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Bayesian Dynamic Factor Analysis of a Simple Monetary DSGE Model

Bayesian Dynamic Factor Analysis of a Simple Monetary DSGE Model »

Source: Bayesian Dynamic Factor Analysis of a Simple Monetary DSGE Model

Volume/Issue: 2011/219

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maxym Kryshko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463904210

Keywords: Regular and data-rich DSGE models, dynamic factor models, Bayesian estimation, inflation, real output, money demand, money balances, Bayesian Analysis, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models, Prices

When estimating DSGE models, the number of observable economic variables is usually kept small, and it is conveniently assumed that DSGE model variables are perfectly measured by a single data series. Building upon...

Belarus

Belarus »

Source: Belarus : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1995/99

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 1995

ISBN: 9781451805000

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

This paper describes economic developments in Belarus during 1992-94. The difficult economic situation facing Belarus in 1992 and 1993 continued unabated in 1994. Two political developments compounded the economic...

Central Bank Independence

Central Bank Independence »

Source: Central Bank Independence : A Free Lunch?

Volume/Issue: 1996/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Guy Debelle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451841589

Keywords: Central Banking, Monetary Policy, Inflation, central bank, inflation aversion, inflation rate

This paper extends the analysis of central bank independence to a model in which there is more than one policymaker. It shows that the degree of central bank independence as generally defined in the existing theore...

Central Banking in Transition Countries

Central Banking in Transition Countries »

Source: Central Banking in Transition Countries

Volume/Issue: 1998/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helmut Wagner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1998

ISBN: 9781451936681

Keywords: Central Banking, Transition Economies, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation targeting, inflation rate

In the 1990s, the issues of central banking and central bank independence have gained increasing attention, in part owing to the role of the future European central bank, but also owing to the emergence of transiti...

The Cyclicality of Sales, Regular and Effective Prices

The Cyclicality of Sales, Regular and Effective Prices »

Source: The Cyclicality of Sales, Regular and Effective Prices : Business Cycle and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2012/207

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Coibion , Yuriy Gorodnichenko , and Gee Hee Hong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505573

Keywords: Sales, Price Changes, Store-Switching, inflation, monetary policy, price inflation, inflation rate, inflation rates, Business Fluctuations, And Cycles

We study the cyclical properties of sales, regular price changes and average prices paid by consumers ("effective" prices) in a dataset containing prices and quantities sold for numerous retailers across a variety...

Data-Rich DSGE and Dynamic Factor Models

Data-Rich DSGE and Dynamic Factor Models »

Source: Data-Rich DSGE and Dynamic Factor Models

Volume/Issue: 2011/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maxym Kryshko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463903497

Keywords: Data-rich DSGE models, dynamic factor models, Bayesian estimation, inflation, monetary policy, real output, monetary base, monetary economics, Bayesian Analysis, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models

Dynamic factor models and dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models are widely used for empirical research in macroeconomics. The empirical factor literature argues that the co-movement of large panels o...

Dollarization in Cambodia

Dollarization in Cambodia »

Source: Dollarization in Cambodia : Causes and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2011/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nombulelo Duma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455218936

Keywords: seigniorage, foreign currency, monetary policy, inflation, macroeconomic stability, Central Banking, And The Supply Of Money And Credit,

Over the past decade, Cambodia has become Asia's most dollarized economy. In contrast, dollarization in neighboring Lao P.D.R., Mongolia, and Vietnam has been either declining or broadly stable. Somewhat paradoxica...

Elements of Optimal Monetary Policy Committee Design1

Elements of Optimal Monetary Policy Committee Design1 »

Source: Elements of Optimal Monetary Policy Committee Design

Volume/Issue: 2006/277

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jérôme Vandenbussche

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865370

Keywords: collective decision making, inflation, central bank, monetary policy decisions, inflation targeting, Analysis Of Collective Decision-making, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, And The Supply Of Money And Credit,

The move from individual decision making to committee decision making is widely seen as a major evolution in contemporary central banking. This paper reviews the relevant economics and social psychology literatures...

Financial Dollarization in Latin America1

Financial Dollarization in Latin America1 »

Source: Financial Dollarization in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2006/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Rennhack , and Masahiro Nozaki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862676

Keywords: foreign currency, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate flexibility, real exchange rate, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

This paper tests several explanations for financial dollarization (FD), with an emphasis on Latin America. The results provide evidence that FD is a rational response to inflation uncertainty. The paper builds on p...

How Tight Is Too Tight? A Look at Welfare Implications of Distortionary Policies in Uzbekistan

How Tight Is Too Tight? A Look at Welfare Implications of Distortionary Policies in Uzbekistan »

Source: How Tight Is Too Tight? A Look at Welfare Implications of Distortionary Policies in Uzbekistan

Volume/Issue: 2005/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Grigorian , and Edward Gemayel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451862584

Keywords: financial sector distortions, transition, foreign exchange, banking, inflation, banking sector, bank accounts, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General

Since independence in 1991, Uzbekistan has pursued a gradual approach to the transition from planned to market economy. This approach relied heavily on trade controls, directed credit, and large public investments....