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Monetary policy strategy in a global environment


  • Moutot, Philippe
  • Vitale, Giovanni


Since the mid-1980s the world economy has gone through profound transformations of which the sources and effects are probably not yet completely understood. The process of continuous integration in trade, production and financial markets across countries and economic regions—which is what is generally defined as "globalisation"—affects directly the conduct of monetary policy in a variety of respects. The aim of this paper is to present an overview of the structural implications of globalisation for the domestic economies of developed countries and to deduct from these implications lessons for the conduct of monetary policy, and in particular the assessment of risks to price stability.

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  • Moutot, Philippe & Vitale, Giovanni, 2009. "Monetary policy strategy in a global environment," Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute Working Paper 29, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:feddgw:29 Note: Published as: Moutot, Philippe and Giovanni Vitale (2010), "Monetary Policy Strategy in a Global Environment," in Macroeconomic Performance in a Globalising Economy, ed. Robert Anderton and Geoff Kenny (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press), 235-268.

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    • E5 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit
    • F4 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance

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