The Central Bank Inflation Bias in the Presence of Asymmetric Preferences and Non-Normal Shocks
AbstractWe investigate the nature of the inflation bias in a model that exhibits asymmetries in preferences and non–normality in shocks but simplifies to the classic Barro-Gordon problem as a special case. The inflation bias is shown to depend on the trade-off between preference, structural and the scale and shape parameters of the model.
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Volume (Year): 29 (2009)
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