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Central Bank Financial Strength and Policy Performance

Central Bank Financial Strength and Policy Performance »

Source: Central Bank Financial Strength and Policy Performance : An Econometric Evaluation

Volume/Issue: 2008/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Stella , and Ulrich Klueh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870343

Keywords: central bank, monetary fund, monetary policy

The financial health of central banks and its relation to policy outcomes has recently been recognized as an important policy issue. While case study evidence clearly indicates that weak central bank finances can h...

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...

The IMF and the Silent Revolution
			: Global Finance and Development in the 1980s

The IMF and the Silent Revolution : Global Finance and Development in the 1980s »

Series: Books

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557759702.071

ISBN: 9781557759702

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, debt crisis, monetary policy, current account

This pamphlet is adapted from Chapter 1 of Silent Revolution: The International Monetary Fund, 1979-89, by the same author. That book is full of history of the evolution of the Fund during 11 years in which the ins...

The IMF and the Silent Revolution: Global Finance and Development in the 1980s

The IMF and the Silent Revolution: Global Finance and Development in the 1980s »

Source: The IMF and the Silent Revolution : Global Finance and Development in the 1980s

Series: Books

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2000

ISBN: 9781557759702

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, debt crisis, monetary policy, current account

The need is for stronger policies and not for any complacent gradualism in adjustment efforts. … Several countries are choosing to go this way—a painful decision in many cases—because it offers them a prospe...

Monetary Operations and Central Bank Balance Sheets in a World of Limited Government Securities

Monetary Operations and Central Bank Balance Sheets in a World of Limited Government Securities »

Volume/Issue: 2001/7

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Mark Zelmer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451971583.003

ISBN: 9781451971583

Keywords: Central banks, Central banks and their policies, Bonds, Monetary policy, Monetary policy, Monetary operations, central bank, government securities, balance sheets, financial institutions,

The limited supply of government securities in some industrial countries has important ramifications for the operating techniques used by central banks to implement monetary policy, provide credit to the financial...

Unconventional Choices for Unconventional Times Credit and Quantitative Easing in Advanced Economies

Unconventional Choices for Unconventional Times Credit and Quantitative Easing in Advanced Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2009/27

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Vladimir Klyuev , Phil De Imus , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462382828.004

ISBN: 9781462382828

Keywords: Credit controls, Credit easing, quantitative easing, liquidity, monetary policy, central banks, central bank, balance sheets, interest, financial institutions

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Central Banking Without Central Bank Money

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851571.001

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...

Central Bank Financial Strength and Policy Performance
			: An Econometric Evaluation

Central Bank Financial Strength and Policy Performance : An Econometric Evaluation »

Volume/Issue: 2008/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Stella , and Ulrich Klueh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870343.001

ISBN: 9781451870343

Keywords: central bank, monetary fund, monetary policy

The financial health of central banks and its relation to policy outcomes has recently been recognized as an important policy issue. While case study evidence clearly indicates that weak central bank finances can h...

Policy Uncertainty in Japan

Policy Uncertainty in Japan »

Volume/Issue: 2017/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elif Arbatli , Steven Davis , Arata Ito , Naoko Miake , and Ikuo Saito

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484300671.001

ISBN: 9781484300671

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan, Policy uncertainty, aggregate investment, General, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

We develop new economic policy uncertainty (EPU) indices for Japan from January 1987 onwards building on the approach of Baker, Bloom and Davis (2016). Each index reflects the frequency of newspaper articles that c...

Pushed Past the Limit? How Japanese Banks Reacted to Negative Interest Rates

Pushed Past the Limit? How Japanese Banks Reacted to Negative Interest Rates »

Volume/Issue: 2018/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gee Hee Hong , and John Kandrac

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484361610.001

ISBN: 9781484361610

Keywords: Bank lending rates, Central banks and their policies, Monetary transmission mechanism, Negative interest rates, Asia and Pacific, Economic conditions, Japan, monetary transmission, bank risk taking, lending channel

In this paper, we investigate how negative interest rate policy (NIRP) introduced in January 2016 by the Bank of Japan (BoJ) affected Japanese banks' lending and risk taking behavior. The BoJ's announcement was an...