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Central Banking Without Central Bank Money

Central Banking Without Central Bank Money »

Source: Central Banking Without Central Bank Money

Volume/Issue: 1999/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Ize , Arto Kovanen , and Timo Henckel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

ISBN: 9781451851571

Keywords: Monetary operations, payments system, inflation targeting, central bank, central banks, monetary policy, money market

Given the rapidly declining demand for central bank reserves and their gradual replacement in wholesale payments by alternative forms of money—clearinghouse moneyand treasury money—this paper discusse...

Cross-Country Report on Inflation

Cross-Country Report on Inflation »

Source: Cross-Country Report on Inflation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/184

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513525464

Keywords: inflation, external factors, core inflation, output gap, disinflation

This Selected Issues paper examines the causes and drivers of low inflation in European inflation targeting countries outside the euro area, focusing on the Czech Republic, Poland, Sweden, and Switzerland. It estim...

Data-Rich DSGE and Dynamic Factor Models

Data-Rich DSGE and Dynamic Factor Models »

Source: Data-Rich DSGE and Dynamic Factor Models

Volume/Issue: 2011/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maxym Kryshko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463903497

Keywords: Data-rich DSGE models, dynamic factor models, Bayesian estimation, inflation, monetary policy, real output, monetary base, monetary economics, Bayesian Analysis, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models

Dynamic factor models and dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models are widely used for empirical research in macroeconomics. The empirical factor literature argues that the co-movement of large panels o...

Exchange Rate Policy in Developing Countries
			: Some Analytical Issues

Exchange Rate Policy in Developing Countries : Some Analytical Issues »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Montiel , Bijan Aghevli , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752093.084

ISBN: 9781557752093

Keywords: Developing countries, Exchange rate regimes, exchange rate, real exchange rate, inflation, fixed exchange rate, exchange rates

This paper addresses analytical aspects of exchange rate policy and emphasizes the relationship among exchange rate flexibility, financial discipline, and international competitiveness....

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Exchange Rate Policy in Developing Countries : Some Analytical Issues

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Montiel , Bijan Aghevli , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1991

ISBN: 9781557752093

Keywords: Developing countries, Exchange rate regimes, exchange rate, real exchange rate, inflation, fixed exchange rate, exchange rates

This paper addresses analytical aspects of exchange rate policy and emphasizes the relationship among exchange rate flexibility, financial discipline, and international competitiveness....

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Exchange Rate Policy in Developing Countries : Some Analytical Issues

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Montiel , Bijan Aghevli , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1991

ISBN: 9781557752093

Keywords: Developing countries, Exchange rate regimes, exchange rate, real exchange rate, inflation, fixed exchange rate, exchange rates

This paper addresses analytical aspects of exchange rate policy and emphasizes the relationship among exchange rate flexibility, financial discipline, and international competitiveness....

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Exchange Rate Policy in Developing Countries : Some Analytical Issues

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Montiel , Bijan Aghevli , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1991

ISBN: 9781557752093

Keywords: Developing countries, Exchange rate regimes, exchange rate, real exchange rate, inflation, fixed exchange rate, exchange rates

The exchange rate performs a dual role in small open economies. Its movements can achieve and maintain international competitiveness and so ensure a viable balance of payments. At the same time, a stable exc...

II Exchange Rate Arrangements and Policies in Developing Countries

II Exchange Rate Arrangements and Policies in Developing Countries »

Source: Exchange Rate Policy in Developing Countries : Some Analytical Issues

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Montiel , Bijan Aghevli , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1991

ISBN: 9781557752093

Keywords: Developing countries, Exchange rate regimes, exchange rate, real exchange rate, inflation, fixed exchange rate, exchange rates

Since the mid-1970s, many developing countries have altered their exchange rate regimes. They have moved away from pegging to a single currency toward either pegging to a basket of currencies or adopting a m...

III General Considerations Regarding the Choice of Exchange Rate Regimes

III General Considerations Regarding the Choice of Exchange Rate Regimes »

Source: Exchange Rate Policy in Developing Countries : Some Analytical Issues

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Montiel , Bijan Aghevli , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1991

ISBN: 9781557752093

Keywords: Developing countries, Exchange rate regimes, exchange rate, real exchange rate, inflation, fixed exchange rate, exchange rates

There is by now a large and well-known body of theoretical literature on the relative merits of fixed and flexible exchange rate regimes. This section first describes the salient features of the literature,...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Switzerland

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Switzerland »

Source: Switzerland : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/132

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2015

ISBN: 9781513553603

Keywords: exchange, inflation, exchange rate, monetary fund, national bank

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Switzerland's economy has performed relatively well in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, with growth reaching 2 percent in 2014. However, the economic e...