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Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands

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Source: Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands : Selected Issues-Cyclically Advanced Euro-Area Economies: Consequences and Policy Options

Volume/Issue: 2001/95

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2001

ISBN: 9781451829433

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, aggregate demand, monetary union

Although the advent of the single currency has generated many advantages for the smaller economies of the euro area, it has raised the possibility that both the amplitude and the duration of cycles in these countri...

West African Economic and Monetary Union

West African Economic and Monetary Union »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union : Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries-Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies-Staff Report, Public Information Notice Informational Annex, Staff Statement, Executive Director's Statement

Volume/Issue: 2011/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455274499

Keywords: monetary fund, monetary union, price competitiveness

In 2010, average inflation has remained low in all West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries, but has edged up in the second half of the year. After a moderate fiscal easing by about 11/2 percentag...

West African Economic and Monetary Union Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies Informational Annex

West African Economic and Monetary Union Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies Informational Annex »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union : Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries-Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies-Staff Report, Public Information Notice Informational Annex, Staff Statement, Executive Director's Statement

Volume/Issue: 2011/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455274499

Keywords: monetary fund, monetary union, price competitiveness

In 2010, average inflation has remained low in all West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries, but has edged up in the second half of the year. After a moderate fiscal easing by about 11/2 percentag...

Statement by Staff Representative on WAEMU—Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies Executive Board Meeting

Statement by Staff Representative on WAEMU—Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies Executive Board Meeting »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union : Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries-Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies-Staff Report, Public Information Notice Informational Annex, Staff Statement, Executive Director's Statement

Volume/Issue: 2011/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455274499

Keywords: monetary fund, monetary union, price competitiveness

In 2010, average inflation has remained low in all West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries, but has edged up in the second half of the year. After a moderate fiscal easing by about 11/2 percentag...

Statement by Kossi Assimaidou Executive Director for West African Economic and Monetary Union

Statement by Kossi Assimaidou Executive Director for West African Economic and Monetary Union »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union : Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries-Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies-Staff Report, Public Information Notice Informational Annex, Staff Statement, Executive Director's Statement

Volume/Issue: 2011/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455274499

Keywords: monetary fund, monetary union, price competitiveness

In 2010, average inflation has remained low in all West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries, but has edged up in the second half of the year. After a moderate fiscal easing by about 11/2 percentag...

The Design of EMU

The Design of EMU »

Source: The Design of EMU

Volume/Issue: 1997/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Begg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1997

ISBN: 9781451852233

Keywords: European Monetary Union, credibility, asymmetric shocks, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, price stability, monetary union

Pursuit of price stability may, but need not, exacerbate output fluctuations. This paper discusses the monetary strategy of the European Central Bank, the intermediate targets that this should entail, and implicati...

Evaluating the EMS and EMU Using Stochastic Simulations

Evaluating the EMS and EMU Using Stochastic Simulations »

Source: Evaluating the EMS and EMU Using Stochastic Simulations : Some Issues

Volume/Issue: 1993/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson , and Steven Symansky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1993

ISBN: 9781451844580

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, money supply, monetary union, monetary fund

Evaluations of European monetary integration using model simulations have given conflicting results, and the paper attempts to elucidate the reasons for the differences. Several features stand out: how to model rea...

Characteristics of the Euro, the Demand for Reserves, and Policy Coordination Under EMU

Characteristics of the Euro, the Demand for Reserves, and Policy Coordination Under EMU »

Source: Characteristics of the Euro, the Demand for Reserves, and Policy Coordination Under EMU

Volume/Issue: 1997/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson , and Bart Turtelboom

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781451847826

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, monetary union, foreign exchange, inflation targeting

The success of European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) will depend on the stability of the euro. The monetary policy framework is yet to be decided, but is likely to involve either money or inflation targeting....

Welfare Effects of Monetary Integration

Welfare Effects of Monetary Integration »

Source: Welfare Effects of Monetary Integration : The Common Monetary Area and Beyond

Volume/Issue: 2012/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamon Asonuma , Xavier Debrun , and Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503890

Keywords: monetary policy, inflation, central bank, monetary union, monetary area

This paper proposes a quantitative assessment of the welfare effects arising from the Common Monetary Area (CMA) and an array of broader grouping among Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. Model...

Price Dynamics in the Eastern Caribbean

Price Dynamics in the Eastern Caribbean »

Source: Price Dynamics in the Eastern Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2008/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , and Yan Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869514

Keywords: currency union, exchange rate, real exchange rates, real exchange rate, relative prices,

The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) countries share a common currency, the EC dollar, which has been pegged to the U.S. dollar at the same rate for more than three decades. This paper examines the influence...