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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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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...

20 Developing the Money and Securities Markets in India

20 Developing the Money and Securities Markets in India »

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

After four decades of interventionist industrial, financial, and trade policies, in which the commanding heights of the economy were dominated by the public sector, in 1991–92 1 I...

6 Exchange-Rate-Based Stabilizations in Argentina and Chile: A Fresh Look

6 Exchange-Rate-Based Stabilizations in Argentina and Chile: A Fresh Look »

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

An exchange-rate-based stabilization is one designed to reduce inflation by using the exchange rate as the main nominal anchor. This does not mean necessarily a fixed exchange rate. A crawling peg with a low...