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Optimal monetary policy cooperation through state-independent contracts with targets

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  • Jensen, Henrik, 2000. "Optimal monetary policy cooperation through state-independent contracts with targets," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 44(3), pages 517-539, March.
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