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Alternative Dual Exchange Market Regimes

Alternative Dual Exchange Market Regimes »

Source: Alternative Dual Exchange Market Regimes : Some Steady State Comparisons

Volume/Issue: 1990/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): José Saúl Lizondo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1990

ISBN: 9781451951851

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, official exchange rate, real exchange rate

This paper compares two alternative dual exchange market regimes. In one of them, the official market clears through changes in international reserves, while in the other regime, the central bank implements a ratio...

Alternative Monetary Policy Rules for India

Alternative Monetary Policy Rules for India »

Source: Alternative Monetary Policy Rules for India

Volume/Issue: 2012/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Muneesh Kapur , and Michael Patra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503470

Keywords: McCallum Rule, Monetary Policy Reaction Function, Neutral Interest Rate, Taylor Rule, inflation, monetary base, monetary policy rules, central bank, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper empirically evaluates the operational performance of the McCallum rule, the Taylor rule and hybrid rules in India over the period 1996-2011 using quarterly data, with a view to analytically informing the...

“An Analysis of the Process of Capital Liberalization in Italy”

“An Analysis of the Process of Capital Liberalization in Italy” »

Source: Working Paper Summaries (WP/92/1 - WP/92/47)

Volume/Issue: 1992/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1992

ISBN: 9781451966480

Keywords: foreign currency, currency substitution, exchange rate, rational expectations

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...

An Analysis of Money Demand and Inflation in the Islamic Republic of Iran

An Analysis of Money Demand and Inflation in the Islamic Republic of Iran »

Source: An Analysis of Money Demand and Inflation in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Volume/Issue: 2002/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mangal Goswami , and Oya Celasun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451874563

Keywords: Exchange Rate, money market, money supply, inflation rate, Model Construction and Estimation,

This study examines money demand and inflation dynamics in the Islamic Republic of Iran using quarterly data for the period 1990/91-2001/02 and tests whether the disinflation during 2000/01-2001/02 represents a str...

An Analysis of the Optimal Provision of Public Infrastructure

An Analysis of the Optimal Provision of Public Infrastructure »

Source: An Analysis of the Optimal Provision of Public Infrastructure : A Computational Model Using Mexican Data

Volume/Issue: 1996/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Feltenstein , and Jiming Ha

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451842968

Keywords: budget deficit, inflation, foreign borrowing, real interest rate, public expenditure

An intertemporal general equilibrium model is used to examine infrastructure effects on the Mexican national income. Production functions are estimated for the major sectors of the economy in which sectoral output...

Analyzing Determinants of Inflation When There Are Data Limitation

Analyzing Determinants of Inflation When There Are Data Limitation »

Source: Analyzing Determinants of Inflation When There Are Data Limitation : The Case of Sierra Leone

Volume/Issue: 2008/271

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kadima Kalonji , Jan Gottschalk , and Ken Miyajima

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871296

Keywords: Historical decomposition, impulse response, variance decomposition, vector autoregression (VAR), monetary policy, central bank, aggregate demand,

This paper examines the determinants of inflation in Sierra Leone using a structural vector autoregression (VAR) approach to help forecast inflation for operational purposes. Despite data limitations, the paper acc...

1 Anchoring Inflation Expectations

1 Anchoring Inflation Expectations »

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

Exchange rate policy has always been central to the work of the IMF. Ever since the breakdown of the Bretton Woods system, there has been a widespread desire to avoid excessive vola...

Angola's Fragile Stabilization

Angola's Fragile Stabilization »

Source: Angola's Fragile Stabilization

Volume/Issue: 2004/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jose Gasha , and Gonzalo Pastor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451850574

Keywords: monetary and exchange rate policy, inflation, foreign exchange, exchange rate, inflation rate, nominal exchange rate, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes,

This paper discusses the nature of Angola's disinflation strategy in recent years, with special emphasis on the most recent efforts by the Angolan authorities to stabilize the economy. Looking to the past, the pape...

Angola: Second Post-Program Monitoring

Angola: Second Post-Program Monitoring »

Source: Angola : Second Post-Program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2014/81

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 2014

ISBN: 9781484340684

Keywords: oil, foreign currency, inflation, financial stability

This paper reviews Angola's Second Post-Program Monitoring for different economic developments and policies. The IMF report highlights that Angola has returned to a path of solid economic growth, with single-digit...

Angola: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Angola: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Angola : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2003/292

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451800524

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, high inflation, foreign currency, real wages

Several years of high inflation rates have negatively affected economic conditions in Angola. Macroeconomic stabilization in Angola entails strict control over central bank credit to the government, an ending of th...