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Postal address:Assistant Director Institute for Capacity Development The International Monetary Fund PA2 03-3154 Washington, DC 20431
Workplace:International Monetary Fund (IMF), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. Are Remittances Good for Labor Markets in LICs, MICs and Fragile States?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads
    Also in ILO Working Papers, International Labour Organization (2018) Downloads

2017

  1. Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking Regulation (2018)
  2. What’s Different about Bank Holding Companies?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (2)

2016

  1. What’s Different about Monetary Policy Transmission in Remittance-Dependent Countries?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2018)

2013

  1. The Finance and Growth Nexus Re-Examined; Do All Countries Benefit Equally?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking and Financial Economics (2016)

2012

  1. A Template for Analyzing and Projecting Labor Market Indicators
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in IMF Technical Notes and Manuals, International Monetary Fund (2012) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Libya beyond the Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  3. Remittances Channel and Fiscal Impact in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (16)
  4. Workers’ Remittances; An Overlooked Channel of International Business Cycle Transmission?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (12)

2010

  1. Do Worker Remittances Reduce Output Volatility in Developing Countries?
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Center for Development Economics, Department of Economics, Williams College (2010) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Globalization and Development (2012)
  2. Monetary transmission in low income countries
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College Downloads View citations (15)
  3. Recent Credit Stagnation in the Mena Region; What to Expect? What Can Be Done?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (11)
  4. Remittances and Institutions: Are Remittances a Curse?
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund (2008) Downloads View citations (20)
    Center for Development Economics, Department of Economics, Williams College (2010) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2012)
  5. The Global Financial Crisis and Workers' Remittances to Africa; What's the Damage?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of African Development (2010)
  6. U.S. Bank Behavior in the Wake of the 2007–2009 Financial Crisis
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (4)
  7. Workers' Remittances and the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate: Theory and Evidence
    Center for Development Economics, Department of Economics, Williams College Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund (2010) Downloads View citations (9)
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College (2010) Downloads View citations (15)

    See also Journal Article in Economía Journal (2011)

2009

  1. A Framework for Financial Market Development
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Policy Reform (2010)
  2. Do Workers’ Remittances Promote Economic Growth?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (104)
  3. Fiscal Sustainability in Remittance-Dependent Economies
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Remittances; An Automatic Output Stabilizer?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (38)

2008

  1. Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances
    IMF Occasional Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (46)
  2. Real Exchange Rates, Saving and Growth: Is there a Link?
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College Downloads View citations (10)

2007

  1. A Model of the IMF as a Coinsurance Arrangement
    Economics Discussion Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads
    Also in BIS Working Papers, Bank for International Settlements (2005) Downloads
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund (2004) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal (2008)

2006

  1. Beware of Emigrants Bearing Gifts; Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy in the Presence of Remittances
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (30)
  2. Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy in the Presence of Remittances
    Computing in Economics and Finance 2006, Society for Computational Economics View citations (9)

2005

  1. Did the Basel Accord Cause a Credit Slowdown in Latin America?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Economía Journal (2004)

2003

  1. (Why) Do Self-Employed Parents Have More Children?
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economics of the Household (2015)
  2. Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (192)
    See also Journal Article in IMF Staff Papers (2005)
  3. Capital trading, stock trading, and the inflation tax on equity: a note
    Working Papers (Old Series), Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Dynamics (2003)
  4. Emerging Issues in Banking Regulation
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (6)

2002

  1. For Better or For Worse? State-Level Marital Formation and Risk Sharing
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economics of the Household (2005)
  2. Trust As a Means of Improving Corporate Governance and Efficiency
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (2)

2001

  1. Monetary Policy with a touch of Basel
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (48)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economics and Business (2010)
  2. What is Different About Family Businesses?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (24)

2000

  1. Should Subsidized Private Transfers Replace Government Social Insurance?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads

1999

  1. Ownership of Capital in Monetary Economies and the Inflation Tax on Equity
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Should Gift Giving Be Subsidized?
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research
  3. The Stock Market Channel of Monetary Policy
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (10)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Back to the future: the nature of regulatory capital requirements
    Journal of Banking Regulation, 2018, 19, (4), 327-336 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  2. What's different about monetary policy transmission in remittance-dependent countries?
    Journal of Development Economics, 2018, 134, (C), 272-288 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2016

  1. The Finance and Growth Nexus Re-Examined: Do All Countries Benefit Equally?
    Journal of Banking and Financial Economics, 2016, 1, (5), 5-38 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. ¿Qué distingue la transmisión de la política monetaria en países dependientes de las remesas?
    Boletín, 2016, LXII, (2), 175-214 Downloads

2015

  1. (Why) Do self-employed parents have more children?
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2015, 13, (2), 297-321 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2012

  1. Do Worker Remittances Reduce Output Volatility in Developing Countries?
    Journal of Globalization and Development, 2012, 3, (1), 1-25 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Remittances and Institutions: Are Remittances a Curse?
    World Development, 2012, 40, (4), 657-666 Downloads View citations (60)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2011

  1. Further Fallout from the Global Financial Crisis
    World Economics, 2011, 12, (2), 153-176 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Workers’ Remittances and the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate: Theory and Evidence
    Economía Journal, 2011, Volume 11 Number 2, (Spring 2011), 45-99 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. A framework for financial market development
    Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 2010, 13, (2), 107-135 Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 2010, 13, (2), 107-135 (2010) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Monetary policy with a touch of Basel
    Journal of Economics and Business, 2010, 62, (3), 161-175 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  3. The Global Financial Crisis and Workers' Remittances to Africa: What's the Damage?
    Journal of African Development, 2010, 12, (1), 73-96 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2008

  1. A Model of the IMF as a Coinsurance Arrangement
    Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, 2008, 2, 1-41 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2005

  1. Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development?
    IMF Staff Papers, 2005, 52, (1), 55-81 Downloads View citations (223)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. For Better or For Worse? State-Level Marital Formation and Risk Sharing
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2005, 3, (4), 367-385 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2004

  1. Did the Basel Accord Cause a Credit Slowdown in Latin America?
    Economía Journal, 2004, Volume 5 Number 1, (Fall 2004), 135-182 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2003

  1. Capital Trading, Stock Trading, and the Inflation Tax on Equity: A Note
    Review of Economic Dynamics, 2003, 6, (4), 987-990 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Temas emergentes en regulación bancaria
    Boletín, 2003, XLIX, (4), 172-187 Downloads

2002

  1. Managing ethical risk: How investing in ethics adds value
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2002, 26, (9), 1697-1718 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. The Optimal Subsidy to Private Transfers Under Moral Hazard
    IMF Staff Papers, 2002, 49, (2), 5 Downloads
  3. Trust and efficiency
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2002, 26, (9), 1785-1809 Downloads View citations (16)

2001

  1. Capital Trading, Stock Trading, and the Inflation Tax on Equity
    Review of Economic Dynamics, 2001, 4, (3), 575-606 Downloads View citations (4)

2000

  1. Do private income transfers increase labor market risk?
    Economics Letters, 2000, 69, (2), 143-151 Downloads View citations (2)

1997

  1. The Market Value of Family Values
    Cato Journal, 1997, 16, (3), 339-350 Downloads View citations (1)

1996

  1. Altruism, Matching, and Nonmarket Insurance
    Economic Inquiry, 1996, 34, (4), 630-47 View citations (6)
  2. King Lear's dilemma: Precommitment versus the last word
    Economics Letters, 1996, 52, (2), 171-176 Downloads View citations (19)

1995

  1. Community Banking, Monitoring, and the Clinton Plan
    Cato Journal, 1995, 14, (3), 493-508 Downloads View citations (1)

1991

  1. Development policies in the presence of unemployment and non-traded intermediate goods
    Journal of Economics, 1991, 54, (1), 1-19 Downloads
 
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