Revisiting the role of multiplicative uncertainty in a model without inflationary bias
AbstractKobayashi [Kobayashi, T., 2003. Multiplicative uncertainty in a model without inflationary bias. Economics Letters 80, 317-321.] claims that an increase in multiplicative uncertainty on the transmission mechanism of monetary policy improves social welfare when central bank's preferences are highly uncertain. We show that this result applies only when society is strictly conservative.
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Volume (Year): 104 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 (July)
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Brainard conservatism Uncertain preferences Monetary policy;
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- Giuseppe Ciccarone & Enrico Marchetti, 2008. "Revisiting the role of multiplicative uncertainty in a model without inflationary bias," Working Papers 110, University of Rome La Sapienza, Department of Public Economics.
- E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
- E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies
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