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CPI Inflation Targeting and Exchange Rate Pass-through

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  • Alessandro Flamini

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This paper analyzes how imperfect exchange rate pass-through affects the transmission of the CPI inflation targeting optimal monetary policy. In the short run, delayed pass-through constraints monetary policy more than incomplete pass-through and interest rate smoothing amplifies this effect. In addition, imperfect pass-through does not increase the variability of the real exchange rate for a subset of strict CPI inflation targeting cases and for flexible CPI inflation targeting. Furthermore, there exists an inverse relation between the pass-through and the insulation of CPI inflation from foreign shocks, and when the pass-through falls, the impact on the trade-off between the stabilization of both CPI inflation and output depends on how strictly the central bank is targeting CPI inflation and on the kind of imperfect pass-through.

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  • Alessandro Flamini, 2003. "CPI Inflation Targeting and Exchange Rate Pass-through," Macroeconomics 0306017, EconWPA.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpma:0306017
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    1. Flamini Alessandro & Milas Costas, 2011. "Real-Time Optimal Monetary Policy with Undistinguishable Model Parameters and Shock Processes Uncertainty," Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics, De Gruyter, vol. 15(2), pages 1-43, March.
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    Keywords

    Inflation Targeting; Exchange Rate Pass-through; Open-economy; Direct Exchange Rate Channel; Optimal Monetary Policy.;

    JEL classification:

    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
    • E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies
    • F41 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Open Economy Macroeconomics

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