IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/cai/recosp/reco_533_0669.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

« Nouvelle économie » et politique monétaire

Author

Listed:
  • Gilbert Cette
  • Christian Pfister

Abstract

The emergence and diffusion of information and communication technologies ( ICT ) raise potential growth along uncertain proportions and for an indeterminate period. This speeding up of growth and the partly transitory slowdown of inflation that comes with it are featured here as the “New Economy” ( NE ). Monetary policy can take advantage of the NE to lower its inflation objective, if price expectations are enough forward-looking for possible nominal rigidities to be negligible. Furthermore, the Central Bank should be cautious in diagnosing a change in potential growth. Classification JEL : D8, E3, E4, E5

Suggested Citation

  • Gilbert Cette & Christian Pfister, 2002. "« Nouvelle économie » et politique monétaire," Revue économique, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 53(3), pages 669-677.
  • Handle: RePEc:cai:recosp:reco_533_0669
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.cairn.info/load_pdf.php?ID_ARTICLE=RECO_533_0669
    Download Restriction: free

    File URL: http://www.cairn.info/revue-economique-2002-3-page-669.htm
    Download Restriction: free

    Other versions of this item:

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Gilbert Cette & Christian Pfister, 2004. "Challenges of the “New Economy” for Monetary Policy," International Productivity Monitor, Centre for the Study of Living Standards, vol. 8, pages 27-36, Spring.

    More about this item

    JEL classification:

    • D8 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
    • E3 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles
    • E4 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates
    • E5 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:cai:recosp:reco_533_0669. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Jean-Baptiste de Vathaire). General contact details of provider: http://www.cairn.info/revue-economique.htm .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.