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The Austrian Theory of Business Cycles

The Austrian Theory of Business Cycles »

Source: The Austrian Theory of Business Cycles : Old Lessons for Modern Economic Policy?

Volume/Issue: 2002/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): S. Oppers

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451841770

Keywords: recession, inflation, monetary authorities, central bank, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Austrian School, Hayek, Friedrich (1899-1992),

This paper reviews the "Austrian" theory of the business cycle first proposed by Friedrich Hayek in the 1920s. His theory claimed that credit creation by monetary authorities would push investment beyond society's...

Can You Map Global Financial Stability?

Can You Map Global Financial Stability? »

Source: Can You Map Global Financial Stability?

Volume/Issue: 2010/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jaume Puig , Ken Miyajima , Rebecca McCaughrin , and Peter Dattels

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201280

Keywords: Early-warning indicator, inflation, bond, financial system, financial markets, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General, Financial Economics: General, Public Economics: General

The Global Financial Stability Map was developed as a tool to interpret the risks and conditions that impact financial stability in a graphical manner. It complements other existing tools for assessing financial st...

Credit Cycle and Capital Buffers in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Credit Cycle and Capital Buffers in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic »

Source: Credit Cycle and Capital Buffers in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Volume/Issue: 2019/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Valentina Flamini , Pierluigi Bologna , Fabio Di Vittorio , and Rasool Zandvakil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484397992

Keywords: Exchange rate policy, Credit booms, Central banks, Credit pricing, Credit risk, Credit cycle;Financial crises;Countercyclical capital buffer;Basel III;CPI inflation;GFC;countercyclical;synchronicity

Credit is key to support healthy and sustainable economic growth but excess aggregate credit growth can signal the build-up of imbalances and lead to systemic financial crisis. Hence, monitoring the credit cycle is...

Determinants of Interest Rate Pass-Through

Determinants of Interest Rate Pass-Through »

Source: Determinants of Interest Rate Pass-Through : Do Macroeconomic Conditions and Financial Market Structure Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2011/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nikoloz Gigineishvili

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462312313

Keywords: Interest rate pass-through, transmission mechanism, money market, inflation, central bank, monetary transmission, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Numerous empirical studies have found that the strength of the interest rate pass-through varies markedly across countries and markets. The causes of such heterogeneity have attracted considerably less attention so...

The Determinants of U.S. Real Interest Rates in the Long Run

The Determinants of U.S. Real Interest Rates in the Long Run »

Source: The Determinants of U.S. Real Interest Rates in the Long Run

Volume/Issue: 1991/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sharmini Coorey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1991

ISBN: 9781451854053

Keywords: real interest rates, inflation, bonds, real rates, real interest rate

This paper examines the factors which influence the behavior of real interest rates in the United States over the long run. Data on real and nominal returns to bonds and equities are tested for unit root non-statio...

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...

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...

Evolution of Monetary Policy Instruments in Russia1

Evolution of Monetary Policy Instruments in Russia1 »

Source: Evolution of Monetary Policy Instruments in Russia

Volume/Issue: 1997/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tomás Baliño , Jakob Horder , and David Hoelscher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

ISBN: 9781451859072

Keywords: Russia, transition economies, monetary instruments, financial liberalization, credit, reserve requirements, inflation

This paper analyzes the evolution of monetary policy in Russia, focusing on the period January 1992–December 1995. Special attention is given to the role of monetary policy instruments. Initially, policy was...

Financial Depth in the WAEMU

Financial Depth in the WAEMU »

Source: Financial Depth in the WAEMU : Benchmarking Against Frontier SSA Countries

Volume/Issue: 2013/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calixte Ahokpossi , Kareem Ismail , Sudipto Karmakar , and Mesmin Koulet-Vickot

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484309391

Keywords: Financial development, Financial possibility frontier, Benchmarking, WAEMU, monetary fund, inflation, financial services, Government Policy and Regulation,

Financial depth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has been uneven over the last two decades. The WAEMU countries are lagging behind other regions, particularly the High Growth Non-oil Exporters (HGNOEs) group. We use two...

Financial Liberalization and Money Demand in Asean Countries

Financial Liberalization and Money Demand in Asean Countries »

Source: Financial Liberalization and Money Demand in Asean Countries : Implications for Monetary Policy

Volume/Issue: 1997/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Dekle , and Mahmood Pradhan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1997

ISBN: 9781451845419

Keywords: Financial Liberalization, Money Demand, Cointegration, inflation, bond, monetary aggregates

This paper examines the impact of financial market development and liberalization on money demand behavior in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand since the early 1980s. The empirical results indicate conti...