Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 112 items

  • Keyword: Money and Interest Rates x
Clear All Modify Search
Monetary Policy Transmission in Ghana

Monetary Policy Transmission in Ghana »

Source: Monetary Policy Transmission in Ghana : Does the Interest Rate Channel Work?

Volume/Issue: 2011/275

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arto Kovanen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463925314

Keywords: monetary policy transmission, interest rates, monetary policy, central bank, inflation, money market, Money And Interest Rates,

This paper analyzes interest rate pass-through in Ghana. Time series and bank-specific data are utilized to highlight linkages between policy, wholesale market, and retail market interest rates. Our analysis shows...

Factors Underlying the Definition of Broad Money

Factors Underlying the Definition of Broad Money »

Source: Factors Underlying the Definition of Broad Money : An Examination of Recent U.S. Monetary Statistics and Practices of Other Countries

Volume/Issue: 2003/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ewe-Ghee Lim , and Subramanian Sriram

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451848304

Keywords: Definitions Money, aggregates, money market, inflation, monetary aggregate, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: General, Money and Interest Rates, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit,

The paper examines the experiences of countries in defining monetary aggregates, particularly those countries that have undertaken substantial redefinitions. It finds that both the functional and empirical approach...

Inflation Targeting in Dollarized Economies

Inflation Targeting in Dollarized Economies »

Source: Inflation Targeting in Dollarized Economies

Volume/Issue: 2006/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leonardo Leiderman , Rodolfo Maino , and Eric Parrado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451864175

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, real exchange rate, Money And Interest Rates, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, And The Supply Of Money And Credit,

The shift to inflation targeting has contributed to the relatively low inflation observed in some emerging market economies although, as noted by many economists, the preconditions required for a successful impleme...

Setting the Operational Framework for Producing Inflation Forecasts

Setting the Operational Framework for Producing Inflation Forecasts »

Source: Setting the Operational Framework for Producing Inflation Forecasts

Volume/Issue: 2006/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Turgut Kisinbay , Eric Parrado , Rodolfo Maino , and Jorge Canales Kriljenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863826

Keywords: Inflation forecasting, communication, central bank, inflation forecasts, Money and Interest Rates: Forecasting and Simulation,

How should a central bank organize itself to produce the best possible inflation forecast? This paper discusses elements for building a comprehensive platform for an inflation forecasting framework. It describes th...

Striving to Be 'Clearly Open' and 'Crystal Clear'

Striving to Be 'Clearly Open' and 'Crystal Clear' »

Source: Striving to Be 'Clearly Open' and 'Crystal Clear' : Monetary Policy Communication of the CNB

Volume/Issue: 2008/84

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , and Katerina Smídková

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869453

Keywords: communication, Czech National Bank, central bank, national bank, Money and Interest Rates: Forecasting and Simulation,

The Czech National Bank has a respectable track record in terms of its policy actions and the corresponding inflation outturns. Using a simple forward-looking policy rule, we find that its main communication tools-...

Towards Inflation Targeting in Sri Lanka

Towards Inflation Targeting in Sri Lanka »

Source: Towards Inflation Targeting in Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2011/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ding Ding , Rahul Anand , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455226078

Keywords: Bayesian Estimation, inflation, central bank, foreign exchange, Money and Interest Rates: Forecasting and Simulation,

This paper develops a practical model-based forecasting and policy analysis system (FPAS) to support a transition to an inflation forecast targeting regime in Sri Lanka. The FPAS model provides a relatively good fo...

Leverage? What Leverage? A Deep Dive into the U.S. Flow of Funds  in Search of Clues to the Global Crisis

Leverage? What Leverage? A Deep Dive into the U.S. Flow of Funds in Search of Clues to the Global Crisis »

Source: Leverage? What Leverage? A Deep Dive into the U.S. Flow of Funds in Search of Clues to the Global Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2012/162

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Ashok Bhatia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504712

Keywords: credit, collateral, bonds, shares, Leverage, Securitization, Investment Banking, Money And Interest Rates, Financial Institutions And Services,

This paper questions the view that leverage should have forewarned us of the global financial crisis of 2007-09, pointing to several gearing indicators that were neither useful portents of the onset of the crisis n...

Capital Flows to Transition Economies

Capital Flows to Transition Economies »

Source: Capital Flows to Transition Economies : Master or Servant?

Volume/Issue: 2002/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leslie Lipschitz , Alex Mourmouras , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451842791

Keywords: convergence, macroeconomic policy, capital inflows, exchange rate, real appreciation, capital market, Money And Interest Rates,

This paper discusses the forces driving capital flows in the transition countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). It argues that various influences—specifically, the real exchange rate history and trend...

Explicit and Implicit Targets in Open Economies

Explicit and Implicit Targets in Open Economies »

Source: Explicit and Implicit Targets in Open Economies

Volume/Issue: 2005/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Silvia Sgherri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451861952

Keywords: Inflation targeting, interest rate rules, exchange rates, inflation, central bank, inflation targeting regime, Money and Interest Rates: General,

Under a flexible inflation targeting regime, should policymakers avoid any reaction to movements in the foreign exchange market? Using data for six advanced open economies explicitly targeting inflation, the paper...

Monetary Policy in Hybrid Regimes

Monetary Policy in Hybrid Regimes »

Source: Monetary Policy in Hybrid Regimes : The Case of Kazakhstan

Volume/Issue: 2014/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natan Epstein , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498340724

Keywords: Interest Rate, Money Market, Exchange Rate, central bank, inflation, Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

This paper analyzes the monetary policy framework in Kazakhstan. The authorities have been successful in containing inflation in the context of a managed exchange rate regime. Over the past two years, the central b...