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Central Banking Without Central Bank Money

Central Banking Without Central Bank Money »

Source: Central Banking Without Central Bank Money

Volume/Issue: 1999/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Ize , Arto Kovanen , and Timo Henckel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

ISBN: 9781451851571

Keywords: Monetary operations, payments system, inflation targeting, central bank, central banks, monetary policy, money market

Given the rapidly declining demand for central bank reserves and their gradual replacement in wholesale payments by alternative forms of money—clearinghouse moneyand treasury money—this paper discusse...

Data-Rich DSGE and Dynamic Factor Models

Data-Rich DSGE and Dynamic Factor Models »

Source: Data-Rich DSGE and Dynamic Factor Models

Volume/Issue: 2011/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maxym Kryshko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463903497

Keywords: Data-rich DSGE models, dynamic factor models, Bayesian estimation, inflation, monetary policy, real output, monetary base, monetary economics, Bayesian Analysis, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models

Dynamic factor models and dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models are widely used for empirical research in macroeconomics. The empirical factor literature argues that the co-movement of large panels o...

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, but at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. The external environment has become less supportive, with slow...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment...

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Switzerland

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Switzerland »

Source: Switzerland : Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2000/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2000

ISBN: 9781451807172

Keywords: monetary policy, fiscal policy, interest rates, current account, exchange rate

For the past quarter century, Switzerland's real per capita growth rate has been substantially slower than in most other industrial countries. Unemployment has declined rapidly to 2.4 percent of the labor force in...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Switzerland

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Switzerland »

Source: Switzerland : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Switzerland

Volume/Issue: 2016/381

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475560398

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Bank supervision, Bank regulations, Balance of payments statistics, Banks, Debt sustainability analysis, Fiscal policy, Housing prices, Economic indicators, Europe

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Switzerland withstood relatively well the sharp appreciation that followed the exit from the exchange rate floor. Economic performance has continued...

The Payment System and Monetary Policy

The Payment System and Monetary Policy »

Volume/Issue: 1998/4

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451973389.003

ISBN: 9781451973389

Keywords: Payment systems, Monetary policy, central bank, payment system, central banks, interest rates

Achieving the primary objective of price stability without unduly compromising the operational efficiency of the payment system constitutes a major problem for central banks. Routine monetary policy presumes a give...

Switzerland
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Switzerland

Switzerland : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Switzerland »

Volume/Issue: 2016/381

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475560398.002

ISBN: 9781475560398

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Bank supervision, Bank regulations, Balance of payments statistics, Banks, Debt sustainability analysis, Fiscal policy, Housing prices, Economic indicators, Europe

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Switzerland withstood relatively well the sharp appreciation that followed the exit from the exchange rate floor. Economic performance has continued...

Switzerland
			: Recent Economic Developments

Switzerland : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 1995/22

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451807127.002

ISBN: 9781451807127

Keywords: monetary base, inflation, monetary policy, domestic demand, national bank

This paper describes economic developments in Switzerland during the 1990s. Between 1990 and 1993, real GDP fell by a cumulative 11/4 percent. The tightening of monetary policy in response to rising inflation in th...

Switzerland
			: Selected Background Issues

Switzerland : Selected Background Issues »

Volume/Issue: 1996/32

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451807226.002

ISBN: 9781451807226

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, monetary conditions, monetary base, monetary fund

This Selected Background Issues paper on Switzerland reviews a few monetary and exchange rate issues, including questions related to the monetary policy framework and the assessment of recent monetary conditions an...