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Preliminary Considerations of an Inflation Targeting Framework for the Philippines

Preliminary Considerations of an Inflation Targeting Framework for the Philippines »

Volume/Issue: 1998/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): G. Lim , and Guy Debelle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845808.001

ISBN: 9781451845808

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation target, inflation targeting

Monetary policy in the Philippines has had multiple objectives. Moreover, shifts in money demand and the money multiplier have made base money a less reliable anchor for monetary policy. Hence, on present policies,...

Singapore's Unique Monetary Policy
			: How Does it Work?

Singapore's Unique Monetary Policy : How Does it Work? »

Volume/Issue: 2004/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eric Parrado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451842722.001

ISBN: 9781451842722

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary policy rules, monetary authority, monetary economics, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The Monetary Authority of Singapore, instead of relying on short-term interest rates or monetary aggregates as its monetary policy instrument, conducts policy by managing the trade-weighted exchange rate index (TWI...

Vietnam
			: Bayesian Estimation of Output Gap

Vietnam : Bayesian Estimation of Output Gap »

Volume/Issue: 2010/149

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wojciech Maliszewski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455201327.001

ISBN: 9781455201327

Keywords: Output Gap, Unobservable Component Model, Bayesian Methods, equation, equations, real interest rate, monetary policy, Model Construction and Estimation, Viet Nam,

The paper constructs a new output gap measure for Vietnam by applying Bayesian methods to a two-equation AS-AD model, while treating the output gap as an unobservable series to be estimated together with other para...

What Drives Credit Growth in Emerging Asia?

What Drives Credit Growth in Emerging Asia? »

Volume/Issue: 2012/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fei Han , and Selim Elekdag

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463936440.001

ISBN: 9781463936440

Keywords: rapid credit growth, emerging Asia, SVAR, Bayesian estimation, sign restrictions, aggregate demand, domestic monetary policy, inflation, financial stability, What Drives Credit Growth in Emerging Asia?

This paper seeks to uncover the main drivers of credit growth in emerging Asia using a multi-country structural vector autoregressive (SVAR) model. Taking a novel approach, we developed a two-block SVAR whereby sho...

Macroeconomic Adjustment in a Highly Dollarized Economy
			: The Case of Cambodia

Macroeconomic Adjustment in a Highly Dollarized Economy : The Case of Cambodia »

Volume/Issue: 2002/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851601.001

ISBN: 9781451851601

Keywords: foreign currency, inflation, monetary policy, high inflation, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: General, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Co-currency Circulation, Kalman Filter, Currency Board Arrangement,

Cambodia became dollarized suddenly in the early 1990s, as a result of massive dollar inflows stemming from a postconflict situation. Considering that the amount of dollars in circulation is unusually high, we atte...

Inflation Dynamics and Monetary Policy Transmission in Vietnam and Emerging Asia

Inflation Dynamics and Monetary Policy Transmission in Vietnam and Emerging Asia »

Source: Inflation Dynamics and Monetary Policy Transmission in Vietnam and Emerging Asia

Volume/Issue: 2013/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rina Bhattacharya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

ISBN: 9781475554731

Keywords: monetary policy effectiveness, emerging Asian economies, nominal interest rate, money supply, price inflation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

This paper provides an overview of inflation developments in Vietnam in the years following the doi moi reforms, and uses empirical analysis to answer two key questions: (i) what are the key drivers of inflation in...

Inflation Reports and Models

Inflation Reports and Models »

Source: Inflation Reports and Models : How Well Do Central Banks Really Write?

Volume/Issue: 2014/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , Jaromír Hurník , and Katerina Smidkova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2014

ISBN: 9781498387613

Keywords: Kalman filter, monetary policy communication, inflation, central bank, aggregate demand, Forecasting and Simulation, Forecasting and Simulation,

We offer a novel methodology for assessing the quality of inflation reports. In contrast to the existing literature, which mostly evaluates the formal quality of these reports, we evaluate their economic content by...

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...

IV Different Roles for the Exchange Rate and the Policy Trade-Offs

IV Different Roles for the Exchange Rate and the Policy Trade-Offs »

Source: The Role of the Exchange Rate in Inflation-Targeting Emerging Economies : Targeting Emerging Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Anna Nordstrom , Scott Roger , Mark Stone , Seiichi Shimizu , Turgut Kisinbay , and Jorge Restrepo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2009

ISBN: 9781589067967

Keywords: Developing countries, Central bank role, Emerging markets, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, monetary policy

This section uses a model-based approach to evaluate the performance of different inflation-targeting approaches. 9 First, a taxonomy of inflation-targeting approaches is develope...

IV. Implementation of Monetary Policy

IV. Implementation of Monetary Policy »

Source: Financial Liberalization, Money Demand, and Monetary Policy in Asian Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Robert Corker , and Wanda Tseng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

ISBN: 9781557752208

Keywords: monetary policy, money demand, central bank, financial liberalization, reserve requirements

The financial liberalization undertaken by nearly all Asian countries during the past decade has significantly changed the environment in which monetary policy operates. The resulting structural changes in t...