Monetary Policy Surprises and the Expectations Hypothesis at the Short End of the Yield Curve
We test the expectations hypothesis by analyzing changes in three month T-Bill rates (TB3) after FOMC meetings. By estimating the revisions in expectations of future overnight rates, we find a one-to-one relationship between changes in TB3 and path revisions.
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