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Monetary and Economic Studies Research papers written by the staff of the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies or by visiting scholars, from both Japan and overseas, on monetary and economic issues, and selected works from the proceedings of conferences sponsored by the Institute. Papers included may not correspond to those that appear in the Kin'yu Kenkyu.

IMES Discussion Paper Series

IMES Discussion Paper Series is circulated in order to stimulate discussion and comments. Views expressed in Discussion Paper Series are those of authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Bank of Japan or the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies.

IMES Newsletter

The IMES Newsletter aims to announce to the public major events held by the IMES on a timely basis.


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Functions and Operations of the Bank of Japan (2012)(Bank of Japan web site)

"Functions and Operations of the Bank of Japan" explains the Bank's functions and operations. This publication is the official translation of the revised Japanese edition of Functions and Operations of the Bank of Japan, published in March 2011. This is the second English edition. The Bank released the first English Edition in January 2004.

CURRENCY MUSEUM Guide to the Exhibits (CURRENCY MUSEUM web site)

A catalog of the displays on permanent exhibition at the Currency Museum.

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"Monetary and Economic Studies," "Discussion Paper Series" and "Lectures and Contributions" are covered.


Report of the Study Group on Legal Issues regarding Central Bank Digital Currency (Abstract)(Sep.27,2019)

Publication of the First Issue of the "International Journal of Central Banking" (Bank of Japan web site)

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