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Capital Control Measures: A New Dataset

Andrés Fernández Martin (), Michael Klein (), Alessandro Rebucci (), Martin Schindler () and Martín Uribe ()

IMF Economic Review, 2016, vol. 64, issue 3, 548-574

Abstract: Abstract This paper presents a new data set of capital controls by inflows and outflows for 10 asset categories in 100 countries during 1995–2013. Building on the data in Schindler (2009) and other data sets based on the analysis of the IMF’s Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions (AREAER), this data set covers additional asset categories, more countries, and a longer time period. The paper discusses in detail the construction of the data and characterizes them with respect to the prevalence and correlation of controls across asset categories and between inflow and outflow controls, the aggregation of the separate categories into broader indicators, the experience of some particular countries, and the comparison of these data with others indices of capital controls.

Keywords: F3; F36; F38 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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