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Europe has a wealthy financial historical past. until eventually lately, its many critical banks assigned divergent priorities and pursued coverage targets through diverse routes. therefore, Europe's previous offers fertile flooring for these looking sensible advice to the artwork ofcentral banking. the significance of this previous won a brand new size with the chance of monetary and financial Union in 1999, because the engaging international locations have been confronted with the problem of bridging their changes and forging a standard financial coverage process that may observe in the course of the new forex region. while, those international locations sought to construct forth at the theretofore such a lot profitable significant financial institution innovations, thereby preserving a definite measure of coverage continuity. financial coverage procedure is on the center of important banking. This process determines how incoming details on fiscal advancements is translated into financial coverage activities and the way those coverage activities are communicated to the general public at huge. In different phrases, the tactic fulfils the twin function ofimposing a constitution at the inner policy-making strategy and ofproviding a automobile for the exterior conversation of this method. The layout of a financial coverage method therefore brings jointly key components­ akin to consistency and transparency - that jointly ensure the effectiveness and credibility ofmonetary policy.

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I Belgium data on intra-EU trade include Luxembourg. 2 1975 and 1985 relate to West Germany. .. .. .. 5 Capital mobility While openness is usually considered in terms of the relative size of the tradables sector (recorded in the current account of the balance of payments), it can also be viewed in terms ofthe financial sector (the capital and financial account). Indeed, the degree of integration between domestic and external financial markets is a structural characteristic with farreaching consequences for the relative importance of different types of domestic and external shocks, as well as for the linkages between different macroeconomic policy instruments.

In this sense it is not only the choice of monetary strategy but also its precise specification that determines the extent to which the authorities' (or society's) welfare function is maximised. In fact, given the wide scope for different specifications within each type of monetary strategy, the dividing lines between the alternative strategy types are actually quite fluid. As a result, different monetary strategy types may, in their implementation and trade-offs, actually be very much alike. Key issues in the monetary strategy choice 35 The institutional perspective From an institutional perspective, making a central bank independent in the use of its instruments and attaching this independence to a prime objective in terms of price stability, seems to formalise a preference on how the typical short-term trade-off between inflation and output growth should be decided.

However, to the extent that Ricardian equivalence prevails, stabilisation at the national level may not be as effective. I 6 Specifically, if a rational private sector anticipates changes in future tax payments on the basis of developments in the public debt, any adjustment in net national budgetary outlays for stabilisation purposes will lead to offsetting changes in private sector expenditures. This offset will be larger when fiscal stabilisation takes place at the national than at the supranational level, since in the former case the private sector will anticipate having to shoulder all rather than just part of the increased debt build-up.

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