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Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth? »

Source: Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2005/044

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498331319

Keywords: Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Agriculture, Capital, Capital goods, Central banking, Central banks, Corruption, Currencies, Developing countries, Development

Broad economic institutions are of fundamental importance for sustained economic growth. Changing these institutions is difficult, particularly for outsiders. But this does not mean that there is no role for the Fu...

Chapter 3 A Taxonomy of Intervention

Chapter 3 A Taxonomy of Intervention »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank, volatility, exchange market

This chapter presents different frameworks for implementing foreign exchange interventions, including whether they are transparently communicated to the market or ke...

Chapter 7 Brazil: Taking Stock of the Past Couple of Decades

Chapter 7 Brazil: Taking Stock of the Past Couple of Decades »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank, volatility, exchange market

This chapter describes the exchange rate regimes, possible policy rationales, and public operational guidelines for foreign exchange intervention in Brazil over the...

Chapter 10 Costa Rica: Learning to Float

Chapter 10 Costa Rica: Learning to Float »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank, volatility, exchange market

Costa Rica provides a case study of how a small, highly dollarized and very open emerging market economy gradually learns to float. Since 2006, Costa Rica has transi...

Chapter 5 Forward Intervention

Chapter 5 Forward Intervention »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank, volatility, exchange market

This chapter examines the differences between spot and forward currency interventions by way of a model that incorporates the motivations of different groups of curr...

Chapter 6 Intervention under Inflation Targeting

Chapter 6 Intervention under Inflation Targeting »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank, volatility, exchange market

This chapter takes a close look at the experience with intervention under inflation- targeting frameworks in Latin America. In particular, it discusses the challenge...

Chapter 8 Interventions in Chile

Chapter 8 Interventions in Chile »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank, volatility, exchange market

In this chapter, we study the four episodes of foreign exchange interventions since the inflation-targeting regime was adopted in Chile, and we present the reasons a...

Chapter 1 Introduction: Book in Brief

Chapter 1 Introduction: Book in Brief »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank, volatility, exchange market

There is a growing interest in the use of foreign exchange intervention as a policy tool, particularly in emerging markets. Yet our understanding of many aspects of foreign exchange...

Chapter 9 Learning from Experience in Colombia

Chapter 9 Learning from Experience in Colombia »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank, volatility, exchange market

This chapter describes the mechanisms used by the Central Bank of Colombia for intervention in the foreign exchange market and explains the rationale and operations....

Chapter 11 Mexico: Free-Floating Exchange Regime

Chapter 11 Mexico: Free-Floating Exchange Regime »

Source: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank, volatility, exchange market

This chapter describes Mexico’s experience with foreign exchange intervention since the free-floating exchange rate regime was adopted in December 1994. The first tw...