Interest rates and capital flows under limited flexibility of exchange rates

by Thomas D. Willett

Publisher: International Finance Section, Dept. of Economics, Princeton University in Princeton, N.J

Written in English
Published: Pages: 40 Downloads: 845
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  • Interest,
  • Usury,
  • Capital investments

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Bound with: Behind the veil of international money.

Other titlesInterest-rate constraint and the crawling peg., Policies regarding short-term capital movements., Exchange-rate systems, interest rates, and capital flows., Behind the veil of international money.
StatementThomas D. Willett. The interest-rate constraint and the crawling peg / Samuel I. Katz. Policies regarding short-term capital movements / William H. Branson and Thomas D. Willett.
SeriesEssays in international finance -- no. 78., Essays in international finance -- no. 78.
ContributionsKatz, Samuel Irving, 1916-, Branson, William H.
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. ;
Number of Pages40
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Open LibraryOL16357840M

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term interest rates, as year Treasury yields are substantially lower than can be explained by macroeconomic conditions. We add to the model a battery of carefully constructed capital flows series—the foreign official purchases that attract the most attention, but also all foreign purchases of Treasuries and, alternately, of all U.S.

bonds. capital flows (FDI, portfolio investment, bank loans, and private transfers). Moreover, developing countries use a variety of macroeconomic tools to dampen real appreciation of their exchange rates caused by capital inflows, such as exchange rate flexibility (IMF, ).

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