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Testing for Credibility Effects

Testing for Credibility Effects »

Source: Testing for Credibility Effects

Volume/Issue: 1991/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre-Richard Agénor , and Mark Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1991

ISBN: 9781451853254

Keywords: inflation, monetary economics, monetary policy, money supply, monetary fund

This paper examines some recent techniques designed to draw inferences about the credibility of changes in macroeconomic policy regimes. An alternative two-step approach, based on the decomposition between permanen...

International Comparisons of Money Demand

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Source: International Comparisons of Money Demand : A Review Essay

Volume/Issue: 1992/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451842357

Keywords: money demand, inflation, money balances, monetary economics

Many studies of the demand for money, covering a wide variety of economies, have demonstrated the importance of financial innovations and shifts in monetary policy regimes, but they have also illustrated the diffic...

Staff Papers Supplement Dec-84

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Source: IMF Staff Papers Supplement

Volume: 31

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1984

ISBN: 9781451947274

Keywords: monetary fund, international economics, future, poverty, investment

Only references are in the PDF....

The Use and Abuse of Taylor Rules

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Source: The Use and Abuse of Taylor Rules : How Precisely Can We Estimate Them?

Volume/Issue: 2005/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Tchaidze , and Alina Carare

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861679

Keywords: central bank, Taylor rules, inflation, monetary policy rules, monetary economics,

This paper draws attention to inconsistencies in estimating simple monetary policy rules and their implications for policy advice. We simulate a macroeconomic model with a backward reaction function similar to Tayl...

International Reserve Currencies

International Reserve Currencies »

Source: International Reserve Currencies

Volume/Issue: 1989/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451923520

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, inflation rate, foreign exchange, monetary economics

We study the composition of central bank holdings of foreign reserves when the level of currency riskiness is endogenously determined by economic structure and policymaker preferences in reserve issuing countries....

Indexation and Maturity of Government Bonds

Indexation and Maturity of Government Bonds »

Source: Indexation and Maturity of Government Bonds : A Simple Model

Volume/Issue: 1989/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 1989

ISBN: 9781451973587

Keywords: inflation, inflation tax, monetary economics, price level, monetary policy

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

Interest Rate Targeting in a Small Open Economy

Interest Rate Targeting in a Small Open Economy »

Source: Interest Rate Targeting in a Small Open Economy : The Predetermined Exchange Rates Case

Volume/Issue: 1990/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Guillermo Calvo , and Carlos Végh Gramont

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1990

ISBN: 9781451921427

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, price level, monetary economics, central bank

An important hurdle in analyzing interest rate targeting is that standard models usually lead to price level or inflation rate indeterminacy. This paper develops a simple framework in which such problems do not ari...

The Effects of Inflationon Economic Growth

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Source: The Effects of Inflationon Economic Growth : Lessons From Latin America

Volume/Issue: 1991/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jose De Gregorio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1991

ISBN: 9781451950304

Keywords: effects of inflation, high inflation, monetary economics, monetary fund

This paper investigates the relationship between inflation and long-run growth. It presents an endogenous growth model that illustrates the channels through which inflation affects growth. The model highlights the...

Optimal Monetary Policy with Overlapping Generations of Policymakers

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Source: Optimal Monetary Policy with Overlapping Generations of Policymakers

Volume/Issue: 2010/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maral Shamloo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451962642

Keywords: Monetary Policy Committee, Commitment, Discretion, Optimal Monetary Policy, inflation, monetary authority, monetary economics,

In this paper I study the effect of imperfect central bank commitment on inflationary outcomes. I present a model in which the monetary authority is a committee that consists of members who serve overlapping, finit...

Islamic Republic of Iran: Selected Issues Paper

Islamic Republic of Iran: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Islamic Republic of Iran : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2004/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451819007

Keywords: human capital, macroeconomic stability, labor force, monetary economics, structural reforms

This Selected Issues paper analyzes economic growth in Iran. It uses a growth-accounting exercise to quantify the historical sources of growth over 1960-2002, including human capital accumulation and the contributi...