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I. Introduction

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Source: Structural Reform, Stabilization, and Growth in Turkey

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): George Kopits

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1987

ISBN: 9780939934843

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary fund, balance of payments, exchange rate

Following a severe balance of payments crisis in the late 1970s, in January 1980 Turkey embarked on a far-reaching stabilization and structural adjustment program. To support this effort, the International M...

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Source: Spain : Converging with the European Community

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Gonzalo Pastor , Thierry Pujol , and Michel Galy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1993

ISBN: 9781557753199

Keywords: regional governments, inflation, banking, central bank, taxation

In the wake of the European single market, Spain can look back on a decade of broad improvements in inflation, output, employment, and the external accounts. Its product, labor, and financial markets are sub...

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Source: Limiting Central Bank Credit to the Government : Theory and Practice

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Carlo Cottarelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1993

ISBN: 9781557753588

Keywords: central bank, current account, monetary policy, inflation, central banks

It is in this city of Khan-balik that the Great Khan has his mint; and it is so organized that you might well say that he has mastered the art of alchemy… [H]e has money made for him… out of the...

I. Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy and the Role of the Fund

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Source: International Economic Policy Review, Volume 1

Series: International Economic Policy Review

Author(s): Paul Masson , Timothy Lane , and Padma Gotur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557758644

Keywords: debt, inflation, recapitalization, interest, central bank

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I. Overview

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Source: Macroeconomic Implications of Financial Dollarization : The Case of Uruguay

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): R. Gelos , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , and Marco Piñón-Farah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2008

ISBN: 9781589067271

Keywords: Dollarization, Banking sector, Exchange rate regimes, External sector, Fiscal sustainability, Fiscal reforms, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, foreign currency

This paper assesses the implications of high financial dollarization for macroeconomic policies and vulnerabilities in Uruguay. Dollarization creates balance sheet exposure to exchange rate changes and poses...

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Source: Monetary Policy in Dollarized Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Adam Bennett , Eduardo Borensztein , and Tomás Baliño

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1999

ISBN: 9781557757579

Keywords: central bank, exchange rate, currency substitution, inflation, dollarization

Dollarization, the holding by residents of a significant share of their assets in the form of foreign-currency-denominated assets, is a common feature of developing countries and transition economies and is...

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Source: Managing Financial Crises : Recent Experience and Lessons for Latin America

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): G. Kincaid , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2003

ISBN: 9781589062085

Keywords: Latin America, monetary policy, inflation, banking, debt restructuring, central bank

As 2001 came to a close and during the opening days of 2002, Argentina slipped into a crisis of unprecedented scope, magnitude, and complexity. The government made a forced exit from the longstanding currenc...

I Overview

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Source: Chile : Institutions and Policies Underpinning Stability and Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Eliot Kalter , Steven Phillips , Manmohan Singh , Mauricio Villafuerte , Rodolfo Luzio , and Marco Espinosa-Vega

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2004

ISBN: 9781589063259

Keywords: Economic growth, central bank, inflation, capital markets, banking, external debt

Throughout much of the twentieth century, Chile’s economic performance was marked by low economic growth and high inflation. In sharp contrast, in the last twenty years Chile has enjoyed a strong and stable...

I Overview

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Source: Economic Reforms in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 August 1999

ISBN: 9781557758255

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary fund, banking, monetary policy

At the outset of their transition to a market economy, the social and economic indicators in the Central Asian states of the former Soviet Union—Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Taj...

I Overview and Background

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Source: Philippines : Toward Sustainable and Rapid Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Markus Rodlauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781557758613

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund

The Philippines has received considerable attention in recent years as it “emerged” in the early 1990s from a long period of slow growth and economic imbalances, and then managed to escape the “Asian crisis”...