Does Inflation Targeting Matter for EMEs?
This paper presents an empirical assessment of the performance of EMEs that have adopted inflation targets to conduct monetary policy. In contrast to the evidence previously found for industrial economies, we observe that IT has really mattered for EMEs' price stability. Cross-section and panel estimations consistently suggest that IT has significantly contributed to EMEs' disinflation.
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B 01-2002, University of Bonn, ZEI - Center for European Integration Studies.
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