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Signalling in a Model of Monetary Policy with Incomplete Information.

Abstract:

The expectations of the public about future macroeconomic policy depend in part upon the preferences that they believe the policymaker to have. For example, when the policymaker is "dry", i.e., more concerned about low inflation than low unemployment, lower inflation might be expected than when he is "wet." Thus, there is an incentive for the policymaker to influence expectations about his preferences by means of his current policy decisions. This paper uses R. Barro and D. Gordon's natural r...

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Journal:
Oxford Economic Papers, N.S
Volume:
38
Publication date:
1986
URN:
uuid:1280b34b-41ac-49e7-b198-4bfde17e666e
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:11267
Language:
English

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