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21 Adapting Central Banking to a Changing Environment

21 Adapting Central Banking to a Changing Environment »

Source: Frameworks for Monetary Stability : Policy Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1994

ISBN: 9781557754196

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, interest, inflation, payments

The debate about central banking, which is as old as central banks themselves, has been given fresh impetus by a number of recent developments. In Europe, an unprecedented project to set up a supranational c...

Background Papers

Background Papers »

Source: Frameworks for Monetary Stability : Policy Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1994

ISBN: 9781557754196

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, interest, inflation, payments

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The Behavior of Real Interest Rates in Exchange-Rate Based Stabilization Programs

The Behavior of Real Interest Rates in Exchange-Rate Based Stabilization Programs »

Source: The Behavior of Real Interest Rates in Exchange-Rate Based Stabilization Programs

Volume/Issue: 1994/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1994

ISBN: 9781451849660

Keywords: nominal interest rate, bonds, foreign bonds, real money

This paper examines the behavior of real interest rates in exchange-rate based stabilization programs. The analysis is based on a model with imperfect capital mobility and optimizing agents. A permanent reduction i...

8 Building a Monetary Union in Europe

8 Building a Monetary Union in Europe »

Source: Frameworks for Monetary Stability : Policy Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1994

ISBN: 9781557754196

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, interest, inflation, payments

The rationale behind the recent enactment of the Treaty on European Union for the purpose of creating an economic and monetary union in the European Community (EC) within the present decade cannot be underst...

14 Capital Account Convertibility: A New Model for Developing Countries

14 Capital Account Convertibility: A New Model for Developing Countries »

Source: Frameworks for Monetary Stability : Policy Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1994

ISBN: 9781557754196

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, interest, inflation, payments

Capital account convertibility 1 has now been adopted by all industrial countries other than Iceland. Convertibility came to this group of countries significantly after the 1973 g...

13 Capital Movements and Surveillance

13 Capital Movements and Surveillance »

Source: Frameworks for Monetary Stability : Policy Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1994

ISBN: 9781557754196

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, interest, inflation, payments

In recent years, many countries have experienced surges in capital inflows. Generally, these inflows were welcomed reversals of previous outflows or ongoing financing constraints and promised higher investme...

7 Currency Boards: Issues and Experiences

7 Currency Boards: Issues and Experiences »

Source: Frameworks for Monetary Stability : Policy Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1994

ISBN: 9781557754196

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, interest, inflation, payments

In recent years there has been a growing interest in currency boards as a means of stabilizing the exchange rate and bringing order to economic conditions generally when more conventional systems threaten to...

19 Debt Management Techniques Under High Inflation: The Brazilian Experience

19 Debt Management Techniques Under High Inflation: The Brazilian Experience »

Source: Frameworks for Monetary Stability : Policy Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1994

ISBN: 9781557754196

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, interest, inflation, payments

The successive changes in the level of Brazilian inflation since the 1950s nullified all possibilities of government savings and limited to short term all resources raised by private financial intermediaries...

23 Derivatives: The New Frontier in Finance

23 Derivatives: The New Frontier in Finance »

Source: Frameworks for Monetary Stability : Policy Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1994

ISBN: 9781557754196

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, interest, inflation, payments

The growth of derivative finance—the writing, trading, financing, and settling of forwards, futures, repos, swaps, puts, options, warrants, swaptions, and various combinations thereof, whose value is “derive...

Devaluation and Monetary Policy in Developing Countries: A General Equilibrium Model for Economies Facing Financial Constraints

Devaluation and Monetary Policy in Developing Countries: A General Equilibrium Model for Economies Facing Financial Constraints »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 34 No. 3

Volume: 34

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1987

ISBN: 9781451972931

Keywords: interest rates, exchange rate, real interest, real wages, real interest rates

In the middle of 1985 Argentina and Israel launched frontal attacks on inflation which succeeded in reducing it drastically during the first year without very significant costs in employment and output. Despite bas...