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Inflation targeting in the 1990s: The experiences of New Zealand, Canada, and the United Kingdom

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  • Ammer, John
  • Freeman, Richard T.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economics and Business.

    Volume (Year): 47 (1995)
    Issue (Month): 2 (May)
    Pages: 165-192

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jebusi:v:47:y:1995:i:2:p:165-192

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    1. Paul Hubert, 2010. "Monetary Policy, Imperfect Information and the Expectations Channel," Sciences Po publications info:hdl:2441/f4rshpf3v1u, Sciences Po.
    2. Svensson, Lars E.O., 1997. "Inflation Forecast Targeting: Implementing and Monitoring Inflation Targets," Seminar Papers 615, Stockholm University, Institute for International Economic Studies.
    3. Paul Hubert & Jérôme Creel, 2008. "Has the Adoption of Inflation Targeting Represented a Regime Switch ? Empiric Evidence from Canada, Sweden and the UK," Sciences Po publications 2008-25, Sciences Po.
    4. repec:spo:wpecon:info:hdl:2441/6150 is not listed on IDEAS
    5. Lin, Shu & Ye, Haichun, 2009. "Does inflation targeting make a difference in developing countries?," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 89(1), pages 118-123, May.
    6. repec:spo:wpecon:info:hdl:2441/9543 is not listed on IDEAS
    7. Thórarinn G. Pétursson, 2004. "The effects of inflation targeting on macroeconomic performance," Economics wp23_thorarinn, Department of Economics, Central bank of Iceland.
    8. repec:spo:wpecon:info:hdl:2441/f4rshpf3v1umfa09lat09b1bg is not listed on IDEAS
    9. Shu Lin & Haichun Ye, 2012. "What to Target? Inflation or Exchange Rate," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 78(4), pages 1202-1221, April.
    10. Creel, Jérôme & Hubert, Paul, 2012. "Constrained discretion in Sweden," Research in Economics, Elsevier, vol. 66(1), pages 33-44.
    11. Joseph E. Gagnon, 1997. "Inflation Regimes and Inflation Expectations," RBA Research Discussion Papers rdp9701, Reserve Bank of Australia.
    12. Lin, Shu & Ye, Haichun, 2007. "Does inflation targeting really make a difference? Evaluating the treatment effect of inflation targeting in seven industrial countries," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 54(8), pages 2521-2533, November.

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