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Achieving and Maintaining Price Stability in Nigeria

Achieving and Maintaining Price Stability in Nigeria »

Source: Achieving and Maintaining Price Stability in Nigeria

Volume/Issue: 2004/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicoletta Batini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451852059

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, price stability, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This paper reviews the historical performance of monetary policy in Nigeria and discusses the relative merits of alternative monetary policy strategies that Nigeria could adopt in the future, once the many operatio...

Alternative Monetary Policy Rules for India

Alternative Monetary Policy Rules for India »

Source: Alternative Monetary Policy Rules for India

Volume/Issue: 2012/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Muneesh Kapur , and Michael Patra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503470

Keywords: McCallum Rule, Monetary Policy Reaction Function, Neutral Interest Rate, Taylor Rule, inflation, monetary base, monetary policy rules, central bank, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper empirically evaluates the operational performance of the McCallum rule, the Taylor rule and hybrid rules in India over the period 1996-2011 using quarterly data, with a view to analytically informing the...

Analytical and Methodological Issues in the Measurement of Fiscal Deficits

Analytical and Methodological Issues in the Measurement of Fiscal Deficits »

Source: Analytical and Methodological Issues in the Measurement of Fiscal Deficits

Volume/Issue: 1990/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1990

ISBN: 9781451947380

Keywords: inflation, aggregate demand, central bank, monetary fund, fiscal deficit

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

The Austrian Theory of Business Cycles

The Austrian Theory of Business Cycles »

Source: The Austrian Theory of Business Cycles : Old Lessons for Modern Economic Policy?

Volume/Issue: 2002/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): S. Oppers

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451841770

Keywords: recession, inflation, monetary authorities, central bank, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Austrian School, Hayek, Friedrich (1899-1992),

This paper reviews the "Austrian" theory of the business cycle first proposed by Friedrich Hayek in the 1920s. His theory claimed that credit creation by monetary authorities would push investment beyond society's...

Avoiding Dark Corners

Avoiding Dark Corners »

Source: Avoiding Dark Corners : A Robust Monetary Policy Framework for the United States

Volume/Issue: 2015/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ali Alichi , Kevin Clinton , Charles Freedman , Ondra Kamenik , Michel Juillard , Douglas Laxton , Jarkko Turunen , and Hou Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513595702

Keywords: Optimal Control, inflation, interest, interest rate, central bank, General,

The Fed has taken several steps towards strengthening its monetary framework over the past several years. Those steps have supported the Fed's efforts to stimulate the economy through forward guidance despite being...

The Bank of Canada's Monetary Policy Framework

The Bank of Canada's Monetary Policy Framework »

Source: The Bank of Canada's Monetary Policy Framework : Have Recent Changes Enhanced Central Bank Credibility?

Volume/Issue: 1997/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Takatoshi Ito , and Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

ISBN: 9781451858464

Keywords: Inflation Targeting, central bank, monetary conditions, rate of inflation

In recent years the Bank of Canada has made important changes in the way it conducts monetary policy. In particular, the bank has adopted explicit inflation targets and introduced significant changes to its operati...

Bank of Japan's Quantitative and Credit Easing

Bank of Japan's Quantitative and Credit Easing »

Source: Bank of Japan's Quantitative and Credit Easing : Are they Now More Effective

Volume/Issue: 2012/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ugo Fasano-Filho , Qing Wang , and Pelin Berkmen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781475502473

Keywords: Monetary Policy, conomic Activity, Inflation, price stability, monetary fund, central bank

This paper asks whether the BoJ's recent experience with unconventional monetary easing has been effective in supporting economic activity and inflation. Using a structural VAR model, the paper finds some evidence...

Beauty Queens and Wallflowers

Beauty Queens and Wallflowers »

Source: Beauty Queens and Wallflowers : Currency Unions in the Middle East and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2006/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katrin Elborgh-Woytek , and Julian Berengaut

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864861

Keywords: Currency Union, Optimum Currency Areas, inflation, monetary union, monetary fund, central bank, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

Against the background of the theory of optimum currency areas, the paper analyzes possible sequences for establishing a currency union (CU) in the Middle East and Central Asia region. Between the corner solutions...

Can a Rule-Based Monetary Policy Framework Work in a Developing Country? The Case of Yemen

Can a Rule-Based Monetary Policy Framework Work in a Developing Country? The Case of Yemen »

Source: Can a Rule-Based Monetary Policy Framework Work in a Developing Country? The Case of Yemen

Volume/Issue: 2007/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Selim Elekdag , Nabil Ben Ltaifa , Todd Schneider , and Saade Chami

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451865707

Keywords: inflation, central bank, money demand, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development,

Monetary policy in Yemen is largely rudimentary and ad hoc in nature. The Central Bank of Yemen's (CBY) approach has been based on discretionary targeting of broad money without any clear target to anchor inflation...

Capital Inflows in the Baltic Countries, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Capital Inflows in the Baltic Countries, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union »

Source: Capital Inflows in the Baltic Countries, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union : Monetary and Prudential Issues

Volume/Issue: 1996/22

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Ize

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451921243

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary policy, money supply, foreign exchange

Significant capital inflows were observed during the first half of 1995 in a number of FSU countries. This paper reviews the recent experience of those countries with significant inflows, examines policy responses...