Luca A. Ricci

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department

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Washington, DC 20431

United States

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International Financial Integration and Economic Growth

Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol. 21, November 2002
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jul 2002
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Deutsche Bank, New York
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International Finance, Economic Growth, Foreign Direct Investment, Portfolio Investment, Developing Countries

International Financial Integration and Economic Growth

IMF Working Paper No. 02/145
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Deutsche Bank, New York
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International Finance, Economic Growth, Foreign Direct Investment, Portfolio Investment, Developing Countries

International Financial Integration and Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w9164
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Deutsche Bank, New York
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External Debt and Growth

IMF Working Paper No. 02/69
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Division, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Growth, external debt, debt relief, HIPC initiative

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A Model of an Optimum Currency Area

Economics, Vol.2, No. 08, 2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 May 2008
Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Optimum currency areas, cost- benefit analysis, exchange rate regimes, currency union

A Model of an Optimum Currency Area

Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 2, 2008-8
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Optimum currency areas, cost- benefit analysis, exchange rate regimes, currency union, monetary integration

A Model of an Optimum Currency Area

IMF Working Paper No. 97/76
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Optimum currency areas, cost-benefit analysis, exchange rate regimes, currency union, monetary integration

A Model of an Optimum Currency Area

Economics Discussion Paper No. 2007-45
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Optimum currency areas, cost-benefit analysis, exchange rate regimes, currency union, monetary integration

A Model of an Optimum Currency Area

IMF Working Paper No. 97-76
Posted: 12 Mar 1998
Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department

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PPP and the Balassa Samuelson Effect: The Role of the Distribution Sector

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 442
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 May 2001
Ronald MacDonald and Luca A. Ricci
University of Strathclyde in Glasgow - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Real Exchange Rates, Purchasing Power Parity, Balassa-Samuelson, Distribution Sector, PPP Puzzle

PPP and the Balassa Samuelson Effect: The Role of the Distribution Sector

IMF Working Paper No. 01/38
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Jan 2006
Ronald MacDonald and Luca A. Ricci
University of Strathclyde in Glasgow - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Real exchange rates, Purchasing power parity, Balassa-Samuelson, Distribution sector, PPP puzzle

Ppp and the Balassa Samuelson Effect: The Role of the Distribution Sector

IMF Working Paper No. 01/38
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Aug 2009
Ronald MacDonald and Luca A. Ricci
University of Strathclyde in Glasgow - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Purchasing power parity, Exchange rates, Trade, Prices, Economic models

Debt Overhang or Debt Irrelevance?: Revisiting the Debt-Growth Link

IMF Working Paper No. 05/223
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Tito Cordella, Luca A. Ricci and Marta Ruiz-Arranz
World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Debt, Growth, Debt Overhang, Debt Irrelevance, HIPCs

Debt Overhang or Debt Irrelevance? Revisiting the Debt-Growth Link

IMF Working Paper No. 05/223
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Jan 2006
Tito Cordella, Luca A. Ricci and Marta Ruiz-Arranz
World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Debt, Growth, Debt Overhang, Debt Irrelevance, HIPCs

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Trade and Financial Contagion in Currency Crises

IMF Working Paper No. 00/55
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Feb 2006
Francesco Caramazza, Luca A. Ricci and Ranil Salgado
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Currency crises, emerging markets, contagion, trade and financial spillovers

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What are the Channels Through Which External Debt Affects Growth?

IMF Working Paper No. 04/15
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Division, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Growth, external debt, growth accounting

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Real Exchange Rates and Fundamentals: A Cross-Country Perspective

IMF Working Paper No. 08/13
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Feb 2008
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Real effective exchange rates, Productivity, Trade

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Can Higher Reserves Help Reduce Exchange Rate Volatility?

IMF Working Paper No. 04/189
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Jan 2006
Ketil Hviding, Micheal Nowak and Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Foreign exchange volatility, reserves, reserve adequacy

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Purchasing Power Parity and New Trade Theory

IMF Working Paper No. 02/32
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jan 2006
Ronald MacDonald and Luca A. Ricci
University of Strathclyde in Glasgow - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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New trade theory, real exchange rates, purchasing power parity, productivity differentials, the PPP puzzle

International Capital Flows and Development: Financial Openness Matters

IMF Working Paper No. 10/235
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
Dennis Reinhardt, Luca A. Ricci and Thierry Tressel
Bank of England, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Capital account, Capital flows, Cross country analysis, Current account, Developed countries, Developing countries, Development, Economic models

International Capital Flows and Development: Financial Openness Matters

Bank of England Working Paper No. 472
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Jun 2013
Dennis Reinhardt, Luca A. Ricci and Thierry Tressel
Bank of England, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Lucas paradox, capital flows, financial openness, economic development

Capital Account Liberalization and Economic Performance: Survey and Synthesis

IMF Working Paper No. 02/120
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Feb 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Deutsche Bank, New York
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Capital Account Liberalization, Capital Controls, Capital Flows, Financial Development, Growth

Capital Account Liberalization and Economic Performance: Survey and Synthesis

NBER Working Paper No. w9100
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2002
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Deutsche Bank, New York
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Estimation of the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate for South Africa

IMF Working Paper No. 03/44
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Jan 2006
Ronald MacDonald and Luca A. Ricci
University of Strathclyde in Glasgow - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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equilibrium real exchange rate

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Citation 32

Once Again, is Openness Good for Growth?

IMF Working Paper No. 04/135
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Ha Yan Lee, Roberto Rigobon and Luca A. Ricci
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Trade openness, economic growth, endogeneity, identification through heteroskedasticity

Once Again, is Openness Good for Growth?

NBER Working Paper No. w10749
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2004
Ha Yan Lee, Roberto Rigobon and Luca A. Ricci
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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The External Balance Assessment (EBA) Methodology

IMF Working Paper No. 13/272
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 29 Jan 2014
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Current account, Exchange rates, Real effective exchange rates, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Economic models, global imbalances, net foreign assets, current accounts, private credit, reserve currency, current account balances, reserve accumulation, domestic debt, external liabilities, central banks, current account deficit, current account deficits, reserve currencies, fiscal gaps, fiscal “ gap, current account surpluses, private debt, current account adjustments, budget balance, reserve holdings, net debtor, capital account liberalization

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A Bayesian-Estimated Model of Inflation Targeting in South Africa

IMF Working Paper No. 08/48
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Mar 2008
Thomas Harjes and Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Inflation targeting, South Africa, Inflation, Energy prices, Exchange rate instability, Demand

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Exchange Rate Regimes and Location

IMF Working Paper No. 97/69
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Exchange rate regimes, Location, Specialization, Optimum currency areas

Unemployment and Productivity in the Long Run: The Role of Macroeconomic Volatility

NBER Working Paper No. w16374
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2010
Pierpaolo Benigno, Luca A. Ricci and Paolo Surico
LUISS Guido Carli University, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and London Business School - Department of Economics
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Unemployment and Productivity in the Long Run: The Role of Macroeconomic Volatility

MEF Working Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 May 2011
Pierpaolo Benigno, Luca A. Ricci and Paolo Surico
LUISS Guido Carli University, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and London Business School - Department of Economics
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Unemployment, Productivity growth, Volatility

Unemployment and Productivity in the Long Run: The Role of Macroeconomic Volatility

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8014
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Pierpaolo Benigno, Luca A. Ricci and Paolo Surico
LUISS Guido Carli University, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and London Business School - Department of Economics
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downward wage rigidities, productivity, unemployment, volatility

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Is There a Novelty Premium on New Financial Instruments? The Argentine Experience with GDP-Indexed Warrants

IMF Working Paper No. 08/109
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Jul 2008
Marcos Chamon, Alejo Costa and Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Working Paper, Financial instruments, Argentina, Bonds, Insurance, Economic models

The Inflation-Unemployment Trade-Off at Low Inflation

IMF Working Paper No. 09/34
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Pierpaolo Benigno and Luca A. Ricci
LUISS Guido Carli University and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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The Inflation-Unemployment Trade-Off at Low Inflation

NBER Working Paper No. w13986
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2010
Pierpaolo Benigno and Luca A. Ricci
LUISS Guido Carli University and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Uncertainty, Flexible Exchange Rates, and Agglomeration

IMF Working Paper No. 98/9
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Flexible exchange rates, Agglomeration, Two-stage EMU

Uncertainty, Flexible Exchange Rates, and Agglomeration

Open Economies Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 17 Jan 2006
Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department

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Flexible exchange rates, Agglomeration, EMU

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Does Gross or Net Debt Matter More for Emerging Market Spreads?

IMF Working Paper No. 16/246
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Mar 2017
Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov and Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Sovereign debt, Bonds, Interest rates, Emerging markets, Developed countries, Time series, Government debt, Net debt, Sovereign bond spreads, Emerging markets

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Trilemma or Dilemma: Inspecting the Heterogeneous Response of Local Currency Interest Rates to Foreign Rates

IMF Working Paper No. 16/75
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Sep 2016
Luca A. Ricci and Wei Shi
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Emu, Adjustment, and Exchange Rate Variability

IMF Working Paper No. 98/50
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Luca A. Ricci and Peter Isard
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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EMU, Exchange rate variability

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The Real Exchange Rate and the Balassa-Samuelson Effect: The Role of the Distribution Sector

Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 29-48, February 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Mar 2005
Ronald MacDonald and Luca A. Ricci
University of Strathclyde in Glasgow - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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The Nonlinear Relationship between Public Debt and Sovereign Credit Ratings

IMF Working Paper No. 19/162
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Aug 2019
Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov and Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Sovereign credit ratings, Credit ratings, Development, Financial markets, Financial management, Public debt, Credit rating agencies, Advanced economies, Emerging markets, Non-linearities, full sample, probit, LIG, VIX, HIG

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The Inflation-Output Trade-Off with Downward Wage Rigidities

NBER Working Paper No. w15762
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Pierpaolo Benigno and Luca A. Ricci
LUISS Guido Carli University and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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The Level Reer Model in the External Balance Assessment (EBA) Methodology

IMF Working Paper No. 2019/192
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Oct 2019
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Real exchange rate assessments; external imbalances

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Productivity, Networks, and Export Performance: Evidence from a Cross‐Country Firm Dataset

Review of International Economics, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 552-562, 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Exchange Rate Regimes and Location

Posted: 21 Jan 1998
Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department

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