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United States: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

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

Author/Editor: Olivier Coibion, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Lorenz Kueng, John Silvia.

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

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 more...



Household Production, Services and Monetary Policy

Author/Editor: Constant Lonkeng Ngouana.

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

A distinctive feature of market-provided services is that some of them have close substitutes at home. Households may therefore switch between consuming home and market services in response to more...



The Cyclicality of Sales, Regular and Effective Prices: Business Cycle and Policy Implications

Author/Editor: Olivier Coibion, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Gee Hee Hong.

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

We study the cyclical properties of sales, regular price changes and average prices paid by consumers (effective prices) in a dataset containing prices and quantities sold for numerous retailers more...



Great Recession and Fiscal Squeeze at U.S. Subnational Government Level

Author/Editor: Jiri Jonas.

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

The paper discusses the fiscal impact of the Great Recession of 2007-08 on state and local governments in the United States. It documents the sharp decline in tax revenue and discusses how states more...



Successful Austerity in the United States, Europe and Japan

Author/Editor: Nicoletta Batini, Giovanni Callegari, Giovanni Melina.

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

The output effects of 2009 fiscal expansions have been hotly debated. But the discussion of fiscal multipliers is even more relevant now that several European countries have had to quickly retract more...



The Impact of Longevity Improvements on U.S. Corporate Defined Benefit Pension Plans

Author/Editor: Michael Kisser, John Kiff, Stefan E. Oppers, Mauricio Soto.

Release Date: June, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper provides the first empirical assessment of the impact of life expectancy assumptions on the liabilities of private U.S. defined benefit (DB) pension plans. Using detailed actuarial and more...



Monetary Policy Transmission in the GCC Countries

Author/Editor: Raphael A. Espinoza, Ananthakrishnan Prasad.

Release Date: May, 2012

Price: $18.00

The GCC countries maintain a policy of open capital accounts and a pegged (or nearly-pegged) exchange rate, thereby reducing their freedom to run an independent monetary policy. This paper shows, more...



Commodity Prices and Inflation Expectations in the United States

Author/Editor: Oya Celasun, Roxana Mihet, Lev Ratnovski.

Release Date: March, 2012

Price: $18.00

U.S. monetary policy can remain extraordinarily accommodative only if longer-term inflation expectations stay well-anchored, including in response to commodity price shocks. We find that oil price more...



Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances

Author/Editor: Bertrand Gruss, Jose L. Torres.

Release Date: January, 2012

Price: $18.00

In this paper we use a general equilibrium model with heterogeneous agents to assess the macroeconomic and welfare consequences in the United States of alternative fiscal policies over the more...



United States: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: July, 2011

Price: $18.00

The United States: Spillover Report - 2011 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: July, 2011

Price: $18.00

Monetary Policy and Bank Risk-Taking

Author/Editor: Giovanni Dell'Ariccia.

Release Date: July, 2010

Price: $10.00

This paper contributes to the current debate on what role financial stability considerations should play in monetary policy decision and how best to integrate macro-prudential and monetary policy more...



The Us Federal Debt Outlook: Reading the Tea Leaves (Pdf Download)

Release Date: March, 2010

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Crisis Management and Resolution for a European Banking System (Pdf Download)

Release Date: March, 2010

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United States : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: August, 2007

Price: $18.00

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that following an extended boom led by strong domestic demand, the slowdown in the United States has largely reflected a drag from residential investment more...



Monetary Magic? How the Fed Improved the Flexibility of the U.S. Economy

Author/Editor: Silvia Sgherri, Tamim Bayoumi.

Release Date: February, 2004

Price: $15.00

Extending recent theoretical contributions on sources of inflation inertia, we argue that monetary uncertainty accounts for sluggish expectations adjustment to nominal disturbances. Estimating a more...



U.S. Fiscal Policies and Priorities for Long-Run Sustainability

Author/Editor: Martin M

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