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Are Non-Euro Area EU Countries Importing Low Inflation from the Euro Area?

Are Non-Euro Area EU Countries Importing Low Inflation from the Euro Area? »

Source: Are Non-Euro Area EU Countries Importing Low Inflation from the Euro Area?

Volume/Issue: 2014/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Plamen Iossifov , and Jiri Podpiera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2014

ISBN: 9781484300527

Keywords: monetary policy, inflationary expectations, monetary fund

The synchronized disinflation across Europe since end-2011 raises the question of whether non-euro area EU countries are affected by the undershooting of the euro area inflation target. To shed light on this issue,...

Central Banking in Transition Countries

Central Banking in Transition Countries »

Source: Central Banking in Transition Countries

Volume/Issue: 1998/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helmut Wagner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1998

ISBN: 9781451936681

Keywords: Central Banking, Transition Economies, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation targeting, inflation rate

In the 1990s, the issues of central banking and central bank independence have gained increasing attention, in part owing to the role of the future European central bank, but also owing to the emergence of transiti...

Country Experiences with the Introduction and Implementation of Inflation Targeting

Country Experiences with the Introduction and Implementation of Inflation Targeting »

Source: Country Experiences with the Introduction and Implementation of Inflation Targeting

Volume/Issue: 2009/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Inci Ötker , and Charles Freedman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451873085

Keywords: country experiences, monetary policy implementation, central bank, price stability, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: General (includes Measurement and Data),

This is the tenth chapter of a forthcoming monograph entitled, "On Implementing Full- Fledged Inflation-Targeting Regimes: Saying What You Do and Doing What You Say." It describes the experiences of a number of cou...

4. Cross-Border Labor Flows in New Member States: Patterns and Challenges

4. Cross-Border Labor Flows in New Member States: Patterns and Challenges »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008, Euope : Dealing with Shocks

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067608

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, labor mobility, mortgage, monetary fund

The flows of labor across the borders of the European Union’s New Member States (NMS) have not only intensified significantly since the onset of transition, but have also become increasingly div...

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...

The ECB and Euro-Area Enlargement1

The ECB and Euro-Area Enlargement1 »

Source: The ECB and Euro-Area Enlargement

Volume/Issue: 2002/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helge Berger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451858761

Keywords: Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), transition countries, accession countries, inflation, central bank, monetary fund, monetary policy decisions, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Elections, Legislatures

The likely enlargement of euro-area membership will radically change the environment under which monetary policy will be made in the euro area. Within less than a decade, the number of member countries in the euro...

2. Europe: Coping with High Commodity Prices

2. Europe: Coping with High Commodity Prices »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008, Euope : Dealing with Shocks

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067608

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, labor mobility, mortgage, monetary fund

The surge in commodity prices has boosted headline inflation across Europe. Analysis in this chapter focuses on the risks to inflation. Though some rigidities remain, improved labor market flexi...

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...

Global Monetary Tightening

Global Monetary Tightening »

Source: Global Monetary Tightening : Emerging Markets Debt Dynamics and Fiscal Crises

Volume/Issue: 2014/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julio Escolano , Christina Kolerus , and Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2014

ISBN: 9781475584691

Keywords: Debt dynamics, sovereign debt crisis, unconventional, debt, bond, interest, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), International Lending and Debt Problems

This paper finds that tightening global financial conditions can worsen emerging economies' public debt dynamics through an increasing interest rate-growth differential, particularly if coupled with high global ris...

I Executive Summary

I Executive Summary »

Source: The Role of the Exchange Rate in Inflation-Targeting Emerging Economies : Targeting Emerging Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Anna Nordstrom , Scott Roger , Mark Stone , Seiichi Shimizu , Turgut Kisinbay , and Jorge Restrepo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2009

ISBN: 9781589067967

Keywords: Developing countries, Central bank role, Emerging markets, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, monetary policy

The exchange rate plays a more important role in monetary policy for emerging economies that have adopted inflation targeting than for their advanced economy counterparts. Inflation-targeting emerging econom...