Alessandro Prati

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department

Deputy Division Chief

Macroeconomic Studies Division

700 19th Street NW

Washington, DC 20431

United States

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Day-to-Day Monetary Policy and the Volatility of the Federal Funds Interest Rate

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 110
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Jan 2001
Leonardo Bartolini, Giuseppe Bertola and Alessandro Prati
Deceased, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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federal funds, interest rate volatility, fed intervention

Day-to-Day Monetary Policy and the Volatility of the Federal Funds Interest Rate

IMF Working Paper No. 00/206
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
Leonardo Bartolini, Giuseppe Bertola and Alessandro Prati
Deceased, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Monetary policy, volatility, interest rate

Day-to-Day Monetary Policy and the Volatility of the Federal Funds Interest Rate

IMF Working Paper No. 00/206
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Aug 2009
Alessandro Prati, Leonardo Bartolini and Giuseppe Bertola
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Deceased and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
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Monetary policy, Interest rates

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Aid Volatility and Dutch Disease: Is There a Role for Macroeconomic Policies?

IMF Working Paper No. 06/145
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 26 Jul 2006
Alessandro Prati and Thierry Tressel
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Aid effectiveness, monetary policy, real exchange rate, Dutch disease

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Money Market Integration

IMF Working Paper No. 06/207
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Oct 2006
Leonardo Bartolini, Spence Hilton and Alessandro Prati
Deceased, Federal Reserve Bank of New York - Research Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Federal funds, Eurodollars, market segmentation

Money Market Integration

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 227
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Nov 2005
Leonardo Bartolini, Spence Hilton and Alessandro Prati
Deceased, Federal Reserve Bank of New York - Research Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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federal funds, Eurodollar, market segmentation

Banks' Reserve Management, Transaction Costs, and the Timing of Federal Reserve Intervention

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 109
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Nov 2000
Leonardo Bartolini, Giuseppe Bertola and Alessandro Prati
Deceased, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Reserve requirements, interest-rate smoothing, value of waiting

Banks' Reserve Management, Transaction Costs, and the Timing of Federal Reserve Intervention

IMF Working Paper No. 00/163
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Feb 2006
Leonardo Bartolini, Giuseppe Bertola and Alessandro Prati
Deceased, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Reserve requirements interest-rate smoothing value of waiting

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Which Reforms Work and Under What Institutional Environment: Evidence from a New Dataset on Structural Reforms

The Review of Economics and Statistics, July 2013, 95(3): 946–968
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2014
University of Bologna - Department of Economics, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Financial Reforms, Domestic Finance, Banking, Securities, Capital Account, Real Reforms

Obstacles to Disinflation: What is the Role of Fiscal Expectations?

IMF Working Paper No. 04/111
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Aug 2004
Oya Celasun, Gaston Gelos and Alessandro Prati
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Disinflation, Credibility, Inflation inertia, Inflation dynamics, Expectations formation, Stabilization, Phillips Curve

Obstacles to Disinflation: What is the Role of Fiscal Expectations?

IMF Working Paper No. 04/111
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Oya Celasun, Gaston Gelos and Alessandro Prati
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Disinflation, stabilization, inflation dynamics, emerging markets, expectation formation

Obstacles to Disinflation: What is the Role of Fiscal Expectations?

Economic Policy, Vol. 19, No. 40, pp. 441-481, October 2004
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Oct 2004
Oya Celasun, Gaston Gelos and Alessandro Prati
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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European Monetary Union and International Capital Markets: Structural Implications and Risks

IMF Working Paper No. 97/62
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Alessandro Prati and Garry J. Schinasi
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Independent Advisor, Global Financial Stability
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Euro, EMU, Capital Markets, Capital Flows

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Aid, Exports, and Growth: A Time-Series Perspective on the Dutch Disease Hypothesis

IMF Working Paper No. 13/73
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Apr 2013
Alessandro Prati, Alessandro Rebucci and Joong Shik Kang
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Who Benefits from Capital Account Liberalization? Evidence from Firm-Level Credit Ratings Data

IMF Working Paper No. 09/210
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Martin Schindler, Alessandro Prati and Patricio Valenzuela
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and University of Chile
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Access to capital markets, Asset management, Capital account liberalization, Capital controls, Corporate sector, Credit, Debt, Economic models, Foreign exchange transactions, Foreign investment, Time series

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The Overnight Interbank Market: Evidence from the G-7 and the Euro Zone

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 135
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Aug 2006
Alessandro Prati, Leonardo Bartolini and Giuseppe Bertola
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Deceased and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
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interest rates, reserve requirements, central bank procedures

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Would 'Cold Turkey' Work in Turkey?

IMF Working Paper No. 03/49
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 May 2003
Oya Celasun, Gaston Gelos and Alessandro Prati
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Currency Crises and Uncertainty About Fundamentals

IMF Working Paper No. 02/3
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Alessandro Prati and Massimo Sbracia
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Bank of Italy
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Speculative attack, exchange rate crisis, public and private information

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Aid, Exports, and Growth: A Time-Series Perspective on the Dutch Disease Hypothesis

IDB Working Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Joong Shik Kang, Alessandro Prati and Alessandro Rebucci
affiliation not provided to SSRN, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Cross-Country Differences in Monetary Policy Execution and Money Market Rates' Volatility

Staff Report No. 175, October 2003
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Mar 2006
Leonardo Bartolini and Alessandro Prati
Deceased and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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interbank market, interest volatility, central bank procedures

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Why Do Many Disinflations Fail? The Importance of Luck, Timing, and Political Institutions

IMF Working Paper No. 02/228
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 19 Feb 2003
A. Javier Hamann and Alessandro Prati
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Independent Evaluation Office and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Disinflation, inflation stabilization, exchange rate-based stabilization

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Public Confidence and Debt Management: a Model and a Case Study of Italy

NBER Working Paper No. w3135
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Alberto F. Alesina, Alessandro Prati and Guido Tabellini
Harvard University - Department of Economics, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Signaling Fiscal Regime Sustainability

IMF Working Paper No. 99/86
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Feb 2006
Francesco Drudi and Alessandro Prati
European Central Bank (ECB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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signaling, fiscal stabilization, tax smoothing, debt sustainability, credit ratings

Signaling Fiscal Regime Sustainability

Posted: 03 Apr 2000
Francesco Drudi and Alessandro Prati
European Central Bank (ECB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department

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Fiscal Policy, Taxation, Credit, International Affairs

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The Execution of Monetary Policy: A Tale of Two Central Banks

FRB NY Staff Report No. 165
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Mar 2006
Leonardo Bartolini and Alessandro Prati
Deceased and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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monetary poliy implementation, interbank market, Federal Reserve, European Central Bank

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The Interest Group Theory of Financial Development: Evidence from Regulation

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 37, No. 3, 2013, EBRD Working Paper No. 150, 2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Sep 2013
Cagatay Bircan, David Hauner and Alessandro Prati
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Financial development, Financial liberalization, Trade liberalization

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External Balance in Low Income Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 09/221
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Capital account, Capital flows, Cross country analysis, Current account, External financing, External shocks, Financial assets, Foreign investment, Low-income developing countries, Real effective exchange rates, Terms of trade, Time series

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Soft Exchange Rate Bands and Speculative Attacks: Theory, and Evidence from the Erm Since August 1993

IMF Working Paper No. 98/156, FRB of New York Staff Report No. 43
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Leonardo Bartolini and Alessandro Prati
Deceased and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Exchange rate target zones, speculative attacks

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The Overnight Interbank Market: Evidence from the G7 and the Euro Zone

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3090
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Feb 2002
Alessandro Prati, Leonardo Bartolini and Giuseppe Bertola
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Deceased and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
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Interest rates, reserve requirements, central bank operating procedures

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Soft Versus Hard Targets for Exchange Rate Intervention

Economic Policy, Vol. 12, pp. 13-52, April 1997
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Apr 2004
Leonardo Bartolini and Alessandro Prati
Deceased and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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European Monetary Union and International Capital Markets: Structural Implications and Risks

EMU and the International Monetary System, P. R. Masson, T. H. Krueger, and B. G. Turtelboon (eds.), International Monetary Fund, Pp. 263-319
Posted: 17 Apr 1998
Alessandro Prati and Garry J. Schinasi
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Independent Advisor, Global Financial Stability

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