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Dollarization in Transition Economies

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Source: Dollarization in Transition Economies : Evidence and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 1995/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Végh Gramont , and Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1995

ISBN: 9781451950083

Keywords: dollarization, foreign currency, inflation, high inflation, foreign exchange

After most restrictions on foreign currency holdings were relaxed in the early 1990s, foreign currency deposits in transition economies have been increasing rapidly. This paper takes a first look at the evidence on...

An Evaluation of the World Economic Outlook Forecasts

An Evaluation of the World Economic Outlook Forecasts »

Source: An Evaluation of the World Economic Outlook Forecasts

Volume/Issue: 2006/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Allan Timmermann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863192

Keywords: Global economic condition, forecast performance, and evaluation, inflation, statistics, correlation, inflation forecasts, General Aggregative Models: Forecasting and Simulation, Prices, Business Fluctuations

The World Economic Outlook (WEO) is a key source of forecasts of global economic conditions. It is therefore important to review the performance of these forecasts against both actual outcomes and alternative forec...

Mongolia
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Mongolia : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2007/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451826937.002

ISBN: 9781451826937

Keywords: exchange rate, money supply, international monetary fund, monetary policy

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the main determinants of inflation in Mongolia using empirical tests based on a structural model approach and vector autoregression model, with a view to assessing whether inflat...

An Evaluation of the World Economic Outlook Forecasts

An Evaluation of the World Economic Outlook Forecasts »

Volume/Issue: 2006/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Allan Timmermann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863192.001

ISBN: 9781451863192

Keywords: Global economic condition, forecast performance, and evaluation, inflation, statistics, correlation, inflation forecasts, General Aggregative Models: Forecasting and Simulation, Prices, Business Fluctuations

The World Economic Outlook (WEO) is a key source of forecasts of global economic conditions. It is therefore important to review the performance of these forecasts against both actual outcomes and alternative forec...

Dollarization in Transition Economies
			: Evidence and Policy Implications

Dollarization in Transition Economies : Evidence and Policy Implications »

Volume/Issue: 1995/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Végh Gramont , and Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451950083.001

ISBN: 9781451950083

Keywords: dollarization, foreign currency, inflation, high inflation, foreign exchange

After most restrictions on foreign currency holdings were relaxed in the early 1990s, foreign currency deposits in transition economies have been increasing rapidly. This paper takes a first look at the evidence on...

Inflation and Growth in Transition
			: Are the Asian Economies Different?

Inflation and Growth in Transition : Are the Asian Economies Different? »

Volume/Issue: 1999/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Sloek , and Sanja Kalra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854060.001

ISBN: 9781451854060

Keywords: Transition economies, Asia, growth, structural reforms, inflation stabilization, transition countries, relative price

This paper examines the progress made in four Asian transition economies—China, Lao P.D.R., Vietnam, and Mongolia—to market-based systems. Overall, these economies appear to have had a more favorable...

Inflation Dynamics in Mongolia
			: Understanding the Roller Coaster

Inflation Dynamics in Mongolia : Understanding the Roller Coaster »

Volume/Issue: 2012/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julia Bersch , Steven Barnett , and Yasuhisa Ojima

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505412.001

ISBN: 9781475505412

Keywords: aggregate demand, price inflation

Inflation in Mongolia resembles a roller coaster ride with sharp rises and steep drops. Understanding why is critical for formulating and assessing monetary policy. Food prices are found to be a key driver of infla...

Measuring the Transition
			: A User's Viewon National Accounts in Russia

Measuring the Transition : A User's Viewon National Accounts in Russia »

Volume/Issue: 1994/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vincent Koen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451842258.001

ISBN: 9781451842258

Keywords: monetary fund, inflation rates, relative prices, real variables

As Russia’s transition unfolds, the traditional national accounts concepts and reporting mechanisms become increasingly inadequate. As a result, the margin of error associated with basic price and quantity e...

Mongolia
			: Measuring the Output Gap

Mongolia : Measuring the Output Gap »

Volume/Issue: 2011/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julia Bersch , and Tara Sinclair

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455226092.001

ISBN: 9781455226092

Keywords: Output Gap, Nonmineral GDP, Blanchard-Quah Decomposition, monetary fund, inflation, aggregate demand, inflation data, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models,

This paper compares the output gap estimates for Mongolia based on a number of different methods. Special attention is paid to the substantial role of mining in the Mongolian economy. We find that a Blanchard and Q...

Stabilization and Growth in Transition Economies
			: The Early Experience

Stabilization and Growth in Transition Economies : The Early Experience »

Volume/Issue: 1996/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stanley Fischer , Carlos Végh Gramont , and Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451980042.001

ISBN: 9781451980042

Keywords: high inflation, inflation stabilization, monetary fund, inflation rates

This paper analyzes the growth and stabilization experience in 26 transition economies in eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Mongolia for the period 1989-1994. Inflation rates have declined significantly...