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Factors Underlying the Definition of Broad Money

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Source: Factors Underlying the Definition of Broad Money : An Examination of Recent U.S. Monetary Statistics and Practices of Other Countries

Volume/Issue: 2003/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ewe-Ghee Lim , and Subramanian Sriram

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451848304

Keywords: Definitions Money, aggregates, money market, inflation, monetary aggregate, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: General, Money and Interest Rates, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit,

The paper examines the experiences of countries in defining monetary aggregates, particularly those countries that have undertaken substantial redefinitions. It finds that both the functional and empirical approach...

Striving to Be 'Clearly Open' and 'Crystal Clear'

Striving to Be 'Clearly Open' and 'Crystal Clear' »

Source: Striving to Be 'Clearly Open' and 'Crystal Clear' : Monetary Policy Communication of the CNB

Volume/Issue: 2008/84

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , and Katerina Smídková

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869453

Keywords: communication, Czech National Bank, central bank, national bank, Money and Interest Rates: Forecasting and Simulation,

The Czech National Bank has a respectable track record in terms of its policy actions and the corresponding inflation outturns. Using a simple forward-looking policy rule, we find that its main communication tools-...

Setting the Operational Framework for Producing Inflation Forecasts

Setting the Operational Framework for Producing Inflation Forecasts »

Source: Setting the Operational Framework for Producing Inflation Forecasts

Volume/Issue: 2006/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Turgut Kisinbay , Eric Parrado , Rodolfo Maino , and Jorge Canales Kriljenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863826

Keywords: Inflation forecasting, communication, central bank, inflation forecasts, Money and Interest Rates: Forecasting and Simulation,

How should a central bank organize itself to produce the best possible inflation forecast? This paper discusses elements for building a comprehensive platform for an inflation forecasting framework. It describes th...

Explicit and Implicit Targets in Open Economies

Explicit and Implicit Targets in Open Economies »

Source: Explicit and Implicit Targets in Open Economies

Volume/Issue: 2005/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Silvia Sgherri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451861952

Keywords: Inflation targeting, interest rate rules, exchange rates, inflation, central bank, inflation targeting regime, Money and Interest Rates: General,

Under a flexible inflation targeting regime, should policymakers avoid any reaction to movements in the foreign exchange market? Using data for six advanced open economies explicitly targeting inflation, the paper...

Inflation Targeting and the Crisis

Inflation Targeting and the Crisis »

Source: Inflation Targeting and the Crisis : An Empirical Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2010/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Irineu de Carvalho Filho

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451963045

Keywords: economic crisis, inflation, terms of trade, real interest rates, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: General, Business Fluctuations, And Cycles, money And Interest Rates,

This paper appraises how countries with inflation targeting fared during the current crisis, with the goal of establishing the stylized facts that will guide and motivate future research. We find that since August...

Exchange Market Pressure, Currency Crises, and Monetary Policy

Exchange Market Pressure, Currency Crises, and Monetary Policy »

Source: Exchange Market Pressure, Currency Crises, and Monetary Policy : Additional Evidence From Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2002/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Evan Tanner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451843132

Keywords: currency crisis, exchange market pressure, exchange rate, vector autoregression, inflation, monetary base, money supply, central bank, Money And Interest Rates, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

This paper extends my previous work by examining the relationship between monetary policy and exchange market pressure (EMP) in 32 emerging market countries. EMP is a gauge of the severity of crises, and part of th...

Fixing the Fixings

Fixing the Fixings »

Source: Fixing the Fixings : What Road to a More Representative Money Market Benchmark?

Volume/Issue: 2013/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): V. Brousseau , Alexandre Chailloux , and A. Durré

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484306772

Keywords: Libor, fixings, Unsecured Money Market, Benchmarking System, money market, derivative, hedging, interest rate derivatives, financial institutions, General

Interest rate derivatives on major currencies, with notional outstanding amounts adding up to hundreds of trillions, are mostly indexed on Libor and Euribor benchmarks, as are hundreds of billions in loans to enter...

Monetary Policy, Monetary Areas, and Financial Development with Electronic Money

Monetary Policy, Monetary Areas, and Financial Development with Electronic Money »

Source: Monetary Policy, Monetary Areas, and Financial Development with Electronic Money

Volume/Issue: 2004/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Arnone , and Luca Bandiera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451854527

Keywords: electronic money, central bank, atm, credit, reserve requirements, Money and Interest Rates: General, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

Electronic money (e-money), as a network good, could become an important form of currency in the future. Such a development could affect monetary policy effectiveness. If an increased use of e-money substantially l...

Determinants of Interest Rate Pass-Through

Determinants of Interest Rate Pass-Through »

Source: Determinants of Interest Rate Pass-Through : Do Macroeconomic Conditions and Financial Market Structure Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2011/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nikoloz Gigineishvili

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462312313

Keywords: Interest rate pass-through, transmission mechanism, money market, inflation, central bank, monetary transmission, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Numerous empirical studies have found that the strength of the interest rate pass-through varies markedly across countries and markets. The causes of such heterogeneity have attracted considerably less attention so...

Flattening of the Phillips Curve

Flattening of the Phillips Curve »

Source: Flattening of the Phillips Curve : Implications for Monetary Policy

Volume/Issue: 2007/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dora Iakova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866407

Keywords: Phillips curve, efficient monetary policy rules, real interest rate, monetary policy rules, inflation targeting, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: Forecasting and Simulation, Money and Interest Rates: Forecasting and Simulation,

Over the past decade, inflation has become less responsive to domestic demand pressures in many industrial countries. This development has been attributed, in part, to globalization forces. A small macroeconomic mo...