Luis Catão

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Washington, DC 20431

United States

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Sovereign Defaults the Role of Volatility

IMF Working Paper No. 02/149
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
Luis Catão and Bennett Sutton
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Sovereign Debt, Macroeconomic Volatility, Emerging Markets

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Fiscal Deficits and Inflation

IMF Working Paper No. 03/65
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jan 2006
Luis Catão and Marco E. Terrones
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Fiscal Policy, Inflation, Macroeconomic Stabilization, Developing Countries

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Perspectives on Low Global Interest Rates

IMF Working Paper No. 06/76
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 May 2006
Luis Catão and George A. (Sandy) Mackenzie
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Independent
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World interest rates, global saving, investment

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Determinants of Dollarization: The Banking Side

IMF Working Paper No. 00/146
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
Luis Catão and Marco E. Terrones
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Dollarization, Money and Banking, Emerging Markets

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The New Economy and Global Stock Returns

IMF Working Paper No. 00/216
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Feb 2006
Robin Brooks and Luis Catão
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Financial Studies Division and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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stock markets, portfolio diversification, international financial integration, new economy

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Country and Industry Dynamics in Stock Returns

IMF Working Paper No. 03/52
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Jan 2006
Luis Catão and Allan Timmermann
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and UCSD
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Diversification, Risk, Volatility States, Regime Switching, International Financial Markets

Country and Industry Dynamics in Stock Returns

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 May 2004
Luis Catão and Allan Timmermann
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and UCSD
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Diversification, risk, volatility states, international financial markets

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The External Balance Assessment (EBA) Methodology

IMF Working Paper No. 13/272
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 29 Jan 2014
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Current account, Exchange rates, Real effective exchange rates, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Economic models, global imbalances, net foreign assets, current accounts, private credit, reserve currency, current account balances, reserve accumulation, domestic debt, external liabilities, central banks, current account deficit, current account deficits, reserve currencies, fiscal gaps, fiscal “ gap, current account surpluses, private debt, current account adjustments, budget balance, reserve holdings, net debtor, capital account liberalization

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Recession and Recovery in the United Kingdom in the 1990s: A Vector Autoregression Approach

IMF Working Paper No. 95/40
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Luis Catão and Ramana Ramaswamy
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Asia and Pacific Department
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Common Factors in Latin America's Business Cycles

IMF Working Paper No. 06/49
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Luis Catão
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Business Cycles, Factor Models, Latin America

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Bank Credit in Argentina in the Aftermath of the Mexican Crisis: Supply or Demand Constrained?

IMF Working Paper No. 97/32
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Luis Catão
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Fiscal Deficits and Inflation A New Look at the Emerging Market Evidence

IMF Working Paper No. 01/74
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Luis Catão and Marco E. Terrones
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Fiscal Policy Inflation Emerging Markets

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Sudden Stops and Currency Drops: A Historical Look

IMF Working Paper No. 06/133
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Jun 2006
Luis Catão
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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sudden stops, currency crises, international capital flows, gold standard

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External Liabilities and Crises

IMF Working Paper No. 13/113
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Jun 2013
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Senior Fellow
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External debt, Financial crisis, Current account, Foreign exchange, Foreign direct investment, Economic models, International Investment Positions, Sovereign Debt, Currency Crises, Current Account Imbalances, Foreign Exchange Reserves., net external debt, net debt, current account balance, external liabilities, reserve accumulation, fiscal gap, current account deficits, debt crises, sovereign default, sovereign defaults, external liability, central bank, public debt, net external liabilities, current accounts, repayments, current account surpluses, private external debt, reserve assets, debt accumulation, foreign debt, external financing, budget balance, current account deficit, debt managem

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Financial Dependence, Formal Credit, and Informal Jobs: New Evidence from Brazilian Household Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4609
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Luis Catão, Carmen Pages and Maria R. Rosales
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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credit markets, financial dependence, informality, Brazil

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Monetary Transmission in an Emerging Targeter: The Case of Brazil

IMF Working Paper No. 08/191
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Sep 2008
A. R. Pagan, Luis Catão and Douglas Laxton
Queensland University, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Brazil, Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, Emerging markets, Bank credit, Interest rates, Developed countries, Economic models, Disinflation

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Intermediation Spreads in a Dual Currency Economy: Argentina in the 1990s

IMF Working Paper No. 98/90
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Luis Catão
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Interest Rate Spreads, Money and Banking, Argentina

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Exchange Rates in the Periphery and International Adjustment Under the Gold Standard

IMF Working Paper No. 03/41
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jan 2006
Luis Catão and Solomos Solomou
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Cambridge, Faculty of Economics
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Gold standard, silver standard, exchange rates, international trade

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Determinants of Argentina's External Trade

IMF Working Paper No. 99/121
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Luis Catão
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Argentina Foreign Trade Elasticities International Competitiveness MERCOSUR

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Financial De-Dollarization: A Global Perspective and the Peruvian Experience

IMF Working Paper No. 16/97
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Dec 2016
Luis Catão and Marco E. Terrones
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Dollarization, Peru, Financial sector, Currency substitution, Emerging markets, Macroprudential Policy, Regression analysis, Dollarization, Currrency Substitution, Monetary Policy, Emerging Markets

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World Food Prices, the Terms of Trade-Real Exchange Rate Nexus, and Monetary Policy

IMF Working Paper No. 13/114
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Luis Catão and Roberto Chang
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway - Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick/Piscataway - Department of Economics
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Commodity price fluctuations, External shocks, Producer price indexes, Terms of trade, Exchange rate appreciation, Monetary policy, Economic models, Commodity Price Shocks, Inflation Targeting, Taylor rules, Incomplete Markets, inflation, terms of trade, monetary policy, price elasticity, relative price, inflation targeting, relative prices, nominal interest rate, real interest rate, aggregate demand, monetary economics, real exchange rates, real interest rates, coefficient on inflation, export price, open economy, price stability, distribution of inflation, inflationary impact, inflation rate, inflationary pressures, inflation rates, foreign currency, domestic production, domestic consumpti

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Persistent Gaps, Volatility Types, and Default Traps

IMF Working Paper No. 07/148
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Virginia and University of London - Birkbeck CollegeUniversity of London - Economics, Mathematics and Statistics
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Production, Sovereign debt, Working Paper, Economic models, Borrowing

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Banks and Monetary Shocks in Emerging Markets: How Far Can We Go with the Credit View?

IMF Working Paper No. 00/68
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Feb 2006
Luis Catão and Sergio Rodriguez
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Bank credit, interest rate spreads, monetary policy, emerging markets

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Missing Link: Volatility and the Debt Intolerance Paradox

IMF Working Paper No. 04/51
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
Luis Catão, Sandeep Kapur and Sandeep Kapur
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of London - Birkbeck CollegeUniversity of London - Economics, Mathematics and Statistics
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Sovereign debt, macroeconomic volatility, emerging markets

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World Food Prices and Monetary Policy

IMF Working Paper No. 10/161
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Luis Catão and Roberto Chang
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway - Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick/Piscataway - Department of Economics
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The New Economy and Global Stock Return

IMF Working Paper No. 00/216
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Aug 2009
Robin Brooks and Luis Catão
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Financial Studies Division and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Stock markets, Economic models

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IMF Working Paper No. 15/167
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Aug 2015
Luis Catão and Rui C. Mano
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund
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Country Risk, Interest Rate Spread, Haircut, market, debt, default, interest, interest rate, International Lending and Debt Problems, General, International, or Comparative,

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International Financial Integration and Funding Risks: Bank-Level Evidence from Latin America

IMF Working Paper No. 17/224
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Universität Osnabrück and Universität Osnabrück
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Bank Capital Structure, Financial Liberalization, International Capital Flows, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration

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Monetary Rules for Commodity Traders

NBER Working Paper No. w18536
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2022
Luis Catão and Roberto Chang
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway - Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick/Piscataway - Department of Economics
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Persistent Gaps and Default Traps

Journal of Development Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Jan 2009
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Virginia and University of London - Birkbeck CollegeUniversity of London - Economics, Mathematics and Statistics

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Sovereign Debt, Serial default, Default premium, Emerging market bond spreads, Asymmetric information, Output persistence

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Determinants of Argentina's External Trade

Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 19-57, May 2002
Posted: 13 Jul 2004
Luis Catão and Elisabetta Falcetti
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

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Argentina, foreign trade elasticities, international competitiveness, MERCOSUR