State-contingent Inflation Contracts and Output Persistence
AbstractThis paper shows that the government can achieve its precommitment outcome in monetary policy when output follows an autoregressive process, by offering the central banker a linear inflation contract, and where the parameters of the contract depend on lagged output. This note therefore offers an extension of the recent results of Walsh to the case of persistence in real economic variables such as output or unemployment
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers in its series CEPR Discussion Papers with number 1348.
Date of creation: Mar 1996
Date of revision:
Contact details of provider:
Postal: Centre for Economic Policy Research, 77 Bastwick Street, London EC1V 3PZ
Phone: 44 - 20 - 7183 8801
Fax: 44 - 20 - 7183 8820
Other versions of this item:
- Lockwood, B., 1995. "State-Contingent Inflation Contracts and Output Persistence," Discussion Papers 9513, Exeter University, Department of Economics.
- E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
You can help add them by filling out this form.
CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
- Ronald A. Ratti & Sang-Kun Bae, 2004. "Inflation Contracts, Inflation and Exchange Rate Targeting, and Uncertain Central Bank Preferences," Working Papers 0422, Department of Economics, University of Missouri, revised 21 Dec 2004.
- Sang-Kun Bae & Ronald A. Ratti, 2008.
"Conservative Central Banks and Nominal Growth, Exchange Rate and Inflation Targets,"
London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 75(299), pages 549-568, 08.
- Ronald A. Ratti & Sang-Kun Bae, 2004. "Conservative Central Banks, and Nominal Growth, Exchange Rate and Inflation Targets," Working Papers 0423, Department of Economics, University of Missouri, revised 15 Oct 2006.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: ().
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.