Inflation Targeting in Emerging Market Countries
AbstractThis paper outlines what inflation targeting involves for emerging market/transition countries and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of this monetary policy strategy. The discussion suggests that although inflation targeting is not a panacea and may not be appropriate for many emerging market countries, it can be a highly useful monetary policy strategy in a number of them.
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Date of creation: Aug 2000
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Publication status: published as American Economic Review, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 105-109, May 2000.
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- E5 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit
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