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Hybrid Inflation Targeting Regimes

Hybrid Inflation Targeting Regimes »

Source: Hybrid Inflation Targeting Regimes

Volume/Issue: 2009/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Garcia , Jorge Restrepo , and Scott Roger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873818

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, real exchange rate,

This paper uses a DSGE model to examine whether including the exchange rate explicitly in the central bank's policy reaction function can improve macroeconomic performance. It is found that including an element of...

Mauritius

Mauritius »

Source: Mauritius : A Competitiveness Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2008/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Camelia Minoiu , and Patrick Imam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870701

Keywords: equilibrium real exchange rate, structural competitiveness, exchange rate, real exchange rate, equilibrium exchange rate, exchange rates, structural competitveness,

We assess the competitiveness of Mauritius in recent years using two approaches. First, we estimate the difference between the equilibrium and the actual real exchange rate using four methods: the macroeconomic bal...

Monetary Policy in the Aftermath of Currency Crises

Monetary Policy in the Aftermath of Currency Crises »

Source: Monetary Policy in the Aftermath of Currency Crises : The Case of Asia

Volume/Issue: 1998/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Taimur Baig , and Ilan Goldfajn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

ISBN: 9781451858396

Keywords: interest rates, exchange rate, exchange rates, real interest rates

This paper evaluates monetary policy and its relationship with the exchange rate in five Asian crisis countries. The findings are compared with previous currency crises in recent history. The paper finds no evidenc...

Singapore

Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1999/35

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 1999

ISBN: 9781451834178

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, financial sector, bonds, bond

This Selected Issues paper presents a background and recent policy developments for Singapore's financial sector. The paper highlights that in 1968, important tax and regulatory incentives were introduced to attrac...

Dread of Depreciation

Dread of Depreciation »

Source: Dread of Depreciation : Measuring Real Exchange Rate Interventions

Volume/Issue: 2002/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jayasri Dutta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451848434

Keywords: interventions, parity conditions, exchange rates, exchange rate, real exchange rate, equation,

We specify an empirical framework to detect the effects of official intervention on real exchange rate dynamics. Using data for 27 advanced and emerging market economies, we find evidence that interventions are a n...

The Real Exchange Rate and Growth Revisited

The Real Exchange Rate and Growth Revisited »

Source: The Real Exchange Rate and Growth Revisited : The Washington Consensus Strikes Back?

Volume/Issue: 2010/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Yanliang Miao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451963755

Keywords: Real Exchange Rate, Growth, Washington Consensus, exchange rate, equation, equilibrium exchange rate, exchange rates, Intertemporal Choice and Growth: General,

There is good reason and much evidence to suggest that the real exchange rate matters for economic growth, but why? The "Washington Consensus" (WC) view holds that real exchange rate misalignment implies macroecono...

Long-Run Exchange Rate Dynamics

Long-Run Exchange Rate Dynamics »

Source: Long-Run Exchange Rate Dynamics : A Panel Data Study

Volume/Issue: 1999/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Karl Habermeier , and Mario Mesquita

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1999

ISBN: 9781451846959

Keywords: Exchange Rates, Panel Data Econometrics, Purchasing Power Parity (PPP), Balassa-Samuelson Effect, Terms of Trade, exchange rate, real exchange rates, real exchange rate, inflation

Long-run movements of real exchange rates are studied using a panel data set comprising 51 economies. The purchasing power parity hypothesis (PPP) is examined first using unit root tests. It is found that PPP does...

Misalignment and Managed Exchange Rates

Misalignment and Managed Exchange Rates »

Source: Misalignment and Managed Exchange Rates : An Application to the Thai Baht

Volume/Issue: 2000/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): G. Lim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451848410

Keywords: Real exchange rate, misalignment, managed exchange rate system, time-series analysis, simulations, exchange rate, equation, cointegration, Thai Baht,

This paper proposes a methodology for analyzing dynamic misalignment in managed exchange rate systems that combines the estimation approach to modeling the real exchange rate with the calibration approach to genera...

Real Exchange Rates In Developing Countries

Real Exchange Rates In Developing Countries »

Source: Real Exchange Rates In Developing Countries : Are Balassa-Samuelson Effects Present?

Volume/Issue: 2004/188

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mohsin Khan , and Ehsan Choudhri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451859591

Keywords: Balassa-Samuelson effects, exchange rate, real exchange rate, relative price, terms of trade, exchange rates, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

There is little empirical research on whether Balassa-Samuelson effects can explain the long-run behavior of real exchange rates in developing countries. This paper presents new evidence on this issue based on a pa...

Liability Dollarization and the Bank Balance Sheet Channel

Liability Dollarization and the Bank Balance Sheet Channel »

Source: Liability Dollarization and the Bank Balance Sheet Channel

Volume/Issue: 2002/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Cook , and Woon Choi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451856194

Keywords: bank balance sheet channel, exchange rate, inflation, nominal exchange rate, real interest rate,

Banks in developing economies often face a mismatch in the currency denomination of their liabilities (foreign currency denominated debt) and assets (domestic currency loans to domestic borrowers). We study the eff...