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Beauty Queens and Wallflowers

Beauty Queens and Wallflowers »

Source: Beauty Queens and Wallflowers : Currency Unions in the Middle East and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2006/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katrin Elborgh-Woytek , and Julian Berengaut

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864861

Keywords: Currency Union, Optimum Currency Areas, inflation, monetary union, monetary fund, central bank, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

Against the background of the theory of optimum currency areas, the paper analyzes possible sequences for establishing a currency union (CU) in the Middle East and Central Asia region. Between the corner solutions...

Collection Lags, Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Financing

Collection Lags, Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Financing »

Source: Collection Lags, Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Financing : Empirical Evidence and Analysis

Volume/Issue: 1991/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nurun Choudhry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1991

ISBN: 9781451976373

Keywords: effects of inflation, monetary base, inflation tax, central bank

The paper provides empirical evidence on collection lags in major categories of government revenue and analyzes the estimated revenue-eroding effects of inflation within the standard model of inflationary finance....

Beauty Queens and Wallflowers
			: Currency Unions in the Middle East and Central Asia

Beauty Queens and Wallflowers : Currency Unions in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2006/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katrin Elborgh-Woytek , and Julian Berengaut

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864861.001

ISBN: 9781451864861

Keywords: Currency Union, Optimum Currency Areas, inflation, monetary union, monetary fund, central bank, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

Against the background of the theory of optimum currency areas, the paper analyzes possible sequences for establishing a currency union (CU) in the Middle East and Central Asia region. Between the corner solutions...

Collection Lags, Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Financing
			: Empirical Evidence and Analysis

Collection Lags, Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Financing : Empirical Evidence and Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 1991/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nurun Choudhry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451976373.001

ISBN: 9781451976373

Keywords: effects of inflation, monetary base, inflation tax, central bank

The paper provides empirical evidence on collection lags in major categories of government revenue and analyzes the estimated revenue-eroding effects of inflation within the standard model of inflationary finance....

Monetary Operations and Government Debt Management Under Islamic Banking

Monetary Operations and Government Debt Management Under Islamic Banking »

Volume/Issue: 1998/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856415.001

ISBN: 9781451856415

Keywords: central bank, investors, rate of return, commercial banks, tax revenue

This paper outlines the recent progress in developing Islamic financial instruments for the management of monetary policy and public borrowing requirements and provides details on new instruments currently being de...

Money and Inflation in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Money and Inflation in the Islamic Republic of Iran »

Volume/Issue: 2007/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leo Bonato

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866834.001

ISBN: 9781451866834

Keywords: money growth, price level, central bank

This paper looks at the determinants of inflation in Iran. Unlike the traditional estimates of the demand function for real money balances, the approach followed here focuses on the relationship between nominal var...

The Journey to Inflation Targeting
			: Easier Said than Done The Case for Transitional Arrangements along the Road

The Journey to Inflation Targeting : Easier Said than Done The Case for Transitional Arrangements along the Road »

Volume/Issue: 2015/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernard Laurens , Kelly Eckhold , Darryl King , Nils Mæhle , Abdul Naseer , and Alain Durré

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513567990.001

ISBN: 9781513567990

Keywords: central bank, exchange rate, interest rates, central banks, General,

Countries with evolving monetary regimes that decide to embark on 'the Journey to inflation targeting' may not be able to adopt a full-fledged inflation targeting regime immediately. Those countries would be better...

Where Did All the Aid Go? An Empirical Analysis of Absorption and Spending

Where Did All the Aid Go? An Empirical Analysis of Absorption and Spending »

Volume/Issue: 2008/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shekhar Aiyar , and Ummul Hasanath Ruthbah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868968.001

ISBN: 9781451868968

Keywords: Spending, Absorption, Growth, current account balance, reserve accumulation, current account, capital formation, central bank,

This paper examines the macroeconomic usage of aid using panel data for a broad sample of aid-recipients. By definition an increase in aid must go toward a reduction in the current account balance (absorbed aid), a...

Spending Seigniorage
			: Do Central Banks Have a Governance Problem?

Spending Seigniorage : Do Central Banks Have a Governance Problem? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Ize

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863185.001

ISBN: 9781451863185

Keywords: seigniorage, expenditures, central bank, reserve accumulation, currency composition, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government,

This paper reviews how central banks allocate seigniorage, based on systematic crosscountry comparisons of their financial accounts. Central banks are classified as weak or strong, depending upon their structural p...

The Journey to Inflation Targeting

The Journey to Inflation Targeting »

Source: The Journey to Inflation Targeting : Easier Said than Done The Case for Transitional Arrangements along the Road

Volume/Issue: 2015/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernard Laurens , Kelly Eckhold , Darryl King , Nils Mæhle , Abdul Naseer , and Alain Durré

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513567990

Keywords: central bank, exchange rate, interest rates, central banks, General,

Countries with evolving monetary regimes that decide to embark on 'the Journey to inflation targeting' may not be able to adopt a full-fledged inflation targeting regime immediately. Those countries would be better...