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Monetary policy shocks and long-term interest rates

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  • Wendy Edelberg
  • David A. Marshall

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Exogenous shocks to monetary policy strongly affect short-term interest rates, but have little or no effect on longer-term interest rates.

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  • Wendy Edelberg & David A. Marshall, 1996. "Monetary policy shocks and long-term interest rates," Economic Perspectives, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, issue Mar, pages 2-17.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedhep:y:1996:i:mar:p:2-17:n:v.20no.2
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    2. Kwamie Dunbar, 2008. "The Impact of the FOMC's Monetary Policy Actions on the growth of Credit Risk: the Monetary Policy - Liquidity Paradox," Working papers 2008-05, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
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    15. Bhattacharyya, Indranil & Sensarma, Rudra, 2008. "How effective are monetary policy signals in India," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 30(1), pages 169-183.

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