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The Choice of Monetary and Exchange Rate Arrangements for a Small, Open, Low-Income Economy

The Choice of Monetary and Exchange Rate Arrangements for a Small, Open, Low-Income Economy »

Source: The Choice of Monetary and Exchange Rate Arrangements for a Small, Open, Low-Income Economy : The Case of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2008/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jian-Ye Wang , Nisreen Farhan , Amar Shanghavi , Márcio Ronci , and Misa Takebe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869781

Keywords: Monetary and exchange rate arrangements, small economy, open economy, nominal anchor, peg, currency union, exchange rate, inflation, monetary union, central bank

This paper assesses São Tomé and Príncipe's monetary and exchange rate arrangements in light of the country's monetary history and the relevant experience of comparable countries in Africa. The study highlights sev...

Core Inflation Measures and Statistical Issues in Choosing Among Them

Core Inflation Measures and Statistical Issues in Choosing Among Them »

Source: Core Inflation Measures and Statistical Issues in Choosing Among Them

Volume/Issue: 2006/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mick Silver

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863574

Keywords: Core Inflation, Core CPI, central bank, money supply, monetary authorities,

This paper provides an overview of statistical measurement issues relating to alternative measures of core inflation, and the criteria for choosing among them. The approaches to measurement considered include exclu...

The Fiscal Abuse of Central Banks

The Fiscal Abuse of Central Banks »

Source: The Fiscal Abuse of Central Banks

Volume/Issue: 1993/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maxwell Fry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1993

ISBN: 9781451966565

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary fund, monetary policy

This paper reviews the fiscal activities that governments in a sample of 26 developing countries have obliged their central banks to undertake. In the main, these activities fall under five categories: (1) collecti...

Forecasting ECB Monetary Policy

Forecasting ECB Monetary Policy »

Source: Forecasting ECB Monetary Policy : Accuracy is (Still) a Matter of Geography

Volume/Issue: 2006/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Ehrmann , Marcel Fratzscher , and Helge Berger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451863017

Keywords: ECB, forecast, geography, history, heterogeneity, Taylor rule, learning, transmission, survey data, communication

Monetary policy in the euro area is conducted within a multicountry, multicultural, and multilingual context involving multiple central banking traditions. How does this heterogeneity affect the ability of economic...

Core Inflation Measures and Statistical Issues in Choosing Among Them

Core Inflation Measures and Statistical Issues in Choosing Among Them »

Volume/Issue: 2006/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mick Silver

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863574.001

ISBN: 9781451863574

Keywords: Core Inflation, Core CPI, central bank, money supply, monetary authorities,

This paper provides an overview of statistical measurement issues relating to alternative measures of core inflation, and the criteria for choosing among them. The approaches to measurement considered include exclu...

Forecasting ECB Monetary Policy
			: Accuracy is (Still) a Matter of Geography

Forecasting ECB Monetary Policy : Accuracy is (Still) a Matter of Geography »

Volume/Issue: 2006/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Ehrmann , Marcel Fratzscher , and Helge Berger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863017.001

ISBN: 9781451863017

Keywords: ECB, forecast, geography, history, heterogeneity, Taylor rule, learning, transmission, survey data, communication

Monetary policy in the euro area is conducted within a multicountry, multicultural, and multilingual context involving multiple central banking traditions. How does this heterogeneity affect the ability of economic...

Monetary Policy Under EMU
			: Differences in the Transmission Mechanism?

Monetary Policy Under EMU : Differences in the Transmission Mechanism? »

Volume/Issue: 2001/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Zenon Kontolemis , and Joaquim Levy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852615.001

ISBN: 9781451852615

Keywords: Transmission Mechanism, inflation, monetary transmission, central bank, monetary transmission mechanism, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy, Central Banking

This study identifies differences in the monetary policy transmission mechanism across the countries in the euro area. It is argued that part of the differences in the response of economic activity to monetary poli...

The Choice of Monetary and Exchange Rate Arrangements for a Small, Open, Low-Income Economy
			: The Case of São Tomé and Príncipe

The Choice of Monetary and Exchange Rate Arrangements for a Small, Open, Low-Income Economy : The Case of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Volume/Issue: 2008/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jian-Ye Wang , Nisreen Farhan , Amar Shanghavi , Márcio Ronci , and Misa Takebe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869781.001

ISBN: 9781451869781

Keywords: Monetary and exchange rate arrangements, small economy, open economy, nominal anchor, peg, currency union, exchange rate, inflation, monetary union, central bank

This paper assesses São Tomé and Príncipe's monetary and exchange rate arrangements in light of the country's monetary history and the relevant experience of comparable countries in Africa. The study highlights sev...

The Fiscal Abuse of Central Banks

The Fiscal Abuse of Central Banks »

Volume/Issue: 1993/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maxwell Fry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451966565.001

ISBN: 9781451966565

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary fund, monetary policy

This paper reviews the fiscal activities that governments in a sample of 26 developing countries have obliged their central banks to undertake. In the main, these activities fall under five categories: (1) collecti...

Monetary Policy Under EMU

Monetary Policy Under EMU »

Source: Monetary Policy Under EMU : Differences in the Transmission Mechanism?

Volume/Issue: 2001/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Zenon Kontolemis , and Joaquim Levy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451852615

Keywords: Transmission Mechanism, inflation, monetary transmission, central bank, monetary transmission mechanism, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy, Central Banking

This study identifies differences in the monetary policy transmission mechanism across the countries in the euro area. It is argued that part of the differences in the response of economic activity to monetary poli...