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Monetary Transmission of Global Imbalances in Asian Countries

Monetary Transmission of Global Imbalances in Asian Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2010/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Il Lee , and Woon Choi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455205455.001

ISBN: 9781455205455

Keywords: global imbalance, monetary transmission, net saving rates, dynamic panel, monetary fund, real rates, real output,

The paper explores the linkages between the global and domestic monetary gaps, and estimates the effects of monetary gaps on output growth, inflation, and net saving rates using panel data for 20 Asian countries fo...

U.K. Inflation and Relative Prices over the Last Decade
			: How Important was Globalization?

U.K. Inflation and Relative Prices over the Last Decade : How Important was Globalization? »

Volume/Issue: 2007/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benjamin Hunt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867725.001

ISBN: 9781451867725

Keywords: relative prices, relative price, price inflation, rational expectations

In this paper, the IMF's new Global Economy Model (GEM) is used to estimate the relative importance of a number of factors argued to explain the differences in the trends in core inflation and relative prices in th...

Implications of Globalization for Monetary Policy

Implications of Globalization for Monetary Policy »

Source: Implications of Globalization for Monetary Policy

Volume/Issue: 2001/184

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helmut Wagner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451859362

Keywords: inflation, central bank, price stability, inflation targeting, International Economics: General, And The Supply Of Money And Credit, general, macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

This paper argues that the implications of globalization for monetary policy come mainly through two channels: On the one hand, the many structural changes that are associated with the globalization process cause a...

Income Inequality

Income Inequality »

Source: Income Inequality : Does Inflation Matter?

Volume/Issue: 1998/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1998

ISBN: 9781451928549

Keywords: Income distribution, Kuznets hypothesis, low inflation, price stability, effects of inflation, high inflation

This paper contributes to the income inequality literature that is based on the traditional Kuznets model. Price stability, financial deepening, level of development, state employment, and fiscal redistribution are...

Income Inequality: Does Inflation Matter?

Income Inequality: Does Inflation Matter? »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 48, No. 1

Volume: 48

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451974614

Keywords: inflation, inflation rate, inflation rates, effect of inflation, fixed effects

This paper re-examines the issue of the existence of threshold effects in the relationship between inflation and growth, using new econometric techniques that provide appropriate procedures for estimation and infer...

Inflation and Income Inequality

Inflation and Income Inequality »

Source: Inflation and Income Inequality : Is Food Inflation Different?

Volume/Issue: 2012/147

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Walsh , and Jiangyan Yu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504163

Keywords: core inflation, monetary fund, central bank, monetary policy, high inflation, Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions, Urban, Rural

There is an extensive literature noting that high inflation can add to income inequality, and a parallel literature assessing the effect of rising food prices on the poor. This paper attempts to combine these stran...

Inflation, Inequality, and Social Conflict

Inflation, Inequality, and Social Conflict »

Source: Inflation, Inequality, and Social Conflict

Volume/Issue: 2006/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christopher Crowe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451864182

Keywords: inflation tax, inflation tax rate, monetary fund, average inflation, Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions, Capitalist Systems: Political Economy,

This paper presents and then tests a political economy model to analyze the observed positive relationship between income inequality and inflation. The model's key features are unequal access to both inflation-hedg...

Inflation Targeting and Price-Level-Path Targeting in the Global Economy Model: Some Open Economy Considerations

Inflation Targeting and Price-Level-Path Targeting in the Global Economy Model: Some Open Economy Considerations »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 55, No. 2

Volume: 55

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2008

ISBN: 9781589067233

Keywords: equations, inflation, equation, monetary policy, calibration

This special issue is devoted to the Global Economy Model (GEM), a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models widely used by the IMF and central banks worldwide to study issues that cannot be adequately addresse...

Innocent Bystanders? Monetary Policy and Inequality in the U.S.

Innocent Bystanders? Monetary Policy and Inequality in the U.S. »

Source: Innocent Bystanders? Monetary Policy and Inequality in the U.S.

Volume/Issue: 2012/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Silvia , Lorenz Kueng , Olivier Coibion , and Yuriy Gorodnichenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505498

Keywords: Consumption Inequality, inflation, contractionary monetary policy, inflation target, monetary shocks, Business Fluctuations, And Cycles, money And Interest Rates, monetary Policy, Central Banking

We study the effects and historical contribution of monetary policy shocks to consumption and income inequality in the United States since 1980. Contractionary monetary policy actions systematically increase inequa...

Macroeconomic Performance and Poverty Reduction

Macroeconomic Performance and Poverty Reduction »

Source: Macroeconomic Performance and Poverty Reduction

Volume/Issue: 2003/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anne Epaulard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451849363

Keywords: Growth, Macroeconomic Policies, inflation, terms of trade, transition economies, trade openness, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

This paper investigates the link between macroeconomic performance and the change in the poverty rate among 47 episodes of growth and 52 episodes of economic downturn in developing and transition economies. We show...