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Additional Evidenceon Ems Interest Rate Linkages

Additional Evidenceon Ems Interest Rate Linkages »

Source: Additional Evidenceon Ems Interest Rate Linkages

Volume/Issue: 1996/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Thornton , and Alicia García-Herrero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1996

ISBN: 9781451942941

Keywords: interest rates, cointegration, statistics, granger causality, equation

This note examines interest rate linkages within the EMS. Cointegration tests suggest the existence of a long-run equilibrium relationship between German and other EMS interest rates. Bivariate VAR analysis finds t...

Assessing Dsge Models with Capital Accumulation and Indeterminacy

Assessing Dsge Models with Capital Accumulation and Indeterminacy »

Source: Assessing Dsge Models with Capital Accumulation and Indeterminacy

Volume/Issue: 2012/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vadim Khramov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502350

Keywords: Monetary DSGE Models, Indeterminacy, monetary policy rule, interest rates, capital, inflation, Bayesian Analysis, Model Evaluation and Selection, Existence and Stability Conditions of Equilibrium,

The simulated results of this paper show that New Keynesian DSGE models with capital accumulation can generate substantial persistencies in the dynamics of the main economic variables, due to the stock nature of ca...

Can Switching Between Inflationary Regimes Explain Fluctuations in Real Interest Rates?

Can Switching Between Inflationary Regimes Explain Fluctuations in Real Interest Rates? »

Source: Can Switching Between Inflationary Regimes Explain Fluctuations in Real Interest Rates?

Volume/Issue: 1997/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): M. Bleaney

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451855241

Keywords: interest rates, real interest rates, long-term interest rates, inflation rate, monetary economics

It has recently been suggested that allowing for switches between different inflationary regimes produces a much better fit for the Fisher relationship between interest rates and inflation, at least for U.S. data....

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...

Co-Movements in Long-Term Interest Rates and the Role of PPP-Based Exchange Rate Expectations

Co-Movements in Long-Term Interest Rates and the Role of PPP-Based Exchange Rate Expectations »

Source: Co-Movements in Long-Term Interest Rates and the Role of PPP-Based Exchange Rate Expectations

Volume/Issue: 1999/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Klaas Knot , and Jan Berk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1999

ISBN: 9781451850345

Keywords: interest parity relations, exchange rate expectations, exchange rate, bond, bond yields, exchange rates

This paper investigates international co-movement in bond yields by testing for uncovered interest parity (UIP). Existing work is supplemented by focusing on long instead of short-term interest rates and by employi...

Determinants of Interest Rate Pass-Through

Determinants of Interest Rate Pass-Through »

Source: Determinants of Interest Rate Pass-Through : Do Macroeconomic Conditions and Financial Market Structure Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2011/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nikoloz Gigineishvili

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462312313

Keywords: Interest rate pass-through, transmission mechanism, money market, inflation, central bank, monetary transmission, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Numerous empirical studies have found that the strength of the interest rate pass-through varies markedly across countries and markets. The causes of such heterogeneity have attracted considerably less attention so...

Economic Implications of German Unification for the Federal Republic and the Rest of the World

Economic Implications of German Unification for the Federal Republic and the Rest of the World »

Source: Economic Implications of German Unification for the Federal Republic and the Rest of the World

Volume/Issue: 1990/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson , and Guy Meredith

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1990

ISBN: 9781451954197

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, aggregate demand, monetary aggregate, real interest rates

The economic effects of German unification are first discussed in the context of a global saving/investment model. Next, simulations of MULTIMOD are presented, suggesting for the FRG an initial increase in long-ter...

The Fisher Hypothesis and Inflation Persistence

The Fisher Hypothesis and Inflation Persistence »

Source: The Fisher Hypothesis and Inflation Persistence : Evidence From Five Major Industrial Countries

Volume/Issue: 1995/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wensheng Peng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451940824

Keywords: nominal interest rates, nominal interest rate, monetary authorities, inflation rates

This paper presents an empirical evaluation of the strength of the Fisher effect which predicts a positive relationship between the nominal interest rate and inflation in the postwar period in the five major indust...

Fixing the Fixings

Fixing the Fixings »

Source: Fixing the Fixings : What Road to a More Representative Money Market Benchmark?

Volume/Issue: 2013/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): V. Brousseau , Alexandre Chailloux , and A. Durré

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484306772

Keywords: Libor, fixings, Unsecured Money Market, Benchmarking System, money market, derivative, hedging, interest rate derivatives, financial institutions, General

Interest rate derivatives on major currencies, with notional outstanding amounts adding up to hundreds of trillions, are mostly indexed on Libor and Euribor benchmarks, as are hundreds of billions in loans to enter...

Following Germany's Lead

Following Germany's Lead »

Source: Following Germany's Lead : Using International Monetary Linkages to Identify the Effect of Monetary Policy on the Economy

Volume/Issue: 2005/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451861051

Keywords: forward looking bias, instrumental variables, inflation, central bank, nominal interest rates, real output, Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies: General,

Forward-looking behavior on the part of the monetary authority leads least squares estimates to understate the true growth consequences of monetary policy interventions. We present instrumental variables estimates...