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Measuring Monetary Policy Uncertainty : The Federal Reserve, January 1985-January 2016

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  • Lucas F. Husted
  • John H. Rogers
  • Bo Sun

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In this note we focus on the U.S. over the period January 1985 to January 2016, but have also constructed measures over a longer time period and for other central banks/economies.

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  • Lucas F. Husted & John H. Rogers & Bo Sun, 2016. "Measuring Monetary Policy Uncertainty : The Federal Reserve, January 1985-January 2016," IFDP Notes 2016-04-11-2, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedgin:2016-04-11-2
    DOI: 10.17016/2573-2129.21
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    8. Husted, Lucas & Rogers, John & Sun, Bo, 2018. "Uncertainty, currency excess returns, and risk reversals," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 88(C), pages 228-241.
    9. Benjamin Born & Sebastian Breuer & Steffen Elstner, 2018. "Uncertainty and the Great Recession," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 80(5), pages 951-971, October.
    10. Kurov, Alexander & Stan, Raluca, 2018. "Monetary policy uncertainty and the market reaction to macroeconomic news," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 86(C), pages 127-142.
    11. Tatjana Dahlhaus & Tatevik Sekhposyan, 2018. "Monetary Policy Uncertainty: A Tale of Two Tails," Staff Working Papers 18-50, Bank of Canada.

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