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Can Domestic Policies Influence Inflation?

Can Domestic Policies Influence Inflation? »

Source: Can Domestic Policies Influence Inflation?

Volume/Issue: 2007/257

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashoka Mody , and Franziska Ohnsorge

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2007

ISBN: 9781451868203

Keywords: Price convergence, Maastricht criterion, Euro adoption, monetary policy, price level, inflation rates, inflation rate,

Globalization operates not only by reducing domestic pressures on inflation but also by reducing the scope of domestic authorities to influence the pace of inflation. First, as markets are integrated, the common, c...

Core Inflation Measures and Statistical Issues in Choosing Among Them

Core Inflation Measures and Statistical Issues in Choosing Among Them »

Source: Core Inflation Measures and Statistical Issues in Choosing Among Them

Volume/Issue: 2006/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mick Silver

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863574

Keywords: Core Inflation, Core CPI, central bank, money supply, monetary authorities,

This paper provides an overview of statistical measurement issues relating to alternative measures of core inflation, and the criteria for choosing among them. The approaches to measurement considered include exclu...

Does Political Instability Lead to Higher Inflation? A Panel Data Analysis

Does Political Instability Lead to Higher Inflation? A Panel Data Analysis »

Source: Does Political Instability Lead to Higher Inflation? A Panel Data Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2005/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ari Aisen , and Francisco José Veiga

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860689

Keywords: volatility, political instability, institutions, inflation rate, monetary fund, high inflation, inflation rates,

Economists generally accept the proposition that high inflation rates generate inefficiencies that reduce society's welfare and economic growth. However, determining the causes of the worldwide diversity of inflati...

Euro Area Policies: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation With Member Countries

Euro Area Policies: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation With Member Countries »

Source: Euro Area Policies : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation With Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2014/198

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498342865

Keywords: unemployment, youth unemployment, low inflation

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that the euro area recovery is taking hold. Real output has expanded for four consecutive quarters, and financial market sentiment has improved markedly. Complementary p...

Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization in Western Europe

Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization in Western Europe »

Source: Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization in Western Europe : Greece, Ireland, Italy and Portugal

Volume/Issue: 1997/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , and A. Hamann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1997

ISBN: 9781451849691

Keywords: Inflation stabilization, Western Europe, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy

This paper compares the experience with exchange-rate–based stabilization (ERBS) of four Western European countries with that of high-inflation developing countries. In general, the behavior of key macroecon...

Government Finance in a Model of Currency Substitution

Government Finance in a Model of Currency Substitution »

Source: Government Finance in a Model of Currency Substitution

Volume/Issue: 1993/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lihong Liu , and Anne Sibert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1993

ISBN: 9781451955477

Keywords: money growth, inflation, money demand, monetary policy, monetary fund

Our model is a variant of the cash-in-advance model. Goods must be purchased in the seller’s currency, but currency may be traded before shopping at a cost. This cost is a measure of substitutability. The mo...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation on Euro Area Policies

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation on Euro Area Policies »

Source: Euro Area Policies : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation With Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2014/198

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498342865

Keywords: unemployment, youth unemployment, low inflation

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that the euro area recovery is taking hold. Real output has expanded for four consecutive quarters, and financial market sentiment has improved markedly. Complementary p...

Euro Area Policies
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation With Member Countries

Euro Area Policies : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation With Member Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2014/198

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498342865.002

ISBN: 9781498342865

Keywords: unemployment, youth unemployment, low inflation

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that the euro area recovery is taking hold. Real output has expanded for four consecutive quarters, and financial market sentiment has improved markedly. Complementary p...

Portugal
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Portugal : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 1996/129

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451832099.002

ISBN: 9781451832099

Keywords: inflation, terms of trade, monetary policy, output growth, trade changes

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix examines Portugal's real convergence experience, and highlights the growth payoff of reform policies in determining the country's rapid growth during most of the...

Core Inflation Measures and Statistical Issues in Choosing Among Them

Core Inflation Measures and Statistical Issues in Choosing Among Them »

Volume/Issue: 2006/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mick Silver

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863574.001

ISBN: 9781451863574

Keywords: Core Inflation, Core CPI, central bank, money supply, monetary authorities,

This paper provides an overview of statistical measurement issues relating to alternative measures of core inflation, and the criteria for choosing among them. The approaches to measurement considered include exclu...