Business & economics / Inflation

Best Selling

icon Subscribe to feed


Best Selling

New Releases



Delete Inflation





Below $ 5

$ 5 - $ 10

$ 10 - $ 15

Delete Price range

From :
To :



English (39)

French (0)

German (0)

Spanish (0)

Italian (1)



All (39)

DRM Free (0)

DRM (39)

More options

Liquidity Trap and Excessive Leverage

by Anton Korinek & Alp Simsek

We investigate the role of macroprudential policies in mitigating liquidity traps driven by deleveraging, using a simple Keynesian model. When constrained agents engage in deleveraging, the interest rate needs...

Output Gap in Presence of Financial Frictions and Monetary Policy Trade-offs

by Francesco Furlanetto & Paolo Gelain

The recent global financial crisis illustrates that financial frictions are a significant source of volatility in the economy. This paper investigates monetary policy stabilization in an environment where financial...

Monetary and Macroprudential Policies to Manage Capital Flows

by Juan Pablo Medina Guzman & Jorge Roldos

We study interactions between monetary and macroprudential policies in a model with nominal and financial frictions. The latter derive from a financial sector that provides credit and liquidity services that...

Euro Area Policies: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; And Statement by the Executive Director

by International Monetary Fund. Euro Dept.

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that the euro area recovery is taking hold. Real output has expanded for four consecutive quarters, and financial market sentiment has improved markedly. Complementary...

Russian Federation: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Informational Annex; Press Release

by International Monetary Fund. Euro Dept.

KEY ISSUES AND RECOMMENDATIONS Context. The growth slowdown continued in 2013, reflecting pre-existing structural reasons, despite accommodative policies. The fallout from geopolitical tensions relating to Ukraine...

New Zealand: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release

by International Monetary Fund. Asia Dept

KEY ISSUES Outlook and risks The economic expansion is becoming increasingly embedded and broad-based, driven by supportive financial conditions, historically high commodity prices, resurgent construction activity...

Republic of Poland: 2014 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Poland

by International Monetary Fund. Euro Dept.

The economy is steadily recovering from a substantial slowdown in 2012–13, helped by improving conditions in main trading partners and a rebound in job creation and household consumption. Financial markets...

Inflation and Public Debt Reversals in the G7 Countries

by Bernardin Akitoby & Takuji Komatsuzaki

This paper investigates the impact of low or high inflation on the public debt-to-GDP ratio in the G-7 countries. Our simulations suggest that if inflation were to fall to zero for five years, the average net...

Ms. Muffet, the Spider(gram) and the Web of Macro-Financial Linkages

by Ricardo Cervantes & Phakawa Jeasakul

The global financial crisis has underscored the importance of understanding macro-financial developments and spillovers in an increasingly interconnected and intricate system. At the IMF, staff is focusing on...

The Macroeconomic Environment of Business: Core Concepts and Curious Connections

by Maurice D Levi

If you always thought that macroeconomics was too complex and theoretical to understand, this book is the perfect introduction to the subject. The Macroeconomic Environment of Business provides a clear understanding...

Inflation Targeting and Fiscal Rules: Do Interactions and Sequencing Matter?

by Jean-Louis Combes & Xavier Debrun

The paper examines the joint impact of inflation targeting (IT) and fiscal rules (FR) on fiscal behavior and inflation in a broad panel of advanced and developing economies over the period 1990-2009. The main...

Inflation Reports and Models: How Well Do Central Banks Really Write?

by Ales Bulir & Jaromír| Hurník

We offer a novel methodology for assessing the quality of inflation reports. In contrast to the existing literature, which mostly evaluates the formal quality of these reports, we evaluate their economic content...

Time-Varying Neutral Interest Rate-The Case of Brazil

by Roberto Perrelli & Shaun K. Roache

Emerging markets have experienced a sizeable decline in their neutral real interest rates until recently. In this paper we try to identify the main factors that contributed to it, with a focus on Brazil. We...

Commercial Property Price Indexes: Problems of Sparse Data, Spatial Spillovers, and Weighting

by Mick Silver & Brian Graf

Transaction-price residential (house) and commercial property price indexes (RPPIs and CPPIs) have inherent problems of sparse data on heterogeneous properties, more so CPPIs. In an attempt to control for heterogeneity,...

Does Demand Volatility Lower Growth and Raise Inflation? Evidence from the Caribbean

by Magda E. Kandil

The paper investigates asymmetry in the allocation of aggregate demand shocks between real output growth and price inflation over the business cycle in a sample of fifteen Caribbean countries. In most countries,...

India's Recent Macroeconomic Performance: An Assessment and Way Forward

by Muneesh Kapur & Rakesh Mohan

The macroeconomic policy response in India after the North Atlantic financial crisis (NAFC) was rapid. The overshooting of the stimulus and its gradual withdrawal sowed seeds for inflationary and BoP pressures...

Quantitative Easing as a Highway to Hyperinflation

by Imad A Moosa

This book addresses the topical issue of whether the current environment in the US and other major countries, where quantitative easing is used to boost the economy, is conducive to the emergence of hyperinflation....

Islamic Republic of Iran: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; And Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Repu

by International Monetary Fund. Midd Dept.

KEY ISSUES Context. Iran had achieved considerable progress in raising per capita income and living standards in previous decades. But in recent years, such progress stalled as both domestic policies and the...

Inflation Persistence in Brazil: A Cross Country Comparison

by Shaun K. Roache

Inflation persistence is sometimes defined as the tendency for price shocks to push the inflation rate away from its steady state—including an inflation target—for a prolonged period. Persistence is important...

Islamic Republic of Iran: Selected Issues Paper

by International Monetary Fund. Midd Dept.

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after...