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Inflation Targeting as a Framework for Monetary Policy

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Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Guy Debelle , Miguel Savastano , Paul Masson , and Sunil Sharma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757616.051

ISBN: 9781557757616

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, inflation targeting, inflation target, inflation rate

Inflation distorts prices, erodes savings, discourages investment, stimulates capital flight, inhibits growth, and makes economic planning a nightmare. During the past decade, several advanced economies have taken...

Inflation Targeting As a Framework for Monetary Policy

Inflation Targeting As a Framework for Monetary Policy »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451965148.051

ISBN: 9781451965148

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, inflation targeting, inflation target, inflation rate

Inflation distorts prices, erodes savings, discourages investment,stimulates capital flight, inhibits growth, and makes economic planning anightmare. During the past decade, several advanced economies have takena n...

Excerpt: Advancing the Frontiers of Monetary Policy

Excerpt: Advancing the Frontiers of Monetary Policy »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/EFMPEAEX.073

ISBN: EFMPEAEX

Keywords: Inflation targeting, Inflation targeting implementation, Monetary policy, inflation targeting; monetary policy; central banks

How should a country implement Inflation-forecast targeting for monetary policy? This excerpt presents the Overview from "Advancing the Frontiers of Monetary Policy." The book explores basic principles and practice...

Inflation Targeting in Practice
			: Strategic and Operational Issues and Application to Emerging Market Economies

Inflation Targeting in Practice : Strategic and Operational Issues and Application to Emerging Market Economies »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758897.071

ISBN: 9781557758897

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation target

A growing number of countries are anchoring their monetary policy through explicit inflation targeting. This policy has already scored remarkable successes in several countries, establishing central bank credibilit...

Statistical Implications of Inflation Targeting
			: Getting the Right Numbers and Getting the Numbers Right

Statistical Implications of Inflation Targeting : Getting the Right Numbers and Getting the Numbers Right »

Series: Books

Author(s): Carol Carson , Claudia Dziobek , and Charles Enoch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061323.071

ISBN: 9781589061323

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation-targeting

This book brings together the experience of central banks and national statistical agencies in countries that focus their monetary policy on inflation targets. Inflation targeting has led to a close interface betwe...

Adopting Inflation Targeting
			: Practical Issues for Emerging Market Countries

Adopting Inflation Targeting : Practical Issues for Emerging Market Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mark Zelmer , and Andrea Schaechter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557759917.084

ISBN: 9781557759917

Keywords: Emerging markets, Inflation targeting, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation targeting framework

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Inflation Targeting

Inflation Targeting »

Source: Inflation Targeting : Theory and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 1996/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): J. Green

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1996

ISBN: 9781451848656

Keywords: inflation, inflation targeting, central bank, inflation target

As with many monetary policy frameworks, inflation targeting is subject to the well-known problem of inflation bias. With inflation targeting, however, the bias becomes apparent not as inflation above desired level...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Western Hemisphere

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Western Hemisphere »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067165.086

ISBN: 9781589067165

Keywords: inflation, commodity prices, monetary policy, terms of trade, inflation-targeting

The main focus of this report is the outlook for the region in the face of the downturn now projected for the U.S. economy and the continuing risks that affect the global outlook. Overall the region is better place...

World Economic Outlook, September 2005
			: Building Institutions

World Economic Outlook, September 2005 : Building Institutions »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064546.081

ISBN: 9781589064546

Keywords: inflation, current account, inflation targeting, oil prices, institutional quality

The World Economic Outlook, published twice a year in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic, presents IMF staff economists' analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Chapters give an...

Excerpt: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Excerpt: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/FXILAEAEX.073

ISBN: FXILAEAEX

Keywords: Central banks, Exchange policy, Foreign exchange intervention, Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, inflation-targeting;central bank;inflation target;inflation expectation;intervention policy

Foreign exchange intervention is widely used as a policy tool, particularly in emerging markets, but many facets of this tool remain limited, especially in the context of flexible exchange rate regimes. The Latin...