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Back Matter »

Source: A Review of the Fiscal Impulse Measure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , Richard Haas , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 1986

ISBN: 9780939934607

Keywords: inflation, fiscal impulse, budget balance, fiscal policy, budget deficit

This study was prepared jointly by the Fiscal Affairs and Research Departments of the International Monetary Fund. Since the study was made in preparation for the World Economic Outlook exercise of April 1984, all...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: A Review of the Fiscal Impulse Measure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , Richard Haas , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 1986

ISBN: 9780939934607

Keywords: inflation, fiscal impulse, budget balance, fiscal policy, budget deficit

This study was prepared jointly by the Fiscal Affairs and Research Departments of the International Monetary Fund. Since the study was made in preparation for the World Economic Outlook exercise of April 1984, all...

Appendix: Interest Rate- and Exchange Rate-Induced Changes in Budget Balance

Appendix: Interest Rate- and Exchange Rate-Induced Changes in Budget Balance »

Source: A Review of the Fiscal Impulse Measure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , Richard Haas , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 1986

ISBN: 9780939934607

Keywords: inflation, fiscal impulse, budget balance, fiscal policy, budget deficit

This section contains a short theoretical exposition of how the budget balance might be adjusted for changes in interest and exchange rates, consistent with purchasing-power-accrual accounting. Adju...

Are Prices Countercyclical? Evidence From the G-7

Are Prices Countercyclical? Evidence From the G-7 »

Source: Are Prices Countercyclical? Evidence From the G-7

Volume/Issue: 1994/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad , and Bankim Chadha

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1994

ISBN: 9781451851472

Keywords: correlations, price level, inflation rate, linear trend

This paper re-examines the cyclical behavior of prices using postwar quarterly data for the G-7. We confirm recent evidence that the price level is countercyclical. However, we find strong evidence that the inflati...

Central Bank Independence

Central Bank Independence »

Source: Central Bank Independence : Issues and Experience

Volume/Issue: 1991/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1991

ISBN: 9781451966428

Keywords: central bank, inflation, price stability, monetary policy independence

There has been growing interest recently in the scope for promoting monetary stability through the establishment of independent central banks. This paper reviews the issues involved in central bank independence aga...

Commodity Prices and Inflation

Commodity Prices and Inflation »

Source: Commodity Prices and Inflation : Evidence from Seven Large Industrial Countries

Volume/Issue: 1989/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 1989

ISBN: 9781451958973

Keywords: inflation, inflation rate, money stock, money growth

A two-country theoretical model is presented, showing the effects of monetary, fiscal, and supply-side disturbances on prices of primary commodities and manufactured goods, and on exchange rates. If monetary shocks...

The Design of EMU

The Design of EMU »

Source: The Design of EMU

Volume/Issue: 1997/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Begg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1997

ISBN: 9781451852233

Keywords: European Monetary Union, credibility, asymmetric shocks, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, price stability, monetary union

Pursuit of price stability may, but need not, exacerbate output fluctuations. This paper discusses the monetary strategy of the European Central Bank, the intermediate targets that this should entail, and implicati...

Explaining International Comovements of Output and Asset Returns

Explaining International Comovements of Output and Asset Returns »

Source: Explaining International Comovements of Output and Asset Returns : The Role of Money and Nominal Rigidities

Volume/Issue: 1999/84

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Kollman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1999

ISBN: 9781451850628

Keywords: Cross-country correlation of output and asset returns, money, nominal rigidities, international transmission of business cycles, money supply, monetary policy, price level, money stock, inflation

Empirically, output and asset returns are highly positively correlated across the United States and the other major industrialized countries. Standard business cycle models that assume flexible prices and wages, in...

The Fisher Hypothesis and Inflation Persistence

The Fisher Hypothesis and Inflation Persistence »

Source: The Fisher Hypothesis and Inflation Persistence : Evidence From Five Major Industrial Countries

Volume/Issue: 1995/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wensheng Peng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451940824

Keywords: nominal interest rates, nominal interest rate, monetary authorities, inflation rates

This paper presents an empirical evaluation of the strength of the Fisher effect which predicts a positive relationship between the nominal interest rate and inflation in the postwar period in the five major indust...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: A Review of the Fiscal Impulse Measure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , Richard Haas , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 1986

ISBN: 9780939934607

Keywords: inflation, fiscal impulse, budget balance, fiscal policy, budget deficit

In its World Economic Outlook exercise, the International Monetary Fund uses a quantitative indicator to gauge the direct expansionary or contractionary impulse that fiscal policy exerts on aggregate demand...