Capital Flows in Central and Eastern Europe Evidence and Policy Options

This paper examines the nature and composition of capital flows in selected countries in Central and Eastern Europe during 1987-93. The data show that there was a remarkable turnaround in the capital account in 1992-93. This improvement was accompanied by widening current account deficits, an increa...

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Main Author: Végh Gramont, Carlos A.
Other Authors: Calvo, Guillermo, Sahay, Ratna
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. International Monetary Fund 1995, 1995
Series:IMF Working Papers; Working Paper
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Collection: International Monetary Fund - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This paper examines the nature and composition of capital flows in selected countries in Central and Eastern Europe during 1987-93. The data show that there was a remarkable turnaround in the capital account in 1992-93. This improvement was accompanied by widening current account deficits, an increase in real consumption, and real exchange rate appreciation. In light of these developments, the paper discusses the main macroeconomic concerns raised by capital inflows and lays out the principal policy options relevant for the transition economies
Physical Description:48 p.
ISBN:9781451847741
1451847742