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European Policy Convergence and the EMS

European Policy Convergence and the EMS »

Volume/Issue: 1990/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1990

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451947809.001

ISBN: 9781451947809

Keywords: exchange rates, exchange rate, money supply, monetary system, european monetary system

In this paper we analyze the degree of policy convergence of EMS member countries relative to that of some non-EMS countries. Interestingly, we find convergence for the nominal and real exchange rates and money sup...

France and the Breakdown of the Bretton Woods International Monetary System

France and the Breakdown of the Bretton Woods International Monetary System »

Volume/Issue: 1994/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dominique Simard , Michael Bordo , and Eugene White

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451935363.001

ISBN: 9781451935363

Keywords: monetary system, international monetary system, balance of payments, gold reserves

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

From Suez to Tequila
			: The IMF As Crisis Manager

From Suez to Tequila : The IMF As Crisis Manager »

Volume/Issue: 1997/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451952001.001

ISBN: 9781451952001

Keywords: IMF, financial crises, crisis management, international monetary system, financial history, current account, capital outflows, debt crisis, balance of payments, capital market

The IMF was established in 1944 in part to “give confidence” to member countries by providing short-term credits. Although the intention was that the availability of the Fund’s resources should...

Implementation of Monetary Policy in Ems Countries Participating in the Exchange Rate Mechanism

Implementation of Monetary Policy in Ems Countries Participating in the Exchange Rate Mechanism »

Volume/Issue: 1992/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michel Galy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850932.001

ISBN: 9781451850932

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary autonomy, european monetary system

This paper investigates the issue of monetary interdependence among members of the European Monetary System over the period 1979–91 and the leadership role attributed to the German central bank in the proces...

International Monetary System
			: Developments and Prospects

International Monetary System : Developments and Prospects »

Volume/Issue: 1988/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 1988

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451974133.001

ISBN: 9781451974133

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates, inflation, monetary system

This paper addresses several fundamental issues raised by recent developments in the world economy and considers their implications for the design and functioning of the international monetary system. We do not mak...

Reserve Currency Blocs: A Changing International Monetary System?

Reserve Currency Blocs: A Changing International Monetary System? »

Volume/Issue: 2018/20

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Camilo Tovar Mora , and Tania Mohd Nor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484338704.001

ISBN: 9781484338704

Keywords: Economic integration, Foreign exchange, International monetary system, Currency Bloc, Internatinal Monetary System, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Open Economy Macroeconomics

What is the extent of currency diversification in the international monetary system? How has it evolved over time? In this paper, we quantify the degree of currency diversification using regression methods of curre...

The "Hard" SDR
			: An Exploratory Analysis

The "Hard" SDR : An Exploratory Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 1994/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Subhash Thakur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451920796.001

ISBN: 9781451920796

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, real value, monetary system, money supply

There has been considerable interest in recent years in the possibility of hardening the SDR, motivated by the desire for an international yardstick of monetary stability. This paper explores various ideas aimed at...

The IMF and the force of History
			: Ten Events and Ten Ideas that Have Shaped the Institution

The IMF and the force of History : Ten Events and Ten Ideas that Have Shaped the Institution »

Volume/Issue: 2004/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849769.001

ISBN: 9781451849769

Keywords: postwar economic history, international financial institutions, monetary fund, inflation, monetary policy, international monetary system, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General, International, or Comparative,

The International Monetary Fund was designed during World War II by men whose worldview had been shaped by the Great War and the Great Depression. Their views on how the postwar international monetary system should...

The Stability of the Gold Standard and the Evolution of the International Monetary System

The Stability of the Gold Standard and the Evolution of the International Monetary System »

Volume/Issue: 1995/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Barry Eichengreen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851243.001

ISBN: 9781451851243

Keywords: aggregate demand, aggregate demand curve, monetary regimes, monetary system

This paper examines some popular explanations for the smooth operation of the pre-1914 gold standard. We find that the rapid adjustment of economies to underlying disturbances played an important role in stabilizin...

Crisis Management and Resolution for a European Banking System

Crisis Management and Resolution for a European Banking System »

Volume/Issue: 2010/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alessandro Giustiniani , Wim Fonteyne , Wouter Bossu , Alessandro Gullo , Seán Kerr , Daniel Hardy , and Luis Cortavarria-Checkley

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451982695.001

ISBN: 9781451982695

Keywords: Banking, Banking supervision, Banking crises, Financial stability, Financial crisis, Financial integration, Banking systems, Bank reforms, Crisis management, Crisis resolution

This paper proposes an integrated crisis management and resolution framework for the EU's single banking market. It comprises a European Resolution Authority (ERA), armed with the mandate and the tools to deal cost...