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21 Adapting Central Banking to a Changing Environment

21 Adapting Central Banking to a Changing Environment »

Source: Frameworks for Monetary Stability : Policy Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1994

ISBN: 9781557754196

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, interest, inflation, payments

The debate about central banking, which is as old as central banks themselves, has been given fresh impetus by a number of recent developments. In Europe, an unprecedented project to set up a supranational c...

Assessing Buy-Back Benefits: Reply to Snowden

Assessing Buy-Back Benefits: Reply to Snowden »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 36 No. 3

Volume: 36

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451973037

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, inflation rate, nominal exchange rate, rate of inflation

Although accommodative policies and widespread indexation may account for the persistence of high inflation, they cannot explain changes in the inflation rate. The causes of such changes for the high-inflation epis...

Background Papers

Background Papers »

Source: Frameworks for Monetary Stability : Policy Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1994

ISBN: 9781557754196

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, interest, inflation, payments

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8 Building a Monetary Union in Europe

8 Building a Monetary Union in Europe »

Source: Frameworks for Monetary Stability : Policy Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1994

ISBN: 9781557754196

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, interest, inflation, payments

The rationale behind the recent enactment of the Treaty on European Union for the purpose of creating an economic and monetary union in the European Community (EC) within the present decade cannot be underst...

14 Capital Account Convertibility: A New Model for Developing Countries

14 Capital Account Convertibility: A New Model for Developing Countries »

Source: Frameworks for Monetary Stability : Policy Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1994

ISBN: 9781557754196

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, interest, inflation, payments

Capital account convertibility 1 has now been adopted by all industrial countries other than Iceland. Convertibility came to this group of countries significantly after the 1973 g...

13 Capital Movements and Surveillance

13 Capital Movements and Surveillance »

Source: Frameworks for Monetary Stability : Policy Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1994

ISBN: 9781557754196

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, interest, inflation, payments

In recent years, many countries have experienced surges in capital inflows. Generally, these inflows were welcomed reversals of previous outflows or ongoing financing constraints and promised higher investme...

Credibility Effects of Price Controls in Disinflation Programs

Credibility Effects of Price Controls in Disinflation Programs »

Source: Credibility Effects of Price Controls in Disinflation Programs

Volume/Issue: 1992/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1992

ISBN: 9781451850482

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, inflation rate, money stock, monetary fund

This paper examines whether price controls may enhance the credibility of a disinflation program, using a framework in which agents behave strategically. The analysis indicates that a partial price freeze is not fu...

Credit and Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization

Credit and Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization »

Source: Credit and Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization

Volume/Issue: 1996/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): May Khamis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1996

ISBN: 9781451847062

Keywords: inflation stabilization, inflation rate, annual inflation, monetary fund

This paper examines the behavior of private sector credit in chronic inflation countries that undergo exchange rate-based inflation stabilizations. It concludes that these programs are characterized by a strong inc...

7 Currency Boards: Issues and Experiences

7 Currency Boards: Issues and Experiences »

Source: Frameworks for Monetary Stability : Policy Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1994

ISBN: 9781557754196

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, interest, inflation, payments

In recent years there has been a growing interest in currency boards as a means of stabilizing the exchange rate and bringing order to economic conditions generally when more conventional systems threaten to...

19 Debt Management Techniques Under High Inflation: The Brazilian Experience

19 Debt Management Techniques Under High Inflation: The Brazilian Experience »

Source: Frameworks for Monetary Stability : Policy Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1994

ISBN: 9781557754196

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, interest, inflation, payments

The successive changes in the level of Brazilian inflation since the 1950s nullified all possibilities of government savings and limited to short term all resources raised by private financial intermediaries...