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Inflation Targeting as a Framework for Monetary Policy

Inflation Targeting as a Framework for Monetary Policy »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Guy Debelle , Miguel Savastano , Paul Masson , and Sunil Sharma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757616.051

ISBN: 9781557757616

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, inflation targeting, inflation target, inflation rate

Inflation distorts prices, erodes savings, discourages investment, stimulates capital flight, inhibits growth, and makes economic planning a nightmare. During the past decade, several advanced economies have taken...

Inflation Targeting As a Framework for Monetary Policy

Inflation Targeting As a Framework for Monetary Policy »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451965148.051

ISBN: 9781451965148

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, inflation targeting, inflation target, inflation rate

Inflation distorts prices, erodes savings, discourages investment,stimulates capital flight, inhibits growth, and makes economic planning anightmare. During the past decade, several advanced economies have takena n...

Designing Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Low-Income Countries

Designing Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jan Martijn , Gabriel Di Bella , Shamsuddin Tareq , Benedict Clements , and Abebe Aemro Selassie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064966.084

ISBN: 9781589064966

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

Macroeconomic outcomes in low-income countries (LICs) have improved markedly in recent years, but important questions remain regarding possible adjustments in the design of IMF-supported programs in such countries....

Philippines
			: Toward Sustainable and Rapid Growth

Philippines : Toward Sustainable and Rapid Growth »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Markus Rodlauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758613.084

ISBN: 9781557758613

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund

This Occasional Paper discusses the policies behind the favorable economic performance of the Philippines during the 1990s, when it emerged from a long period of slow growth and economic imbalances and managed to e...

World Economic Outlook, April 2013
			: Hopes, Realities, Risks

World Economic Outlook, April 2013 : Hopes, Realities, Risks »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616355555.081

ISBN: 9781616355555

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund, central bank, financial stability

Global economic prospects have improved again, but the bumpy recovery and skewed macroeconomic policy mix in advanced economies are complicating policymaking in emerging market economies. Chapter 3 examines the pro...

Deflation
			: Determinants, Risks, and Policy Options

Deflation : Determinants, Risks, and Policy Options »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Taimur Baig , Jörg Decressin , Tarhan Feyzioglu , Manmohan Kumar , and Chris Faulkner-MacDonagh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062276.084

ISBN: 9781589062276

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, aggregate demand, money supply, low inflation

Deflation can be costly and difficult to anticipate, and concerns of a generalized decline in prices in both industrial and emerging market economies have increased recently. This paper investigates the causes and...

Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe
			: Opportunities and Challenges

Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe : Opportunities and Challenges »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063709.072

ISBN: 9781589063709

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, monetary union, exchange rate stability

Eight central and eastern European countries--the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovak Republic, and Slovenia--officially joined the European Union (EU) in May 2004. This auspicious m...

Exit Strategies
			: Policy Options for Countries Seeking Exchange Rate Flexibility

Exit Strategies : Policy Options for Countries Seeking Exchange Rate Flexibility »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Barry Eichengreen , Inci Ötker , A. Hamann , Esteban Jadresic , R. Johnston , Hugh Bredenkamp , and Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757340.084

ISBN: 9781557757340

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate regime, monetary policy, monetary fund

In a world of increasing capital mobility and broadening and more diversified trade, many (but not all) developing and transition economies are likely to find it desirable to move from relatively fixed exchange rat...

Road Maps of the Transition
			: The Baltics, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Russia

Road Maps of the Transition : The Baltics, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Russia »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Michael Marrese , Mark Lutz , Tapio Saavalainen , Vincent Koen , Biswajit Banerjee , and Thomas Krueger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755193.084

ISBN: 9781557755193

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, monetary policy, monetary fund, capital inflows

Four papers analyze the process of transition to a market economy in the Baltics, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Russia through early 1995....

Economic Reforms in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan

Economic Reforms in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 August 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758255.084

ISBN: 9781557758255

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary fund, banking, monetary policy

This occasional paper provides an overview of the economic reform experiences of the Central Asian states of the former Soviet Union since their independence at the turn of the decade. The choice of countries refle...