Central Bank Transparency and Shocks
AbstractAccording to the literature, in an expectations-augmented Phillips curve model, opacity is always preferred to transparency on central bank forecasts. By modelling the private sector's behavior explicitly, we show that transparency reduces the shocks. Consequently, transparency can be preferred.
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central bank; transparency; Phillips curve; shocks.;
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