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What has publishing inflation forecasts accomplished? Central banks and their competitors

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  • Pierre L. Siklos

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Paper provided by Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University in its series CAMA Working Papers with number 2017-33.

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Length: 70 pages
Date of creation: Apr 2017
Handle: RePEc:een:camaaa:2017-33
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