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7 Australia

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Source: Payment Systems, Monetary Policy and the Role of the Central Bank

Series: Books

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson , Jean-Marc Destresse , Nicholas Roberts , Mark Swinburne , Tonny Lybek , and Richard Abrams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 1998

ISBN: 9781557756268

Keywords: payments, credit, payment system, payment systems, banking

In this and the following six chapters, similarly structured notes on recent experience in payment system reform are presented for seven countries: Australia, 53...

14 Consensus and Direction for Future Policy Analysis

14 Consensus and Direction for Future Policy Analysis »

Source: Payment Systems, Monetary Policy and the Role of the Central Bank

Series: Books

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson , Jean-Marc Destresse , Nicholas Roberts , Mark Swinburne , Tonny Lybek , and Richard Abrams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 1998

ISBN: 9781557756268

Keywords: payments, credit, payment system, payment systems, banking

Payment systems have become an important focus of public policy worldwide in recent years, and central banks have been given a major role in this area because of their responsibilit...

5 Critical Issues in the Design and Management of Payment Systems

5 Critical Issues in the Design and Management of Payment Systems »

Source: Payment Systems, Monetary Policy and the Role of the Central Bank

Series: Books

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson , Jean-Marc Destresse , Nicholas Roberts , Mark Swinburne , Tonny Lybek , and Richard Abrams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 1998

ISBN: 9781557756268

Keywords: payments, credit, payment system, payment systems, banking

Various social efficiency and organizational issues arise in the design, management, and reform of payment systems. This chapter briefly surveys some of the critical issues involved...

8 France

8 France »

Source: Payment Systems, Monetary Policy and the Role of the Central Bank

Series: Books

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson , Jean-Marc Destresse , Nicholas Roberts , Mark Swinburne , Tonny Lybek , and Richard Abrams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 1998

ISBN: 9781557756268

Keywords: payments, credit, payment system, payment systems, banking

Overview of the Economic and Financial System France, one of the world’s largest economies, has an area of over 200,000 square miles, a population of 57 million, and in 1994 a per ca...

I. Introduction

I. Introduction »

Source: Macroeconomic Adjustment : Policy Instruments and Issues

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1992

ISBN: 9781557753038

Keywords: exchange rate, balance of payments, money supply, external debt, exchange rate policy

Countries undertaking adjustment programs usually suffer from a broad range of economic problems. These may include: external imbalanc...

II. Monetary Policy and Financial Reform

II. Monetary Policy and Financial Reform »

Source: Macroeconomic Adjustment : Policy Instruments and Issues

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1992

ISBN: 9781557753038

Keywords: exchange rate, balance of payments, money supply, external debt, exchange rate policy

1. Introduction Excessive growth in the money supply leads to high rates of spending on domestic or foreign goods. Given that domestic supply is essentially inflexible in the short r...

III. Fiscal Policy and Reform

III. Fiscal Policy and Reform »

Source: Macroeconomic Adjustment : Policy Instruments and Issues

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1992

ISBN: 9781557753038

Keywords: exchange rate, balance of payments, money supply, external debt, exchange rate policy

1. Introduction The effectiveness of fiscal policy is a major factor determining macroeconomic performance. In part this follows from the size of the public sector, with Central Gove...

2 International Aspects of Reform

2 International Aspects of Reform »

Source: Payment Systems, Monetary Policy and the Role of the Central Bank

Series: Books

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson , Jean-Marc Destresse , Nicholas Roberts , Mark Swinburne , Tonny Lybek , and Richard Abrams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 1998

ISBN: 9781557756268

Keywords: payments, credit, payment system, payment systems, banking

The volume and value of cross-border flows have increased considerably over the past two decades, while still relying for their settlement on traditional bilateral correspondent ban...

IV. Exchange Rate Policy

IV. Exchange Rate Policy »

Source: Macroeconomic Adjustment : Policy Instruments and Issues

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1992

ISBN: 9781557753038

Keywords: exchange rate, balance of payments, money supply, external debt, exchange rate policy

1. Introduction Exchange rate policy involves choosing an exchange rate system and determining the particular rate at which foreign exchange transactions will take place. A country’s...

4 Large-Value Transfer Systems: Risk and Credit

4 Large-Value Transfer Systems: Risk and Credit »

Source: Payment Systems, Monetary Policy and the Role of the Central Bank

Series: Books

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson , Jean-Marc Destresse , Nicholas Roberts , Mark Swinburne , Tonny Lybek , and Richard Abrams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 1998

ISBN: 9781557756268

Keywords: payments, credit, payment system, payment systems, banking

From the perspective of both monetary operations and prudential risk management, the priority for central banks’ payment policy has been the systems handling large-value payments. I...