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In Search of Successful Inflation Targeting

In Search of Successful Inflation Targeting »

Source: In Search of Successful Inflation Targeting : Evidence From An Inflation Targeting Index

Volume/Issue: 2009/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yanliang Miao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872958

Keywords: Flexibility, Factor Analysis, central bank, price stability,

In a first attempt to treat inflation targeting (IT) as a continuous variable, we construct IT subindices for 21 full-fledged ITers on three dimensions: flexibility, transparency, and explicitness. Comparing flexib...

Ukraine

Ukraine »

Source: Ukraine : Stand-By Arrangement: Review Under the Emergency Financing Mechanism

Volume/Issue: 2009/17

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451839159

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, flexible exchange rate, Economic condition,

This paper discusses key findings of the two-year Stand-By-Arrangement for Ukraine under the Emergency Financing Mechanism. Output growth is turning negative on the back of a large terms-of-trade shock and the ongo...

Determinants of Current Account Balances of Non-Oil Developing Countries in the 1970s: An Empirical Analysis

Determinants of Current Account Balances of Non-Oil Developing Countries in the 1970s: An Empirical Analysis »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 30 No. 4

Volume: 30

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1983

ISBN: 9781451930610

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, bonds, flexible exchange rates, domestic bonds

This paper focuses on the portfolio-balance model as a framework for addressing unresolved issues about the behavior of exchange rates. The stocks of base money and bonds are determined by the interactions of monet...

Exchange Rate Flexibility and Credit during Capital Inflow Reversals

Exchange Rate Flexibility and Credit during Capital Inflow Reversals »

Source: Exchange Rate Flexibility and Credit during Capital Inflow Reversals : Purgatory…not Paradise

Volume/Issue: 2014/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicolas Magud , and Esteban Vesperoni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2014

ISBN: 9781475543735

Keywords: reversals, macro-prudential, exchange rate, exchange rate regimes, exchange rate flexibility, flexible exchange rate, exchange rate regime, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

We document the behavior of macro and credit variables during episodes of capital inflows reversals in economies with different degrees of exchange rate flexibility. We find that exchange rate flexibility is associ...

Uncertainty, Flexible Exchange Rates, and Agglomeration*

Uncertainty, Flexible Exchange Rates, and Agglomeration* »

Source: Uncertainty, Flexible Exchange Rates, and Agglomeration

Volume/Issue: 1998/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1998

ISBN: 9781451927351

Keywords: Flexible exchange rates, Agglomeration, Two-stage EMU, exchange rate, exchange rate variability, economic geography, exchange rates

This paper shows that exchange rate variability promotes agglomeration of economic activity. Under flexible rates, firms located in large markets have lower variability of sales, reinforcing concentration of firms...

Sticky Exchange Rates and Flexible Prices

Sticky Exchange Rates and Flexible Prices »

Source: Sticky Exchange Rates and Flexible Prices : A Heretic View From the Interwar Period

Volume/Issue: 1991/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anne Gulde , and Holger Wolf

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1991

ISBN: 9781451937855

Keywords: exchange rates, exchange rate, real exchange rate, exchange rate variability, flexible exchange rates

Real exchange rate variability tends to be higher under flexible than under fixed exchange rates. The neokeynesian view attributes the higher variability to the combination of volatile nominal exchange rates with s...

The Policy Interest-Rate Pass-Through in Central America

The Policy Interest-Rate Pass-Through in Central America »

Source: The Policy Interest-Rate Pass-Through in Central America

Volume/Issue: 2011/240

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephanie Medina Cas , Alejandro Carrion-Menendez , and Florencia Frantischek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463923228

Keywords: interest-rate transmission, exchange rate, central bank, exchange rate flexibility, inflation,

Several Central American (CADR) central banks with independent monetary policies have adopted policy interest rates as their main instrument to signal their monetary policy stances, often in the context of adopting...

Riding Global Financial Waves

Riding Global Financial Waves »

Source: Riding Global Financial Waves : The Economic Impact of Global Financial Shocks on Emerging Market Economies

Volume/Issue: 2012/188

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gustavo Adler , and Camilo Tovar Mora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505368

Keywords: global financial shocks, financial integration, exchange rate, exchange rate flexibility, foreign assets, international financial statistics,

Over the past two decades, most emerging market economies witnessed two key developments. A marked process of financial integration with the rest of the world, arguably turning these economies more vulnerable to gl...

Coping with Capital Inflows

Coping with Capital Inflows »

Source: Coping with Capital Inflows : Experiences of Selected European Countries

Volume/Issue: 2007/190

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Vávra , Inci Ötker , Barry Topf , and Zbigniew Polanski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867541

Keywords: capital markets integration, policy responses, exchange rate, capital account liberalization, exchange rate flexibility,

This paper reviews the experiences of a number of European countries in coping with capital inflows. It describes the nature of the inflows, their implications for macroeconomic and financial stability, and the pol...

Private-Sector Financial Liabilities in Advanced Economies

Private-Sector Financial Liabilities in Advanced Economies »

Source: Private-Sector Financial Liabilities in Advanced Economies : Is More Better?

Volume/Issue: 2007/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Man-Keung Tang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451866827

Keywords: Financial development, financial system, labor market, labor market flexibility, financial systems, financial sector,

Advanced economies have been experiencing diverse developments in accumulation of financial liabilities by their household and corporate sectors since around 1995. Crosscountry- industry evidence indicates that the...