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Central Bank Boards Around the World

Central Bank Boards Around the World »

Source: Central Bank Boards Around the World : Why Does Membership Size Differ?

Volume/Issue: 2006/281

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helge Berger , Tonny Lybek , and Volker Nitsch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865417

Keywords: committee, council, decision making, central bank, monetary fund, inflation,

This paper analyzes empirically differences in the size of central bank boards across countries. Defining a board as the body that changes monetary instruments to achieve a specified target, we discuss the possible...

Central Bank Communication and Monetary Policy Surprises in Chile

Central Bank Communication and Monetary Policy Surprises in Chile »

Source: Central Bank Communication and Monetary Policy Surprises in Chile

Volume/Issue: 2018/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrea Pescatori

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484363102

Keywords: Financial crises, Foreign banks, Monetary policy; monetary policy shocks; proxy VAR; central bank communication; central bank predictability; inflation forecast dispersion, Chile, Monetary policy, monetary policy shocks, proxy VAR, central bank communication, central bank predictability, inflation forecast dispersion

This paper assesses the quality of the CBC's communication policy by looking at the predictability and effectiveness of monetary policy communications by the Central Bank of Chile (CBC). To do so, we construct inde...

Central Bank Credit to the Government

Central Bank Credit to the Government »

Source: Central Bank Credit to the Government : What Can We Learn From International Practices?

Volume/Issue: 2012/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcela Matamoros-Indorf , Mrinalini Sharma , Simon Townsend , and Luis Jácome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931216

Keywords: lending to the government, international practices, central bank, inflation, government securities,

Using a central bank legislation database, this paper documents and analyzes worldwide institutional arrangements for central bank lending to the government and identifies international practices. Key findings are:...

Central Bank Emergency Support to Securities Markets

Central Bank Emergency Support to Securities Markets »

Source: Central Bank Emergency Support to Securities Markets

Volume/Issue: 2017/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Darryl King , Luis Brandao-Marques , Kelly Eckhold , Peter Lindner , and Diarmuid Murphy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484305850

Keywords: Liquidity, Central banks and their policies, Lender-of-last resort, market maker of last resort, fire sales, and financial stability, financial stability, Government Policy and Regulation

This paper considers the central bank mandate with respect to financial stability and identifies the links to the functioning of securities markets. It argues that while emergency support to securities markets is a...

Central Bank Financial Strength and Policy Performance

Central Bank Financial Strength and Policy Performance »

Source: Central Bank Financial Strength and Policy Performance : An Econometric Evaluation

Volume/Issue: 2008/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Stella , and Ulrich Klueh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870343

Keywords: central bank, monetary fund, monetary policy

The financial health of central banks and its relation to policy outcomes has recently been recognized as an important policy issue. While case study evidence clearly indicates that weak central bank finances can h...

Central Bank Financial Strength in Central America and the Dominican Republic

Central Bank Financial Strength in Central America and the Dominican Republic »

Source: Central Bank Financial Strength in Central America and the Dominican Republic

Volume/Issue: 2014/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Swiston , Florencia Frantischek , Przemek Gajdeczka , and Alexander Herman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484387368

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary fund, monetary policy, Institutions and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

This paper examines the financial strength of central banks in Central America and the Dominican Republic (CADR). Some central banks are working off the effects of intervention in distressed financial institutions...

Central Bank Financial Strength, Policy Constraints and Inflation

Central Bank Financial Strength, Policy Constraints and Inflation »

Source: Central Bank Financial Strength, Policy Constraints and Inflation

Volume/Issue: 2008/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Stella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451869118

Keywords: Central bank, monetary fund, monetary authorities,

Central bank financial strength is positively associated with good policy performance. Financially weak central banks generate losses which undermine macroeconomic stability and call into question the credibility o...

Central Bank Financial Strength, Transparency, and Policy Credibility

Central Bank Financial Strength, Transparency, and Policy Credibility »

Source: Central Bank Financial Strength, Transparency, and Policy Credibility

Volume/Issue: 2002/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Stella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451855920

Keywords: Central bank losses, credibility, central bank, inflation, monetary fund, monetary policy

A central bank is financially strong if it possesses resources sufficient to attain its fundamental policy objective(s). Once endowed with those resources, relations between government and central bank should be de...

Central Bank Foreign Exchange Market Intervention and Option Contract Specification

Central Bank Foreign Exchange Market Intervention and Option Contract Specification »

Source: Central Bank Foreign Exchange Market Intervention and Option Contract Specification : The Case of Colombia

Volume/Issue: 2003/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ousmene Mandeng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451855722

Keywords: central bank, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, exchange market intervention

This paper aims to identify appropriate option contract specifications for effective central bank exchange market intervention. Option contract specifications determine the impact of options on the underlying asset...

Central Bank Governance

Central Bank Governance »

Source: Central Bank Governance : A Survey of Boards and Management

Volume/Issue: 2004/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): JoAnne Morris , and Tonny Lybek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875416

Keywords: central bank, inflation, reserve bank, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General, International, or Comparative,

This paper identifies issues to consider when designing the structure, size, and composition of the governing boards and management of a central bank. While central bank autonomy and accountability are generally ac...