Jonathan D. Ostry

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

700 19th Street NW

Washington, DC 20431

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

39

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

Saving Behavior in Low- and Middle-Income Developing Countries: A Comparison

IMF Working Paper No. 95/3
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Masao Ogaki, Jonathan D. Ostry and Carmen M. Reinhart
Ohio State University, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
Downloads 609 (32,321)
Citation 43

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Citation 75

Does the Nominal Exchange Rate Regime Matter?

IMF Working Paper No. 95/121
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Atish R. Ghosh, Anne-Marie Gulde and Jonathan D. Ostry
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 172 (138,091)
Citation 75

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Does the Nominal Exchange Rate Regime Matter?

NBER Working Paper No. w5874
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Aug 2000
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 142 (163,256)
Citation 75

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The Balance of Trade, the Terms of Trade, and the Real Exchange Rate: An Intertemporal Optimizing Framework

IMF Working Paper No. 88/2
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Jonathan D. Ostry
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 286 (69,835)
Citation 15

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Primary Surplus Behavior and Risks to Fiscal Sustainability in Emerging Market Countries: A 'Fan-Chart' Approach

IMF Working Paper No. 06/67
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Apr 2006
Oya Celasun, Xavier Debrun and Jonathan D. Ostry
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 259 (73,575)
Citation 28

Abstract:

Public debt sustainability, fiscal reaction function, risk analysis, fan charts

5.

The Prospects for Sustained Growth in Africa: Benchmarking the Constraints

IMF Working Paper No. 07/52
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Mar 2007
Simon Johnson, Jonathan D. Ostry and Arvind Subramanian
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 218 (108,488)
Citation 28

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Economic growth, Africa, Trade liberalization, Imports, Exports

6.

Export Instability and the External Balance in Developing Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 94/8
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Atish R. Ghosh and Jonathan D. Ostry
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 183 (107,531)
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Private Saving and Terms of Trade Shocks: Evidence from Developing Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 91/100
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Jonathan D. Ostry and Carmen M. Reinhart
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
Downloads 174 (124,158)
Citation 51

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A Theory of International Crisis Lending and IMF Conditionality

IMF Working Paper No. 08/236
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Olivier Jeanne, Jonathan D. Ostry and Jeromin Zettelmeyer
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Downloads 140 (165,204)
Citation 4

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Financial crisis, Crisis prevention, Fund role, Conditionality, Moral hazard, Spillovers

A Theory of International Crisis Lending and IMF Conditionality

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7022
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Olivier Jeanne, Jonathan D. Ostry and Jeromin Zettelmeyer
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Downloads 7 (513,366)
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Strengthening IMF Crisis Prevention

IMF Working Paper No. 05/206
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Jonathan D. Ostry and Jeromin Zettelmeyer
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Downloads 147 (142,483)
Citation 4

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International Monetary Fund, Crisis prevention, IMF surveillance

10.

Macroeconomic Shocks and Trade Flows Within Sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for Optimum Currency Arrangements

IMF Working Paper No. 95/142
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Tamim Bayoumi and Jonathan D. Ostry
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 138 (153,804)
Citation 10

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Optimum Currency Areas, Sub-Saharan Africa

11.

Macroeconomic Uncertainty, Precautionary Savings and the Current Account

IMF Working Paper No. 92/72
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Atish R. Ghosh and Jonathan D. Ostry
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 118 (168,595)
Citation 15

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Macroeconomic Implications of Real Exchange Rate Targeting in Developing Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 91/29
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Peter J. Montiel and Jonathan D. Ostry
Williams College - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 117 (168,595)
Citation 10

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Current Account Imbalances in ASEAN Countries: Are They a Problem?

IMF Working Paper No. 97/51
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Jonathan D. Ostry
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 105 (206,068)
Citation 15

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Current Account, Consumption Smoothing, Sustainability

Current Account Imbalances in ASEAN Countries: Are They a Problem?

IMF Working Paper No. 97/51
Posted: 22 May 1998
Jonathan D. Ostry
International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Do Capital Flows Reflect Economic Fundamentals in Developing Countries?

IMF Working Paper No. 93/34
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Atish R. Ghosh and Jonathan D. Ostry
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 93 (209,253)
Citation 2

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International Evidence on Fiscal Solvency: Is Fiscal Policy Responsible?

IMF Working Paper No. 07/56
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Mar 2007
Jonathan D. Ostry and Enrique G. Mendoza
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 84 (233,997)
Citation 11

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Household Saving in France: Stochastic Income and Financial Deregulation

IMF Working Paper No. 94/136
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Jonathan D. Ostry and Joaquim Levy
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Ministry of Finance, Brazil (on leave)
Downloads 76 (242,808)
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Real Exchange Rate Targeting Under Capital Controls: Can Money Provide a Nominal Anchor?

IMF Working Paper No. 91/68
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Peter J. Montiel and Jonathan D. Ostry
Williams College - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 75 (241,007)
Citation 5

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Is the Parallel Market Premium a Reliable Indicator of Real Exchange Rate Misalignment in Developing Countries?

IMF Working Paper No. 93/70
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Peter J. Montiel and Jonathan D. Ostry
Williams College - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 74 (239,227)
Citation 2

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Are Capital Inflows Expansionary or Contractionary? Theory, Policy Implications, and Some Evidence

IMF Working Paper No. 15/226
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Jan 2016
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 41 (346,070)

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capital inflows, bonds, bond, return, domestic bonds, All Countries, apital inflows

Are Capital Inflows Expansionary or Contractionary? Theory, Policy Implications, and Some Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w21619
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Oct 2015
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 20 (440,221)

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Are Capital Inflows Expansionary or Contractionary? Theory, Policy Implications, and Some Evidence

Peterson Institute for International Economics Working Paper No. 15-17
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Nov 2015
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 6 (518,538)

Abstract:

capital inflows, capital controls, foreign exchange intervention

Are Capital Inflows Expansionary or Contractionary? Theory, Policy Implications, and Some Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10909
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Oct 2015
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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capital controls, capital inflows, foreign exchange intervention

20.

External Shocks and Inflation in Developing Countries Under a Real Exchange Rate Rule

IMF Working Paper No. 92/75
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Peter J. Montiel and Jonathan D. Ostry
Williams College - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 66 (258,196)

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Capital Inflows: The Role of Controls (Entradas de Capital: El Papel de los Controles) (Spanish)

Revista de Economía Institucional, Vol. 12, No. 23, p. 135, 2010,
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Dec 2010
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Bank of England
Downloads 62 (266,519)

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Capital Inflows, Capital Controls, Financial Crisis

22.

Response of the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate to Real Disturbances in Developing Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 91/3
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Jonathan D. Ostry
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 53 (304,466)

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Exchange Rate Management and Crisis Susceptibility: A Reassessment

IMF Working Paper No. 14/11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Feb 2014
Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry and Mahvash Saeed Qureshi
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 49 (320,747)

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Exchange rate regimes, Emerging markets, Currency pegs, Floating exchange rates, Economic models, Time series, crisis, vulnerabilities, real exchange rate, flexible exchange rate, intermediate exchange rate, exchange rate flexibility, intermediate exchange rate regimes, flexible exchange rate regimes, nominal exchange rate, exchange rate overvaluation, real exchange rate overvaluation, flexible exchange rates, exchange rate arrangements, current account balance, overvalued exchange rates, effective exchange rate, exchange rate regime classification, exchange rate guarantee, exchange rate volatility, fixed exchange rates, currency basket, nominal effective exchange rate, real effective exchan

Exchange Rate Management and Crisis Susceptibility: A Reassessment

IMF Economic Review, Vol. 63, Issue 1, pp. 238-276, 2015
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 May 2015
Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry and Mahvash Saeed Qureshi
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Tariffs and the Macroeconomy: Some Empirical Evidence

IMF Working Paper No. 89/70
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Jonathan D. Ostry and Andrew K. Rose
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of California - Haas School of Business
Downloads 48 (312,714)

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Trade Liberalization in Developing Countries: Initial Trade Distortions and Imported Intermediate Inputs

IMF Working Paper No. 90/100
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Jonathan D. Ostry
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 46 (309,902)
Citation 1

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Debt Sustainability in Emerging Market Countries: A 'Fan Chart' Approach

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Feb 2012
Xavier Debrun, Oya Celasun and Jonathan D. Ostry
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 45 (296,653)
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Economic Reform and Structural Adjustment in East European Industry

IMF Working Paper No. 94/80
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Eduardo Borensztein and Jonathan D. Ostry
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 44 (321,361)

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Fiscal Fatigue, Fiscal Space and Debt Sustainability in Advanced Economies

NBER Working Paper No. w16782
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Feb 2011
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Pennsylvania, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 37 (360,322)
Citation 7

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Fiscal Fatigue, Fiscal Space and Debt Sustainability in Advanced Economies

The Economic Journal, Vol. 123, Issue 566, pp. F4-F30, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Feb 2013
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Pennsylvania, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 2 (540,319)
Citation 7

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Managing Capital Inflows: The Role of Capital Controls and Prudential Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w17363
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Aug 2011
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 37 (339,481)
Citation 1

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Government Purchases and Relative Prices in a Two-Country World

IMF Working Paper No. 89/28
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Jonathan D. Ostry
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 33 (345,858)
Citation 1

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International Evidence on Fiscal Solvency: Is Fiscal Policy "Responsible"?

NBER Working Paper No. w12947
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Mar 2007
Enrique G. Mendoza and Jonathan D. Ostry
University of Pennsylvania and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 29 (370,728)
Citation 12

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Terms of Trade Disturbances, Real Exchange Rates, and Welfare: The Role of Capital Controls and Labor Market Distortions

IMF Working Paper No. 89/21
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Jonathan D. Ostry
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 28 (382,641)

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The Prospects for Sustained Growth in Africa: Benchmarking the Constraints

NBER Working Paper No. w13120
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Simon Johnson, Jonathan D. Ostry and Arvind Subramanian
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 27 (382,641)
Citation 28

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Terms of Trade Disturbances, Real Exchange Rates and Welfare: the Role of Capital Controls and Labor Market Distortions

NBER Working Paper No. w2907
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Jul 2004
Sebastian Edwards and Jonathan D. Ostry
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 25 (391,416)
Citation 52

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Redistribución, Desigualdad Y Crecimiento (Redistribution, Inequality, and Growth)

Revista de Economía Institucional, Vol. 16, No. 30, 2014,
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jun 2014
Jonathan D. Ostry, Andrew Berg and Charalambos G. Tsangarides
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Developing Country Studies Division and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 19 (363,288)

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Redistribution, inequality, growth

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Anticipated Protectionist Policies, Real Exchange Rates and the Current Account

NBER Working Paper No. w2214
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Dec 2006
Sebastian Edwards and Jonathan D. Ostry
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 16 (445,995)
Citation 52

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La Liberalización Y El Manejo De Los Flujos De Capital: Una Visión Institucional (The Liberalization and Management of Capital Flows: An Institutional View)

Revista de Economia Institucional, Vol. 15, No. 28, primer semestre de 2013
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Aug 2013
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 9 (451,016)

Abstract:

capital flow, monetary system, public policy

38.

Prospects for Sustained Growth in Africa: Benchmarking the Constraints

IMF Staff Papers, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 119-171, 2010
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Oct 2010
Simon Johnson, Jonathan D. Ostry and Arvind Subramanian
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 1 (522,451)
Citation 27

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IMF Policy Advice to Emerging Market Economies During the 2008-2009 Crisis: New Fund or New Fundamentals?

Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy (JICEP), World Scientific, 2011
Posted: 22 Aug 2011
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department

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Emerging market crises, IMF policy, IMF supported programs, global financial crisis