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Accumulating Foreign Reserves Under Floating Exchange Rates

Accumulating Foreign Reserves Under Floating Exchange Rates »

Source: Accumulating Foreign Reserves Under Floating Exchange Rates

Volume/Issue: 2008/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fernando M. Gonçalves

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869576

Keywords: Foreign Reserves, Foreign Exchange Market, Floating Exchange Rate, inflation, monetary authority, inflation rate, foreign exchange,

Official accumulation of foreign reserves may be perceived as interventions to influence the exchange rate, undermining the credibility of floating exchange rates and inflation targets. This paper develops a theore...

Assessing Buy-Back Benefits: Reply to Snowden

Assessing Buy-Back Benefits: Reply to Snowden »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 36 No. 3

Volume: 36

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451973037

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, inflation rate, nominal exchange rate, rate of inflation

Although accommodative policies and widespread indexation may account for the persistence of high inflation, they cannot explain changes in the inflation rate. The causes of such changes for the high-inflation epis...

Balance of Payments Crises Under Inflation Targeting

Balance of Payments Crises Under Inflation Targeting »

Source: Balance of Payments Crises Under Inflation Targeting

Volume/Issue: 2007/84

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shujing Li , Isabel Yan , and Michael Kumhof

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866483

Keywords: Balance of payments crisis, exchange rate targeting, flow speculative attack, inflation, exchange rate,

This paper analyzes a small open economy model under inflation targeting. It shows why such a monetary regime is vulnerable to speculative attacks that take place over a short period rather than instantaneously. Th...

4 Capital Inflows in Latin America Causes, Consequences, and Policy Options

4 Capital Inflows in Latin America Causes, Consequences, and Policy Options »

Source: Policies for Growth : The Latin American Experience: Proceedings of a Conference held in Mangaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 16-19, 1994

Series: Books

Author(s): Joaquín Muns , and André Lara Resende

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 1995

ISBN: 9781557755179

Keywords: central bank, inflation, exchange rate, tax reform, capital inflows

During the past several years, many Latin American countries have faced an abundant foreign exchange supply. In some cases, this was the result of capital inflows in unprecedented amounts, at le...

5 Central Bank Independence and Coordination of Monetary Policy and Public Debt Management

5 Central Bank Independence and Coordination of Monetary Policy and Public Debt Management »

Source: Policies for Growth : The Latin American Experience: Proceedings of a Conference held in Mangaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 16-19, 1994

Series: Books

Author(s): Joaquín Muns , and André Lara Resende

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 1995

ISBN: 9781557755179

Keywords: central bank, inflation, exchange rate, tax reform, capital inflows

Monetary and public debt management are closely linked aspects of economic policy: actions in one area heavily influence the other. At the same time, however, there is a trend toward making the...

The Demand for International Reserves and Their Opportunity Cost

The Demand for International Reserves and Their Opportunity Cost »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 36 No. 3

Volume: 36

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451973037

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, inflation rate, nominal exchange rate, rate of inflation

Although accommodative policies and widespread indexation may account for the persistence of high inflation, they cannot explain changes in the inflation rate. The causes of such changes for the high-inflation epis...

3 Distributive and Welfare Effects of Inflation and Stabilization

3 Distributive and Welfare Effects of Inflation and Stabilization »

Source: Policies for Growth : The Latin American Experience: Proceedings of a Conference held in Mangaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 16-19, 1994

Series: Books

Author(s): Joaquín Muns , and André Lara Resende

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 1995

ISBN: 9781557755179

Keywords: central bank, inflation, exchange rate, tax reform, capital inflows

Orthodox stabilization plans in the member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)—such as the Reagan and Thatcher plans in the early 1980s—have had signifi...

Empirical Analysis of High-Inflation Episodes in Argentina, Brazil, and Israel

Empirical Analysis of High-Inflation Episodes in Argentina, Brazil, and Israel »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 36 No. 3

Volume: 36

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451973037

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, inflation rate, nominal exchange rate, rate of inflation

Although accommodative policies and widespread indexation may account for the persistence of high inflation, they cannot explain changes in the inflation rate. The causes of such changes for the high-inflation epis...

Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes

Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Robin Brooks , Kenneth Rogoff , Ashoka Mody , Nienke Oomes , and Aasim Husain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063273.084

ISBN: 9781589063273

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rates, exchange rate regime

The issue of the appropriate exchange rate regime for individual countries has been perennially lively, and the role played by international capital flows and domestic financial systems in determining the performan...

Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes1

Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes1 »

Source: Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes

Volume/Issue: 2003/243

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aasim Husain , Ashoka Mody , Nienke Oomes , Robin Brooks , and Kenneth Rogoff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451875843

Keywords: economic performance, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles,

Using recent advances in the classification of exchange rate regimes, this paper finds no support for the popular bipolar view that countries will tend over time to move to the polar extremes of free float or rigid...