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Measures of Central Bank Autonomy

Measures of Central Bank Autonomy »

Source: Measures of Central Bank Autonomy : Empirical Evidence for OECD, Developing, and Emerging Market Economies

Volume/Issue: 2006/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-François Segalotto , Marco Arnone , and Bernard Laurens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864885

Keywords: political autonomy, economic autonomy, central bank, monetary stability, public debt,

This paper presents an update of the Grilli-Masciandaro-Tabellini (GMT) index of central bank (CB) autonomy, based on CB legislation as of end-2003. The index is applied to a set of OECD and developing countries, a...

The Measurement of Central Bank Autonomy

The Measurement of Central Bank Autonomy »

Source: The Measurement of Central Bank Autonomy : Survey of Models, Indicators, and Empirical Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2006/227

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernard Laurens , Marco Arnone , and Jean-François Segalotto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864878

Keywords: political autonomy, economic autonomy, central bank, price stability, inflation performance,

This paper presents a survey of the literature on the measurement of central bank autonomy. We distinguish inputs that constitute the building blocks in the literature, and the literature that builds on them. Issue...

Central Bank Autonomy

Central Bank Autonomy »

Source: Central Bank Autonomy : Lessons from Global Trends

Volume/Issue: 2007/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernard Laurens , Martin Sommer , Marco Arnone , and Jean-François Segalotto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866520

Keywords: political autonomy, economic autonomy, central bank, monetary fund,

We calculate indexes of central bank autonomy (CBA) for 163 central banks as of end-2003, and comparable indexes for a subgroup of 68 central banks as of the end of the 1980s. The results confirm strong improvement...

Implementation of Monetary Policy in Ems Countries Participating in the Exchange Rate Mechanism

Implementation of Monetary Policy in Ems Countries Participating in the Exchange Rate Mechanism »

Source: Implementation of Monetary Policy in Ems Countries Participating in the Exchange Rate Mechanism

Volume/Issue: 1992/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michel Galy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1992

ISBN: 9781451850932

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary autonomy, european monetary system

This paper investigates the issue of monetary interdependence among members of the European Monetary System over the period 1979–91 and the leadership role attributed to the German central bank in the proces...

U.S. Monetary Policy Normalization and Global Interest Rates

U.S. Monetary Policy Normalization and Global Interest Rates »

Source: U.S. Monetary Policy Normalization and Global Interest Rates

Volume/Issue: 2016/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Caceres , Yan Carriere-Swallow , Ishak Demir , and Bertrand Gruss

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475543056

Keywords: Monetary policy; monetary conditions; autonomy; global financial cycle.

As the Federal Reserve continues to normalize its monetary policy, this paper studies the impact of U.S. interest rates on rates in other countries. We find a modest but nontrivial pass-through from U.S. to domesti...

Global Financial Conditions and Monetary Policy Autonomy

Global Financial Conditions and Monetary Policy Autonomy »

Source: Global Financial Conditions and Monetary Policy Autonomy

Volume/Issue: 2016/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Caceres , Yan Carriere-Swallow , and Bertrand Gruss

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484382066

Keywords: Monetary policy; monetary conditions; autonomy; global financial cycle.

Is the Mundell-Fleming trilemma alive and well? International co-movement of asset prices takes place alongside synchronized business cycles, complicating the identification of financial spillovers and assessments...

Austria

Austria »

Source: Austria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/189

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451802412

Keywords: fiscal federalism, federalism, subnational governments, tax autonomy, subnational government

Austria's federal system comprises the federal government and nine provinces (Länder). The federal system is rather centralized by international standards, with the federal government (including social security fun...

Local Governments’ Fiscal Balance, Privatization, and Banking Sector Reform in Transition Countries

Local Governments’ Fiscal Balance, Privatization, and Banking Sector Reform in Transition Countries »

Source: Local Governments' Fiscal Balance, Privatization, and Banking Sector Reform in Transition Countries

Volume/Issue: 2012/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Crivelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504118

Keywords: Soft budget constraints, Transition, fiscal autonomy, budget constraints, fiscal discipline, State and Local Borrowing,

Several transition economies have undertaken fiscal decentralization reforms over the past two decades along with liberalization, privatization, and stabilization reforms. Theory predicts that decentralization may...

Inflation Targeting and the IMF

Inflation Targeting and the IMF »

Source: Inflation Targeting and the IMF

Volume/Issue: 2006/006

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2006

ISBN: 9781498332927

Keywords: Developing countries, Emerging markets, Fund, Inflation targeting, Central bank independence, Central bank autonomy, Monetary policy instruments, Exchange rate policy, inflation target, targeter

Inflation targeting is becoming the monetary policy framework of choice in a growing number of emerging market and developing countries. This paper examines the experience of non-industrial inflation targeting coun...

Central Bank Legal Frameworks in the Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis1

Central Bank Legal Frameworks in the Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis1 »

Source: Central Bank Legal Frameworks in the Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2017/101

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashraf Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475595802

Keywords: Financial crisis, Financial stability, Governance, Central banking, law, financial supervision, independence, autonomy, monetary policy, International Relations and International Political Economy: General

Drawing on the 2016 update of the IMF's Central Bank Legislation Database, this paper examines differences in central bank legal frameworks before and after the Global Financial Crisis. Examples from select countri...