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Inflation and central bank independence: Two-way causality?

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It is now generally accepted that there is a negative relationship between inflation and central bank independence (CBI). This study finds that inflation and CBI are endogenously determined, yet the negative correlation between the two remains robust.

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  • Brumm, Harold J., 2011. "Inflation and central bank independence: Two-way causality?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 111(3), pages 220-222, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:111:y:2011:i:3:p:220-222
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