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Central Bank Boards Around the World

Central Bank Boards Around the World »

Source: Central Bank Boards Around the World : Why Does Membership Size Differ?

Volume/Issue: 2006/281

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helge Berger , Tonny Lybek , and Volker Nitsch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865417

Keywords: committee, council, decision making, central bank, monetary fund, inflation,

This paper analyzes empirically differences in the size of central bank boards across countries. Defining a board as the body that changes monetary instruments to achieve a specified target, we discuss the possible...

Central Bank Governance

Central Bank Governance »

Source: Central Bank Governance : A Survey of Boards and Management

Volume/Issue: 2004/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): JoAnne Morris , and Tonny Lybek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875416

Keywords: central bank, inflation, reserve bank, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General, International, or Comparative,

This paper identifies issues to consider when designing the structure, size, and composition of the governing boards and management of a central bank. While central bank autonomy and accountability are generally ac...

Central Bank Independence

Central Bank Independence »

Source: Central Bank Independence : A Free Lunch?

Volume/Issue: 1996/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Guy Debelle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451841589

Keywords: Central Banking, Monetary Policy, Inflation, central bank, inflation aversion, inflation rate

This paper extends the analysis of central bank independence to a model in which there is more than one policymaker. It shows that the degree of central bank independence as generally defined in the existing theore...

Central Bank Independence

Central Bank Independence »

Source: Central Bank Independence : Issues and Experience

Volume/Issue: 1991/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1991

ISBN: 9781451966428

Keywords: central bank, inflation, price stability, monetary policy independence

There has been growing interest recently in the scope for promoting monetary stability through the establishment of independent central banks. This paper reviews the issues involved in central bank independence aga...

The Coordination of Domestic Public Debt and Monetary Management in Economies in Transition

The Coordination of Domestic Public Debt and Monetary Management in Economies in Transition »

Source: The Coordination of Domestic Public Debt and Monetary Management in Economies in Transition : Issues and Lessons From Experience

Volume/Issue: 1994/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1994

ISBN: 9781451856774

Keywords: central bank, debt management, government securities, monetary management, central banks

In economies in transition, the development of financial markets is a common objective linking the monetary and fiscal authorities, while monetary and public debt management cannot be strictly separated. This calls...

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...

Elements of Optimal Monetary Policy Committee Design1

Elements of Optimal Monetary Policy Committee Design1 »

Source: Elements of Optimal Monetary Policy Committee Design

Volume/Issue: 2006/277

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jérôme Vandenbussche

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865370

Keywords: collective decision making, inflation, central bank, monetary policy decisions, inflation targeting, Analysis Of Collective Decision-making, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, And The Supply Of Money And Credit,

The move from individual decision making to committee decision making is widely seen as a major evolution in contemporary central banking. This paper reviews the relevant economics and social psychology literatures...

Establishing Initial Conditions in Support of Inflation Targeting

Establishing Initial Conditions in Support of Inflation Targeting »

Source: Establishing Initial Conditions in Support of Inflation Targeting

Volume/Issue: 2002/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Zelmer , Andrea Schaechter , Mark Stone , and Alina Carare

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451852622

Keywords: monetary policy framework, central bank, inflation, inflation-targeting, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

This paper provides some practical advice on establishing initial conditions in support of an inflation-targeting monetary framework. These conditions are divided into four areas: a mandate in support of an inflati...

Experiences with Macroprudential Policy—Five Case Studies

Experiences with Macroprudential Policy—Five Case Studies »

Source: Experiences with Macroprudential Policy-Five Case Studies

Volume/Issue: 2015/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Salim Darbar , and Xiaoyong Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513500812

Keywords: macroprudential, instruments, tools, mortgage, central bank, property, markets, debt, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper presents case studies of macroprudential policy in five jurisdictions (Hong Kong SAR, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, and Sweden). The case studies describe the institutional framework, its evol...

Explicit and Implicit Targets in Open Economies

Explicit and Implicit Targets in Open Economies »

Source: Explicit and Implicit Targets in Open Economies

Volume/Issue: 2005/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Silvia Sgherri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451861952

Keywords: Inflation targeting, interest rate rules, exchange rates, inflation, central bank, inflation targeting regime, Money and Interest Rates: General,

Under a flexible inflation targeting regime, should policymakers avoid any reaction to movements in the foreign exchange market? Using data for six advanced open economies explicitly targeting inflation, the paper...