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Policy uncertainty: a new indicator

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  • Scott R. Baker
  • Nicholas Bloom
  • Steven J. Davis

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The damaging impact of economic uncertainty on growth has been reasonably well studied - but what happens when there is uncertainty about economic policy-making? Nicholas Bloom and colleagues have developed a measure of this distinct kind of uncertainty, one that shows the value of restoring stability to current policy actions.

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Paper provided by Centre for Economic Performance, LSE in its series CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance with number 362.

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Date of creation: Feb 2012
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Handle: RePEc:cep:cepcnp:362

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Keywords: US economic policy; global financial markets;

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  1. Graph of the week: A crisis of confidence driven by policy decisions
    by Vuk Vukovic in Don't worry, I'm an economist on 2012-04-05 19:05:00
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  1. Scheffel, Eric Michael, 2012. "Political uncertainty in a data-rich environment," MPRA Paper 37318, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Dario Bonciani & Björn van Roye, 2013. "Uncertainty shocks, banking frictions, and economic activity," Kiel Working Papers 1843, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

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