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Accountability, Credibility, Transparency and Stabilization Policy in the Eurosystem

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  • Cukierman, A.

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This paper surveys and evaluates alternative views regarding the desirable combination of accountability, credibility and trasnparency in the newly created ECB (European Central Bank), including recent controversies regarding publication of minutes, Council member votes and ECB forecasts.

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  • Cukierman, A., 2000. "Accountability, Credibility, Transparency and Stabilization Policy in the Eurosystem," Papers 2000-4, Tel Aviv.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:teavfo:2000-4
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    Keywords

    ECONOMIC POLICY ; SOCIAL CHOICE ; GOVERNMENT;
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    JEL classification:

    • H00 - Public Economics - - General - - - General
    • H11 - Public Economics - - Structure and Scope of Government - - - Structure and Scope of Government
    • D70 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - General

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