Price Stability as Optimal Policy: Costly Nominal Adjustment in General Equilibrium
AbstractThis paper juxtaposes the policy trend towards price stability with the theoretical optimal quantity of money. After reviewing alternatives to the Friedman (1969) optimum, it focuses on the effect of costly nominal adjustment as a result of inflation.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The University of Melbourne in its series Department of Economics - Working Papers Series with number 516.
Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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GENERAL EQUILIBRIUM; PRICES; MONEY; INFLATION;
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