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Why Inflation Targeting?

Why Inflation Targeting? »

Source: Why Inflation Targeting?

Volume/Issue: 2009/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Freedman , and Douglas Laxton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872330

Keywords: rate of inflation, central bank

This is the second chapter of a forthcoming monograph entitled "On Implementing Full-Fledged Inflation-Targeting Regimes: Saying What You Do and Doing What You Say." We begin by discussing the costs of inflation, i...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Canada

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Canada »

Source: Canada : Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2005/118

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451806991

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, interest rate, article

Canada's 2005 Article IV Consultation highlights that it has benefited from a strong institutional framework and continuing structural reforms. Inflation targeting and structural reforms have yielded an enviable ma...

Canada: Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation

Canada: Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Canada : Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2005/118

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451806991

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, interest rate, article

Canada's 2005 Article IV Consultation highlights that it has benefited from a strong institutional framework and continuing structural reforms. Inflation targeting and structural reforms have yielded an enviable ma...

Canada: Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation

Canada: Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Canada : Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2000/17

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 February 2000

ISBN: 9781451806861

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, interest rates, article

The Canadian economy bounced back strongly from the effects of the Asian financial crisis and the turmoil in world financial markets last year, reflecting a rebound in commodity prices, continued strong U.S. growth...

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Canada

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Canada »

Source: Canada : Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2000/17

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 February 2000

ISBN: 9781451806861

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, interest rates, article

The Canadian economy bounced back strongly from the effects of the Asian financial crisis and the turmoil in world financial markets last year, reflecting a rebound in commodity prices, continued strong U.S. growth...

Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region »

Source: Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Volume/Issue: 2004/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451856071

Keywords: Multinational firms, MENA countries, fdi, investment risk, direct investment

This paper demonstrates that instability associated with investment risk is critical in explaining the level of foreign direct investment for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries, which generally have...

Canada's Carbon Price Floor

Canada's Carbon Price Floor »

Source: Canada's Carbon Price Floor

Volume/Issue: 2018/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Parry , and Victor Mylonas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345191

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Canada, carbon price, price floor, welfare impacts, incidence, effective carbon price, competitiveness impacts, Environmental Economics: Government Policy

The pan-Canadian approach to carbon pricing, announced in October 2016, ensures that carbon pricing applies throughout Canada in 2018, with increasing stringency over time to reduce emissions. Canadian provinces an...

The Global Environment Facility

The Global Environment Facility »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1991

Volume/Issue: 28/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451953046

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates, monetary authorities, exchange rate regime

European Community member states now face critical decisions on the design and implementation of monetary policy...

Canada

Canada »

Source: Canada : Financial System Stability Assessment-Update

Volume/Issue: 2008/59

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451956856

Keywords: credit, market participants, registration, settlement systems, risk management

The Canadian financial sector is among the world's most highly developed. The five large banking groups that form the core of the system are conservatively managed and highly profitable. The stress tests suggest th...

Fiscal Policy Management in an Open Capital Regime

Fiscal Policy Management in an Open Capital Regime »

Source: Fiscal Policy Management in an Open Capital Regime

Volume/Issue: 1997/20

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1997

ISBN: 9781451922158

Keywords: globalization, capital flows, capital inflows, fiscal position, fiscal stance

This paper argues that as countries open their capital regimes, the appropriate fiscal stance should become more conservative than when capital is immobile. Further fiscal adjustment may be necessary in the face of...