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2 A Framework for Analysis and Assessment

2 A Framework for Analysis and Assessment »

Source: Systemic Bank Restructuring and Macroeconomic Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 1997

ISBN: 9781557756657

Keywords: banking, bank restructuring, central bank, recapitalization, banking system

The goal of systemic bank restructuring is to restore or create a sound banking system that can provide efficient banking services to the economy on a sustainable basis. Although this goal is expressed in te...

The Benefits and Costs of Intervening in Banking Crises

The Benefits and Costs of Intervening in Banking Crises »

Source: The Benefits and Costs of Intervening in Banking Crises

Volume/Issue: 2000/147

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Edward Frydl , and Marc Quintyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2000

ISBN: 9781451856729

Keywords: banking crises, resolution costs, banking system, banking crisis, recapitalization, deposit guarantee

This paper provides a framework to assess the benefits and costs of intervening in a banking crisis. Intervention involves liquidity support and resolution actions. Principal benefits of intervention include avoidi...

Clarity of Central Bank Communication About Inflation

Clarity of Central Bank Communication About Inflation »

Source: Clarity of Central Bank Communication About Inflation

Volume/Issue: 2012/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , David-Jan Jansen , and Martin Cihak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931148

Keywords: communication, clarity, central bank, inflation target,

This paper examines whether the clarity of central bank communication about inflation has changed with the economic environment. We use readability statistics and content analysis to study the clarity of communicat...

The Development of Local Capital Markets

The Development of Local Capital Markets »

Source: The Development of Local Capital Markets : Rationale and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2014/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Laeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498372978

Keywords: financial markets, markets, market, market development, capital market, Globalization: Finance, General, financial markets.,

Capital markets can improve risk sharing and the efficiency with which capital is allocated to the real economy, boosting economic growth and welfare. However, despite these potential benefits, not all countries ha...

Governance Structures and Decision-Making Roles in Inflation-Targeting Central Banks

Governance Structures and Decision-Making Roles in Inflation-Targeting Central Banks »

Source: Governance Structures and Decision-Making Roles in Inflation-Targeting Central Banks

Volume/Issue: 2005/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anita Tuladhar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451862027

Keywords: inflation, central bank

This paper surveys decision-making roles of governing bodies of central banks that have formally adopted inflation targeting as a monetary framework. Governance practices seek to balance institutional independence...

Clarity of Central Bank Communication About Inflation

Clarity of Central Bank Communication About Inflation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , David-Jan Jansen , and Martin Cihak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463931148.001

ISBN: 9781463931148

Keywords: communication, clarity, central bank, inflation target,

This paper examines whether the clarity of central bank communication about inflation has changed with the economic environment. We use readability statistics and content analysis to study the clarity of communicat...

Governance Structures and Decision-Making Roles in Inflation-Targeting Central Banks

Governance Structures and Decision-Making Roles in Inflation-Targeting Central Banks »

Volume/Issue: 2005/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anita Tuladhar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862027.001

ISBN: 9781451862027

Keywords: inflation, central bank

This paper surveys decision-making roles of governing bodies of central banks that have formally adopted inflation targeting as a monetary framework. Governance practices seek to balance institutional independence...

Inflation Reports and Models
			: How Well Do Central Banks Really Write?

Inflation Reports and Models : How Well Do Central Banks Really Write? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , Jaromír Hurník , and Katerina Smidkova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498387613.001

ISBN: 9781498387613

Keywords: Kalman filter, monetary policy communication, inflation, central bank, aggregate demand, Forecasting and Simulation, Forecasting and Simulation,

We offer a novel methodology for assessing the quality of inflation reports. In contrast to the existing literature, which mostly evaluates the formal quality of these reports, we evaluate their economic content by...

Inflation Targeting and Communication
			: It Pays Off to Read Inflation Reports

Inflation Targeting and Communication : It Pays Off to Read Inflation Reports »

Volume/Issue: 2008/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katerina Smídková , Viktor Kotlán , David Navrátil , and Ales Bulir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870923.001

ISBN: 9781451870923

Keywords: inflation, central bank, inflation forecasts

Inflation-targeting central banks have a respectable track record at explaining their policy actions and corresponding inflation outturns. Using a simple forward-looking policy rule and an assessment of inflation r...

Inflation Targeting and Output Stability

Inflation Targeting and Output Stability »

Volume/Issue: 1999/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Esteban Jadresic

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848151.001

ISBN: 9781451848151

Keywords: Inflation targeting, output stability, staggered price setting, inflation, aggregate demand, monetary base

This paper reexamines the effects of inflation targeting on output stability. It considers an economy with staggered price setting that is exposed to price shocks and where the policymaker cannot observe the curren...