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Asian Financial Integration: Trends and Interruptions

by Prakash Loungani Eduardo Borensztein

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

The Behavior of Non-Oil Commodity Prices

by Carmen M. Reinhart Mohsin S. Khan Peter Wickham Eduardo Borensztein

This paper analyzes global commodity trends and concludes that the marked decline in real commodity prices of the past decade should be regarded as largely permanent and irreversible. the authors contend that the analysis of commodity prices should be extended to include the role of the breakdown of major international commodity agreements. In addition, the authors analyze how developments in the former Soviet Union have affected commodity supply conditions.

The Costs of Sovereign Default

by Eduardo Borensztein Ugo Panizza

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Credit Allocation and Financial Crisis in Korea

by Eduardo Borensztein Jong-Wha Lee

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

An Evaluation of Monetary Regime Options for Latin America

by Paolo Mauro Andrew Berg Eduardo Borensztein

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Financial Crisis and Credit Crunch in Korea: Evidence from Firm-Level Data

by Eduardo Borensztein Jong-Wha Lee

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Full Dollarization

by Andrew Berg Eduardo Borensztein

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

IMF Policy Discussion Paper

by Eduardo Borensztein

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Macro-Hedging for Commodity Exporters1

by Olivier Jeanne Eduardo Borensztein Damiano Sandri

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Monetary Policy in Dollarized Economies

by Adam Bennett Eduardo Borensztein Toms J. T. Balio

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

The Pros and Cons of Full Dollarization

by Andrew Berg Eduardo Borensztein

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Sovereign Debt Structure for Crisis Prevention

by Marcos Chamon Olivier Jeanne Paolo Mauro Eduardo Borensztein Jeromin Zettelmeyer

The debate on government debt in the context of possible reforms of the international financial architecture has thus far focused on crisis resolution. This paper seeks to broaden this debate. It asks how government debt could be structured to pursue other objectives, including crisis prevention, international risk-sharing, and facilitating the adjustment of fiscal variables to changes in domestic economic conditions. to that end, the paper considers recently developed analytical approaches to improving sovereign debt structure using existing instruments, and reviews a number of proposals--including the introduction of explicit seniority and GDP-linked instruments--in the sovereign context.

Stabilization and Structural Reform in the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic: First Stage

by Eduardo Borensztein Tessa van der Willigen Bijan B. Aghevli

On January 1, 1991, the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic launched a comprehensive reform program designed to establish a market economy. This paper charts the progress of the reform program in the context of Czechoslovakia's prewar history as a major industrial power, its subsequent slow economic decline under Communism, and its recent integration into the world economy following the collapse of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance.

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