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Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind »

Source: Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind

Volume/Issue: 2016/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lars Svensson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2016

ISBN: 9781498314787

Keywords: macroprudential policy, unemployment, unemployment rate, debt, marginal cost, benchmark, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), All Countries

“Leaning against the wind” (LAW) with a higher monetary policy interest rate may have benefits in terms of lower real debt growth and associated lower probability of a financial crisis but has costs in terms of hig...

Do Central Banks Need Capital?

Do Central Banks Need Capital? »

Source: Do Central Banks Need Capital?

Volume/Issue: 1997/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Stella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1997

ISBN: 9781451850505

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary policy

Central banks may operate perfectly well without capital as conventionally defined. A large negative net worth, however, is likely to compromise central bank independence and interfere with its ability to attain po...

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, but at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. The external environment has become less supportive, with slow...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment...

Identifying Domestic and Imported Core Inflation

Identifying Domestic and Imported Core Inflation »

Source: Identifying Domestic and Imported Core Inflation

Volume/Issue: 2000/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hilde Bjørnland

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451842036

Keywords: Domestic and imported core inflation, inflation target, oil price shocks, structural VAR, inflation, inflation rate, monetary policy, central bank, price level

This paper estimates core inflation in Norway, identified as that component of inflation that has no long-run effect on GDP. The model distinguishes explicitly between domestic and imported core inflation. The resu...

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Norway

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Norway »

Source: Norway : Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2000/15

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2000

ISBN: 9781451829662

Keywords: exchange rate, fiscal policy, labor market, current account, monetary policy

Norway showed exemplary economic performance over the past decade, as reflected in the strong economic growth and low inflation. Executive Directors commended this development, and stressed the need to maintain mon...

IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Norway

IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Norway »

Source: Norway : Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2002/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451829686

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary policy, inflation targeting, central bank, public sector

This 2001 Article IV Consultation highlights that the real mainland (non-oil) GDP of Norway is estimated to have grown well below potential in 2001, at 11/4 percent. Although high oil prices supported household con...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Norway

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Norway »

Source: Norway : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Norway

Volume/Issue: 2016/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498345026

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Oil prices, Unemployment, Labor markets, Immigration, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Housing, Macroprudential Policy

The paper examines the nature and scale of spillovers to a number of European countries from monetary policies in the euro area and the United States using three different approaches. The analysis focuses on select...

Monetary Operations and Central Bank Balance Sheets in a World of Limited Government Securities

Monetary Operations and Central Bank Balance Sheets in a World of Limited Government Securities »

Volume/Issue: 2001/7

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Mark Zelmer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451971583.003

ISBN: 9781451971583

Keywords: Central banks, Central banks and their policies, Bonds, Monetary policy, Monetary policy, Monetary operations, central bank, government securities, balance sheets, financial institutions,

The limited supply of government securities in some industrial countries has important ramifications for the operating techniques used by central banks to implement monetary policy, provide credit to the financial...

Norway
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Norway

Norway : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Norway »

Volume/Issue: 2016/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345026.002

ISBN: 9781498345026

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Oil prices, Unemployment, Labor markets, Immigration, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Housing, Macroprudential Policy

The paper examines the nature and scale of spillovers to a number of European countries from monetary policies in the euro area and the United States using three different approaches. The analysis focuses on select...