Central Bank Independence and Growth: A Sensitivity Analysis
AbstractIn this paper, the Levine-Renelt robustness test is employed to examine the robustness of the empirical relationship between growth and various proxies for central bank independence. Experiments are made with a wide variety of the most comprehensive systematic measures of central bank independence currently available. The Levine-Renelt test implies that growth is not robustly correlated with central bank independence.
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Volume (Year): 31 (1998)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
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