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Policy Implications of Solutions of Dynamic Optimal Production Problems for Disinflationary Economic Policies

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The speed of the application of current economic policies that are being followed in Turkey is a very important question. This paper uses the results of the solutions of optimal control theoretic inventory and production problems for companies to offer opinions on this question under various assumptions on interest rates. The most important result of the paper is that the rate of decline of interest rates is as important as the absolute level of interest rates for investors to start investing in inventories (consequently in machinery and other production infrastructure) which, in turn, implies growth of the economy.

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  • Mustafa Akan, 2002. "Policy Implications of Solutions of Dynamic Optimal Production Problems for Disinflationary Economic Policies," Central Bank Review, Research and Monetary Policy Department, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, vol. 2(1), pages 65-73.
  • Handle: RePEc:tcb:cebare:v:2:y:2002:i:1:p:65-73
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    Keywords

    Disinflation; Control Theory; Economic Policy;

    JEL classification:

    • C60 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - General
    • C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis

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