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Capital Inflows in the Baltic Countries, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Capital Inflows in the Baltic Countries, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union »

Source: Capital Inflows in the Baltic Countries, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union : Monetary and Prudential Issues

Volume/Issue: 1996/22

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Ize

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451921243

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary policy, money supply, foreign exchange

Significant capital inflows were observed during the first half of 1995 in a number of FSU countries. This paper reviews the recent experience of those countries with significant inflows, examines policy responses...

Corruption, Structural Reforms, and Economic Performance in the Transition Economies

Corruption, Structural Reforms, and Economic Performance in the Transition Economies »

Source: Corruption, Structural Reforms, and Economic Performance in the Transition Economies

Volume/Issue: 2000/132

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Abed , and Hamid Davoodi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2000

ISBN: 9781451855371

Keywords: structural reforms, inflation, exchange rate regime, macroeconomic performance, wage inflation

Recent studies have highlighted the adverse impact of corruption on economic performance. This paper advances the hypothesis that corruption is largely a symptom of underlying weaknesses in public policies and inst...

Drift in Producer Price Indexes for the Former Soviet Union (FSU) Countries

Drift in Producer Price Indexes for the Former Soviet Union (FSU) Countries »

Source: Drift in Producer Price Indexes for the Former Soviet Union (FSU) Countries

Volume/Issue: 1994/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Zieschang , and François Lequiller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1994

ISBN: 9781451978476

Keywords: inflation, transition economies, producer price index, price fluctuations

The purpose of this paper is to show that, under the price fluctuations that characterize most transition economies, the commonly used chain index derived from the published month-to-month price change of the PPI i...

Explaining and Forecasting the Velocity of Money in Transition Economies, with Special Reference to the Baltics, Russia and other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Explaining and Forecasting the Velocity of Money in Transition Economies, with Special Reference to the Baltics, Russia and other Countries of the Former Soviet Union »

Source: Explaining and Forecasting the Velocity of Money in Transition Economies, with Special Reference to the Baltics, Russia and other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Volume/Issue: 1997/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451853063

Keywords: Stabilization, Income velocity of money, Transition economies, inflation, real money, money stock, money balances, price level

The paper identifies a number of stylized facts on the behavior of key macroeconomic variables during high inflation and stabilization in countries in transition. To examine the extent to which these stylized facts...

Global Food Price Inflation and Policy Responses in Central Asia

Global Food Price Inflation and Policy Responses in Central Asia »

Source: Global Food Price Inflation and Policy Responses in Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2012/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502497

Keywords: central bank, monetary fund, price stability, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: Forecasting and Simulation, Kyrgyzstan, Food Price Shocks, Policy Responses,

This paper examines the implications of elevated global food prices for inflation in select Central Asian economies - Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. The findings suggest that global fo...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Kazakhstan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Kazakhstan »

Source: Republic of Kazakhstan : 2011 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Supplement; and Public Information Notice

Volume/Issue: 2011/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455288625

Keywords: inflation, current account, external debt, monetary policy, debt sustainability

Kazakhstan's economic recovery and unemployment rate and other issues are discussed in this paper. The banking and corporate sectors have not recovered from the crisis despite strong economic growth. Ownership and...

Russia and the IMF
			: The Political Economy of Macro-Stabilization

Russia and the IMF : The Political Economy of Macro-Stabilization »

Volume/Issue: 1994/20

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Hernández-Catá

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451963939.003

ISBN: 9781451963939

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, monetary financing, monetary fund, European II Department,

This paper reviews the experience with macroeconomic stabilization in Russia during the 2 1/2 years following the beginning of reforms in January 1992. It focuses on the different perceptions about the nature, the...

Republic of Kazakhstan
			: 2011 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; Supplement; and Public Information Notice

Republic of Kazakhstan : 2011 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Supplement; and Public Information Notice »

Volume/Issue: 2011/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455288625.002

ISBN: 9781455288625

Keywords: inflation, current account, external debt, monetary policy, debt sustainability

Kazakhstan's economic recovery and unemployment rate and other issues are discussed in this paper. The banking and corporate sectors have not recovered from the crisis despite strong economic growth. Ownership and...

Republic of Kazakhstan
			: Selected Issues

Republic of Kazakhstan : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2011/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455288632.002

ISBN: 9781455288632

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund, average inflation, inflationary pressures

Trade was also initially undermined by a severe recession. Kazakhstan is facing increased challenges from higher global commodity prices. Against this background, an encompassing policy response is needed to contro...

Capital Inflows in the Baltic Countries, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union
			: Monetary and Prudential Issues

Capital Inflows in the Baltic Countries, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union : Monetary and Prudential Issues »

Volume/Issue: 1996/22

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Ize

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451921243.001

ISBN: 9781451921243

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary policy, money supply, foreign exchange

Significant capital inflows were observed during the first half of 1995 in a number of FSU countries. This paper reviews the recent experience of those countries with significant inflows, examines policy responses...