Hou Wang

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

700 19th Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20431

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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564

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6

Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Oil Prices and the Global Economy

IMF Working Paper No. 17/15
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), CBA, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Oil prices, Oil sector, Supply and demand, Oil production, Econometric models, Oil market; macroeconomic model; depletion; consumption efficiency; technology; cycle.

2.

Estimates of Potential Output and the Neutral Rate for the U.S. Economy

IMF Working Paper No. 18/152
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Aug 2018
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Independent, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Independent, University of Oxford - Department of Sociology, Independent, Central Bank of Armenia, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, CBA, Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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United States, Western Hemisphere, Potential output, Macroeconomic Modeling, Neutral Rate, Model Construction and Estimation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

3.

Avoiding Dark Corners: A Robust Monetary Policy Framework for the United States

IMF Working Paper No. 15/134
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Jul 2015
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Government of Canada - Bank of Canada, Government of Canada - Bank of Canada, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Banque de France - Economic Study and Research Division, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Monetary policy, United States, Interest rates, Monetary policy instruments, Inflation targeting, Econometric models, Optimal Control, central bank, economy, expectations, projections, phillips curve, forecasts, equilibrium, demand

4.

Quarterly Projection Model for India: Key Elements and Properties

IMF Working Paper No. 17/33
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Government of Canada - Bank of Canada, Government of India - Reserve Bank of India, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Government of India - Reserve Bank of India, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Government of India - Reserve Bank of India, Government of India - Reserve Bank of India, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Central banks and their policies, Monetary policy, Monetary transmission mechanism, Interest rate policy, Forecasting models, Inflation targeting, India, Asia and Pacific, inflation targeting; Reserve Bank of India; inflation episodes in India; forecasting models; monetary policy models; model calibration; monetary policy rules; monetary policy simulations, Reserve Bank of India, inflation episodes in India, monetary policy models, model calibration, monetary policy rules, monetary policy simulations, Model Evaluation and Testing, Forecasting and Other Model Applications, Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Studies of Particular Policy Episodes

5.

Reflating Japan: Time to Get Unconventional?

IMF Working Paper No. 16/157
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Dec 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department, Government of Canada - Bank of Canada, Bank of Italy, European Commission, International Monetary Fund, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Fiscal policy, Japan, Labor markets, Wages, Incomes policy, Fiscal reforms, Unconventional monetary policy instruments, Inflation targeting, Econometric models, Japan; monetary policy; fiscal policy; incomes policy; structural reforms

6.

How to Improve Inflation Targeting in Canada

IMF Working Paper No. 16/192
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Dec 2016
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Government of Canada - Bank of Canada, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Inflation targeting, Canada, Monetary policy, United States, United Kingdom, Central banks, Transparency, Keynesian economics, Econometric models, Canada; inflation targeting; monetary policy; fiscal policy

7.

Multivariate Filter Estimation of Potential Output for the Euro Area and the United States

IMF Working Paper No. 15/253
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Feb 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Bank of England - Monetary Analysis, Bank of England, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Macroeconomic Modeling, inflation, unemployment, gdp, productivity, Model Construction and Estimation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

8.

Czech Magic: Implementing Inflation-Forecast Targeting at the CNB

IMF Working Paper No. 17/21
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
Government of Canada - Bank of Canada, Czech National Bank, Czech National Bank (CNB), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Inflation targeting, Czech Republic, Central banks, Monetary policy, Forecasting models, Inflation Targeting, Monetary Policy, Optimal Control

9.

Inflation-Forecast Targeting for India: An Outline of the Analytical Framework

IMF Working Paper No. 17/32
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Government of Canada - Bank of Canada, Government of India - Reserve Bank of India, Government of India - Reserve Bank of India, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Government of India - Reserve Bank of India, Government of India - Reserve Bank of India, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Asia and Pacific, Disinflation, India, Inflation targeting, Forecasting models, Monetary policy, Price stabilization, Central banks and their policies, inflation targeting; Reserve Bank of India; inflation episodes in India; forecasting models; monetary policy models; model calibration; monetary policy rules; monetary policy simulations, Reserve Bank of India, inflation episodes in India, monetary policy models, model calibration, monetary policy rules, monetary policy simulations, Model Evaluation and Testing, Forecasting and Other Model Applications, Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Studies of Particular Policy Episodes

10.

Multivariate Filter Estimation of Potential Output for the United States

IMF Working Paper No. 17/106
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Potential output, Monetary policy, Economic models, United States, Macroeconomic Modeling, Model Construction and Estimation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

11.

Inflation-Forecast Targeting: Applying the Principle of Transparency

IMF Working Paper No. 15/132
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Jul 2015
Government of Canada - Bank of Canada, Government of Canada - Bank of Canada, Banque de France - Economic Study and Research Division, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Inflation targeting, Monetary policy, Transparency, Central banks, Economic forecasting, Econometric models, Optimal Control, interest, interest rate, economy, expectations, interest rates, deflation, trade, exchange

12.

An Index for Transparency for Inflation-Targeting Central Banks: Application to the Czech National Bank

IMF Working Paper No. 18/210
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Oct 2018
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), TED University, Czech National Bank, Czech National Bank (CNB), CBA, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, CBA, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Central banks, Czech Republic, Europe, Inflation targeting, Monetary policy, Transparency, General

13.

Multivariate Filter Estimation of Potential Output for the United States: An Extension with Labor Market Hysteresis

IMF Working Paper No. 19/35
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Apr 2019
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Independent, CBA, Independent and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Business cycles, Unemployment, Potential output, Capacity utilization, Production growth, Macroeconomic Modeling, output gap, NAIRU, hysteresis, potential growth, Volcker

14.

A New Strategy for Korea's Fiscal Policy in a Low Growth Environment

IMF Working Paper No. 18/91
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 May 2018
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Asia and Pacific, Korea, Republic of, aging; long-term fiscal sustainability; structural reforms; potential output, aging, long-term fiscal sustainability, structural reforms, potential output, Forecasting and Simulation

15.

Strengthening the Monetary Policy Framework in Korea

IMF Working Paper No. 19/103
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jun 2019
Government of Canada - Bank of Canada, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Central bank policy, Bank rates, Interest rate policy, Central banks, Monetary policy, Korea, inflation targeting, output gap, ELB, inflation target, BOK, GFC