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Credibility and Nominal Debt

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Source: Credibility and Nominal Debt : Exploring the Role of Maturity in Managing Inflation

Volume/Issue: 1989/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 1989

ISBN: 9781451958508

Keywords: inflation, inflation tax, real value, inflation rates, monetary policy

This paper focuses on the role of debt maturity in managing the government’s incentives to use opportunistic inflation to reduce the ex post real value of its nominal liabilities. The maturity structure of g...

Does the Clarity of Inflation Reports Affect Volatility in Financial Markets?1

Does the Clarity of Inflation Reports Affect Volatility in Financial Markets?1 »

Source: Does the Clarity of Inflation Reports Affect Volatility in Financial Markets?

Volume/Issue: 2014/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , Martin Cihak , and David-Jan Jansen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498392914

Keywords: central bank communication, clarity, inflation reports, volatility, central bank, monetary policy, financial market, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

We study whether clarity of central bank inflation reports affects return volatility in financial markets. We measure clarity of reports by the Czech National Bank, the European Central Bank, the Bank of England, a...

The ECB and Euro-Area Enlargement1

The ECB and Euro-Area Enlargement1 »

Source: The ECB and Euro-Area Enlargement

Volume/Issue: 2002/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helge Berger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451858761

Keywords: Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), transition countries, accession countries, inflation, central bank, monetary fund, monetary policy decisions, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Elections, Legislatures

The likely enlargement of euro-area membership will radically change the environment under which monetary policy will be made in the euro area. Within less than a decade, the number of member countries in the euro...

Estimating and Interpreting Forward Interest Rates

Estimating and Interpreting Forward Interest Rates »

Source: Estimating and Interpreting Forward Interest Rates : Sweden 1992-1994

Volume/Issue: 1994/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lars Svensson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1994

ISBN: 9781451853759

Keywords: inflation, bond, bonds, monetary policy, coupon bonds

The use of forward interest rates as a monetary policy indicator is demonstrated, using Sweden 1992-1994 as an example. The forward rates are interpreted as indicating market expectations of the time-path of future...

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Sweden

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Sweden »

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

Volume/Issue: 1999/94

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451835861

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, taxation, fiscal surplus, inflation target

This 1999 Article IV Consultation highlights that Sweden's real GDP growth accelerated to 2.9 percent in 1998, as a result of a strengthening of domestic demand. Private consumption was aided by sizable real wage i...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Sweden

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Sweden »

Source: Sweden : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/261

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498300308

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, financial stability, low inflation, monetary fund

Sweden's economy has re-gained speed, following supportive macroeconomic policies and strong household demand. Employment has been rising, but the labor force expanded even more, resulting in higher unemployment mo...

Monetary Frameworks
			: Is There a Preferred Option for the European Central Bank?

Monetary Frameworks : Is There a Preferred Option for the European Central Bank? »

Volume/Issue: 1997/6

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Ramana Ramaswamy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451972030.003

ISBN: 9781451972030

Keywords: European Central Bank, Monetary policy, Inflation, EMU, Inflation targeting, Monetary targeting, monetary union

This paper discusses how the size of the monetary union in Europe can influence the choice of the monetary framework. The main conjecture is that the European Central Bank ought to target inflation if monetary unio...

Sweden
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Sweden : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/261

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498300308.002

ISBN: 9781498300308

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, financial stability, low inflation, monetary fund

Sweden's economy has re-gained speed, following supportive macroeconomic policies and strong household demand. Employment has been rising, but the labor force expanded even more, resulting in higher unemployment mo...

Sweden
			: Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation

Sweden : Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 1999/94

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451835861.002

ISBN: 9781451835861

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, taxation, fiscal surplus, inflation target

This 1999 Article IV Consultation highlights that Sweden's real GDP growth accelerated to 2.9 percent in 1998, as a result of a strengthening of domestic demand. Private consumption was aided by sizable real wage i...

Credibility and Nominal Debt
			: Exploring the Role of Maturity in Managing Inflation

Credibility and Nominal Debt : Exploring the Role of Maturity in Managing Inflation »

Volume/Issue: 1989/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451958508.001

ISBN: 9781451958508

Keywords: inflation, inflation tax, real value, inflation rates, monetary policy

This paper focuses on the role of debt maturity in managing the government’s incentives to use opportunistic inflation to reduce the ex post real value of its nominal liabilities. The maturity structure of g...