A Wicksellian Approach Over an Active Monetary Policy
Out of the two types of monetary policy interventions – along with passive ones – active interventions are bettter used in order to increase the performances of a real economy. This was the main field of focus for the swedish economist Knut Wicksell. The aim of this paper is to present a critical point of view regarding the quantity theory of money and the rate of interest – as the most important monetary policy instrument – and their implications in macroeconomic stability. Wicksell contributed to the development of monetary policy by updating the old style fashion quantity theory of money, emphasising its strong points and especially its limits.
Volume (Year): XI (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
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