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Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands

Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands »

Source: Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands : Selected Issues-Cyclically Advanced Euro-Area Economies: Consequences and Policy Options

Volume/Issue: 2001/95

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2001

ISBN: 9781451829433

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, aggregate demand, monetary union

Although the advent of the single currency has generated many advantages for the smaller economies of the euro area, it has raised the possibility that both the amplitude and the duration of cycles in these countri...

West African Economic and Monetary Union

West African Economic and Monetary Union »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union : Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries-Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies-Staff Report, Public Information Notice Informational Annex, Staff Statement, Executive Director's Statement

Volume/Issue: 2011/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455274499

Keywords: monetary fund, monetary union, price competitiveness

In 2010, average inflation has remained low in all West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries, but has edged up in the second half of the year. After a moderate fiscal easing by about 11/2 percentag...

West African Economic and Monetary Union Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies Informational Annex

West African Economic and Monetary Union Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies Informational Annex »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union : Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries-Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies-Staff Report, Public Information Notice Informational Annex, Staff Statement, Executive Director's Statement

Volume/Issue: 2011/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455274499

Keywords: monetary fund, monetary union, price competitiveness

In 2010, average inflation has remained low in all West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries, but has edged up in the second half of the year. After a moderate fiscal easing by about 11/2 percentag...

Statement by Staff Representative on WAEMU—Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies Executive Board Meeting

Statement by Staff Representative on WAEMU—Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies Executive Board Meeting »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union : Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries-Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies-Staff Report, Public Information Notice Informational Annex, Staff Statement, Executive Director's Statement

Volume/Issue: 2011/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455274499

Keywords: monetary fund, monetary union, price competitiveness

In 2010, average inflation has remained low in all West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries, but has edged up in the second half of the year. After a moderate fiscal easing by about 11/2 percentag...

Statement by Kossi Assimaidou Executive Director for West African Economic and Monetary Union

Statement by Kossi Assimaidou Executive Director for West African Economic and Monetary Union »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union : Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries-Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies-Staff Report, Public Information Notice Informational Annex, Staff Statement, Executive Director's Statement

Volume/Issue: 2011/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455274499

Keywords: monetary fund, monetary union, price competitiveness

In 2010, average inflation has remained low in all West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries, but has edged up in the second half of the year. After a moderate fiscal easing by about 11/2 percentag...

Should African Monetary Unions Be Expanded? An Empirical Investigation of the Scope for Monetary Integration in Sub-Saharan Africa

Should African Monetary Unions Be Expanded? An Empirical Investigation of the Scope for Monetary Integration in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Should African Monetary Unions Be Expanded? An Empirical Investigation of the Scope for Monetary Integration in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2010/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Xavier Debrun , Catherine Pattillo , and Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201402

Keywords: Monetary integration, monetary union, monetary unions, inflation, monetary policy, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

This paper develops a full-fledged cost-benefit analysis of monetary integration, and applies it to the currency unions actively pursued in Africa. The benefits of monetary union come from a more credible monetary...

A Common Currency for Belarus and Russia?

A Common Currency for Belarus and Russia? »

Source: A Common Currency for Belarus and Russia?

Volume/Issue: 2004/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vassili Prokopenko , Etibar Jafarov , and Anne Gulde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875478

Keywords: Currencies, Belarus, Foreign exchange, Monetary unions, Russian Federation, currency union, monetary union, Russia, central bank, monetary policy

This paper discusses costs, benefits, and implementation challenges of a possible currency union between Belarus and Russia. It shows that Belarus and Russia are economically closely linked but nevertheless do not...

Welfare Effects of Monetary Integration

Welfare Effects of Monetary Integration »

Source: Welfare Effects of Monetary Integration : The Common Monetary Area and Beyond

Volume/Issue: 2012/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamon Asonuma , Xavier Debrun , and Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503890

Keywords: monetary policy, inflation, central bank, monetary union, monetary area

This paper proposes a quantitative assessment of the welfare effects arising from the Common Monetary Area (CMA) and an array of broader grouping among Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. Model...

Economic and Monetary Union in Europe and Constraintson National Budgetary Policies

Economic and Monetary Union in Europe and Constraintson National Budgetary Policies »

Source: Economic and Monetary Union in Europe and Constraintson National Budgetary Policies

Volume/Issue: 1990/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1990

ISBN: 9781451965278

Keywords: monetary union, monetary policy, price stability, inflation, monetary fund

This paper reviews the pros and cons of institutionalized constraints limiting the freedom of national budgetary policies within an Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) in Europe. The issue is approached from three an...

The Design of EMU

The Design of EMU »

Source: The Design of EMU

Volume/Issue: 1997/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Begg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1997

ISBN: 9781451852233

Keywords: European Monetary Union, credibility, asymmetric shocks, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, price stability, monetary union

Pursuit of price stability may, but need not, exacerbate output fluctuations. This paper discusses the monetary strategy of the European Central Bank, the intermediate targets that this should entail, and implicati...