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Communication of Central Bank Thinking and Inflation Dynamics

Communication of Central Bank Thinking and Inflation Dynamics »

Source: Communication of Central Bank Thinking and Inflation Dynamics

Volume/Issue: 2011/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Man-Keung Tang , and Xiangrong Yu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781463902193

Keywords: Information asymmetry, inflation dynamics, inflation, central bank, monetary economics, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: Forecasting and Simulation,

This paper studies the role of central bank communication of its economic assessment in shaping inflation dynamics. Imperfect information about the central bank's assessment - or the basis for monetary policy decis...

The Empirics of Foreign Exchange Intervention in Emerging Markets

The Empirics of Foreign Exchange Intervention in Emerging Markets »

Source: The Empirics of Foreign Exchange Intervention in Emerging Markets : The Cases of Mexico and Turkey

Volume/Issue: 2004/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cem Karacadag , and Roberto Guimarães

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451854640

Keywords: Central bank intervention, foreign exchange market, capital flow, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, foreign exchange sales,

This paper analyzes the effects of intervention on the level and volatility of the exchange rate in Mexico and Turkey, two emerging countries that have floating exchange rate regimes. The paper finds mixed evidence...

Inflation, Credibility, and the Role of the International Monetary Fund

Inflation, Credibility, and the Role of the International Monetary Fund »

Volume/Issue: 1998/12

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Curzio Giannini , and Carlo Cottarelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451969337.003

ISBN: 9781451969337

Keywords: Inflation, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Fund role, International Monetary Fund, credibility, price stability, central bank, exchange rate, current account

This paper argues that many developing countries may find it difficult to buttress disinflation programs purely through the adoption of traditional credibility-enhancing devices (such as monetary anchors and centra...

Communication of Central Bank Thinking and Inflation Dynamics

Communication of Central Bank Thinking and Inflation Dynamics »

Volume/Issue: 2011/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Man-Keung Tang , and Xiangrong Yu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463902193.001

ISBN: 9781463902193

Keywords: Information asymmetry, inflation dynamics, inflation, central bank, monetary economics, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: Forecasting and Simulation,

This paper studies the role of central bank communication of its economic assessment in shaping inflation dynamics. Imperfect information about the central bank's assessment - or the basis for monetary policy decis...

Macroeconomic Volatility
			: The Policy Lessons from Latin America

Macroeconomic Volatility : The Policy Lessons from Latin America »

Volume/Issue: 2006/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anoop Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864267.001

ISBN: 9781451864267

Keywords: Macroeconomic volatility, growth cycles, banking and currency crises, structural reform, fiscal frameworks, inflation, public debt, debt ratio, foreign currency, central bank

The recent recovery in Latin America has been impressive but also raises the question whether this represents a fundamental break with the region's history of boom-bust cycles. The paper traces how this history of...

Re-Establishing Credible Nominal Anchors After a Financial Crisis
			: A Review of Recent Experience

Re-Establishing Credible Nominal Anchors After a Financial Crisis : A Review of Recent Experience »

Volume/Issue: 2003/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alessandro Zanello , Mark Stone , Christopher Jarvis , and Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849899.001

ISBN: 9781451849899

Keywords: nominal anchor, inflation, foreign exchange, central bank, inflation targeting, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes,

This paper studies the question of how to achieve monetary policy credibility and price stability after a financial crisis. We draw stylized facts and conclusions from ten recent cases: Brazil (1999); Bulgaria (199...

The Empirics of Foreign Exchange Intervention in Emerging Markets
			: The Cases of Mexico and Turkey

The Empirics of Foreign Exchange Intervention in Emerging Markets : The Cases of Mexico and Turkey »

Volume/Issue: 2004/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cem Karacadag , and Roberto Guimarães

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854640.001

ISBN: 9781451854640

Keywords: Central bank intervention, foreign exchange market, capital flow, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, foreign exchange sales,

This paper analyzes the effects of intervention on the level and volatility of the exchange rate in Mexico and Turkey, two emerging countries that have floating exchange rate regimes. The paper finds mixed evidence...

Monetary and Fiscal Coordination in Small Open Economies

Monetary and Fiscal Coordination in Small Open Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2000/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rupert Worrell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847697.001

ISBN: 9781451847697

Keywords: Central Bank Independence, central bank, inflation, low inflation, monetary policies

This paper is concerned with the design of institutional arrangements for low inflation in small open economies. In the real world of information asymmetries, uncertain expectations and changeable preferences, it i...

Inflation, Credibility, and the Role of the International Monetary Fund

Inflation, Credibility, and the Role of the International Monetary Fund »

Source: Inflation, Credibility, and the Role of the International Monetary Fund

Volume/Issue: 1998/12

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Curzio Giannini , and Carlo Cottarelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451969337

Keywords: Inflation, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Fund role, International Monetary Fund, credibility, price stability, central bank, exchange rate, current account

This paper argues that many developing countries may find it difficult to buttress disinflation programs purely through the adoption of traditional credibility-enhancing devices (such as monetary anchors and centra...

4 Inflation Forecast Targeting: The Swedish Experience

4 Inflation Forecast Targeting: The Swedish Experience »

Source: Inflation Targeting in Practice : Strategic and Operational Issues and Application to Emerging Market Economies

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2000

ISBN: 9781557758897

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation target

An inflation target can serve as a nominal anchor, aiming at coordinating inflation expectations. As a nominal anchor, an inflation target also provides a commitment mechanism that increases the accountabili...