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1 Anchoring Inflation Expectations

1 Anchoring Inflation Expectations »

Source: Statistical Implications of Inflation Targeting : Getting the Right Numbers and Getting the Numbers Right

Series: Books

Author(s): Carol Carson , Claudia Dziobek , and Charles Enoch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061323

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation-targeting

Exchange rate policy has always been central to the work of the IMF. Ever since the breakdown of the Bretton Woods system, there has been a widespread desire to avoid excessive vola...

9 Design, Measurement, and Communication: Chile’s Experience with Inflation Targeting

9 Design, Measurement, and Communication: Chile’s Experience with Inflation Targeting »

Source: Statistical Implications of Inflation Targeting : Getting the Right Numbers and Getting the Numbers Right

Series: Books

Author(s): Carol Carson , Claudia Dziobek , and Charles Enoch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061323

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation-targeting

The Central Bank of Chile was granted independence at the end of 1989. Not unlike other such experiences elsewhere, granting independence to the central bank was a political act but...

8 Eurostat’s HICP and the European Central Bank’s Definition of Price Stability

8 Eurostat’s HICP and the European Central Bank’s Definition of Price Stability »

Source: Statistical Implications of Inflation Targeting : Getting the Right Numbers and Getting the Numbers Right

Series: Books

Author(s): Carol Carson , Claudia Dziobek , and Charles Enoch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061323

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation-targeting

The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its stability-oriented 1 monetary policy strategy on October 13, 1998 (ECB, 1998). The strategy includes three main elements: first and for...

4 Inflation Forecast Targeting: The Swedish Experience

4 Inflation Forecast Targeting: The Swedish Experience »

Source: Inflation Targeting in Practice : Strategic and Operational Issues and Application to Emerging Market Economies

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2000

ISBN: 9781557758897

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation target

An inflation target can serve as a nominal anchor, aiming at coordinating inflation expectations. As a nominal anchor, an inflation target also provides a commitment mechanism that increases the accountabili...

6 Inflation Targeting and Output Stabilization in Australia

6 Inflation Targeting and Output Stabilization in Australia »

Source: Inflation Targeting in Practice : Strategic and Operational Issues and Application to Emerging Market Economies

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2000

ISBN: 9781557758897

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation target

Inflation targeting has been adopted as the framework for monetary policy in a number of countries, including Australia, over the past decade. The adoption of a framework that focuses explicitly on inflation...

Inflation Targeting in Practice
			: Strategic and Operational Issues and Application to Emerging Market Economies

Inflation Targeting in Practice : Strategic and Operational Issues and Application to Emerging Market Economies »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758897.071

ISBN: 9781557758897

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation target

A growing number of countries are anchoring their monetary policy through explicit inflation targeting. This policy has already scored remarkable successes in several countries, establishing central bank credibilit...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Inflation Targeting in Practice : Strategic and Operational Issues and Application to Emerging Market Economies

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2000

ISBN: 9781557758897

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation target

A growing number of countries are anchoring their monetary policy through explicit inflation targeting. This policy has already scored remarkable successes in several countries, establishing central bank credibilit...

16 Inflation Targeting: Statistical Issues Suggested by the Experience of Six Emerging Market Countries

16 Inflation Targeting: Statistical Issues Suggested by the Experience of Six Emerging Market Countries »

Source: Statistical Implications of Inflation Targeting : Getting the Right Numbers and Getting the Numbers Right

Series: Books

Author(s): Carol Carson , Claudia Dziobek , and Charles Enoch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061323

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation-targeting

This chapter reviews some of the macroeconomic statistics that are used by six emerging market countries that have adopted inflation-targeting regimes—that is, policy frameworks bui...

9 Inflation Targeting Under a Crawling Band Exchange Rate Regime: Lessons from Israel

9 Inflation Targeting Under a Crawling Band Exchange Rate Regime: Lessons from Israel »

Source: Inflation Targeting in Practice : Strategic and Operational Issues and Application to Emerging Market Economies

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2000

ISBN: 9781557758897

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation target

Consider a small, open economy that, after a long period of chronically high inflation, substantial fiscal and current account deficits, and a marked accumulation of domestic and foreign debt, implements a c...

6 Information Requirements for Inflation Targeting: Observations Based on the Australian Experience

6 Information Requirements for Inflation Targeting: Observations Based on the Australian Experience »

Source: Statistical Implications of Inflation Targeting : Getting the Right Numbers and Getting the Numbers Right

Series: Books

Author(s): Carol Carson , Claudia Dziobek , and Charles Enoch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061323

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation-targeting

Like a number of other small to medium-sized industrial economies, Australia adopted inflation targeting as its monetary policy strategy during the 1990s. Since the middle of 1993,...