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Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion—Informational Annex

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion—Informational Annex »

Source: Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2014/285

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484327692

Keywords: current account, central bank, debt reduction, inflation, private credit

KEY ISSUES Context. Macroeconomic performance has generally exceeded expectations. Real GDP grew 7.3 percent for 2013, up from 6.3 percent in 2012. Inflation declined to below 5 percent, and the external current a...

Statement by Mr. Subir Vithal Gokarn, Executive Director and Mrs. Swarna Gunaratne, Alternate Executive Director on Sri Lanka Executive Board Meeting, June 3, 2016

Statement by Mr. Subir Vithal Gokarn, Executive Director and Mrs. Swarna Gunaratne, Alternate Executive Director on Sri Lanka Executive Board Meeting, June 3, 2016 »

Source: Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement, and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2016/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475532388

Keywords: tax, exchange, monetary fund, debt, inflation

This paper discusses economic performance, outlook, and risks of Sri Lankan economy. Macroeconomic performance in 2015 reflected a mix between positive underlying growth momentum, the negative impact of unbalanced...

Statement by Rakesh Mohan, Executive Director and K.D. Ranasinghe, Alternate Executive Director for Sri Lanka, April 26, 2013

Statement by Rakesh Mohan, Executive Director and K.D. Ranasinghe, Alternate Executive Director for Sri Lanka, April 26, 2013 »

Source: Sri Lanka : 2013 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2013/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484320433

Keywords: inflation, central bank, foreign exchange

The paper discusses the economic developments and policies in Sri Lanka in recent years. Substantial adjustments in energy prices and operational and financial reforms have helped to improve the performance of stat...

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on Sri Lanka, April 26, 2013

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on Sri Lanka, April 26, 2013 »

Source: Sri Lanka : 2013 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2013/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484320433

Keywords: inflation, central bank, foreign exchange

The paper discusses the economic developments and policies in Sri Lanka in recent years. Substantial adjustments in energy prices and operational and financial reforms have helped to improve the performance of stat...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Sri Lanka Executive Board Meeting, June 3, 2016

Statement by the Staff Representative on Sri Lanka Executive Board Meeting, June 3, 2016 »

Source: Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement, and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2016/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475532388

Keywords: tax, exchange, monetary fund, debt, inflation

This paper discusses economic performance, outlook, and risks of Sri Lankan economy. Macroeconomic performance in 2015 reflected a mix between positive underlying growth momentum, the negative impact of unbalanced...

Testing Real Interest Parity in Emerging Markets

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Source: Testing Real Interest Parity in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2006/249

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abhisek Banerjee , and Manmohan Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451865097

Keywords: real interest parity, short-term local emerging market debt, Pesaran&;amp;#x2019;s CADF test, real interest rate, inflation, investors,

The paper finds significant deviations between short-term emerging market real interest rates and world real interest rates primarily due to the inflationary expectations of the local investor base. We test for lon...

Towards Inflation Targeting in Sri Lanka

Towards Inflation Targeting in Sri Lanka »

Source: Towards Inflation Targeting in Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2011/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ding Ding , Rahul Anand , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455226078

Keywords: Bayesian Estimation, inflation, central bank, foreign exchange, Money and Interest Rates: Forecasting and Simulation,

This paper develops a practical model-based forecasting and policy analysis system (FPAS) to support a transition to an inflation forecast targeting regime in Sri Lanka. The FPAS model provides a relatively good fo...

Unraveling the Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanism in Sri Lanka

Unraveling the Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanism in Sri Lanka »

Source: Unraveling the Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanism in Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2014/190

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manuk Ghazanchyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2014

ISBN: 9781484311660

Keywords: Central Bank Policies, money market, inflation, money supply, monetary transmission, General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium: Financial Markets, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

In this paper we examine the channels through which innovations to policy variables- policy rates or monetary aggregates-affect such macroeconomic variables as output and inflation in Sri Lanka. The effectiveness o...