Central Bank Independence and Output Variability
The paper is structured as following in section a simple theoretical model is outlined, and it is found that an independent central bank should reduce (or eliminate) the inflation bias, but should increase output variability. in the following section empirical evidence consistent with the ida that countries which have smaller real shocks are more likely to choose an independent central bank is presented. The conclusion offers comments and suggestions fro further research.
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