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Nordic Guidelines for Cost-benefit analysis

Nordic Guidelines for Cost-benefit analysis »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315555

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Cost-benefit Analysis, Recognised Decision, Policy Making, Waste Management Sector, Environmental Effects, Economy and national budget

Cost-benefit analysis is a recognised decision support tool with increasing importance in policy making. This publication is a proposal for a stat-of-the-art guideline for cost-benefit analysis in the waste managem...

Nordic Economic Policy Review
			: Economics of Education

Nordic Economic Policy Review : Economics of Education »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323840

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economic Policy Review, Nordic Council of Ministers, Leading Professional Economists, Nordic Economic Associations, Economics of Education, Policies and Effects

The Nordic Economic Policy Review is published by the Nordic Council of Ministers and addresses policy issues in a way that is useful for in-formed non-specialists as well as for professional economists. All articl...

Urban form, transportation and greenhouse gas emissions
			: Experiences in the Nordic countries

Urban form, transportation and greenhouse gas emissions : Experiences in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Irmeli Harmaajärvi , Sirkka Heinonen , and Pekka Lahti

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310451

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Urban Structure and Land, Intervention to this Process, Environmental and Transport Policy, Instruments to Develop Urban, Decision-making Levels, Long-term Effects of Decisions Concerning

The Nordic countries have a lot of common features concerning urban form and transportation. Urban structure and land use have a great impact on transport volumes and on modal split and thereby also on the amount o...

What Do Monetary Contractions Do? Evidence From An Algorithmic Identification Procedure*

What Do Monetary Contractions Do? Evidence From An Algorithmic Identification Procedure* »

Source: What Do Monetary Contractions Do? Evidence From An Algorithmic Identification Procedure

Volume/Issue: 2018/211

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tim Willems

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484378229

Keywords: Output, Inflation, Monetary policy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

As the 'Volcker shock' is believed to have generated useful information on the effects of monetary policy, this paper develops a simple procedure to identify other unanticipated monetary contractions. The approach...

Central Banking in Latin America

Central Banking in Latin America »

Source: Central Banking in Latin America : From the Gold Standard to the Golden Years

Volume/Issue: 2015/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Jácome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2015

ISBN: 9781484303184

Keywords: banks, bank, capital, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

This paper provides a brief historical journey of central banking in Latin America to shed light on the debate about monetary policy in the post-global financial crisis period. The paper distinguishes three periods...

The Costs and Benefits of Various Wage Bargaining Structures

The Costs and Benefits of Various Wage Bargaining Structures »

Source: The Costs and Benefits of Various Wage Bargaining Structures : An Empirical Exploration

Volume/Issue: 2002/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451849257

Keywords: internal factors, wage, bargaining, Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs: General, Trade Unions: Objectives, Structure, and Effects,

The literature on the relationship between the unemployment rate and wage bargaining fails to separate the offsetting effects of a reduction in competition associated with centralized bargaining and the increased a...

Fragmentation and Monetary Policy in the Euro Area

Fragmentation and Monetary Policy in the Euro Area »

Source: Fragmentation and Monetary Policy in the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2013/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ali Al-Eyd , and Pelin Berkmen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484328750

Keywords: fragmentation, interest, markets, lending, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

The ECB has taken a range of actions to address bank funding problems, eliminate excessive risk in sovereign markets, and safeguard monetary transmission. But euro area financial markets have remained fragmented, d...

Settling the Inflation Targeting Debate: Lights from a Meta-Regression Analysis1

Settling the Inflation Targeting Debate: Lights from a Meta-Regression Analysis1 »

Source: Settling the Inflation Targeting Debate: Lights from a Meta-Regression Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2017/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hippolyte Balima , Eric Kilama , and Rene Tapsoba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484320754

Keywords: Central banks and their policies, Inflation targeting, Meta-regression analysis, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

Inflation targeting (IT) has gained much traction over the past two decades, becoming a framework of reference for the conduct of monetary policy. However, the debate about its very merits and macroeconomic consequ...

A Simple Multivariate Filter for Estimating Potential Output

A Simple Multivariate Filter for Estimating Potential Output »

Source: A Simple Multivariate Filter for Estimating Potential Output

Volume/Issue: 2015/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Blagrave , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , Douglas Laxton , and Fan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475565133

Keywords: Macroeconomic Modeling, output, economy, Model Construction and Estimation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

Estimates of potential output are an important ingredient of structured forecasting and policy analysis. Using information on consensus forecasts, this paper extends the multivariate filter developed by Benes and o...

Policy Uncertainty in Japan

Policy Uncertainty in Japan »

Source: Policy Uncertainty in Japan

Volume/Issue: 2017/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elif Arbatli , Steven Davis , Arata Ito , Naoko Miake , and Ikuo Saito

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2017

ISBN: 9781484300671

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan, Policy uncertainty, aggregate investment, General, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

We develop new economic policy uncertainty (EPU) indices for Japan from January 1987 onwards building on the approach of Baker, Bloom and Davis (2016). Each index reflects the frequency of newspaper articles that c...