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Economic Growth and Integration in Central America

Economic Growth and Integration in Central America »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alfred Schipke , and Dominique Desruelle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066168.084

ISBN: 9781589066168

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Public debt, debt, inflation, pension, monetary policy

How to entrench hard-won gains, increase resilience to shocks, and improve growth performance to reduce poverty? As Central America moves forward in regaining macroeconomic stability, these are the challenges. This...

Macroeconomic Patterns and Monetary Policy in the Run-up to Asset Price Busts

Macroeconomic Patterns and Monetary Policy in the Run-up to Asset Price Busts »

Source: Macroeconomic Patterns and Monetary Policy in the Run-up to Asset Price Busts

Volume/Issue: 2009/252

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alasdair Scott , Pau Rabanal , and Prakash Kannan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451873993

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, monetary conditions, central bank

We find that inflation, output and the stance of monetary policy do not typically display unusual behavior ahead of asset price busts. By contrast, credit, shares of investment in GDP, current account deficits, and...

The Impact of Monetary Policyon the Exchange Rate

The Impact of Monetary Policyon the Exchange Rate »

Source: The Impact of Monetary Policyon the Exchange Rate : Evidence From Three Small Open Economies

Volume/Issue: 2000/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2000

ISBN: 9781451856170

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary conditions, central bank

This paper studies the impact effect of monetary policy shocks—identified by the reaction of three month market interest rates to policy announcements—on the exchange rate in Australia, Canada, and Ne...

The Implications of Fiscal Conditions and Growing Internationalization for Monetary Policies and Financial Market Conditions1/

The Implications of Fiscal Conditions and Growing Internationalization for Monetary Policies and Financial Market Conditions1/ »

Source: The Implications of Fiscal Conditions and Growing Internationalization for Monetary Policies and Financial Market Conditions

Volume/Issue: 1988/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 1988

ISBN: 9781451970135

Keywords: monetary policy, monetary authorities, fiscal conditions, fiscal policy, fiscal variables

The paper argues that the endogenous behavior of monetary authorities provides an important channel through which fiscal policy influences financial variables, and that growing internationalization has increased th...

The Bank of Canada's Monetary Policy Framework

The Bank of Canada's Monetary Policy Framework »

Source: The Bank of Canada's Monetary Policy Framework : Have Recent Changes Enhanced Central Bank Credibility?

Volume/Issue: 1997/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Takatoshi Ito , and Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

ISBN: 9781451858464

Keywords: Inflation Targeting, central bank, monetary conditions, rate of inflation

In recent years the Bank of Canada has made important changes in the way it conducts monetary policy. In particular, the bank has adopted explicit inflation targets and introduced significant changes to its operati...

The Lending Channel in Emerging Economies

The Lending Channel in Emerging Economies »

Source: The Lending Channel in Emerging Economies : Are Foreign Banks Different?

Volume/Issue: 2007/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Vazquez , Carmen Reinhart , and Marco Arena

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451866124

Keywords: Lending channel, monetary transmission, reserve requirements, reserve requirement, money market, monetary conditions, central bank,

This paper exploits a panel dataset comprising 1,565 banks in 20 emerging countries during 1989- 2001 and compares the response of the volume of loans and the rates on loans and deposits to various measures of mone...

A U.S. Financial Conditions Index

A U.S. Financial Conditions Index »

Source: A U.S. Financial Conditions Index : Putting Credit Where Credit is Due

Volume/Issue: 2008/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Swiston

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451870190

Keywords: Financial conditions index, credit channel, macro-financial linkages, standards, inflation, long-term interest rates, monetary fund,

This paper uses vector autoregressions and impulse-response functions to construct a U.S. financial conditions index (FCI). Credit availability—proxied by survey results on lending standards—is an imp...

Ms. Muffet, the Spider(gram) and the Web of Macro-Financial Linkages1

Ms. Muffet, the Spider(gram) and the Web of Macro-Financial Linkages1 »

Source: Ms. Muffet, the Spider(gram) and the Web of Macro-Financial Linkages

Volume/Issue: 2014/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ricardo Cervantes , Phakawa Jeasakul , Joseph Maloney , and Li Lian Ong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498366397

Keywords: Bilateral, Country Financial Stability Map, Global Financial Stability Map, Ms. Muffet, macro-financial risks and conditions, multilateral, financial system, inflation, financial sector, monetary policy

The global financial crisis has underscored the importance of understanding macro-financial developments and spillovers in an increasingly interconnected and intricate system. At the IMF, staff is focusing on the l...

Learning About Inflation Measures for Interest Rate Rules

Learning About Inflation Measures for Interest Rate Rules »

Source: Learning About Inflation Measures for Interest Rate Rules

Volume/Issue: 2010/296

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis-Felipe Zanna , and Marco Airaudo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455211777

Keywords: Learning, Expectational Stability, Interest Rate Rules, Multiple Equilibria, Determinacy, Multiple Sectors, price inflation, monetary economics, rational expectations, Existence and Stability Conditions of Equilibrium,

Empirical evidence suggests that goods are highly heterogeneous with respect to the degree of price rigidity. We develop a DSGE model featuring heterogeneous nominal rigidities across two sectors to study the equil...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Economic Growth and Integration in Central America

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alfred Schipke , and Dominique Desruelle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2007

ISBN: 9781589066168

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Public debt, debt, inflation, pension, monetary policy

Central America has made substantial progress in regaining macroeconomic stability and has continued to integrate further both globally and at the regional level. 2 The challenge...