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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 139, 2005 Lectures

P. J. Marshall (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263945
eISBN:
9780191734038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263945.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Volume 139 of the Proceedings of the British Academy contains thirteen lectures in the humanities and social sciences delivered at the British Academy in 2005. Subject matter ranges from ... More


Practical Issues in United Kingdom Monetary Policy, 2000–2005: Keynes Lecture In Economics

STEPHEN NICKELL

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 139, 2005 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263945
eISBN:
9780191734038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263945.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses some of the topics the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee has spent a lot of time on. It first examines the rapid rise in household debt and its implications for ... More


V10. Central Bank Independence

Matthew Flinders

in Democratic Drift: Majoritarian Modification and Democratic Anomie in the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199271597
eISBN:
9780191709234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271597.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

Throughout the twentieth century the view was taken by consecutive governments that the United Kingdom's constitution was incompatible with the concept of central bank independence. New Labour ... More


Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Andrew Berg and Rafael Portillo

in Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198785811
eISBN:
9780191827624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785811.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Behavioural Economics

Most countries in sub-Saharan Africa have made great progress in stabilizing inflation over the past two decades. In about half, a hard peg provides the nominal anchor. In the rest, which are the ... More


Congressional Committees and Monetary Policy

Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey and Andrew Bailey

in Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019576
eISBN:
9780262314725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019576.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyses the monetary policy oversight hearings of the two congressional banking committees from 1976 to 2009 (as well as the reconfirmation hearings for Volcker, Greenspan and Bernanke) ... More


Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019576
eISBN:
9780262314725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019576.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

American monetary policy is formulated by the Federal Reserve and overseen by Congress. Both policy making and oversight are deliberative processes, although the effect of this deliberation has been ... More


In Their Own Words—Perspectives from the FOMC and Congressional Banking Committees

Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey and Andrew Bailey

in Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019576
eISBN:
9780262314725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019576.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter uses interviews with participants from both the FOMC and congressional banking committees to provide context and understanding of the motivations of central bankers and politicians as ... More


Deliberation in the FOMC

Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey and Andrew Bailey

in Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019576
eISBN:
9780262314725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019576.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The first part of this chapter analyses FOMC transcripts from 1979-99, finding shifts in the substance and style of deliberation, and a shift in the contributions of governors and reserve bank ... More


Introduction: Why Deliberation?

Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey and Andrew Bailey

in Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019576
eISBN:
9780262314725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019576.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter sets out the aim of the book—to examine systematically deliberation on monetary policy in the U.S. in two different institutions, the Federal Reserve and Congress. It establishes reasons ... More


The Rules of the Bimetallic Game

Marc Flandreau

in The Glitter of Gold: France Bimetallism and the Emergence of the International Gold Standard 1848-1873

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199257867
eISBN:
9780191601279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257868.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 5 studies the rules of bimetallic game. It discusses the constraints and opportunities of bimetallic regimes for monetary authorities. It shows that, contrary to a widespread view, a ... More


Monetary Policy and Systemic Risk

Xavier Freixas, Luc Laeven, and José-Luis Peydró

in "Systemic Risk, Crises, and Macroprudential Regulation"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262028691
eISBN:
9780262328609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028691.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter analyzes monetary policy and systemic risk, and the interrelation with macroprudential policy. It analyzes the role of monetary policy to reduce ex-ante build-up of financial imbalances ... More


Lessons from the World Financial Crisis for the Central Bank of Norway: The Approach to Monetary Policy and Financial Stability

Sigbjørn Atle Berg and Øyvind Eitrheim

in The Great Recession: Lessons for Central Bankers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018340
eISBN:
9780262305921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018340.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Norway was, like many small open economies, adversely affected by the recession that followed the global financial crisis. But in an international perspective, the Norwegian economy and institutions ... More


Monetary Policy Frameworks after the Great Financial Crisis

Huw Pill and Frank Smets

in The Great Recession: Lessons for Central Bankers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018340
eISBN:
9780262305921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018340.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In the eyes of some, the great financial crisis has raised questions about whether price-stability oriented monetary policy frameworks – that, until only a few years ago, were credited with ... More


The Great Recession: Lessons for Central Bankers

Jacob Braude, Zvi Eckstein, Stanley Fischer, and Karnit Flug (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018340
eISBN:
9780262305921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018340.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The Great Recession shook not only the global economy and the financial systems of major economies, but also conventional wisdom of economic policy making, regulation of financial markets, and more. ... More


Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Andrew Berg and Rafael Portillo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198785811
eISBN:
9780191827624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785811.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Behavioural Economics

Having broadly stabilized inflation over the past two decades, many policymakers in sub-Saharan Africa are now asking more of their monetary policy frameworks. They are looking to avoid policy ... More


The Role of Monetary Policy in Turkey during the Global Financial Crisis

Harun Alp and Selim Elekdağ

in The Great Recession: Lessons for Central Bankers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018340
eISBN:
9780262305921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018340.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Turkey is an interesting case study because it was one of the hardest hit countries by the crisis, with a year-over-year contraction of 15 percent during the first quarter of 2009. At the same time, ... More


Chinese Money in Global Context: Historic Junctures Between 600 BCE and 2012

Niv Horesh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787192
eISBN:
9780804788540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787192.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book offers an interpretation of the Chinese monetary system, charting its evolution by examining key moments in history – from BCE 600 up to the present. It places these moments in ... More


Monetary Policy and the Bank of England

Tony Prosser

in The Economic Constitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199644537
eISBN:
9780191747816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644537.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes the role of the Bank of England in monetary policy; there is also coverage of the role of the European Central Bank. It concentrates on the role of the Bank’s Monetary Policy ... More


Inflation Forecast Targeting in a Low-Income Country: The Case of Ghana

Ali Alichi, Marshall Mills, Douglas Laxton, and Hans Weisfeld

in Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198785811
eISBN:
9780191827624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785811.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Behavioural Economics

A model in which monetary policy pursues fully fledged inflation targeting is adapted to Ghana. Model features include: endogenous policy credibility; non-linearities in the inflation process; and a ... More


Policy Response to External Shocks: Lessons from the Crisis

Carlos Capistrán, Gabriel Cuadra, and Manuel Ramos-Francia

in The Great Recession: Lessons for Central Bankers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018340
eISBN:
9780262305921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018340.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Emerging economies have been subject to abrupt reversals in capital flows, which have adverse consequences for economic activity and financial stability. An important question for policymakers is how ... More


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