Getting it Right When You Might Be Wrong: The Choice Between Price-Level and Inflation Targeting
Canada’s 2 percent inflation targeting program works pretty well – but could targeting the price level work even better, especially when inflation and the price level might not be perfectly observed?
Volume (Year): (2009)
Issue (Month): 297 (September)
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