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The Power of Partnership: Selected Speeches by Christine Lagarde, 2011-2019

The Power of Partnership: Selected Speeches by Christine Lagarde, 2011-2019 »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513509907.071

ISBN: 9781513509907

Keywords: Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic stabilization, Economic growth, Poverty, BOOK, IMF, advanced economy, global economy, inequality

A compilation of selected speeches by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde....

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			: Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

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

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...

Why Do Many Disinflations Fail? the Importance of Luck, Timing, and Political Institutions

Why Do Many Disinflations Fail? the Importance of Luck, Timing, and Political Institutions »

Source: Why Do Many Disinflations Fail? the Importance of Luck, Timing, and Political Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2002/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): A. Hamann , and Alessandro Prati

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875454

Keywords: stabilization, inflation, inflation stabilization, high inflation, inflation stabilizations,

Many inflation stabilizations succeed only temporarily. Using a sample of 51 episodes of stabilization from inflation levels above 40 percent, we show that most of the failures are explained by bad luck, unfavorabl...

Strategic Interactions between an Independent Central Bank and a Myopic Government with Government Debt

Strategic Interactions between an Independent Central Bank and a Myopic Government with Government Debt »

Source: Strategic Interactions between an Independent Central Bank and a Myopic Government with Government Debt

Volume/Issue: 2008/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sven Jari Stehn , and David Vines

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870220

Keywords: Monetary and Fiscal Policy, Policy Myopia, Non-cooperative games, Stabilisation Bias, inflation, central bank, monetary policy, aggregate demand, high interest rates,

We analyse optimal discretionary games between a benevolent central bank and a myopic government in a New Keynesian model. First, when lump-sum taxes are available and public debt is absent, we show that a Nash gam...

Fiscal Federalism in Europe

Fiscal Federalism in Europe »

Source: Fiscal Federalism in Europe : Is it a Necessary Precondition for a Successful European Economic and Monetary Integration?

Volume/Issue: 1994/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Norbert Berthold

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1994

ISBN: 9781451849523

Keywords: monetary union, fiscal stabilization policies, fiscal federalism, fiscal stabilization

An important question in the process of European integration concerns the best institutional level for stabilization policies. The theory of fiscal federalism gives criteria for evaluating if fiscal stabilization p...

Achieving a Soft Landing

Achieving a Soft Landing »

Source: Achieving a Soft Landing : The Role of Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2008/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869316

Keywords: Business cycle stabilization, inflation, fiscal balance,

This paper utilizes an open-economy New Keynesian overlapping generations model to assess the extent to which fiscal policy, along side an inflation-forecast-based monetary policy, could enhance macroeconomic stabi...

Stabilization, Debt, and Fiscal Policy in the Caribbean

Stabilization, Debt, and Fiscal Policy in the Caribbean »

Source: Stabilization, Debt, and Fiscal Policy in the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2005/26

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451860450

Keywords: Stabilization, public debt, interest, fiscal balance, expenditures,

Although Caribbean countries have been largely successful in bringing annual inflation down to single digits in recent years-regardless of their exchange rate regime-their growth rates have been disappointing and t...

From Volatility to Stability in Expenditure: Stabilization Funds in Resource-Rich Countries

From Volatility to Stability in Expenditure: Stabilization Funds in Resource-Rich Countries »

Source: From Volatility to Stability in Expenditure : Stabilization Funds in Resource-Rich Countries

Volume/Issue: 2014/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Naotaka Sugawara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2014

ISBN: 9781475515275

Keywords: stabilization fund, fiscal volatility, government expenditure, institution, stabilization, expenditure, public spending, Comparative or Joint Analysis of Fiscal and Monetary or Stabilization Policy, General, Government Policy,

This paper examines the effect of stabilization funds on the volatility of government expenditure in resource-rich countries. Using a panel data set of 68 resource-rich countries over 1988-2012, the results find th...

Monetary and Exchange Rate Dynamics During Disinflation

Monetary and Exchange Rate Dynamics During Disinflation »

Source: Monetary and Exchange Rate Dynamics During Disinflation : An Empirical Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2005/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lei Zhang , A. Hamann , and Andres Arias Leiva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451860528

Keywords: Inflation stabilization, nominal anchor, exchange rate-based stabilization, stabilization, exchange rate, exchange rate anchor, exchange rate volatility, foreign exchange, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Based on the observed behavior of monetary aggregates and exchange rates, we classify inflation-stabilization episodes into two categories: de facto exchange rate-based stabilizations (ERBS) and non-ERBS. Unlike th...

Turkey

Turkey »

Source: Turkey : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2007

ISBN: 9781451838237

Keywords: international monetary fund, interest, macroeconomic stabilization, interest rates

This Selected Issues paper on Turkey reviews a decline in private saving and adoption of a fiscal rule. As economic confidence has improved, capital inflows have surged while private saving has fallen. Together, th...