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An approach to monetary targeting in India

An approach to monetary targeting in India

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Published by Dept. of Economic Analysis and Policy, Reserve Bank of India in Bombay .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAshok Parikh.
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24054925M
LC Control Number2010316194

Downloadable! This study attempts to construct a consistent macroeconomic framework for India to review the macro-fiscal linkages over the 14th Finance Commission period of The existing NIPFP model has been reworked to add a full-fledged real sector block comprising of agriculture, industry, services and infrastructure, with the overall economy comprising of real sector block.   This refers to an approach to monetary policy where the primary mandate of a central bank is to manage the rate of price inflation in the wider .

monetary policy” or an “eclectic approach” with evident switches between exchange rate and monetary-aggregate targeting. The South African Reserve Bank also states that it uses a “flexible inflation-targeting framework,” explaining that “This flexibility allows for interest rate smoothing over the cycle. A second alternative framework involves targeting a path for the nominal level of prices rather than inflation, which is the growth rate of prices. Inflation targeting lets bygones-be-bygones: it does not make up for past deviations of inflation from target. Instead, the inflation-targeting policymaker just tries to bring inflation back to by: 1.

  There was one piece of news in few month earlier (precisely, February)that RBI signed memorandum of understanding with central government regarding INFLATION TARGETING(IT). What is this?? It is an agreement to put into place the modern m. Inflation-forecast targeting is state of the art for monetary policy. This book explores first principles, including managing short-term policy trade-offs. The book also outlines efficient operational procedures and reviews the experiences of Canada, the Czech Republic, and India. The analysis highlights the need for assertive policies and maximum transparency.


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An approach to monetary targeting in India Download PDF EPUB FB2

The case for inflation targeting has been made in India as the country has been experiencing a high level of inflation till recently. The Reserve Bank of India and Government of India signed a Monetary Policy Framework Agreement on 20th February As per terms of the agreement, the objective of monetary policy framework would be primarily.

The first break in monetary policy formulation came about in the mid‐s when monetary targeting was adopted, wherein the targeted path of monetary expansion was designed to fund the “desired growth of gross domestic product (GDP) in nominal terms,” that is, growth after accounting for tolerable inflation.

Though the Reserve Bank of Cited by: 8. classified as a “flexible monetary targeting approach”, with M3 growth as a nominal anchor, reserve money as the operating target and bank reserves as the operating instrument (Mohan (c)).Author: Kaushik Bhattacharya.

From Monetary Targeting to Inflation Targeting: Lessons from the Industrialized Countries Frederic S. Mishkin JEL No. E5, F33, O54 Abstract The paper looks at the evolution of monetary policy in industrialized countries by evaluating two monetary policy strategies, monetary targeting and.

German Bundesbank which was a major monetary targeting central bank. Notwithstanding the difference in approach among central banks, price stability is accepted as the predominant objective of monetary policy.

How did monetary policy framework evolve in India. In India also, monetary policy framework has undergone significant transformation. This set-up is used to build a hypothetical case of inflation targeting where the monetary policy instrument is set after assessing the current values of inflation only.

This is in contrast with the ‘multiple indicator approach’ currently followed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Modernising monetary policy framework should not be confused with another approach popularly called inflation targeting (IT) just because over the.

The key fact about monetary targeting regimes in Germany and Switzerland is that the targeting regimes were very far from a Friedman-type monetary targeting rule in which a monetary aggregate is kept on a constant-growth-rate path and is the pri-mary focus of monetary policy.

As Otmar Issing, at the time the chief economist of theFile Size: KB. Upto late s, RBI used the ‘Monetary targeting approach’ to its monetary policy. Monetary targeting refers to a monetary policy strategy aimed at maintaining price stability by focusing on changes in growth of money supply.

After reforms this approach became difficult to follow. Monetary policy approaches in India Kaushik Bhattacharya1 1. Introduction Among country-specific studies on monetary policy frameworks, a study on India would be important.

This is not only because of the large size of its population or economy, but because a few specific features make India a unique case study among countries. Although. Monetary policy is the policy adopted by the monetary authority of a country that controls either the interest rate payable on very short-term borrowing or the money supply, often targeting inflation or the interest rate to ensure price stability and general trust in the currency.

Unlike fiscal policy, which relies on taxation, government spending, and government borrowing, as tools for a. The monetary policy framework switched from the extant monetary targeting framework to a “multiple indicators” approach in Under this framework, which continues to be in place today, monetary policy signals are largely transmitted through changes in policy rates (repo/reverse repo rates under the daily Liquidity Adjustment Facility.

“By framing the issues related to monetary policy of India in a class of microfounded models, the book brings the analysis closer to contemporary macroeconomic thinking.

the volume successfully manages to present a detailed analysis of issues concerning monetary policy design in an emerging market economy like India based on contemporary macroeconomic theory. Under the inflation targeting regime, the primary objective of monetary policy is to maintain price stability while keeping in mind the objective of growth.

Before the adoption of the inflation targeting regime, the central bank was following a multi-indicators approach.

The approach was followed for 17 years from to Inflation targeting is a monetary policy where a central bank follows an explicit target for the inflation rate for the medium-term and announces this inflation target to the public.

The assumption is that the best that monetary policy can do to support long-term growth of the economy is to maintain price stability, and price stability is achieved by controlling inflation. Monetary Aggregate Targeting vs. Inflation Targeting: the Case of the Philippines Words 38 Pages Chapter 1: Introduction and Background of the Study Background of the Study: In almost all countries, monetary authority is governed by a central bank.

Let us explain 1) Multiple Indicator Approach: Up to late s, RBI used the ‘Monetary targeting approach’ to its monetary policy. Monetary targeting refers to a monetary policy strategy aimed at maintaining price stability by focusing on changes in growth of money supply.

After reforms this approach became difficult to follow. monetary targeting. Glossary of money, banking and financial markets. The following text is used only for educational use and informative purpose following the fair use principles.

We thank the authors of the texts that give us the opportunity to share their knowledge. Economics. Definition of monetary targeting. Inflation targeting is more likely to improve economic performance in countries that choose to have an independent domestic monetary policy, but there are subtleties in how inflation targeting is done.

Lessons from industrial countries should be useful to central banks designing a framework for monetary policy. To sum up, in the light of recent experience, it is time to debate whether the multiple indicator approach to monetary policy has served us well.

A rule-based framework towards inflation targeting can anchor inflationary expectations and immunise the central bank from short-term political/industry group pressures, while serving the long-term.

There has been growing interest in analyzing the applicability and suitability of inflation targeting as a monetary policy regime for India, primarily because the current multiple indicator monetary policy approach 2 of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) seems to have lost its relevance and does not appear to work effectively.

3 Many studies in Cited by: 7. Core issues in monetary policy factors dampen the efficacy of monetary signals and complicate the adoption of an inflation targeting regime in India.

to throw out the marketing rule : The Hindu Businessline.In recent years a number of industrialized countries have adopted a strategy for monetary policy known as `inflation targeting.' We describe how this approach has been implemented in practice and argue that it is best understood as a broad framework for policy, which allows the central bank.