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Can Monetary Policy Influence Long-Term Interest Rates? It Depends

  • DAVID BECKWORTH
  • KENNETH P. MOON
  • J. HOLLAND TOLES
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    Article provided by Western Economic Association International in its journal Economic Inquiry.

    Volume (Year): 50 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 4 (October)
    Pages: 1080-1096

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    Handle: RePEc:bla:ecinqu:v:50:y:2012:i:4:p:1080-1096
    DOI: j.1465-7295.2011.00412.x
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