IMF paper lays out new capital controls dataset

IMF headquarters in Washington DC

Researchers at the International Monetary Fund have created a new dataset of capital control restrictions that they believe is a "potentially important resource for research and policy", according to a working paper published last week.

In Capital control measures: a new dataset, Andrés Fernández, Michael W Klein, Alessandro Rebucci, Martin Schindler and Martín Uribe look at restrictions on both inflows and outflows of 10 categories of assets for 100 countries over the period 1995–2013.


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