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Comunicação e política monetária no Brasil

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  • Adonias Evaristo Costa Filho
  • Fabiana Rocha

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O objetivo deste artigo é discutir o papel da comunicação na condução da política monetária do Banco Central do Brasil. Constrói-se, inicialmente, um índice que traduz a informação qualitativa contida nas atas do COPOM num índice ordenado, semelhante ao construído por Rosa e Verga (2005). Encontra-se evidência que a comunicação do COPOM é consistente no sentido de que as palavras são seguidas por ações na mesma direção. Baseado em estimativas de regras de Taylor, encontra-se também evidência de que o índice ajuda a entender a fixação da taxa de juros, justificando a prática de central bank watching.

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  • Adonias Evaristo Costa Filho & Fabiana Rocha, 2008. "Comunicação e política monetária no Brasil," Working Papers 08_17, Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Economia, Administração e Contabilidade de Ribeirão Preto.
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    1. Gabriel Caldas Montes & Rodolfo Tomás da Fonseca Nicolay, 2015. "Central bank’s perception on inflation and inflation expectations of experts: Empirical evidence from Brazil," Journal of Economic Studies, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 42(6), pages 1142-1158, November.

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    Keywords

    communication; transparency; monetary policy index; central bank watching;

    JEL classification:

    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
    • E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies

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