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Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780198785811.071

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

Monetary policy in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) has undergone an important transformation in recent decades. With the advent of sustained growth and generally stable fiscal policies in much of the region, many countries...

Collateral and Financial Plumbing

Collateral and Financial Plumbing »

Series: Books

Author(s): Manmohan Singh

Publisher: Risk Books/Incisive Media

Publication Date: 30 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781782720890.071

ISBN: 9781782720890

Keywords: Collateral management, Monetary policy, Shadow banking, shadow banking; collateral; monetary policy; non-bank;

This book provides a practical understanding of how financial collateral moves across jurisdictions. It draws on the basic legal underpinnings of financial collateral, the sources and key players in the market, and...

Financial Dollarization
			: The Policy Agenda

Financial Dollarization : The Policy Agenda »

Series: Books

Author(s): Adrián Armas , Eduardo Levy Yeyati , and Alain Ize

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan-Economics

Publication Date: 25 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781403987594.072

ISBN: 9781403987594

Keywords: Dollarization, inflation, monetary policy, foreign currency, central bank

Financial (unofficial) dollarization is widely seen as a critical source of financial fragility in both developing and emerging economies. This volume provides a rigorous and balanced perspective on the causes and...

Collateral and Financial Plumbing
			: Second Impression

Collateral and Financial Plumbing : Second Impression »

Series: Books

Author(s): Manmohan Singh

Publisher: Risk Books/Incisive Media

Publication Date: 12 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781782723172.071

ISBN: 9781782723172

Keywords: Collateral management, Monetary policy, collateral, safe assets, shadow banking, derivatives, quantitative easing

Collateral is one of the building blocks on which the financial markets are constructed. Used for a number of purposes--including trading with central counterparties (CCPs), secured funding with market counterparti...

Advancing the Frontiers of Monetary Policy

Advancing the Frontiers of Monetary Policy »

Series: Books

Author(s): Tobias Adrian , Douglas Laxton , and Maurice Obstfeld

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484325940.071

ISBN: 9781484325940

Keywords: Inflation Targeting, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, Central Bank Communications, Financial Stability, Forward Guidance, Optimal Control

Inflation-forecast targeting is state of the art for monetary policy. This book explores first principles, including managing short-term policy trade-offs. The book also...

1 Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction Central banks (CBs) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have made great progress over the past two decades in stabilizing inflation, to single digits on average, in the contex...

2 Inflation Targeting in Uganda

2 Inflation Targeting in Uganda »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction The Bank of Uganda (BOU) introduced its inflation targeting (IT) monetary policy framework in July 2011, replacing a monetary targeting (MT) framework which had been i...

3 Introduction to Part I

3 Introduction to Part I »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

Our understanding of monetary policy in LICs, as with any economic subject, must be fundamentally empirical. Theory is unlikely to give an unambiguous answer to any important policy...

4 Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa

4 Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction In this chapter we provide (i) an overview of some of the structural features of the economies of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and (ii) a systematic characterization of ec...

5 The Monetary Transmission Mechanism

5 The Monetary Transmission Mechanism »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction In this chapter, we attempt to learn about the transmission mechanism by looking closely at a set of related cases in which policymakers in four countries (Kenya, Ugan...