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Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes

Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Robin Brooks , Kenneth Rogoff , Ashoka Mody , Nienke Oomes , and Aasim Husain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063273.084

ISBN: 9781589063273

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rates, exchange rate regime

The issue of the appropriate exchange rate regime for individual countries has been perennially lively, and the role played by international capital flows and domestic financial systems in determining the performan...

Does the Nominal Exchange Rate Regime Matter?

Does the Nominal Exchange Rate Regime Matter? »

Source: Does the Nominal Exchange Rate Regime Matter?

Volume/Issue: 1995/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , Anne Gulde , Atish Ghosh , and Holger Wolf

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451854329

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rate regimes, nominal exchange rate

The effect of the exchange rate regime on inflation and growth is examined. The 30-year data set includes over 100 countries and nine regime types. Pegged regimes are associated with lower inflation than intermedia...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Robin Brooks , Kenneth Rogoff , Ashoka Mody , Nienke Oomes , and Aasim Husain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2004

ISBN: 9781589063273

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rates, exchange rate regime

This study assesses the historical durability and performance of alternative exchange rate regimes, with special focus on developing and emerging market countries. It suggests that...

II The Evolution of Exchange Rate Regimes: A Fresh Look

II The Evolution of Exchange Rate Regimes: A Fresh Look »

Source: Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Robin Brooks , Kenneth Rogoff , Ashoka Mody , Nienke Oomes , and Aasim Husain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2004

ISBN: 9781589063273

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rates, exchange rate regime

Is there an observed tendency for exchange rate regimes to drift to the polar extremes of hard pegs and free floats, with a hollowing of the middle between the two? Have regime chan...

III Regime Performance: Inflation and Business Cycles

III Regime Performance: Inflation and Business Cycles »

Source: Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Robin Brooks , Kenneth Rogoff , Ashoka Mody , Nienke Oomes , and Aasim Husain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2004

ISBN: 9781589063273

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rates, exchange rate regime

How does economic performance differ across exchange rate regimes? Since theoretical predictions are varied and often conflicting, this section explores the question...

IV Summary

IV Summary »

Source: Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Robin Brooks , Kenneth Rogoff , Ashoka Mody , Nienke Oomes , and Aasim Husain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2004

ISBN: 9781589063273

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rates, exchange rate regime

For developing economies, the restrictive pegged and intermediate regimes appear to deliver lower inflation at apparently little cost in terms of lost growth or higher volatility. T...

Corruption, Structural Reforms, and Economic Performance in the Transition Economies

Corruption, Structural Reforms, and Economic Performance in the Transition Economies »

Source: Corruption, Structural Reforms, and Economic Performance in the Transition Economies

Volume/Issue: 2000/132

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Abed , and Hamid Davoodi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2000

ISBN: 9781451855371

Keywords: structural reforms, inflation, exchange rate regime, macroeconomic performance, wage inflation

Recent studies have highlighted the adverse impact of corruption on economic performance. This paper advances the hypothesis that corruption is largely a symptom of underlying weaknesses in public policies and inst...

From Transition to Market

From Transition to Market »

Source: From Transition to Market : Evidence and Growth Prospects

Volume/Issue: 1998/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Stanley Fischer , and Carlos Végh Gramont

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1998

ISBN: 9781451847222

Keywords: transition, growth, inflation, transition economies, per capita income, exchange rate regime, gross capital formation

This paper presents evidence on the behavior of output and inflation in the transition economies during 1992–95. A regression analysis explores the differences in output performance across the transition eco...

Monetary Policy Transmission in the GCC Countries

Monetary Policy Transmission in the GCC Countries »

Source: Monetary Policy Transmission in the GCC Countries

Volume/Issue: 2012/132

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ananthakrishnan Prasad , and Raphael Espinoza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503685

Keywords: Transmission mechanism, Fixed exchange rate regime, interest rate pass-through, panel VAR, inflation, central bank, monetary fund, monetary shocks,

The GCC countries maintain a policy of open capital accounts and a pegged (or nearly-pegged) exchange rate, thereby reducing their freedom to run an independent monetary policy. This paper shows, however, that the...

Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes1

Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes1 »

Source: Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes

Volume/Issue: 2003/243

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aasim Husain , Ashoka Mody , Nienke Oomes , Robin Brooks , and Kenneth Rogoff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451875843

Keywords: economic performance, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles,

Using recent advances in the classification of exchange rate regimes, this paper finds no support for the popular bipolar view that countries will tend over time to move to the polar extremes of free float or rigid...