A Preliminary Evaluation of Monetary Policy Rules for Russia
AbstractThe paper reviews the recent conduct of monetary policy and the central bank’s rule-based behavior in Russia. Using different policy rules, we test whether the central bank in Russia reacts to changes in inflation, output gap and the exchange rate in a consistent and predictable manner. Our results indicate that during the period of 1993-2002 the Bank of Russia has used monetary aggregates as a main policy instrument in conducting monetary policy.
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Monetary policy rules; exchange rate; central bank; Russia.;
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- Akram Esanov & Christian Merkl & Lúcio Vinhas de Souza, 2004. "A Preliminary Evaluation of Monetary Policy Rules for Russia," Kiel Working Papers 1201, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
- E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
- E61 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Policy Objectives; Policy Designs and Consistency; Policy Coordination
- F33 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions
- F41 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Open Economy Macroeconomics
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2004-03-28 (All new papers)
- NEP-CIS-2004-03-28 (Confederation of Independent States)
- NEP-IFN-2004-03-28 (International Finance)
- NEP-MAC-2004-03-28 (Macroeconomics)
- NEP-MON-2004-03-28 (Monetary Economics)
- NEP-TRA-2004-03-28 (Transition Economics)
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