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Explicit and Implicit Targets in Open Economies

Explicit and Implicit Targets in Open Economies »

Source: Explicit and Implicit Targets in Open Economies

Volume/Issue: 2005/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Silvia Sgherri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451861952

Keywords: Inflation targeting, interest rate rules, exchange rates, inflation, central bank, inflation targeting regime, Money and Interest Rates: General,

Under a flexible inflation targeting regime, should policymakers avoid any reaction to movements in the foreign exchange market? Using data for six advanced open economies explicitly targeting inflation, the paper...

United Kingdom
			: Selected Issues

United Kingdom : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2005/81

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451814286.002

ISBN: 9781451814286

Keywords: inflation targeting, monetary policy, external shocks, exchange rate

The Selected Issues paper examines the dynamics of the inflation process in the United Kingdom, particularly the influence of external shocks. The paper provides a brief summary of existing empirical work. It prese...

Explicit and Implicit Targets in Open Economies

Explicit and Implicit Targets in Open Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2005/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Silvia Sgherri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861952.001

ISBN: 9781451861952

Keywords: Inflation targeting, interest rate rules, exchange rates, inflation, central bank, inflation targeting regime, Money and Interest Rates: General,

Under a flexible inflation targeting regime, should policymakers avoid any reaction to movements in the foreign exchange market? Using data for six advanced open economies explicitly targeting inflation, the paper...

Price and Monetary Dynamics Under Alternative Exchange Rate Regimes

Price and Monetary Dynamics Under Alternative Exchange Rate Regimes »

Volume/Issue: 1999/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): M. Bleaney

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848885.001

ISBN: 9781451848885

Keywords: Price, exchange rates, money, monetary policy, monetary growth, price inflation, gdp deflator

According to theory, inflation persistence should have less variance across countries under pegged than floating exchange rates, but not necessarily a lower mean. The paper tests this prediction on postwar data for...

Why Has the Euro Been so Weak?

Why Has the Euro Been so Weak? »

Volume/Issue: 2001/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Guy Meredith

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857313.001

ISBN: 9781451857313

Keywords: euro weakness, exchange rate, real interest rates, inflation, exchange rate movements, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation,

The weakness of the euro has been surprising given the widely-held expectation that it would be a strong currency. This paper critically examines explanations for the slide in the euro, finding that many are questi...

International Reserve Currencies

International Reserve Currencies »

Volume/Issue: 1989/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451923520.001

ISBN: 9781451923520

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, inflation rate, foreign exchange, monetary economics

We study the composition of central bank holdings of foreign reserves when the level of currency riskiness is endogenously determined by economic structure and policymaker preferences in reserve issuing countries....

International Reserve Currencies

International Reserve Currencies »

Source: International Reserve Currencies

Volume/Issue: 1989/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451923520

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, inflation rate, foreign exchange, monetary economics

We study the composition of central bank holdings of foreign reserves when the level of currency riskiness is endogenously determined by economic structure and policymaker preferences in reserve issuing countries....

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate
			: How, When, and How Fast?

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate : How, When, and How Fast? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , Cem Karacadag , and Gilda Fernandez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064768.051

ISBN: 9781589064768

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange market

A growing number of countries are adopting flexible exchange rate regimes because flexibility offers more protection against external shocks and greater monetary independence. Other countries have made the transiti...

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate How, When, and How Fast?

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate How, When, and How Fast? »

Source: Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate : How, When, and How Fast?

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , Cem Karacadag , and Gilda Fernandez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064768

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange market

Some countries have made the transition from fixed to flexible exchange rates gradually and smoothly, by adopting intermediate types of exchange rate regimes—soft pegs, horizontal a...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate : How, When, and How Fast?

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , Cem Karacadag , and Gilda Fernandez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064768

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange market

A growing number of countries are adopting flexible exchange rate regimes because flexibility offers more protection against external shocks and greater monetary independence. Other countries have made the transiti...