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Working Papers - 2010 Serie


The quarterly Gross Domestic Product in Albania is published with a lag of 12 weeks (three months) from the reference quarter. In between, it is important for policy makers to have an evaluation of the aggregate demand and domestic output, to be able to take wellinformed decision...
Published by Armela Mancellari on 25.11.2010
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Published by Research Department on 10.09.2010
Research on banking system efficiency has always been a debatable and interesting issue. This paper analyses net interest margin as a measure of efficiency for the banks which operate in Albanian banking system and the main focus is the identification of the factors that affect t...
Published by Irini Kalluci on 16.07.2010
The quarterly GDP forecasting models developed in this material aim to estimate the Albanian GDP trends in the short term. . Delays until the publication of the official quarterly GDP data make indispensable the preliminary estimation of this indicator. The modelling strategy of ...
Published by Evelina Çeliku, Ermelinda Kristo, Merita Boka on 15.07.2010
Monetary policy at the BoA has evolved to approach itself in line with contemporary frameworks that meet most elements promoting efficiency and effectiveness. In this paper, we make an attempt to outline the introduction of new aspects as well as improvements to the current set u...
Published by Gramoz Kolasi, Bledar Hoda, Sofika Note on 15.07.2010
This paper follows up on the previous paper titled “A macro econometric model approach for Albania”. The objective is to present the progress of the macro-model during 2007. Actually, the model is enriched with the supply side and fiscal sector and includes the main c...
Published by Vasilika Kota, Elona Dushku on 15.07.2010
This paper attempts to apply some approaches in order to quantify the responses collected via the Consumer Confidence Survey conducted by the Bank of Albania. Moreover, it attempts to better understand the nature of consumer inflation expectations in Albania, which result to be a...
Published by Gent Hashoriva, Elona Bollano, Elvana Troqe on 15.07.2010
This paper examines the causal relationship between financial development and economic growth for the Albanian economy using the Granger causality test for five different proxies for financial development. For the non-stationary and non-cointegrated series, the VAR model has been...
Published by Elona Dushku on 15.07.2010
This paper revisits the monetary transmission mechanism in Albania, summarizing findings of previous studies and presenting new evidence based on a SVAR estimation. We investigate the effect of monetary transmission channels on aggregate output and headline and core inflation. We...
Published by Gramoz Kolasi, Hilda Shijaku, Diana Shtylla on 15.07.2010

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