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10 Banking Sector Integration and Competition in CEMAC

10 Banking Sector Integration and Competition in CEMAC »

Source: The CFA Franc Zone : Common Currency, Uncommon Challenges

Series: Books

Author(s): Anne Gulde , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589066755

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, terms of trade, exchange rates, monetary policy

This chapter examines the issue of banking sector integration and competition in CEMAC, with a focus on the integration of products and services in retail banking, as financial markets are limited in size (B...

12 Bringing Inflation Under Control

12 Bringing Inflation Under Control »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

Amounting body of theoretical and empirical evidence has built up in recent years suggesting that high inflation has a negative effect on economic performance and poverty. Typically, the argument that perfor...

4 Budgetary and Tax Reforms, Institutional Requirements, and Fiscal Policy

4 Budgetary and Tax Reforms, Institutional Requirements, and Fiscal Policy »

Source: Coordinating Stabilization and Structural Reform : Proceedings of the Seminar Coordination of Structural Reform and Macroeconomic Stabilization, Washington, D.C., June 17-26, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1994

ISBN: 9781557754301

Keywords: interest, exchange rate, inflation, prices, restructuring

Alan Tait In my talk today, I will review some of the most important aspects of the IMF’s stance on fiscal policy. The IMF typically adopts a strong national accounting framework as...

Building Monetary and Financial Systems
			: Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066151.071

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

This book includes 21 case studies of technical assistance provided by the IMF's former Monetary and Financial Systems Department during 2003-06. These studies cover issues related to monetary policy and operations...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

This book includes 21 case studies of technical assistance provided by the IMF's former Monetary and Financial Systems Department during 2003-06. These studies cover issues related to monetary policy and operations...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

This book includes 21 case studies of technical assistance provided by the IMF's former Monetary and Financial Systems Department during 2003-06. These studies cover issues related to monetary policy and operations...

12 Case Studies of Argentina and The Gambia

12 Case Studies of Argentina and The Gambia »

Source: Coordinating Stabilization and Structural Reform : Proceedings of the Seminar Coordination of Structural Reform and Macroeconomic Stabilization, Washington, D.C., June 17-26, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1994

ISBN: 9781557754301

Keywords: interest, exchange rate, inflation, prices, restructuring

Martin Hardy Comparing Argentina in the 1980s with Argentina today, I am struck by a phenomenal change. For Argentina, the 1980s started off with the debt crisis and the war in the S...

10 Case Studies of China and Poland

10 Case Studies of China and Poland »

Source: Coordinating Stabilization and Structural Reform : Proceedings of the Seminar Coordination of Structural Reform and Macroeconomic Stabilization, Washington, D.C., June 17-26, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1994

ISBN: 9781557754301

Keywords: interest, exchange rate, inflation, prices, restructuring

China Yusuke Horiguchi My remarks will concern economic reform efforts and macroeconomic stabilization in China. There are some remarkable differences...

The CFA Franc Zone
			: Common Currency, Uncommon Challenges

The CFA Franc Zone : Common Currency, Uncommon Challenges »

Series: Books

Author(s): Anne Gulde , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066755.071

ISBN: 9781589066755

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, terms of trade, exchange rates, monetary policy

About one-third of countries covered by the IMF's African Department are members of the CFA franc zone. With most other countries moving away from fixed exchange rates, the issue of an adequate policy framework to...

Chapter 9. Achieving Exchange Rate Flexibility: The Challenges of Egypt’s Ongoing Experience

Chapter 9. Achieving Exchange Rate Flexibility: The Challenges of Egypt’s Ongoing Experience »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

Egypt has a deep banking system, a much smaller, but still sizable stock exchange, and a relatively small insurance, mutual fund and contractual savings sector. There are 39 banks o...