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Contrasting Monetary Regimes in Africa

Contrasting Monetary Regimes in Africa »

Source: Contrasting Monetary Regimes in Africa

Volume/Issue: 1997/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Honohan , and Stephen O'Connell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781451848526

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary financing, foreign exchange

In post-independence sub-Saharan Africa, institutional arrangements for monetary policy have taken a variety of forms, although the historical evolution of many African financial systems has been similar. This pape...

Coordinating Public Debt and Monetary Management During Financial Reforms

Coordinating Public Debt and Monetary Management During Financial Reforms »

Source: Coordinating Public Debt and Monetary Management During Financial Reforms

Volume/Issue: 1992/84

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sérgio Leite

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1992

ISBN: 9781451954395

Keywords: central bank, government securities, public debt, monetary management

The paper analyzes the interplay between public debt and monetary management during financial reforms, and provides suggestions on collaboration between the central bank and the treasury to achieve common objective...

The Coordination of Domestic Public Debt and Monetary Management in Economies in Transition

The Coordination of Domestic Public Debt and Monetary Management in Economies in Transition »

Source: The Coordination of Domestic Public Debt and Monetary Management in Economies in Transition : Issues and Lessons From Experience

Volume/Issue: 1994/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1994

ISBN: 9781451856774

Keywords: central bank, debt management, government securities, monetary management, central banks

In economies in transition, the development of financial markets is a common objective linking the monetary and fiscal authorities, while monetary and public debt management cannot be strictly separated. This calls...

Coordination of Monetary and Fiscal Policies1

Coordination of Monetary and Fiscal Policies1 »

Source: Coordination of Monetary and Fiscal Policies

Volume/Issue: 1998/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1998

ISBN: 9781451844238

Keywords: Coordination, central bank, debt management, public debt, public debt management

Recently, monetary authorities have increasingly focused on implementing policies to ensure price stability and strengthen central bank independence. Simultaneously, in the fiscal area, market development has allow...

Core Inflation Measures and Statistical Issues in Choosing Among Them

Core Inflation Measures and Statistical Issues in Choosing Among Them »

Source: Core Inflation Measures and Statistical Issues in Choosing Among Them

Volume/Issue: 2006/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mick Silver

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863574

Keywords: Core Inflation, Core CPI, central bank, money supply, monetary authorities,

This paper provides an overview of statistical measurement issues relating to alternative measures of core inflation, and the criteria for choosing among them. The approaches to measurement considered include exclu...

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind »

Source: Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind

Volume/Issue: 2016/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lars Svensson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2016

ISBN: 9781498314787

Keywords: macroprudential policy, unemployment, unemployment rate, debt, marginal cost, benchmark, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), All Countries

“Leaning against the wind” (LAW) with a higher monetary policy interest rate may have benefits in terms of lower real debt growth and associated lower probability of a financial crisis but has costs in terms of hig...

The Cost Channel of Monetary Policy

The Cost Channel of Monetary Policy »

Source: The Cost Channel of Monetary Policy : Further Evidence for the United States and the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2003/149

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pau Rabanal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451856910

Keywords: Price Puzzle, New Keynesian Models, Bayesian Methods, nominal interest rate, central bank, monetary economics, Bayesian Analysis, Simulation Methods, Price-Puzzle,

This paper estimates the importance of the cost channel of monetary policy in a New Keynesian model of the business cycle. A model with nominal rigidities is extended by assuming that a fraction of firms need to bo...

The Cost of Foreign Exchange Intervention

The Cost of Foreign Exchange Intervention »

Source: The Cost of Foreign Exchange Intervention : Concepts and Measurement

Volume/Issue: 2016/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gustavo Adler , and Rui Mano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484323076

Keywords: central bank balance sheet, international reserves, foreign exchange intervention, currency risk premium

The accumulation of large foreign asset positions by many central banks through sustained foreign exchange (FX) intervention has raised questions about its associated fiscal costs. This paper clarifies conceptual i...

Country Experiences with the Introduction and Implementation of Inflation Targeting

Country Experiences with the Introduction and Implementation of Inflation Targeting »

Source: Country Experiences with the Introduction and Implementation of Inflation Targeting

Volume/Issue: 2009/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Inci Ötker , and Charles Freedman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451873085

Keywords: country experiences, monetary policy implementation, central bank, price stability, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: General (includes Measurement and Data),

This is the tenth chapter of a forthcoming monograph entitled, "On Implementing Full- Fledged Inflation-Targeting Regimes: Saying What You Do and Doing What You Say." It describes the experiences of a number of cou...

Credibility. Capital Controls, and the EMS

Credibility. Capital Controls, and the EMS »

Source: Credibility. Capital Controls, and the EMS

Volume/Issue: 1989/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451927030

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, money supply, central bank, monetary shock

A common rationale for EMS membership is that it enhances the credibility of a central bank’s commitment to stable monetary growth. In this paper we consider this idea in the light of two features of the sys...