A note on the independence of central banks in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland


Ratfai, Attila (2000) A note on the independence of central banks in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland , Southampton, UK University of Southampton 18pp. (Discussion Papers in Economics and Econometrics, 34).

Download

[img] PDF 0034.pdf - Other
Download (113kB)

Description/Abstract

This essay evaluates the legal independence of central banks in three Eastern European countries: the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland. It provides a descriptive account of monetary policy making in these countries and interprets the relevant central bank charters in light of arguments for central bank independence. Information found in the legal documents is summarized in quantitative indices. The main finding is that the three central banks exhibit a similar degree of legal independence, which does not differ from that of the Bundesbank.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Related URLs:
Keywords: central bank independence, transition in Eastern Europe
Subjects:
ePrint ID: 33132
Date :
Date Event
2000Published
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 22:17
Further Information:Google Scholar
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/33132

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item