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Alternatives to the Central Bank in the Developing World

Alternatives to the Central Bank in the Developing World »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1983

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750570.084

ISBN: 9781557750570

Keywords: Developing countries

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Frontier and Developing Asia
			: The Next Generation of Emerging Markets

Frontier and Developing Asia : The Next Generation of Emerging Markets »

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475595512.071

ISBN: 9781475595512

Keywords: Developing countries, exchange, emerging market, markets, banks

With a combined population of more than 350 million people, frontier and developing Asia, which includes countries such as Vietnam, Cambodia, and Bangladesh, is located in the world's fastest-growing region and has...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Alternatives to the Central Bank in the Developing World

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1983

ISBN: 9781557750570

Keywords: Developing countries

A national central bank is usually high on the shopping list of a newly independent country. Such a country often inherits a currency board—a carryover from the colonial era—and wishes to establish a new mon...

II The Rationale for Central Banks

II The Rationale for Central Banks »

Source: Alternatives to the Central Bank in the Developing World

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1983

ISBN: 9781557750570

Keywords: Developing countries

Central banks in the developed world are given a wide range of public responsibilities and endowed with a correspondingly broad array of executive powers. The activities of these institutions can be grouped...

III The Role of Central Banking in Developing Countries

III The Role of Central Banking in Developing Countries »

Source: Alternatives to the Central Bank in the Developing World

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1983

ISBN: 9781557750570

Keywords: Developing countries

The discussion of Section II presupposed a complex economy, a sophisticated financial system, and a welleducated population. The situation in a developing country when it chooses its central banking institut...

IV The Transitional Central Banking Institution

IV The Transitional Central Banking Institution »

Source: Alternatives to the Central Bank in the Developing World

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1983

ISBN: 9781557750570

Keywords: Developing countries

The transitional central banking institution, as its name implies, can be seen as a stepping stone in the transformation of a country's monetary authorities from a colonial currency board to a full-fledged c...

V The Supranational Central Bank

V The Supranational Central Bank »

Source: Alternatives to the Central Bank in the Developing World

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1983

ISBN: 9781557750570

Keywords: Developing countries

This section discusses the supranational central bank, which may be characterized as carrying out all the functions of the central bank, but for a group of countries joined in monetary union rather than for...

VI The Central Banking Institution in a Currency Enclave

VI The Central Banking Institution in a Currency Enclave »

Source: Alternatives to the Central Bank in the Developing World

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1983

ISBN: 9781557750570

Keywords: Developing countries

In a currency enclave, the currency of a typically larger and more developed foreign country circulates alongside, or in some cases in place of, the domestic issue. This situation has arisen where extensive...

VII The Central Banking Institution in an Extremely Open Economy

VII The Central Banking Institution in an Extremely Open Economy »

Source: Alternatives to the Central Bank in the Developing World

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1983

ISBN: 9781557750570

Keywords: Developing countries

This section considers central banking institutions in countries with market-oriented economies, open to both trade and capital flows. As discussed in Section III, it may be very difficult in such countries...

VIII Conclusion

VIII Conclusion »

Source: Alternatives to the Central Bank in the Developing World

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1983

ISBN: 9781557750570

Keywords: Developing countries

This paper has discussed the operations of a wide range of central banking institutions in developing countries. It has been observed that the public responsibilities and executive powers of these central ba...