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Currency Boards

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Source: Currency Boards : Issues and Experiences

Volume/Issue: 1994/18

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Adam Bennett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1994

ISBN: 9781451965056

Keywords: Argentina, Estonia, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China, currency board, exchange rate, currency boards, central bank, foreign exchange

This paper discusses some of the issues that concern the operation of currency boards, by comparison to conventional exchange rate pegs, and looks at the experiences of three examples of this type of arrangement: A...

Exchange Rate Policy and Monetary Strategy Options in the Philippines

Exchange Rate Policy and Monetary Strategy Options in the Philippines »

Source: Exchange Rate Policy and Monetary Strategy Options in the Philippines : The Search for Stability and Sustainability

Volume/Issue: 1997/4

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Aerdt Houben

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781451973341

Keywords: Exchange rate policy, Exchange rate regimes, Monetary policy, Philippines, exchange rate, central bank, nominal anchor

This paper evaluates the Philippines’ experience with different exchange regimes since 1970. It argues that the shift to a flexible regime was crucial to restoring external viability and generating an export...

Fiscal Accounting of Bank Restructuring

Fiscal Accounting of Bank Restructuring »

Source: Fiscal Accounting of Bank Restructuring

Volume/Issue: 1997/5

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Andy Wolfe , Jeffrey Davis , and James Daniel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781451972573

Keywords: Bank restructuring, Fiscal management, Fiscal, Accounting, Banks, fiscal balance, debt, central bank, interest, financial institutions

Current guidelines and practice for classifying government bank assistance operations inadequately capture in the fiscal balance some of the most common, and important, operations. The shortcomings result from the...

Currency Boards
			: Issues and Experiences

Currency Boards : Issues and Experiences »

Volume/Issue: 1994/18

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Adam Bennett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451965056.003

ISBN: 9781451965056

Keywords: Argentina, Estonia, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China, currency board, exchange rate, currency boards, central bank, foreign exchange

This paper discusses some of the issues that concern the operation of currency boards, by comparison to conventional exchange rate pegs, and looks at the experiences of three examples of this type of arrangement: A...

Russia and the IMF
			: The Political Economy of Macro-Stabilization

Russia and the IMF : The Political Economy of Macro-Stabilization »

Volume/Issue: 1994/20

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Hernández-Catá

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451963939.003

ISBN: 9781451963939

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, monetary financing, monetary fund, European II Department,

This paper reviews the experience with macroeconomic stabilization in Russia during the 2 1/2 years following the beginning of reforms in January 1992. It focuses on the different perceptions about the nature, the...

Exchange Rate Policy and Monetary Strategy Options in the Philippines
			: The Search for Stability and Sustainability

Exchange Rate Policy and Monetary Strategy Options in the Philippines : The Search for Stability and Sustainability »

Volume/Issue: 1997/4

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Aerdt Houben

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451973341.003

ISBN: 9781451973341

Keywords: Exchange rate policy, Exchange rate regimes, Monetary policy, Philippines, exchange rate, central bank, nominal anchor

This paper evaluates the Philippines’ experience with different exchange regimes since 1970. It argues that the shift to a flexible regime was crucial to restoring external viability and generating an export...

Fiscal Accounting of Bank Restructuring

Fiscal Accounting of Bank Restructuring »

Volume/Issue: 1997/5

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Andy Wolfe , Jeffrey Davis , and James Daniel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451972573.003

ISBN: 9781451972573

Keywords: Bank restructuring, Fiscal management, Fiscal, Accounting, Banks, fiscal balance, debt, central bank, interest, financial institutions

Current guidelines and practice for classifying government bank assistance operations inadequately capture in the fiscal balance some of the most common, and important, operations. The shortcomings result from the...

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...

Issuing Government Bonds to Finance Bank Recapitalization and Restructuring
			: Design Factors that Affect Banks' Financial Performance

Issuing Government Bonds to Finance Bank Recapitalization and Restructuring : Design Factors that Affect Banks' Financial Performance »

Volume/Issue: 2003/4

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Michael Andrews

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451973662.003

ISBN: 9781451973662

Keywords: Banking crisis, Bank restructuring, Financial crisis, systemic crisis, bank recapitalization, bank privatization, government bonds, government debt management, restructuring, recapitalization

Bonds issued by the government or government agencies are often used to finance bank restructuring following a systemic crisis. Many conflicting considerations affect the design of the bonds used to pay for public...

Large and Complex Financial Institutions
			: Challenges and Policy Responses:  Lessons from Sweden

Large and Complex Financial Institutions : Challenges and Policy Responses: Lessons from Sweden »

Volume/Issue: 2003/1

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): R. Johnston , Balázs Horváth , Luca Errico , and Jingqing Chai

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451975031.003

ISBN: 9781451975031

Keywords: Capital markets, Moral hazard, Sweden, Sweden, Large and complex financial institutions, policy lessons, financial institutions, financial sector, financial system, central banks

This paper examines the regulatory and supervisory implications stemming from the dominance of large and complex financial institutions, drawing on the recent Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) mission work...