Proceedings of the IFC Conference on "Challenges to Central Bank Statistical Activities", Basel, August 2002

IFC Bulletin No 12
October 2002

Events

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Between Basle and Berlin

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Proceedings

Keynote Address
William R White

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Session 1

Issues Paper
Jack Selody

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Banco de Mexico's experience in measuring the risk position in Mexican pesos of foreign investors and its relevance for Monetary Policy
Samuel Alfaro

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Transaction technology innovation and overnight deposits demand in Italy
Francesco Columba

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Statistical implications of the chosen monetary policy strategy: the Czech case
Petr Vojtisek

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Gathering predictive information for implementing inflation targeting: the case of Peru
Adrian Armas

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New challenges for a central bank under dollarization: the experience of Ecuador
Amelia Pinto

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The value of discrepancies
Grazia Marchese

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Quarterly Monetary Union Financial Accounts for ECB Monetary Policy Analysis
Reimund Mink

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The International Investment Position: Measurement aspects and usefulness for Monetary Policy and Financial Stability issues
Frederic Lambert and Laurent Paul

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Euroconversion in international databanks
Henk Lub

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Discussion comments

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Session 2

Issues paper
Paul Tucker

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The use of macro prudential indicators: The case of Costa Rica
William Calvo V

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The use of Central Registers for statistical activities in the light of Financial Stability: The experience of the Portuguese central bank
Orlando Cali├žo

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Early warning indicators for emerging economies
John Hawkins and Marc Klau

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The statistical challenges in monitoring Financial Stability
Celeste J Wood

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The use of supervisory or other micro-prudential information
Rangachary Ravikumar

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UK Bank exposures: data sources and financial stability analysis
Andrew Gracie and Andrew Logan

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Role of financial soundness indicators in surveillance: data sources, uses and limitations
R Sean Craig

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Macro-prudential indicators: A pilot compilation exercise for the Netherlands
Kees Elfferich and Marjo de Jong

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Are data sources adequate for the Federal Reserve?
Richard D Porter

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Discussion comments

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Fisher's short stories

Fisher's short stories on wealth 71-74: Prevention of economic waste
Arthur Vogt

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Short stories on wealth

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