A Comparative Analysis of the Stabilizing Properties of Nominal Income Growth Targeting
AbstractGiven highly persistent cost-push shocks, the relative performance of nominal income growth targeting depends critically on the size of two key parameters. Barring extreme preferences, nominal income growth targeting performs fairly well relative to commitment and pure discretion for small values of the Phillips Curve parameter.
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Nominal Income Growth Targeting; Timeless Perspective; Discretion; Standard Commitment;
Other versions of this item:
- Guender, Alfred V., 2007. "A comparative analysis of the stabilizing properties of nominal income growth targeting," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 95(2), pages 217-222, May.
- E3 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles
- E5 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit
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- NEP-ALL-2007-01-14 (All new papers)
- NEP-CBA-2007-01-14 (Central Banking)
- NEP-MAC-2007-01-14 (Macroeconomics)
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