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4 Addressing the Procyclical Bias

4 Addressing the Procyclical Bias »

Source: Promoting Fiscal Discipline

Series: Books

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Teresa Ter-Minassian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066090

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal performance, fiscal rules, fiscal discipline

Since political economy factors are an important determinant of procyclicality of policies, measures to contain the misuse of fiscal policy discretion can be benefic...

Adopting Inflation Targeting
			: Practical Issues for Emerging Market Countries

Adopting Inflation Targeting : Practical Issues for Emerging Market Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mark Zelmer , and Andrea Schaechter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557759917.084

ISBN: 9781557759917

Keywords: Emerging markets, Inflation targeting, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation targeting framework

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Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Adopting Inflation Targeting : Practical Issues for Emerging Market Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mark Zelmer , and Andrea Schaechter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2000

ISBN: 9781557759917

Keywords: Emerging markets, Inflation targeting, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation targeting framework

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Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Adopting Inflation Targeting : Practical Issues for Emerging Market Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mark Zelmer , and Andrea Schaechter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2000

ISBN: 9781557759917

Keywords: Emerging markets, Inflation targeting, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation targeting framework

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3 Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy

3 Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy »

Source: Promoting Fiscal Discipline

Series: Books

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Teresa Ter-Minassian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066090

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal performance, fiscal rules, fiscal discipline

Although some debate on the feasibility and effectiveness of fiscal policy in stabilizing output fluctuations continues, there is little disagreement that, as a rule...

2 Discretion, Institutions, and Fiscal Discipline

2 Discretion, Institutions, and Fiscal Discipline »

Source: Promoting Fiscal Discipline

Series: Books

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Teresa Ter-Minassian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066090

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal performance, fiscal rules, fiscal discipline

Economic analysis has long recognized that policymakers, particularly in the fiscal domain, act quite rationally according to specific incentives, including reelecti...

Establishing Initial Conditions in Support of Inflation Targeting

Establishing Initial Conditions in Support of Inflation Targeting »

Source: Establishing Initial Conditions in Support of Inflation Targeting

Volume/Issue: 2002/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Zelmer , Andrea Schaechter , Mark Stone , and Alina Carare

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451852622

Keywords: monetary policy framework, central bank, inflation, inflation-targeting, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

This paper provides some practical advice on establishing initial conditions in support of an inflation-targeting monetary framework. These conditions are divided into four areas: a mandate in support of an inflati...

1 Fiscal Discipline: Key Issues and Overview

1 Fiscal Discipline: Key Issues and Overview »

Source: Promoting Fiscal Discipline

Series: Books

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Teresa Ter-Minassian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066090

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal performance, fiscal rules, fiscal discipline

Since the early 1970s, fiscal deficits and rising public debt have been ubiquitous features of government budgetary positions. Indeed, in aggregate, fiscal balances...

5 Fiscal Responsibility Laws

5 Fiscal Responsibility Laws »

Source: Promoting Fiscal Discipline

Series: Books

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Teresa Ter-Minassian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066090

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal performance, fiscal rules, fiscal discipline

The search for more comprehensive institutional arrangements to improve fiscal policy outcomes intensified during the last decade. Analogous to the monetary policy d...

From Fixed to Float

From Fixed to Float »

Source: From Fixed to Float : Operational Aspects of Moving towards Exchange Rate Flexibility

Volume/Issue: 2004/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gilda Fernandez , Cem Karacadag , and Rupa Duttagupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451854930

Keywords: capital account, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate flexibility, foreign exchange market

This paper identifies the institutional and operational requisites for transitions to floating exchange rate regimes. In particular, it explores key issues underlying the transition, including developing a deep and...