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Output sensitivity of monetary policy and macroeconomic performance

  • Michael Berlemann
  • Kai Hielscher

Employing dynamic panel estimation techniques we derive an empirical measure of central banks' degree of output sensitivity. When relating this measure to macroeconomic outcome variables, we find that a decrease in output sensitivity results in larger business-cycle movements and higher medium-term inflation uncertainty. However, the level of inflation is decreased and the output gap is increased.

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Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Applied Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 19 (2012)
Issue (Month): 15 (October)
Pages: 1505-1509

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