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Monetary Policy Rules for Financially Vulnerable EconomieEd

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  • Eduardo Moron

    (Universidad del Pacifico)

  • Diego Winkelried

    (Banco Central de Reserva del Peru)

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One distinguishable characteristic of emerging economies is that they are not financially robust. These economies are incapable to smooth out large external shocks as sudden capital outflows imply large and abrupt swings in the real exchange rate. Using a small open economy model this paper examines alternative monetary policy rules for economies with different degrees of liability dollarization. The paper answers the question of how efficient is to use inflation targeting under high liability dollarization. Our findings suggest that it might be optimal to follow a non-linear policy rule that defends the real exchange rate in a financially vulnerable economy.

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  • Eduardo Moron & Diego Winkelried, 2002. "Monetary Policy Rules for Financially Vulnerable EconomieEd," Macroeconomics 0205001, EconWPA.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpma:0205001
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    • E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies
    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
    • F41 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Open Economy Macroeconomics

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