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11 Background Paper: A Reexamination of Indicators of Monetary and Financial Conditions

11 Background Paper: A Reexamination of Indicators of Monetary and Financial Conditions »

Source: Structural Change in Japan : Macroeconomic Impact and Policy Challenges

Series: Books

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , Guy Meredith , and Bijan Aghevli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 1998

ISBN: 9781557756961

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, real exchange rate

To assess quantitatively the impact of changes in financial conditions on aggregate demand in recent years, this chapter discusses extensions to the staff’s past analysis of the monetary conditions index (MC...

15 Background Paper: Japan’s Medium- and Long-Term Fiscal Challenges

15 Background Paper: Japan’s Medium- and Long-Term Fiscal Challenges »

Source: Structural Change in Japan : Macroeconomic Impact and Policy Challenges

Series: Books

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , Guy Meredith , and Bijan Aghevli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 1998

ISBN: 9781557756961

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, real exchange rate

Reflecting weak activity and countercyclical measures, Japan’s fiscal position severely deteriorated during 1992-96, entirely reversing the consolidation effort in the 1980s. As Japan’s fiscal situation face...

CHAPTER 1. A Strategy for Renormalizing Fiscal and Monetary Policies in Advanced Economies

CHAPTER 1. A Strategy for Renormalizing Fiscal and Monetary Policies in Advanced Economies »

Source: Reconstructing the World Economy

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Il SaKong , and Olivier Blanchard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2010

ISBN: 9781589069770

Keywords: inflation, current account, financial system, central bank, monetary policy

1.1. Introduction In response to the worst economic crisis since the 1930s, government budgets and central banks have provided substantial support for aggregate demand and for the fi...

CHAPTER 9. Comment on “Global Imbalances: In Midstream?”

CHAPTER 9. Comment on “Global Imbalances: In Midstream?” »

Source: Reconstructing the World Economy

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Il SaKong , and Olivier Blanchard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2010

ISBN: 9781589069770

Keywords: inflation, current account, financial system, central bank, monetary policy

This is an important contribution to the literature on global imbalances, which has been bedevilled hitherto by much muddy thinking. Blanchard and Milesi-Ferretti begin by making the important point that cur...

CHAPTER 10. Comments on Dealing with Global Imbalances

CHAPTER 10. Comments on Dealing with Global Imbalances »

Source: Reconstructing the World Economy

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Il SaKong , and Olivier Blanchard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2010

ISBN: 9781589069770

Keywords: inflation, current account, financial system, central bank, monetary policy

Few issues in international macroeconomics and finance have occupied the attention of policymakers and researchers in recent years as much as the debate on the causes, consequences, and measurements of globa...

CHAPTER 6. Comments on “Redesigning the Contours of the Future Financial System”

CHAPTER 6. Comments on “Redesigning the Contours of the Future Financial System” »

Source: Reconstructing the World Economy

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Il SaKong , and Olivier Blanchard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2010

ISBN: 9781589069770

Keywords: inflation, current account, financial system, central bank, monetary policy

“Redesigning the Contours of the Future Financial System” does a particularly nice job in summarizing: what went wrong; the pote...

CHAPTER 7. Discussion of “Redesigning the Contours of the Future Financial System”

CHAPTER 7. Discussion of “Redesigning the Contours of the Future Financial System” »

Source: Reconstructing the World Economy

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Il SaKong , and Olivier Blanchard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2010

ISBN: 9781589069770

Keywords: inflation, current account, financial system, central bank, monetary policy

The lessons from the global financial crisis have shaped the debate on the future contours of the financial system. The paper by Kodres and Narain does an excellent job of asking the pertinent questions. The...

Chapter 1 Economic Policy Objectives and Policymaking in the Major Industrial Countries

Chapter 1 Economic Policy Objectives and Policymaking in the Major Industrial Countries »

Source: Economic Policy Coordination : Proceedings of an International Seminar held in Hamburg

Series: Books

Author(s): Wilfried Guth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1988

ISBN: 9781557750259

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, monetary policy, inflation, real exchange rate

Chart A in the 41st OECD Economic Outlook (June 1987), which is reproduced as Chart 1, reflects the traditional approach to the judgment of the quality of economic performance. What are called “the usual obj...

Chapter 3 Empirical Evidence of Effects of Policy Coordination Among Major Industrial Countries Since Rambouillet Summit of 1975

Chapter 3 Empirical Evidence of Effects of Policy Coordination Among Major Industrial Countries Since Rambouillet Summit of 1975 »

Source: Economic Policy Coordination : Proceedings of an International Seminar held in Hamburg

Series: Books

Author(s): Wilfried Guth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1988

ISBN: 9781557750259

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, monetary policy, inflation, real exchange rate

Günter GroBer The past few years have seen renewed efforts at macroeconomic policy coordination among the major industrial countries, and the global turbulences on the equities and e...

CHAPTER 8. Global Imbalances: In Midstream?

CHAPTER 8. Global Imbalances: In Midstream? »

Source: Reconstructing the World Economy

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Il SaKong , and Olivier Blanchard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2010

ISBN: 9781589069770

Keywords: inflation, current account, financial system, central bank, monetary policy

Before the crisis, there were strong arguments for reducing global imbalances. As a result of the crisis, there have been significant changes in saving and investment patterns across the world and imbalances...