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House Price Developments in Europe
			: A Comparison

House Price Developments in Europe : A Comparison »

Volume/Issue: 2008/211

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Hilbers , Angana Banerji , Haiyan Shi , and Alexander Hoffmaister

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870695.001

ISBN: 9781451870695

Keywords: Housing markets, mortgage, mortgage interest, property tax, home ownership,

House prices in Europe have shown diverging trends, and this paper seeks to explain these differences by analyzing three groups of countries: the "fast lane", the average performers, and the slow movers. Price move...

Inflation Targeting and Output Growth
			: Empirical Evidence for the European Union

Inflation Targeting and Output Growth : Empirical Evidence for the European Union »

Volume/Issue: 2005/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861082.001

ISBN: 9781451861082

Keywords: inflation, inflation rate, monetary authorities, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: Forecasting and Simulation,

This paper evaluates the performance of two alternative policy rules, a forward-looking rule and a spontaneous adjustment rule, under alternative inflation targets, in terms of output losses in a macroeconomic mode...

Sovereign Debt Markets in Turbulent Times
			: Creditor Discrimination and Crowding-Out

Sovereign Debt Markets in Turbulent Times : Creditor Discrimination and Crowding-Out »

Volume/Issue: 2013/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fernando Broner , Aitor Erce , Alberto Martin , and Jaume Ventura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335963.001

ISBN: 9781484335963

Keywords: rollover crises, secondary markets, economic growth., domestic creditors, domestic debt, debt crises, public debt, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Open Economy Macroeconomics

In 2007, countries in the Euro periphery were enjoying stable growth, low deficits, and low spreads. Then the financial crisis erupted and pushed them into deep recessions, raising their deficits and debt levels. B...

Sovereign Risk, Fiscal Policy, and Macroeconomic Stability

Sovereign Risk, Fiscal Policy, and Macroeconomic Stability »

Volume/Issue: 2012/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Keith Kuester , Gernot Mueller , Giancarlo Corsetti , and Andre Meier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463933180.001

ISBN: 9781463933180

Keywords: zero lower bound, government spending, spending cuts, central bank, inflation,

This paper analyzes the impact of strained government finances on macroeconomic stability and the transmission of fiscal policy. Using a variant of the model by Curdia and Woodford (2009), we study a "sovereign ris...

The EU Services Directive
			: Gains from Further Liberalization

The EU Services Directive : Gains from Further Liberalization »

Volume/Issue: 2014/113

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emilio Fernández Corugedo , and Esther Perez Ruiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498391726.001

ISBN: 9781498391726

Keywords: Services sectors, Services Directive, Input-output economics, Growth theory, Competition authorities, competition, intermediate goods, multiplier effects, regulatory barriers, General,

The EU Services Directive was adopted in 2006 to foster competition in services across Europe. However, progress in liberalizing services has fallen short of expectations due to the article 15 of the Directive, whi...

Inflation Targeting and Output Growth

Inflation Targeting and Output Growth »

Source: Inflation Targeting and Output Growth : Empirical Evidence for the European Union

Volume/Issue: 2005/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451861082

Keywords: inflation, inflation rate, monetary authorities, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: Forecasting and Simulation,

This paper evaluates the performance of two alternative policy rules, a forward-looking rule and a spontaneous adjustment rule, under alternative inflation targets, in terms of output losses in a macroeconomic mode...

Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area: Selected Issues

Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area: Selected Issues »

Source: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2001/201

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451812992

Keywords: inflation, inflation rate, random walk, production function, unit root

This Selected Issues paper estimates the potential output and the associated nonaccelerating inflation rate of unemployment in the euro area. The study presents a conceptual framework for analyzing currency movemen...

Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area: Selected Issues

Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area: Selected Issues »

Source: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2001/201

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451812992

Keywords: inflation, inflation rate, random walk, production function, unit root

This Selected Issues paper estimates the potential output and the associated nonaccelerating inflation rate of unemployment in the euro area. The study presents a conceptual framework for analyzing currency movemen...

Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area: Selected Issues

Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area: Selected Issues »

Source: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2001/201

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451812992

Keywords: inflation, inflation rate, random walk, production function, unit root

This Selected Issues paper estimates the potential output and the associated nonaccelerating inflation rate of unemployment in the euro area. The study presents a conceptual framework for analyzing currency movemen...

Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area: Selected Issues

Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area: Selected Issues »

Source: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2001/201

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451812992

Keywords: inflation, inflation rate, random walk, production function, unit root

This Selected Issues paper estimates the potential output and the associated nonaccelerating inflation rate of unemployment in the euro area. The study presents a conceptual framework for analyzing currency movemen...