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Considering the IMF's Perspective on a "Sound Fiscal Policy"

Considering the IMF's Perspective on a "Sound Fiscal Policy" »

Source: Considering the IMF's Perspective on a "Sound Fiscal Policy"

Volume/Issue: 2002/8

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451971019

Keywords: Fiscal policy, IMF, International Monetary Fund, fiscal sustainability, fiscal position, fiscal policies, public debt, Fiscal Policies And Behavior Of Economic Agents, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy

This paper provides a perspective on how the IMF assesses a “sound fiscal policy,” focusing principally on industrial and emerging market economies. It observes six central criteria: the short-term fi...

Coordinating Public Debt and Monetary Management

Coordinating Public Debt and Monetary Management »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755551.071

ISBN: 9781557755551

Keywords: debt management, debt, central bank, government securities

Edited by V. Sundararajan, Peter Dattels, and Hans Blommestein, this volume outlines strategies for managing public debt, developing government securities markets, and coordinating those activities with monetary ma...

1 Coordinating Public Debt and Monetary Management in Transition Economies: Issues and Lessons from Experience

1 Coordinating Public Debt and Monetary Management in Transition Economies: Issues and Lessons from Experience »

Source: Coordinating Public Debt and Monetary Management

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557755551

Keywords: debt management, debt, central bank, government securities

The coordination of policy objectives, instruments, and institutional and operational arrangements of public debt and monetary management assumes particular significance in the proc...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Coordinating Public Debt and Monetary Management

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557755551

Keywords: debt management, debt, central bank, government securities

Edited by V. Sundararajan, Peter Dattels, and Hans Blommestein, this volume outlines strategies for managing public debt, developing government securities markets, and coordinating those activities with monetary ma...

Correlations Between Real Interest Rates and Output in a Dynamic International Model

Correlations Between Real Interest Rates and Output in a Dynamic International Model »

Source: Correlations Between Real Interest Rates and Output in a Dynamic International Model : Evidence from G-7 Countries

Volume/Issue: 1998/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jahanara Zaman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

ISBN: 9781451859003

Keywords: Adjustment costs, Habit persistence, Interest rates, correlations, real interest rates, correlation, real interest rate, predictions

This paper examines the extent to which a dynamic international general equilibrium model can account for observed movements in real interest rates and interest rate differentials. Using data for Group of Seven, th...

The Cost of a Foreign Exchange Standard or of the Use of a Foreign Currency as the Circulating Medium

The Cost of a Foreign Exchange Standard or of the Use of a Foreign Currency as the Circulating Medium »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 5 No. 3

Volume: V

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1957

ISBN: 9781451960211

Keywords: banking, central bank, national bank, banking system, monetary system

As a part of the proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund, an Informal Session on “Recent Developments in Monetary Analysis” was held on...

Credibility and Exchange Rate Management in Developing Countries

Credibility and Exchange Rate Management in Developing Countries »

Source: Credibility and Exchange Rate Management in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1991/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1991

ISBN: 9781451850925

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, fixed exchange rate, real exchange rate, nominal exchange rate

The paper examines the role of credibility in the conduct of exchange rate policy in developing countries, The analysis is based on a model in which policymakers are concerned about inflation and external competiti...

5. Credit Constraints and Investment Finance: Some Evidence from Greece

5. Credit Constraints and Investment Finance: Some Evidence from Greece »

Source: Fiscal Policy, Economic Adjustment, and Financial Markets

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

ISBN: 9781557751188

Keywords: inflation, fiscal policy, monetary policy, monetary base, monetary fund

Credit management has important effects on the availability of investible funds for the private sector; it is quite often the cornerstone of financial reforms aimed at increasing in...

Current Account and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in the G-7 Countries

Current Account and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in the G-7 Countries »

Source: Current Account and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in the G-7 Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Menzie Chinn , and Jaewoo Lee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451855203

Keywords: real exchange rate, intertemporal models, permanent and temporary shocks, exchange rate, current account balance, exchange rates, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The canonical predictions of intertemporal open-economy macro models are tested by a structural VAR analysis of Group of Seven countries. The analysis is distinguished from the previous literature in that it adopts...

Cyclical Behavior of Inventories and Growth Projections Recent Evidence From Europe and the United States1

Cyclical Behavior of Inventories and Growth Projections Recent Evidence From Europe and the United States1 »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Inventories and Growth Projections Recent Evidence From Europe and the United States

Volume/Issue: 2010/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hoffmaister , and Jens Clausen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455205431

Keywords: Inventories, business cycle, inventory, correlation, statistics,

In the United States and a few European countries, inventory behavior is mainly the outcome of demand shocks: a standard buffer-stock model best characterizes these economies. But most European countries are descri...