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The credibility of monetary policy: a survey of the literature with some simple applications to Caanda

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  • Robert Amano

    (Bank of Canada)

  • Paul Fenton

    (Bank of Canada)

  • David Tessier

    (Bank of Canada)

  • Simon van Norden

    (Bank of Canada)

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Meeting papers with number 9610001.

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Length: 46 pages
Date of creation: 18 Oct 1996
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpme:9610001

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Keywords: monetary policy; credibility; dynamic inconsistency; inflation;

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Cited by:
  1. Amano, Robert & Coletti, Don & Macklem, Tiff, 1999. "Monetary Rules When Economic Behaviour Changes," Working Papers 99-8, Bank of Canada.
  2. Antulio N. Bomfim & Glenn D. Rudebusch, 1997. "Opportunistic and deliberate disinflation under imperfect credibility," Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory 97-07, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  3. Pierre L. Siklos, 2010. "Inflation Targeting: It'S Not Broke, It Doesn'T Need Fixing, But Can It Survive?," Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy (JICEP), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 1(01), pages 59-80.

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