Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Marcela Matamoros-Indorf , Mrinalini Sharma , Simon Townsend , and Luis Jácome
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 January 2012
Keywords: lending to the government, international practices, central bank, inflation, government securities,
Using a central bank legislation database, this paper documents and analyzes worldwide institutional arrangements for central bank lending to the government and identifies international practices. Key findings are:...