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The Design of EMU

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Source: The Design of EMU

Volume/Issue: 1997/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Begg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1997

ISBN: 9781451852233

Keywords: European Monetary Union, credibility, asymmetric shocks, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, price stability, monetary union

Pursuit of price stability may, but need not, exacerbate output fluctuations. This paper discusses the monetary strategy of the European Central Bank, the intermediate targets that this should entail, and implicati...

Does Central Bank Capital Matter for Monetary Policy?1

Does Central Bank Capital Matter for Monetary Policy?1 »

Source: Does Central Bank Capital Matter for Monetary Policy?

Volume/Issue: 2012/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Camilo Tovar Mora , Pedro Castro , and Gustavo Adler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463937782

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

Heavy foreign exchange intervention by central banks of emerging markets have lead to sizeable expansions of their balance sheets in recent years?accumulating foreign assets and non-money domestic liabilities (the...

Economic and social implications: Faced with large human losses, Swaziland focuses on controlling HIV/AIDS epidemic

Economic and social implications: Faced with large human losses, Swaziland focuses on controlling HIV/AIDS epidemic »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 21

Volume/Issue: 29/21

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451926088

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

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Economic Forum will discuss issues of currency integration, single currency

Economic Forum will discuss issues of currency integration, single currency »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 21

Volume/Issue: 29/21

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451926088

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

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Effective January 1, 2001: IMF announces new valuation for SDR, modifies composition of basket

Effective January 1, 2001: IMF announces new valuation for SDR, modifies composition of basket »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 21

Volume/Issue: 29/21

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451926088

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

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Elements of Optimal Monetary Policy Committee Design1

Elements of Optimal Monetary Policy Committee Design1 »

Source: Elements of Optimal Monetary Policy Committee Design

Volume/Issue: 2006/277

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jérôme Vandenbussche

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865370

Keywords: collective decision making, inflation, central bank, monetary policy decisions, inflation targeting, Analysis Of Collective Decision-making, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, And The Supply Of Money And Credit,

The move from individual decision making to committee decision making is widely seen as a major evolution in contemporary central banking. This paper reviews the relevant economics and social psychology literatures...

The Empirics of Foreign Exchange Intervention in Emerging Markets

The Empirics of Foreign Exchange Intervention in Emerging Markets »

Source: The Empirics of Foreign Exchange Intervention in Emerging Markets : The Cases of Mexico and Turkey

Volume/Issue: 2004/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cem Karacadag , and Roberto Guimarães

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451854640

Keywords: Central bank intervention, foreign exchange market, capital flow, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, foreign exchange sales,

This paper analyzes the effects of intervention on the level and volatility of the exchange rate in Mexico and Turkey, two emerging countries that have floating exchange rate regimes. The paper finds mixed evidence...

The Employment Effects of Labor and Product Market Deregulation and Their Implications for Structural Reform

The Employment Effects of Labor and Product Market Deregulation and Their Implications for Structural Reform »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 54, No. 3

Volume: 54

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2007

ISBN: 9781589066519

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary fund, terms of trade, gdp deflator

This issue features a timely paper by Vladimir Klyuev and Paul Mills on the role of personal wealth and home equity withdrawal in the decline in the U.S. saving rate. Lusine Lusinyan and Leo Bonato explain how work...

Establishing Initial Conditions in Support of Inflation Targeting

Establishing Initial Conditions in Support of Inflation Targeting »

Source: Establishing Initial Conditions in Support of Inflation Targeting

Volume/Issue: 2002/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Zelmer , Andrea Schaechter , Mark Stone , and Alina Carare

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451852622

Keywords: monetary policy framework, central bank, inflation, inflation-targeting, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

This paper provides some practical advice on establishing initial conditions in support of an inflation-targeting monetary framework. These conditions are divided into four areas: a mandate in support of an inflati...

8 Eurostat’s HICP and the European Central Bank’s Definition of Price Stability

8 Eurostat’s HICP and the European Central Bank’s Definition of Price Stability »

Source: Statistical Implications of Inflation Targeting : Getting the Right Numbers and Getting the Numbers Right

Series: Books

Author(s): Carol Carson , Claudia Dziobek , and Charles Enoch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061323

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation-targeting

The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its stability-oriented 1 monetary policy strategy on October 13, 1998 (ECB, 1998). The strategy includes three main elements: first and for...