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Inflation Reports and Models
			: How Well Do Central Banks Really Write?

Inflation Reports and Models : How Well Do Central Banks Really Write? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , Jaromír Hurník , and Katerina Smidkova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498387613.001

ISBN: 9781498387613

Keywords: Kalman filter, monetary policy communication, inflation, central bank, aggregate demand, Forecasting and Simulation, Forecasting and Simulation,

We offer a novel methodology for assessing the quality of inflation reports. In contrast to the existing literature, which mostly evaluates the formal quality of these reports, we evaluate their economic content by...

Inflation Reports and Models

Inflation Reports and Models »

Source: Inflation Reports and Models : How Well Do Central Banks Really Write?

Volume/Issue: 2014/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , Jaromír Hurník , and Katerina Smidkova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2014

ISBN: 9781498387613

Keywords: Kalman filter, monetary policy communication, inflation, central bank, aggregate demand, Forecasting and Simulation, Forecasting and Simulation,

We offer a novel methodology for assessing the quality of inflation reports. In contrast to the existing literature, which mostly evaluates the formal quality of these reports, we evaluate their economic content by...

Inflation Targeting and Fiscal Rules
			: Do Interactions and Sequencing Matter?

Inflation Targeting and Fiscal Rules : Do Interactions and Sequencing Matter? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Louis Combes , Xavier Debrun , Alexandru Minea , and Rene Tapsoba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498322379.001

ISBN: 9781498322379

Keywords: institutional reform sequencing, inflation, inflation rate, terms of trade, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Comparative or Joint Analysis of Fiscal and Monetary or Stabilization Policy, Deficit,

The paper examines the joint impact of inflation targeting (IT) and fiscal rules (FR) on fiscal behavior and inflation in a broad panel of advanced and developing economies over the period 1990-2009. The main contr...

Inflation Targeting and Fiscal Rules

Inflation Targeting and Fiscal Rules »

Source: Inflation Targeting and Fiscal Rules : Do Interactions and Sequencing Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2014/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Louis Combes , Xavier Debrun , Alexandru Minea , and Rene Tapsoba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 May 2014

ISBN: 9781498322379

Keywords: institutional reform sequencing, inflation, inflation rate, terms of trade, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Comparative or Joint Analysis of Fiscal and Monetary or Stabilization Policy, Deficit,

The paper examines the joint impact of inflation targeting (IT) and fiscal rules (FR) on fiscal behavior and inflation in a broad panel of advanced and developing economies over the period 1990-2009. The main contr...

Macroprudential and Microprudential Policies
			: Toward Cohabitation

Macroprudential and Microprudential Policies : Toward Cohabitation »

Volume/Issue: 2013/5

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jacek Osinski , Katharine Seal , and Lex Hoogduin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484369999.006

ISBN: 9781484369999

Keywords: Financial systems, Financial stability, Financial institutions, Bank supervision, Macroprudential Policy, Banks, Business cycles, microprudential policy, supervision, financial cycle

Effective arrangements for micro and macroprudential policies to further overall financial stability are strongly desirable for all countries, emerging or advanced. Both policies complement each other, but there ca...

Macroprudential and Microprudential Policies

Macroprudential and Microprudential Policies »

Source: Macroprudential and Microprudential Policies : Toward Cohabitation

Volume/Issue: 2013/5

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jacek Osinski , Katharine Seal , and Lex Hoogduin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484369999

Keywords: Financial systems, Financial stability, Financial institutions, Bank supervision, Macroprudential Policy, Banks, Business cycles, microprudential policy, supervision, financial cycle

Effective arrangements for micro and macroprudential policies to further overall financial stability are strongly desirable for all countries, emerging or advanced. Both policies complement each other, but there ca...

Factors Influencing Emerging Market Central Banks’ Decision to Intervene in Foreign Exchange Markets

Factors Influencing Emerging Market Central Banks’ Decision to Intervene in Foreign Exchange Markets »

Source: Factors Influencing Emerging Market Central Banks' Decision to Intervene in Foreign Exchange Markets

Volume/Issue: 2013/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matthew Malloy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475532814

Keywords: exchange rate, reserve adequacy, foreign exchange reserves, exchange reserves

Using panel data for 15 economies from 2001-12, I identify determinants of central bank foreign exchange intervention in emerging markets ('EMs') with flexible to moderately managed exchange rates. Similar to other...

Factors Influencing Emerging Market Central Banks' Decision to Intervene in Foreign Exchange Markets

Factors Influencing Emerging Market Central Banks' Decision to Intervene in Foreign Exchange Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2013/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matthew Malloy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475532814.001

ISBN: 9781475532814

Keywords: exchange rate, reserve adequacy, foreign exchange reserves, exchange reserves

Using panel data for 15 economies from 2001-12, I identify determinants of central bank foreign exchange intervention in emerging markets ('EMs') with flexible to moderately managed exchange rates. Similar to other...

Effects of Culture on Firm Risk-Taking

Effects of Culture on Firm Risk-Taking »

Source: Effects of Culture on Firm Risk-Taking : A Cross-Country and Cross-Industry Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2012/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roxana Mihet

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505603

Keywords: National culture, corporate risk-taking, industry opacity, risk-taking, shareholders, shareholder, shareholders ? rights, Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior: General

This paper investigates the effects of national culture on firm risk-taking, using a comprehensive dataset covering 50,000 firms in 400 industries in 51 countries. Risk-taking is found to be higher for domestic fir...

Effects of Culture on Firm Risk-Taking
			: A Cross-Country and Cross-Industry Analysis

Effects of Culture on Firm Risk-Taking : A Cross-Country and Cross-Industry Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2012/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roxana Mihet

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505603.001

ISBN: 9781475505603

Keywords: National culture, corporate risk-taking, industry opacity, risk-taking, shareholders, shareholder, shareholders ? rights, Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior: General

This paper investigates the effects of national culture on firm risk-taking, using a comprehensive dataset covering 50,000 firms in 400 industries in 51 countries. Risk-taking is found to be higher for domestic fir...