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Working Papers

2016

  1. The Competitive Position of Ontario’s White Table Wines
    Working Papers, American Association of Wine Economists Downloads

2012

  1. Commodities and Monetary Policy: Implications for Inflation and Price Level Targeting
    Staff Working Papers, Bank of Canada Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Design and Implementation of a Common Currency Area in the East African Community
    Working Papers, University of Toronto, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Welfare Effects of Monetary Integration; The Common Monetary Area and Beyond
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (3)

2010

  1. Should African Monetary Unions Be Expanded? An Empirical Investigation of the Scope for Monetary Integration in Sub-Saharan Africa
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (15)

2009

  1. Measures of investor and consumer confidence and policy actions in the current crisis
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The new multi-polar international monetary system
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

2008

  1. Are Bygones not Bygones? Modeling Price Level Targeting with an Escape Clause and Lessons from the Gold Standard
    Staff Working Papers, Bank of Canada Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Macroeconomics (2011)

2007

  1. The growing role of the euro in emerging market finance
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Will the Renminbi Become a World Currency?
    Working Papers Series, Rotman Institute for International Business, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto Downloads
    See also Journal Article in China Economic Review (2009)

2005

  1. Global Monetary Conditions versus Country-Specific Factors in the Determination of Emerging Market Debt Spreads
    International Finance, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2005) Downloads View citations (19)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Money and Finance (2008)

2003

  1. Explaining the Transition Between Exchange Rate Regimes
    Cahiers de recherche, Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en économie quantitative, CIREQ Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Cahiers de recherche, Universite de Montreal, Departement de sciences economiques (2003) Downloads View citations (8)

2002

  1. Cotton Sector Strategies in West and Central Africa
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (28)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2002) Downloads View citations (24)
  2. Experience with Budgetary Convergence in the WAEMU
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Monetary Union in West Africa; Who Might Gain, Who Might Lose, and Why?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Journal Article in Canadian Journal of Economics (2005)

2001

  1. Globalization Facts and Figures
    IMF Policy Discussion Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Monetary Union in West Africa (ECOWAS)
    IMF Occasional Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (19)
  4. Monetary Union in West Africa; An Agency of Restraint for Fiscal Policies?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of African Economies (2002)

2000

  1. Exchange Rate Regime Transitions
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2001)
  2. Exchange Rate Regimes in an Increasingly Integrated World Economy
    IMF Occasional Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (100)
  3. Fiscal Policy and Growth in the Context of European Integration
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, Warwick - Development Economics Research Centre (2000) View citations (3)
    Working Paper Research, National Bank of Belgium (2000) Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Global Financial Crises; Institutions and Incentives
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (15)

1999

  1. Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy of Transition Economies of Central and Eastern Europe after the Launch of EMU
    IMF Policy Discussion Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (25)
  2. Multiple Equilibria, Contagion, and the Emerging Market Crises
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Journal Article in Proceedings (1999)
  3. Transition Strategies and Nominal Anchors on the Road to Greater Exchange-Rate Flexibility
    Princeton Essays in International Economics, International Economics Section, Departement of Economics Princeton University, View citations (58)

1998

  1. Contagion; Monsoonal Effects, Spillovers, and Jumps Between Multiple Equilibria
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (106)
  2. Currency Crises, Sunspots and Markov-Switching Regimes
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Economics (2000)
  3. Exit Strategies; Policy Options for Countries Seeking Exchange Rate Flexibility
    IMF Occasional Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (70)
  4. Inflation Targeting as a Framework for Monetary Policy
    IMF Economic Issues, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (37)
  5. Liability-Creating Versus Non-Liability-Creating Fiscal Stabilization Policies: Ricardian Equivalence, Fiscal Stabilization and EMU
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund (1998) Downloads View citations (13)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (1998)
  6. Market-Based Policy Instruments for Systemic Bank Restructuring
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (3)

1997

  1. Characteristics of the Euro, the Demand for Reserves, and Policy Coordination Under EMU
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (19)
  2. The Scope for Inflation Targeting in Developing Countries
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (155)
  3. Was the French Franc Crisis a Sunspot Equilibrium?
    Center for International and Development Economics Research (CIDER) Working Papers, University of California-Berkeley, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Center for International and Development Economics Research (CIDER) Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley (1997) View citations (6)

1996

  1. Fiscal Dimensions of EMU
    IMF Policy Discussion Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (1996)
  2. German Unification; What Have We Learned From Multi-Country Models?
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in International Finance Discussion Papers, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) (1996) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Modelling (1996)
  3. International Evidence on the Determinants of Saving
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (14)
  4. The Mexican Peso Crisis; Overview and Analysis of Credibility Factors
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (5)

1995

  1. International Evidenceon the Determinants of Private Saving
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (1998)
  2. Long-Term Tendencies in Budget Deficits and Debt
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole (1995)

1994

  1. Credibility of Policies Versus Credibility of Policymakers
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (171)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1993) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1994)
  2. ERM Money Supplies and the Transition to EMU
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (15)
  3. Fiscal Flows in the United States and Canada: Lessons for Monetary Union in Europe
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (1995)
  4. THE CREDIBILITY OF THE UNITED KINGDOM'S COMMITMENT TO THE ERM: INTENTIONS VERSUS ACTIONS
    Economic Research Papers, University of Warwick - Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund (1994) Downloads View citations (1)
    The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics (1994) Downloads View citations (1)

1993

  1. Evaluating the EMS and EMU Using Stochastic Simulations; Some Issues
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Financial Sector Reforms and Exchange Arrangements in Eastern Europe
    IMF Occasional Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Net Foreign Assets and International Adjustment; The United States, Japan, and Germany
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Money and Finance (1994)

1992

  1. Common Currency Areas and Currency Unions: An Analysis of the Issues
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (36)
  2. Policy Issues in the Evolving International Monetary System
    IMF Occasional Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (4)

1991

  1. Characteristics of a Successful Exchange Rate System
    IMF Occasional Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (36)
  2. Effects of Long-Run Demographic Changes in a Multi-Country Model
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads
  3. European and monetary union in Europe and constraints on national budgetary policies
    Other publications TiSEM, Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Evaluating Policy Rules Under Imperfect Credibility
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads
  5. Models of Inflation and the Costs of Disinflation
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Journal Article in IMF Staff Papers (1992)
  6. Portfolio Preference Uncertainty and Gains From Policy Coordination
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads
    See also Journal Article in IMF Staff Papers (1992)

1990

  1. Economic Implications of German Unification for the Federal Republic and the Rest of the World
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads
  2. Fiscal Policy Independence in a Monetary Union
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
  3. Macroeconomic Effects of Prelected Population Aging in Industrial Countries
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Journal Article in IMF Staff Papers (1990)

1989

  1. Simulating the Effects of Some Simple Coordinated versus Uncoordinated Policy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)

1988

  1. International Coordination of Economic Policies: Scope, Methods, and Effects
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

1979

  1. Exchange Rates and Portfolio Balance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)

Journal Articles

2017

  1. Prerequisites for African Monetary Unions in the 21st Century
    Africagrowth Agenda, 2017, 14, (2), 12-16 Downloads

2014

  1. Uncorking a Strange Brew: The Need for More Competition in Ontario’s Alcoholic Beverage Retailing System
    C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, 2014, (414) Downloads

2013

  1. Modelling Monetary Union in Southern Africa: Welfare Evaluation for the CMA and SADC
    South African Journal of Economics, 2013, 81, (2), 275-291 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. The Dangers of an Extended Period of Low Interest Rates: Why the Bank of Canada Should Start Raising Them Now
    C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, 2013, (381) Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Fiscal asymmetries and the survival of the euro zone
    International Economics, 2012, (129), 5–29 Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. Are bygones not bygones? Modeling price-level targeting with an escape clause and lessons from the gold standard
    Journal of Macroeconomics, 2011, 33, (2), 162-175 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Should African Monetary Unions Be Expanded? An Empirical Investigation of the Scope for Monetary Integration in Sub-Saharan Africa-super- †
    Journal of African Economies, 2011, 20, (suppl_2), -ii150 Downloads View citations (5)

2009

  1. Financial Regulatory Reform: Using Models of Cooperation to Evaluate Current Prospects for International Agreement
    The Journal of Economic Asymmetries, 2009, 6, (3), 119-136 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Will the renminbi become a world currency?
    China Economic Review, 2009, 20, (1), 124-135 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. China's Integration into the Global Financial System
    Bank of Canada Review, 2008, 2008, (Summer), 19-31 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Currency Unions in Africa: Is the Trade Effect Substantial Enough to Justify their Formation?
    The World Economy, 2008, 31, (4), 533-547 Downloads View citations (25)
  3. Erratum to "The euro and developing country finance: a survey" [North Am. J. Econ. Finance 19 (2) 2008 175-191]
    The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 2008, 19, (3), 349-349 Downloads
  4. Global monetary conditions versus country-specific factors in the determination of emerging market debt spreads
    Journal of International Money and Finance, 2008, 27, (8), 1325-1336 Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  5. The euro and developing country finance: A survey
    The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 2008, 19, (2), 175-191 Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. New Monetary Unions in Africa: a Major Change in the Monetary Landscape?
    Economie Internationale, 2006, (107), 87-105 Downloads View citations (2)

2005

  1. Monetary union in West Africa: who might gain, who might lose, and why?
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2005, 38, (2), 454-481 Downloads View citations (61)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2003

  1. West African Currency Unions: Rationale and Sustainability
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2003, 49, (3), 381-413 Downloads View citations (6)

2002

  1. Monetary Union in West Africa: An Agency of Restraint for Fiscal Policies?
    Journal of African Economies, 2002, 11, (3), 387-412 View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2001

  1. Exchange Rate Regimes of Developing Countries: Global Context and Individual Choices
    Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 2001, 15, (1), 68-101 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Exchange rate regime transitions
    Journal of Development Economics, 2001, 64, (2), 571-586 Downloads View citations (71)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  3. Una unión monetaria en África Occidental (ECOWAS) ¿es deseable tenerla? y ¿cómo poder lograrla?
    Boletín, 2001, XLVII, (3), 109-121 Downloads

2000

  1. Currency crises, sunspots and Markov-switching regimes
    Journal of International Economics, 2000, 50, (2), 327-350 Downloads View citations (105)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1999

  1. Contagion:: macroeconomic models with multiple equilibria
    Journal of International Money and Finance, 1999, 18, (4), 587-602 Downloads View citations (178)
  2. Credibility, Reputation, and the Mexican Peso Crisis
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 1999, 31, (1), 70-84 View citations (16)
  3. Multiple equilibria, contagion, and the emerging market crises
    Proceedings, 1999, (Sep) Downloads View citations (41)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1998

  1. International Evidence on the Determinants of Private Saving
    World Bank Economic Review, 1998, 12, (3), 483-501 View citations (134)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  2. Liability-Creating versus Non-liability-Creating Fiscal Stabilisation Policies: Ricardian Equivalence, Fiscal Stabilisation, and EMU
    Economic Journal, 1998, 108, (449), 1026-45 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1997

  1. Core ERM Money Demand and Effects on Inflation
    The Manchester School of Economic & Social Studies, 1997, 65, (1), 1-24 View citations (6)

1996

  1. Fiscal Dimensions of EMU
    Economic Journal, 1996, 106, (437), 996-1004 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  2. German unification: What have we learned from multi-country models?
    Economic Modelling, 1996, 13, (4), 467-497 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  3. Preface
    Economic Modelling, 1996, 13, (4), 463-465 Downloads

1995

  1. Early Contributions of “Staff Papers” to International Economics
    IMF Staff Papers, 1995, 42, (4), 707-733 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Fiscal flows in the United States and Canada: Lessons for monetary union in Europe
    European Economic Review, 1995, 39, (2), 253-274 Downloads View citations (195)
    See also Working Paper (1994)
  3. Gaining and Losing ERM Credibility: The Case of the United Kingdom
    Economic Journal, 1995, 105, (430), 571-82 Downloads View citations (38)
  4. Long-term tendencies in budget deficits and debt
    Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole, 1995, 5-55 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1994

  1. Credibility of Policies Versus Credibility of Policymakers
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1994, 109, (3), 735-754 Downloads View citations (152)
    See also Working Paper (1994)
  2. Net foreign assets and international adjustment: The United States, Japan and Germany
    Journal of International Money and Finance, 1994, 13, (1), 27-40 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1993

  1. Fiscal Policy within Common Currency Areas
    Journal of Common Market Studies, 1993, 31, (1), 29-44 Downloads View citations (12)

1992

  1. Models of Inflation and the Costs of Disinflation
    IMF Staff Papers, 1992, 39, (2), 395-431 Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (1991)
  2. Portfolio Preference Uncertainty and Gains from Policy Coordination
    IMF Staff Papers, 1992, 39, (1), 101-120 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1991

  1. Economic and Monetary Union in Europe and Constraints on National Budgetary Policies
    IMF Staff Papers, 1991, 38, (2), 374-398 Downloads View citations (22)
  2. Fiscal policy independence in a European Monetary Union
    Open Economies Review, 1991, 2, (2), 113-136 Downloads View citations (20)
  3. Model Uncertainty, Learning, and the Gains from Coordination
    American Economic Review, 1991, 81, (3), 465-79 Downloads View citations (25)

1990

  1. Macroeconomic Effects of Projected Population Aging in Industrial Countries
    IMF Staff Papers, 1990, 37, (3), 453-485 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1989

  1. International dimensions of monetary policy: coordination versus autonomy
    Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole, 1989, 183-243 View citations (2)

1988

  1. International Policy Coordination in a World with Model Uncertainty
    IMF Staff Papers, 1988, 35, (2), 230-258 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Scope and Limits of International Economic Cooperation and Policy Coordination
    IMF Staff Papers, 1988, 35, (2), 259-296 Downloads View citations (11)
  3. Strategies for modeling exchange rates and capital flows in multicountry models
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 1988, 10, (2), 205-228 Downloads

1987

  1. The Dynamics of a Two-Country Minimodel under Rational Expectations
    Annals of Economics and Statistics, 1987, (6-7), 37-69 Downloads

1986

  1. International Transmission of Fiscal Policies in Major Industrial Countries (Transmission sur le plan international des effets des politiques budgétaires des grands pays industrialisés) (Transmisión internacional de la política fiscal de los grandes países industriales)
    IMF Staff Papers, 1986, 33, (3), 387-438 Downloads
  2. MINIMOD: Specification and Simulation Results (MINIMOD: spécification et résultats des simulations) (MINIMOD: Especificación y resultados de simulación)
    IMF Staff Papers, 1986, 33, (4), 722-767 Downloads View citations (1)

1985

  1. Exchange Rate Dynamics and Intervention Rules (Dynamique des taux de change et règles d'intervention) (Dinámica del tipo de cambio y normas de intervención)
    IMF Staff Papers, 1985, 32, (1), 132-159 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Fiscal policy and the exchange rate in the big seven: Transmission of U.S. government spending shocks
    European Economic Review, 1985, 28, (1-2), 11-42 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The Sustainability of Fiscal Deficits (De la persistance et du caractère soutenable des déficits budgétaires) (La persistencia de los déficit fiscales)
    IMF Staff Papers, 1985, 32, (4), 577-605 Downloads

1983

  1. Les effets à long terme de différentes règles de financement du gouvernement
    L'Actualité Economique, 1983, 59, (2), 266-282 Downloads

1981

  1. Dynamic stability of portfolio balance models of the exchange rate
    Journal of International Economics, 1981, 11, (4), 467-477 Downloads View citations (12)

1980

  1. Portfolio Balance and Exchange Rate Stability: A Comment
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 1980, 12, (2), 228-30 Downloads

1979

  1. Exchange rates in the short run: Some further results
    European Economic Review, 1979, 12, (4), 395-402 Downloads View citations (14)

1977

  1. Exchange rates in the short run: The dollar-dentschemark rate
    European Economic Review, 1977, 10, (3), 303-324 Downloads View citations (55)

1976

  1. Un modèle mensuel du secteur financier au Canada
    L'Actualité Economique, 1976, 52, (2), 169-184 Downloads

Books

2007

  1. Lectures in International Finance:Crisis, Coordination, Currency Unions, and Debt
    World Scientific Books, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. Downloads View citations (1)

Edited books

2011

  1. Currencies, Crises, Fiscal Policy, and Coordination
    World Scientific Books, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. Downloads

2008

  1. Establishing a Central Bank
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

1993

  1. Policy Issues in the Operation of Currency Unions
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (11)

1992

  1. Establishing a Central Bank
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

Chapters

2017

  1. The Rationale for, and Effects of, International Economic Policy Coordination
    Chapter 7 in TRADE CURRENCIES AND FINANCE, 2017, pp 241-298 Downloads
    Also in A chapter in International Policy Coordination and Exchange Rate Fluctuations, 1990, pp 9-62 (1990) Downloads View citations (4)

2014

  1. Macroprudential policies, commodity prices and capital inflows
    A chapter in The role of central banks in macroeconomic and financial stability, 2014, vol. 76, pp 59-75 Downloads View citations (2)

2008

  1. Monetary Policy
    Chapter 54 in International Handbook of Development Economics, Volumes 1 & 2, 2008 Downloads View citations (12)

2003

  1. Economic aspects of regional currency areas and the use of foreign currencies
    A chapter in Regional currency areas and the use of foreign currencies, 2003, vol. 17, pp 4-42 Downloads View citations (8)

1988

  1. Fiscal Policies, Net Saving, and Real Exchange Rates: The United States, the Federal Republic of Germany, and Japan
    A chapter in International Aspects of Fiscal Policies, 1988, pp 21-72 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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