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Inflation Targeting Lite1

Inflation Targeting Lite1 »

Source: Inflation Targeting Lite

Volume/Issue: 2003/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Stone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451842920

Keywords: Monetary policy framework, central bank, inflation, inflation target,

Inflation targeting lite (ITL) countries float their exchange rate and announce an inflation target, but are not able to maintain the inflation target as the foremost policy objective. This paper identifies 19 emer...

Interest Rate Defenses of Currency Pegs

Interest Rate Defenses of Currency Pegs »

Source: Interest Rate Defenses of Currency Pegs

Volume/Issue: 2004/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juan Sole

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451850789

Keywords: bond, central bank, bonds, domestic currency, interest rate policy, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper studies a policy often used to defend a currency peg: raising short-term interest rates. The rationale for this policy is to stem demand for foreign reserves. Yet, this mechanism is absent from most mone...

Issuance of Central Bank Securities

Issuance of Central Bank Securities »

Source: Issuance of Central Bank Securities : International Experiences and Guidelines

Volume/Issue: 2015/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , and Runchana Pongsaparn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2015

ISBN: 9781513593371

Keywords: central bank securities, securities market development, securities, central bank, issuance, central banks, securities issuance, General,

The paper discusses the reasons for central bank (CB) issuance of securities, and reasons for choosing different approaches e.g. in maturities and target market. It provides evidence on the range of different appro...

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...

Liquid Asset Ratios and Financial Sector Reform

Liquid Asset Ratios and Financial Sector Reform »

Source: Liquid Asset Ratios and Financial Sector Reform

Volume/Issue: 1997/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anne Gulde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451856408

Keywords: Banks, Banking Regulation, Central Bank Policy, liquid asset, banking, reserve requirement, financial sector, bonds

As a monetary, selective credit, and government debt-management instrument, a liquid asset ratio is generally inefficient and may introduce serious distortions. However, it may play a limited role as a prudential i...

A Macro-Model Approach to Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting for Vietnam

A Macro-Model Approach to Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting for Vietnam »

Source: A Macro-Model Approach to Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting for Vietnam

Volume/Issue: 2015/273

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Allan Dizioli , and Jochen M. Schmittmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513595665

Keywords: Bayesian Estimation, exchange rate, interest rates, monetary policy rule, central bank, Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

The paper develops a small New-Keynesian FPAS model for Vietnam. The model closely matches actual data from 2000-2014. We derive an optimal monetary policy rule that minimizes variability of output, inflation, and...

The Macroprudential Framework

The Macroprudential Framework »

Source: The Macroprudential Framework : Policy Responsiveness and Institutional Arrangements

Volume/Issue: 2013/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cheng Lim , Ivo Krznar , Fabian Lipinsky , Akira Otani , and Xiaoyong Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484377819

Keywords: macroprudential, institutions, instruments, interest rate, mortgage, central bank, reserve requirement, reserve requirements, mortgage loans, Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper gauges if, and how, institutional arrangements are correlated with the use of macroprudential policy instruments. Using data from 39 countries, the paper evaluates policy response time in various types o...

Market-Based Systems of Monetary Control in Developing Countries

Market-Based Systems of Monetary Control in Developing Countries »

Source: Market-Based Systems of Monetary Control in Developing Countries : Operating Procedures and Related Issues

Volume/Issue: 1991/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1991

ISBN: 9781451845877

Keywords: central bank, financial reform, monetary policy, monetary control

This paper reviews issues in the development of a market-based system of monetary control in developing countries. It focuses on the appropriate sequencing of financial reform that would facilitate the transition t...

Measures of Central Bank Autonomy

Measures of Central Bank Autonomy »

Source: Measures of Central Bank Autonomy : Empirical Evidence for OECD, Developing, and Emerging Market Economies

Volume/Issue: 2006/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-François Segalotto , Marco Arnone , and Bernard Laurens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864885

Keywords: political autonomy, economic autonomy, central bank, monetary stability, public debt,

This paper presents an update of the Grilli-Masciandaro-Tabellini (GMT) index of central bank (CB) autonomy, based on CB legislation as of end-2003. The index is applied to a set of OECD and developing countries, a...

Monetary Control Procedures and Financial Reform

Monetary Control Procedures and Financial Reform »

Source: Monetary Control Procedures and Financial Reform : Approaches, Issues, and Recent Experiences in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1989/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 June 1989

ISBN: 9781451972160

Keywords: central bank, monetary control, money market, monetary policy, monetary aggregates

Many countries have initiated reforms in their monetary control procedures by relaxing direct controls and increasing the role of market processes. The changed approach is often inevitable when countries reform the...