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Appendix I. Exchange Arrangements and Monetary Policy Frameworks in IMF Arab Member Countries

Appendix I. Exchange Arrangements and Monetary Policy Frameworks in IMF Arab Member Countries »

Source: Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region : A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , and Philippe Karam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781475590562

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Egypt, Jordan, Interest rate policy, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Monetary transmission mechanism, Tunisia

Algeria Classification: Other managed arrangement The de jure exchange rate arrangement is managed floating. The Bank of Algeria (BA) does not announce th...

Appendix II. Unconventional Tools and Financial Stability Concerns in Central Bank Responses to the Crisis

Appendix II. Unconventional Tools and Financial Stability Concerns in Central Bank Responses to the Crisis »

Source: Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region : A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , and Philippe Karam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781475590562

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Egypt, Jordan, Interest rate policy, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Monetary transmission mechanism, Tunisia

Monetary policy and financial stability frameworks before the crisis—main features Maintaining low and stable inflation was thought to be the main contribution monetary policy could...

Appendix III. Excerpts from MENA Central Bank Statutes Relating to Collateral

Appendix III. Excerpts from MENA Central Bank Statutes Relating to Collateral »

Source: Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region : A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , and Philippe Karam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781475590562

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Egypt, Jordan, Interest rate policy, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Monetary transmission mechanism, Tunisia

Central Bank of Kuwait Article 26 Within the provisions of this Law, the Board of Directors shall exercise the full powers necessary to perform its dut...

Chapter 12 A Survey of Financial Linkages

Chapter 12 A Survey of Financial Linkages »

Source: Who's Driving Whom? Analyzing External and Intra-Regional Linkages in the Americas

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , Martin Mühleisen , and Shaun Roache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067882

Keywords: inflation, bond, commodity prices, spillovers, interest rates

Literature on Interest Rates and Other Factors Summary of Literature and Main Policy Conclusions The bulk of the literature has examined the effects of...

Chapter 10 Business Cycle Linkages and Western Hemisphere Countries: A Literature Review

Chapter 10 Business Cycle Linkages and Western Hemisphere Countries: A Literature Review »

Source: Who's Driving Whom? Analyzing External and Intra-Regional Linkages in the Americas

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , Martin Mühleisen , and Shaun Roache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067882

Keywords: inflation, bond, commodity prices, spillovers, interest rates

Spillover/Cyclical Linkage Trends Peaked in 1970s Strengthened since mid-1990s...

Chapter 4 Central America: Regional Trends and U.S. Cycles

Chapter 4 Central America: Regional Trends and U.S. Cycles »

Source: Who's Driving Whom? Analyzing External and Intra-Regional Linkages in the Americas

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , Martin Mühleisen , and Shaun Roache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067882

Keywords: inflation, bond, commodity prices, spillovers, interest rates

The economies of Central America share a close relationship with the United States, with considerable comovement of GDP growth over a long period of time. The open nature of the region’s economies, combined...

Chapter 11 Commodity Linkages in Latin America: A Literature Review

Chapter 11 Commodity Linkages in Latin America: A Literature Review »

Source: Who's Driving Whom? Analyzing External and Intra-Regional Linkages in the Americas

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , Martin Mühleisen , and Shaun Roache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067882

Keywords: inflation, bond, commodity prices, spillovers, interest rates

Key Findings 1. Stylized facts . Commodities are very important for Latin America and seem to have bee...

Chapter 5. Credit Default Swaps and Distress Dependence in the GCC1

Chapter 5. Credit Default Swaps and Distress Dependence in the GCC1 »

Source: Gulf Cooperation Council Countries (GCC) : Enhancing Economic Outcomes in an Uncertain Global Economy.

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Samya Beidas-Strom , Tobias Rasmussen , and David Robinson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2011

ISBN: 9781484383315

Keywords: fiscal policy, interest, consumption, gdp, debt

Credit default swaps (CDS) have become a key instrument in analyzing financial risks. The evolution of sovereign CDS spreads in the GCC and other Middle Eastern countries is examined and a measu...

Chapter 6. Economic Policy Spillovers: Saudi Arabia in the Global Economy1

Chapter 6. Economic Policy Spillovers: Saudi Arabia in the Global Economy1 »

Source: Gulf Cooperation Council Countries (GCC) : Enhancing Economic Outcomes in an Uncertain Global Economy.

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Samya Beidas-Strom , Tobias Rasmussen , and David Robinson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2011

ISBN: 9781484383315

Keywords: fiscal policy, interest, consumption, gdp, debt

Spillovers from Saudi fiscal decisions and a slowdown in emerging Asia are simulated using an augmented three-region version of the IMF’s Global Integrated Monetary and Fiscal model (GIMF). Saud...

Chapter 7 Financial Flows from the United States to Latin America: Basic Patterns, Causes, and Implications

Chapter 7 Financial Flows from the United States to Latin America: Basic Patterns, Causes, and Implications »

Source: Who's Driving Whom? Analyzing External and Intra-Regional Linkages in the Americas

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , Martin Mühleisen , and Shaun Roache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067882

Keywords: inflation, bond, commodity prices, spillovers, interest rates

Much research has shown the importance of U.S. financial conditions for the rest of the world (see Chapter 12), but the literature analyzing the causes and impact of U.S. financial flows is much sparser. As...