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2 Adjustment and Internal-External Balance

2 Adjustment and Internal-External Balance »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

This chapter provides a framework for determining the appropriate mix of monetary, fiscal, and exchange rate policies for correcting macroeconomic imbalances. It discusses the design of macroeconomic adjustm...

9 Assessment of the Fiscal Balance

9 Assessment of the Fiscal Balance »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

One of the primary goals of fiscal policy is to contribute to price stabilization in the context of a sustainable balance of payments. 1 To attain this objective, public sector fi...

14 Balance of Payments Crises in a Cash-in-Advance Economy

14 Balance of Payments Crises in a Cash-in-Advance Economy »

Source: Functioning of the International Monetary System

Series: Books

Author(s): Jacob Frenkel , and Morris Goldstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 1996

ISBN: 9781557755544

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, inflation, monetary policy, real exchange rate

This paper studies an experiment in which the Central Bank sets the rate of devaluation at a level consistent with other fiscal constraints and re...

Chapter 1 Economic Policy Objectives and Policymaking in the Major Industrial Countries

Chapter 1 Economic Policy Objectives and Policymaking in the Major Industrial Countries »

Source: Economic Policy Coordination : Proceedings of an International Seminar held in Hamburg

Series: Books

Author(s): Wilfried Guth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1988

ISBN: 9781557750259

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, monetary policy, inflation, real exchange rate

Chart A in the 41st OECD Economic Outlook (June 1987), which is reproduced as Chart 1, reflects the traditional approach to the judgment of the quality of economic performance. What are called “the usual obj...

Chapter 3 Empirical Evidence of Effects of Policy Coordination Among Major Industrial Countries Since Rambouillet Summit of 1975

Chapter 3 Empirical Evidence of Effects of Policy Coordination Among Major Industrial Countries Since Rambouillet Summit of 1975 »

Source: Economic Policy Coordination : Proceedings of an International Seminar held in Hamburg

Series: Books

Author(s): Wilfried Guth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1988

ISBN: 9781557750259

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, monetary policy, inflation, real exchange rate

Günter GroBer The past few years have seen renewed efforts at macroeconomic policy coordination among the major industrial countries, and the global turbulences on the equities and e...

Chapter 2 International Adjustment and the Dollar: Policy Illusions and Economic Constraints

Chapter 2 International Adjustment and the Dollar: Policy Illusions and Economic Constraints »

Source: Economic Policy Coordination : Proceedings of an International Seminar held in Hamburg

Series: Books

Author(s): Wilfried Guth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1988

ISBN: 9781557750259

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, monetary policy, inflation, real exchange rate

Areader of the daily press in 1987 and 1988 could easily gain the impression that the finance ministers of the Group of Seven countries think that today’s constellation of exchange rates is an equilibrium co...

Chapter 4 International Coordination of Economic Policies: Scope, Methods, and Effects

Chapter 4 International Coordination of Economic Policies: Scope, Methods, and Effects »

Source: Economic Policy Coordination : Proceedings of an International Seminar held in Hamburg

Series: Books

Author(s): Wilfried Guth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1988

ISBN: 9781557750259

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, monetary policy, inflation, real exchange rate

“Coordination of macroeconomic policies is certainly not easy; maybe it is impossible. But in its absence, I suspect nationalistic solutions will be sought—trade barriers, capital controls, and...

Chapter 5 Summary and Conclusions

Chapter 5 Summary and Conclusions »

Source: Economic Policy Coordination : Proceedings of an International Seminar held in Hamburg

Series: Books

Author(s): Wilfried Guth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1988

ISBN: 9781557750259

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, monetary policy, inflation, real exchange rate

Economic Policy Objectives and Policymaking in the Major Industrial Countries Jacques Polak’s stimulating paper on this ambitious subject provided an ideal background for the discuss...

5 Current Account Sustainability

5 Current Account Sustainability »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

The current account of the balance of payments is an important variable for policymakers. Deficits in the external current account are the result of the accumulation of net claims of foreigners on residents....

10 Determinants of Nominal Exchange Rates: A Survey of the Literature

10 Determinants of Nominal Exchange Rates: A Survey of the Literature »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

Traditional models of exchange rate determination have focused on three types of explanatory variables: national price levels, interest rates, and the balance of payments. Although the perception that exchan...