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Monetary policy under uncertain planning horizon


  • Berlemann, Michael


This note focuses on the role of the planning horizon in monetary policy games. We analyze the case of an uncertain horizon of the monetary policy game that has not been considered, yet. In addition to that we will - different from the basic Barro-Gordon-model - assume a quadratic loss function for the policy maker.

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  • Berlemann, Michael, 2000. "Monetary policy under uncertain planning horizon," Dresden Discussion Paper Series in Economics 07/00, Technische Universität Dresden, Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:zbw:tuddps:0700

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