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Cash Shortage in the Former Soviet Union

Cash Shortage in the Former Soviet Union »

Source: Cash Shortage in the Former Soviet Union

Volume/Issue: 1994/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1994

ISBN: 9781451848861

Keywords: inflation, monetary union, monetary fund, money supply, monetary authority, European II,

An unexpected shortage of banknotes emerged during 1992 in the former Soviet Union. The cash shortage is explained by the asymmetry in the monetary union that prevailed, under which one member (the Russian Federati...

The Design of EMU

The Design of EMU »

Source: The Design of EMU

Volume/Issue: 1997/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Begg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1997

ISBN: 9781451852233

Keywords: European Monetary Union, credibility, asymmetric shocks, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, price stability, monetary union

Pursuit of price stability may, but need not, exacerbate output fluctuations. This paper discusses the monetary strategy of the European Central Bank, the intermediate targets that this should entail, and implicati...

The ECB'S Inflation Objective

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Source: The ECB'S Inflation Objective

Volume/Issue: 2003/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mads Kieler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451851533

Keywords: European Central Bank, inflation rates, inflation target, ECB,

The ECB's objective of medium-term inflation below 2 percent has been portrayed by critics as ambiguous, asymmetric, and excessively stringent. This paper attempts a comprehensive evaluation of the trade-offs for t...

Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization in Western Europe

Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization in Western Europe »

Source: Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization in Western Europe : Greece, Ireland, Italy and Portugal

Volume/Issue: 1997/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , and A. Hamann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1997

ISBN: 9781451849691

Keywords: Inflation stabilization, Western Europe, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy

This paper compares the experience with exchange-rate–based stabilization (ERBS) of four Western European countries with that of high-inflation developing countries. In general, the behavior of key macroecon...

Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Turkey

Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Turkey »

Source: Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Turkey

Volume/Issue: 2002/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Rossi , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451874518

Keywords: distribution chain, VAR, exchange rate, exchange rate movements, exchange rate shock, nominal exchange rate, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: Forecasting and Simulation

In light of the strong correlation between exchange rate movements and domestic prices in Turkey, it is important to assess the impact of the exchange rate on domestic prices, in particular as Turkey moves to an in...

Russia and the IMF
			: The Political Economy of Macro-Stabilization

Russia and the IMF : The Political Economy of Macro-Stabilization »

Volume/Issue: 1994/20

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Hernández-Catá

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451963939.003

ISBN: 9781451963939

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, monetary financing, monetary fund, European II Department,

This paper reviews the experience with macroeconomic stabilization in Russia during the 2 1/2 years following the beginning of reforms in January 1992. It focuses on the different perceptions about the nature, the...

Monetary Frameworks
			: Is There a Preferred Option for the European Central Bank?

Monetary Frameworks : Is There a Preferred Option for the European Central Bank? »

Volume/Issue: 1997/6

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Ramana Ramaswamy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451972030.003

ISBN: 9781451972030

Keywords: European Central Bank, Monetary policy, Inflation, EMU, Inflation targeting, Monetary targeting, monetary union

This paper discusses how the size of the monetary union in Europe can influence the choice of the monetary framework. The main conjecture is that the European Central Bank ought to target inflation if monetary unio...

Cash Shortage in the Former Soviet Union

Cash Shortage in the Former Soviet Union »

Volume/Issue: 1994/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848861.001

ISBN: 9781451848861

Keywords: inflation, monetary union, monetary fund, money supply, monetary authority, European II,

An unexpected shortage of banknotes emerged during 1992 in the former Soviet Union. The cash shortage is explained by the asymmetry in the monetary union that prevailed, under which one member (the Russian Federati...

Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization in Western Europe
			: Greece, Ireland, Italy and Portugal

Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization in Western Europe : Greece, Ireland, Italy and Portugal »

Volume/Issue: 1997/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , and A. Hamann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849691.001

ISBN: 9781451849691

Keywords: Inflation stabilization, Western Europe, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy

This paper compares the experience with exchange-rate–based stabilization (ERBS) of four Western European countries with that of high-inflation developing countries. In general, the behavior of key macroecon...

Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Turkey

Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Turkey »

Volume/Issue: 2002/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Rossi , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874518.001

ISBN: 9781451874518

Keywords: distribution chain, VAR, exchange rate, exchange rate movements, exchange rate shock, nominal exchange rate, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: Forecasting and Simulation

In light of the strong correlation between exchange rate movements and domestic prices in Turkey, it is important to assess the impact of the exchange rate on domestic prices, in particular as Turkey moves to an in...