Does Central Bank Independence Smooth the Political Business Cycle in Inflation? Some OECD Evidence
AbstractIn this paper, electoral and partisan effects in inflation are identified for eighteen OECD countries via regression analysis, building on the work of A. Alesina, G. Cohen, and N. Roubini. The correlation of the size of these effects across countries with the level of central bank independence is investigated; the results suggest a negative correlation. Copyright 1998 by Blackwell Publishers Ltd and The Victoria University of Manchester
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Volume (Year): 66 (1998)
Issue (Month): 4 (September)
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