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Efficiency of the Monetary Policy and Stability of Central Bank Preferences. Empirical Evidence for Peru

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  • Rodriguez Gabriel

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    (Universidad of Ottawa and Central Bank of Peru)

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Following the approach suggested by Favero and Rovelli (2003), I estimate a three-equations system for different sub-samples for Peru. The results indicate that the preferences of the monetary authority have changed between the diffeerent regimes. In particular, the parameter associated to the implicit target of in‡ation has been reduced significantly. The macroeconomic conditions from the side of the aggregate demand have been more favorable than those related to the aggregate supply. The standard deviation of the monetary rule suggests that it has been conducted successfully in the last regime.

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Paper provided by Banco Central de Reserva del Perú in its series Working Papers with number 2007-008.

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Date of creation: May 2007
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Keywords: Interest Rate Rule; Structural Breaks; Inflation Target-ing; Output Gap; Preferences; Macroeconomic Shocks;

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  1. Rodríguez,Gabriel, 2008. "Eficiencia de la política monetaria y la estabilidad de las preferencias del Banco Central. Evidencia empírica para el Perú," Revista Estudios Económicos, Banco Central de Reserva del Perú, issue 15, pages 9-20.

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