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From the Debt Crisis toward Economic Stability

From the Debt Crisis toward Economic Stability »

Source: From the Debt Crisis toward Economic Stability : An Analysis of the Consistency of Macroeconomic Policies in Mexico

Volume/Issue: 1992/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Liliana Rojas-Suárez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1992

ISBN: 9781451843453

Keywords: inflation rate, real interest rates, inflationary tax, inflation rates

This paper uses a simple framework based on the government budget constraint to analyze the consistency of macroeconomic policies undertaken in Mexico during the period 1978 to mid-1991. It was found that the inter...

Fiscal Revenue, Inflationary Finance and Growth

Fiscal Revenue, Inflationary Finance and Growth »

Source: Fiscal Revenue, Inflationary Finance and Growth

Volume/Issue: 1992/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nurun Choudhry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1992

ISBN: 9781451921069

Keywords: inflation tax, effects of inflation, discount rate

This paper analyzes the optimal rate of monetary expansion when government resorts to inflationary finance to generate additional investment for enhancing growth. If there are lags in tax collection, an increase in...

Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Finance

Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Finance »

Source: Fiscal Revenue and Inflationary Finance

Volume/Issue: 1990/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nurun Choudhry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1990

ISBN: 9781451972184

Keywords: inflation rate, rate of inflation, monetary base, inflation tax

This paper analyzes the erosion of fiscal revenue by inflation resulting from the issuance of money. The empirical evidence for a number of developing countries supports the well-known hypothesis that an increase i...

Welfare Costs of Inflation, Seigniorage, and Financial innovation

Welfare Costs of Inflation, Seigniorage, and Financial innovation »

Source: Welfare Costs of Inflation, Seigniorage, and Financial innovation

Volume/Issue: 1991/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jose De Gregorio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451931280

Keywords: rate of inflation, costs of inflation, inflation tax, money demand

This paper examines the welfare effects of mitigating the costs of inflation. In a simple model where money reduces transaction costs, a fall in the costs of inflation is equivalent to financial innovation. This ca...

Contacts, Credibility and Common Knowledge

Contacts, Credibility and Common Knowledge »

Source: Contacts, Credibility and Common Knowledge : Their Influenceon Inflation Convergence

Volume/Issue: 1989/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 1989

ISBN: 9781451981551

Keywords: inflation, inflation rate, monetary policy, inflation tax, price level

This paper explains why sovereign issuers of reserve currencies do not use unexpected inflation to repudiate their foreign liabilities. Monetary restraint is exercised because of the fear that reserve users will sw...

Monetary Indexation and Revenues from Money Creation

Monetary Indexation and Revenues from Money Creation »

Source: Monetary Indexation and Revenues from Money Creation : The Case of Iceland

Volume/Issue: 1990/20

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1990

ISBN: 9781451921939

Keywords: inflation, central bank, inflation rate, inflation tax, demand for money

This paper discusses the effects of monetary indexation on the revenues from monetization in Iceland. The paper starts by showing that monetization revenues fell sharply after indexation was introduced in 1979 and...

Theory and Policy

Theory and Policy »

Source: Theory and Policy : A Commenton Dixit andon Current Tax Theory

Volume/Issue: 1992/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1992

ISBN: 9781451843170

Keywords: inflation, tax rates, rate of inflation, public finance

In a recent paper Professor Dixit criticized the argument that when collection lags characterize tax systems, recourse to inflationary finance should be minimized. He argued that, in such case, rather than minimizi...

Welfare Costs of Inflation, Seigniorage, and Financial Innovation

Welfare Costs of Inflation, Seigniorage, and Financial Innovation »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 38 No. 4

Volume: 38

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451930801

Keywords: inflation, seigniorage, interest, rate of inflation, inflation tax

The welfare effects of mitigating the costs of inflation are examined. In a model where money reduces transactions costs, a fall in inflation costs is equivalent to financial innovation. This can be caused by payin...

Output Fluctuations and Monetary Shocks: Evidence from Colombia

Output Fluctuations and Monetary Shocks: Evidence from Colombia »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 38 No. 4

Volume: 38

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451930801

Keywords: inflation, seigniorage, interest, rate of inflation, inflation tax

The welfare effects of mitigating the costs of inflation are examined. In a model where money reduces transactions costs, a fall in inflation costs is equivalent to financial innovation. This can be caused by payin...

Broad Money Growth and Inflation in the United States

Broad Money Growth and Inflation in the United States »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 38 No. 4

Volume: 38

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451930801

Keywords: inflation, seigniorage, interest, rate of inflation, inflation tax

The welfare effects of mitigating the costs of inflation are examined. In a model where money reduces transactions costs, a fall in inflation costs is equivalent to financial innovation. This can be caused by payin...