04/219
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
Ralph Chami, Sunil Sharma and Ilhyock Shim
International Monetary Fund (IMF), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Downloads 89 (244,246)
Citation 6

Abstract:

IMF, moral hazard, coinsurance, samartian's dilemma, last word

A Model of the IMF as a Coinsurance Arrangement

IMF Working Paper No. 04/219
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Feb 2006
Ralph Chami, Sunil Sharma and Ilhyock Shim
International Monetary Fund (IMF), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Downloads 34 (393,211)
Citation 6

Abstract:

IMF, coinsurance arrangement, conditionality, moral hazard, Samaritan`s dilemma, King Lear`s dilemma

A Model of the Imf as a Coinsurance Arrangement

Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 2, 2008-14
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Ralph Chami, Sunil Sharma and Ilhyock Shim
International Monetary Fund (IMF), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
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Citation 6

Abstract:

IMF, coinsurance arrangement, moral hazard, Samaritan?s dilemma, King Lear?s dilemma

A Model of the Imf as a Coinsurance Arrangement

Economics Discussion Paper No. 2007-26
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Ralph Chami, Sunil Sharma and Ilhyock Shim
International Monetary Fund (IMF), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Downloads 9 (527,965)
Citation 6

Abstract:

IMF, coinsurance arrangement, moral hazard, Samaritan´s dilemma, King Lear´s dilemma

19.

Remittances: An Automatic Output Stabilizer?

IMF Working Paper No. 09/91
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Apr 2009
Ralph Chami, Dalia Hakura and Peter J. Montiel
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Williams College - Department of Economics
Downloads 137 (135,532)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Capital Trading, Stock Trading, and the Inflation Tax on Equity

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Oct 2000
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 119 (198,817)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Capital Trading, Stock Trading, and the Inflation Tax on Equity

Review of Economic Dynamics
Posted: 09 Feb 2001
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance and Duke University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

21.

(Why) Do Self-Employed Parents Have More Children?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1103
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Jan 2004
Independent, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research)
Downloads 114 (183,789)
Citation 5

Abstract:

self-employed, children, familiy business, matching.

22.

Should Subsidized Private Transfers Replace Social Insurance?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Apr 1998
Ralph Chami and Connel Fullenkamp
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 81 (244,158)

Abstract:

Altruism, charity, asymmetric information, social insurance, nonmarket transfers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs)

23.

A Framework for Financial Market Development

IMF Working Paper No. 09/156
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Aug 2009
Ralph Chami, Connel Fullenkamp and Sunil Sharma
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Duke University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 78 (234,022)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Banking sector, Banks, Bond markets, Capital markets, Demand for money, Financial instruments, Financial risk, Financial sector, Financial systems, Loans, Risk management, Securities markets, Stock markets

24.

Workers' Remittances and the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate: Theory and Evidence

IMF Working Paper No. 10/287
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Williams College - Department of Economics
Downloads 74 (205,827)

Abstract:

Capital inflows, Developing countries, Economic models, Exchange rate appreciation, Low-income developing countries, Real effective exchange rates, Workers remittances

25.

For Better or For Worse? State-Level Marital Formation and Risk Sharing

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 702
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Jun 2002
Ralph Chami and Gregory D. Hess
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research)
Downloads 61 (293,631)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Consumption Insurance, Marriage

26.

Fiscal Sustainability in Remittance-Dependent Economies

IMF Working Paper No. 09/190
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Sep 2009
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - International Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 49 (284,395)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Capital inflows, Debt burden, Debt sustainability, Demand for money, Developing countries, Economic models, Fiscal management, Fiscal sustainability, Gross domestic product, Lebanon, Private savings, Public debt, Workers remittances

27.

Recent Credit Stagnation in the MENA Region: What to Expect? What Can Be Done?

IMF Working Paper No. 10/219
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 45 (273,310)

Abstract:

Bank credit, Banking sector, Credit expansion, Cross country analysis, Economic growth, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa

28.

Capital Trading, Stock Trading, and the Inflation Tax on Equity: A Note

FRB of Cleveland Working Paper No. 03-21
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Nov 2007
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance, University of Notre Dame and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 41 (346,137)

Abstract:

used-capital market, indeterminacy

29.

The Finance and Growth Nexus Re-Examined: Do All Countries Benefit Equally?

IMF Working Paper No. 13/130
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 40 (336,998)

Abstract:

Economic growth, Middle East, North Africa, Latin America, Caribbean, Oil exporting countries, Nonoil developing countries, Low-income developing countries, Banking sector, Stock markets, Access to capital markets, Economic models, Time series, Growth, Financial Development, Inclusive Growth, Financial Access, oil, banking, bank deposits, banking sector, bank supervision, banking services, banking system, bank credit, banking systems, banking crises, bank ownership, bank intermediation, state bank, bank financing, access to banking, access to bank, macroeconomic stability, capital adequacy, bank branches, banking supervision, bank depositors

30.

Workers' Remittances: An Overlooked Channel of International Business Cycle Transmission?

IMF Working Paper No. 12/251
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Nov 2012
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Développement International, CERDI-CNRS and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 40 (331,051)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Workers remittances, Business cycles, Terms of trade, Capital inflows, Remittances, Business Cycle Synchronization, Trade, Spillovers., remittance, remittances, business cycle, business cycle synchronization, remittance flows, remittance inflows, business cycles, real gdp, migration, bilateral remittance, impact of remittances, effect of remittance, migrant, effect of remittances, impact of remittance, remittance channel, workers ? remittances, economic growth, bilateral remittances, remittance outflows, gdp growth, determinants of remittances, remittance data, growth rate, remittance sending, immigrant remittance, remittances data, role of remittance, variation in remittances, remittance se

Do Private Income Transfers Increase Labor Market Risk?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Jul 2000
Ralph Chami and Jeffrey H. Fischer
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Downloads 40 (369,789)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Altruism, Asymmetric information, Wages, Nonmarket transactions

Do Private Income Transfers Increase Labor Market Risk?

Economics Letters
Posted: 26 Jul 2000
Ralph Chami and Jeffrey H. Fischer
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Abstract:

Altruism, Asymmetric information, Wages, Nonmarket transactions

32.

Should Subsidized Private Transfers Replace Government Social Insurance?

IMF Working Paper No. 00/150
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
Ralph Chami and Connel Fullenkamp
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (369,502)

Abstract:

Altruism, charity, asymmetric information, social insurance, nonmarket transfers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs)

33.

Remittances Channel and Fiscal Impact in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia

IMF Working Paper No. 12/104
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Aug 2012
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Développement International, CERDI-CNRS
Downloads 32 (355,771)

Abstract:

Private Demand, Tax Revenues, Instrumental Variables, Panel Data, International Factor Movements And International Business, Taxation, Subsidies, And Revenue, remittances, remittance, tax revenues, tax revenue, fiscal impact, impact of remittances, remittance inflows, migration, workers ? remittances, bilateral remittances, value of remittances, tax bases, remittance flows, effect of remittances, determinants of remittances, remittance channel, public finances, fiscal balance, primary fiscal balance, bilateral remittance, amount of remittances, fiscal space, capita remittances, remittances inflows, fiscal balances, per capita remittances, tax base, remitter, utilization of remittances, capit

34.

What's Different About Bank Holding Companies?

IMF Working Paper No. 17/26
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Aug 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance, University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies and University of Oxford
Downloads 0 (433,591)

Abstract:

Banking, Banking, Banks, Financial stability, Loans, Monetary policy, Financial markets, Bank Holding Company, Term Structure, Basel III, Bank Capital, Macro Prudential, Ring-Fencing, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, General, General

35.

What's Different About Monetary Policy Transmission in Remittance-Dependent Countries?

IMF Working Paper No. 16/44
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Apr 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Développement International, CERDI-CNRS and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 0 (251,376)

Abstract:

Worker’s Remittances, lending channel, banking sector, bank balance sheets, balance sheets, exchange, General, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, All Countries, banking sector.,

36.

A General Equilibrium Approach to Asset Pricing in an Efficient Market

Posted: 15 Jul 1998
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance and Duke University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

37.

A Unified Theory of Consumption Smoothing and Asset Returns in an Efficient Market

WPF95
Posted: 14 Jul 1998
Ralph Chami and Thomas F. Cosimano
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance

Abstract:

38.

Persistent Liquidity Effects and Asset Pricing in a General Equilibrium Model with Production

WPS96
Posted: 28 Jun 1998
University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Charles Schwab Investment Advisory

Abstract:

39.

Altruism, Matching, and Nonmarket Insurance

ECONOMIC INQUIRY
Posted: 29 Apr 1998
Ralph Chami and Jeffrey H. Fischer
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Abstract:

40.

Transfers and Incentives: Some Microeconomic Consequences of German Reunification

Posted: 14 Jan 1997
Ralph Chami and Jeffrey H. Fischer
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Abstract:

41.

King Lear's Dilemma: Precommitment versus the Last Word

ECONOMICS LETTERS
Posted: 11 Sep 1996
Ralph Chami
International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Abstract:

Private Income Transfers and Market Incentives

Posted: 18 Jun 1996
Ralph Chami
International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Abstract:

Private Income Transfers and Market Incentives

Economica, Vol. 65, November 1998
Posted: 15 Oct 1997
Ralph Chami
International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Abstract:

43.

Do Bequests Increase Labor Market Risk?

Economics Letters, Vol. 69, 2000
Posted: 26 Dec 2008
Ralph Chami and Jeffrey H. Fischer
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Abstract: