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8 Discussant paper Poland as an Example of Successful Transition From Inflation Targeting Lite to Full-Fledged Inflation Targeting

8 Discussant paper Poland as an Example of Successful Transition From Inflation Targeting Lite to Full-Fledged Inflation Targeting »

Source: Challenges to Central Banking from Globalized Financial Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Andrea Schaechter , Piero Ugolini , and Mark Stone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2004

ISBN: 9781589062177

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, financial stability, foreign currency

Introduction This comment on Mark Stone’s paper, “Inflation Targeting Lite,” is from the perspective of the Polish economy. Three arguments justify such an approach. First, in the la...

3 Discussant paper The Peruvian Approach to Monetary Management in a Highly Dollarized Economy: When and Why Does It Make Sense?

3 Discussant paper The Peruvian Approach to Monetary Management in a Highly Dollarized Economy: When and Why Does It Make Sense? »

Source: Challenges to Central Banking from Globalized Financial Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Andrea Schaechter , Piero Ugolini , and Mark Stone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2004

ISBN: 9781589062177

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, financial stability, foreign currency

Key Features and Implications of the Peruvian Approach The Peruvian approach to the management of monetary policy in a highly dollarized economy, as explained by Richard Webb and Adr...

17 Discussant paper The Role of Central Banks in Currency Crises, with Special Reference to Korea’s Experience in Recovering from the Currency Crisis

17 Discussant paper The Role of Central Banks in Currency Crises, with Special Reference to Korea’s Experience in Recovering from the Currency Crisis »

Source: Challenges to Central Banking from Globalized Financial Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Andrea Schaechter , Piero Ugolini , and Mark Stone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2004

ISBN: 9781589062177

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, financial stability, foreign currency

General Discussion Mario Blejer has provided a very clear and informative picture of the causes of financial crises, the central bank’s role, and Argentina’s experience. My remarks c...

I. Global, U.S., and Canadian Outlook

I. Global, U.S., and Canadian Outlook »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008, Western Hemisphere : Grappling with the Global Financial Crisis

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067592

Keywords: inflation, food prices, exchange rate, monetary policy, foreign currency

Global Outlook The world economy continues to be buffeted by the burgeoning downdraft of the financial crisis and volatile commodity prices. As such, the outlook poin...

II. Latin American and Caribbean Outlook

II. Latin American and Caribbean Outlook »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008, Western Hemisphere : Grappling with the Global Financial Crisis

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067592

Keywords: inflation, food prices, exchange rate, monetary policy, foreign currency

The regional outlook is being increasingly clouded by the deepening global financial turmoil. Growth is expected to slow markedly as the global slowdown and tightening financial conditions take...

III. Keeping Inflation Under Control

III. Keeping Inflation Under Control »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008, Western Hemisphere : Grappling with the Global Financial Crisis

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067592

Keywords: inflation, food prices, exchange rate, monetary policy, foreign currency

Rising Inflation The recent inflationary episode in Latin America and the Caribbean has been the first real test of the region’s commitment to low inflation, especially for the count...

Macroeconomic Volatility
			: The Policy Lessons from Latin America

Macroeconomic Volatility : The Policy Lessons from Latin America »

Volume/Issue: 2006/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anoop Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864267.001

ISBN: 9781451864267

Keywords: Macroeconomic volatility, growth cycles, banking and currency crises, structural reform, fiscal frameworks, inflation, public debt, debt ratio, foreign currency, central bank

The recent recovery in Latin America has been impressive but also raises the question whether this represents a fundamental break with the region's history of boom-bust cycles. The paper traces how this history of...

7 Inflation Targeting Lite

7 Inflation Targeting Lite »

Source: Challenges to Central Banking from Globalized Financial Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Andrea Schaechter , Piero Ugolini , and Mark Stone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2004

ISBN: 9781589062177

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, financial stability, foreign currency

Introduction Many emerging market countries use, but cannot maintain, an inflation target as the defining objective of their monetary policy. 1 This...

1 Introduction

1 Introduction »

Source: Challenges to Central Banking from Globalized Financial Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Andrea Schaechter , Piero Ugolini , and Mark Stone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2004

ISBN: 9781589062177

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, financial stability, foreign currency

Financial globalization, or the increased integration of global financial markets, raises important, new challenges for central banks. What nominal anchor is appropriate for countries susceptible to shifts i...

IV. Elevated Food Prices and Vulnerable Households: Fiscal Policy Options

IV. Elevated Food Prices and Vulnerable Households: Fiscal Policy Options »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008, Western Hemisphere : Grappling with the Global Financial Crisis

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067592

Keywords: inflation, food prices, exchange rate, monetary policy, foreign currency

Elevated Food Prices Trigger Policy Debate The sharp run-up in food prices between 2006 and mid-2008 has set off a debate about how to deal with the adverse effects on low-income hou...