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Central Bank Governance and the Role of Nonfinancial Risk Management

Central Bank Governance and the Role of Nonfinancial Risk Management »

Source: Central Bank Governance and the Role of Nonfinancial Risk Management

Volume/Issue: 2016/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashraf Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498376051

Keywords: bank, banks, risk, central banks, governance, General, All Countries,, Central banks, Risk management, Central bank governance

This paper argues that nonfinancial risk management is an essential element of good governance of central banks. It provides a funnelled analysis, on the basis of selected literature, by (i) presenting an outline o...

Central Bank Independence

Central Bank Independence »

Source: Central Bank Independence : A Free Lunch?

Volume/Issue: 1996/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Guy Debelle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451841589

Keywords: Central Banking, Monetary Policy, Inflation, central bank, inflation aversion, inflation rate

This paper extends the analysis of central bank independence to a model in which there is more than one policymaker. It shows that the degree of central bank independence as generally defined in the existing theore...

Central Bank Independence

Central Bank Independence »

Source: Central Bank Independence : Issues and Experience

Volume/Issue: 1991/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1991

ISBN: 9781451966428

Keywords: central bank, inflation, price stability, monetary policy independence

There has been growing interest recently in the scope for promoting monetary stability through the establishment of independent central banks. This paper reviews the issues involved in central bank independence aga...

Central Bank Independence and Macro-Prudential Regulation

Central Bank Independence and Macro-Prudential Regulation »

Source: Central Bank Independence and Macro-Prudential Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2012/101

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Valencia , and Kenichi Ueda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475502916

Keywords: Macro-prudential Regulation, Time-inconsistency, inflation, central bank, financial stability, independent central bank,

We consider the optimality of various institutional arrangements for agencies that conduct macro-prudential regulation and monetary policy. When a central bank is in charge of price and financial stability, a new t...

Central Bank Independence and the Conduct of Monetary Policy in the United Kingdom

Central Bank Independence and the Conduct of Monetary Policy in the United Kingdom »

Source: Central Bank Independence and the Conduct of Monetary Policy in the United Kingdom

Volume/Issue: 1999/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hossein Samiei , and Jan Martijn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451858402

Keywords: Inflation targeting, central bank independence, inflation, central bank, inflation target

The U.K. monetary policy framework, which combines inflation targeting with operational independence, provides a suitable arrangement for focused and credible monetary policy. However, potential weaknesses could re...

Central Bank Independence and the Design of Fiscal Institutions

Central Bank Independence and the Design of Fiscal Institutions »

Source: Central Bank Independence and the Design of Fiscal Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2001/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesca Castellani , and Xavier Debrun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

ISBN: 9781451874556

Keywords: policy mix, linear and quadratic contracts with targets., inflation, central bank, taxation, Linear And Quadratic Contracts With Targets,

We study the desirability of reforming fiscal institutions along with the delegation of monetary policy to an independent central...

Central Bank Independence and Transparency

Central Bank Independence and Transparency »

Source: Central Bank Independence and Transparency : Evolution and Effectiveness

Volume/Issue: 2008/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christopher Crowe , and Ellen Meade

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869798

Keywords: inflation, central bank, inflation targeting, monetary fund

This paper examines the current level of central bank independence (CBI) and transparency in a broad sample of countries using newly constructed measures, and looks at the evolution in both measures from an earlier...

Central Bank Losses and Experiences in Selected Countries

Central Bank Losses and Experiences in Selected Countries »

Source: Central Bank Losses and Experiences in Selected Countries

Volume/Issue: 2005/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Claudia Dziobek , and John Dalton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451860917

Keywords: central bank balance sheet, central bank losses, central bank, monetary fund, national bank, government securities, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Under normal circumstances, a central bank should be able to operate at a profit with a core level of earnings derived from seigniorage. Losses have, however, arisen in several central banks from a range of activit...

Central Bank Participation in Currency Options Markets

Central Bank Participation in Currency Options Markets »

Source: Central Bank Participation in Currency Options Markets

Volume/Issue: 1999/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Breuer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1999

ISBN: 9781451856101

Keywords: central bank intervention, currency options, dynamic hedging, central bank, hedging, spot market, domestic currency

This paper analyzes whether and how central banks can use currency options to lower exchange rate volatility and maintain (implicit) target zones in foreign exchange markets. It argues that selling rather than buyi...

Central Bank Quasi-Fiscal Losses and High Inflation in Zimbabwe: A Note

Central Bank Quasi-Fiscal Losses and High Inflation in Zimbabwe: A Note »

Source: Central Bank Quasi-Fiscal Losses and High Inflation in Zimbabwe : A Note

Volume/Issue: 2007/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sònia Muñoz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866629

Keywords: Quasi-fiscal Deficit, High Inflation, central bank, monetary fund, open market operations, National Deficit Surplus,

Zimbabwe's failure to address continuing central bank quasi-fiscal losses has interfered with both monetary management and the independence and credibility of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ). Realized quasi-fisc...