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Monetary Policy and Performance of the Oil-Exporting Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

  • Ashraf Nakibullah

    (Department of Economics and Finance, University of Bahrain, Bahrain)

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    Price stability is the goal of the monetary policy of the oil-exporting Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Estimation results for the period 1992:1 to 2009:3 indicate that the GCC countries, with the exception of Qatar and UAE during a few quarters of 2007 and 2008, heavily sterilize the impact of the changes in foreign reserves on the domestic base money and the goal of price stability in general is maintained.

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    Article provided by College of Business, and College of Finance, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan in its journal International Journal of Business and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 10 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 2 (August)
    Pages: 139-157

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    Handle: RePEc:ijb:journl:v:10:y:2011:i:2:p:139-157
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