Luca A. Ricci

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department

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Washington, DC 20431

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Scholarly Papers (36)

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External Debt and Growth

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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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

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

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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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What are the Channels Through Which External Debt Affects Growth?

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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Trade and Financial Contagion in Currency Crises

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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Real Exchange Rates and Fundamentals: A Cross-Country Perspective

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Feb 2008
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Senior Fellow and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Real effective exchange rates, Productivity, Trade

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Purchasing Power Parity and New Trade Theory

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

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

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

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2021
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

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 33

Once Again, is Openness Good for Growth?

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?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2021
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

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), Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 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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Is There a Novelty Premium on New Financial Instruments? The Argentine Experience with GDP-Indexed Warrants

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

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A Bayesian-Estimated Model of Inflation Targeting in South Africa

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

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

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
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

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

The Inflation-Unemployment Trade-Off at Low Inflation

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

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2021
Pierpaolo Benigno and Luca A. Ricci
Luiss Guido Carli University and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Does Gross or Net Debt Matter More for Emerging Market Spreads?

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

Uncertainty, Flexible Exchange Rates, and Agglomeration

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

The Nonlinear Relationship between Public Debt and Sovereign Credit Ratings

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

The Nonlinear Relationship between Public Debt and Sovereign Credit Ratings

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Sep 2020
Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov and Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Advanced economies, Credit rating agencies, Credit ratings, emerging markets, financial markets, non-linearities, public debt

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

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

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

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 Sources of Fiscal Fluctuations

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Jan 2021
Antoine Levy, Luca A. Ricci and Alejandro M. Werner
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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The Sources of Fiscal Fluctuations

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 02 Dec 2020
Antoine Levy, Luca A. Ricci and Alejandro M. Werner
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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The Inflation-Output Trade-Off with Downward Wage Rigidities

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2021
Pierpaolo Benigno and Luca A. Ricci
Luiss Guido Carli University and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Comfort in Floating: Taking Stock of Twenty Years of Freely-Floating Exchange Rate in Chile

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Jul 2020
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Central Bank of Chile, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Central Bank of Chile and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Comfort in Floating: Taking Stock of Twenty Years of Freely-Floating Exchange Rate in Chile

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14967
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2020
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Central Bank of Chile, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Central Bank of Chile and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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central bank independence, exchange rate pass-through, Exchange Rate Regime, FX derivatives, Hedging, Policy Credibility

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The Level Reer Model in the External Balance Assessment (EBA) Methodology

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Oct 2019
International Monetary Fund, 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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Understanding Chile's Social Unrest in an International Perspective

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov and Luca A. Ricci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Chile, Inequality, institutions, Social Indicators, Social unrest

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Authorities' Fiscal Forecasts in Latin America: Are They Optimistic?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of California, Irvine
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Fiscal Policy Challenges for Latin America During the Next Stages of the Pandemic: The Need for a Fiscal Pact

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 May 2021
Columbia University - Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Patterns in IMF Growth Forecast Revisions: A Panel Study at Multiple Horizons

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 May 2021
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of California, Irvine
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The Macroeconomic Impact of Social Unrest

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 May 2021 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2021
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Exchange Rate Regimes and Location

Posted: 21 Jan 1998
Luca A. Ricci
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