A. V. Kozlovskaya

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This paper characterizes Ramsey-optimal monetary policy in a medium-scale macroeconomic model that has been estimated to fit well postwar U.S. business cycles. We find that mild deflation is Ramsey optimal in the long run. However, the optimal inflation rate appears to be highly sensitive to the assumed degree of price stickiness. Within the window of(More)
Data on all births in women of the city of Syktyvkar and adjacent villages (38 377 and 3828 births, respectively) were analyzed for the period from 1980 to 1999. Data on the women's age at childbirth, the delivery time, the body weight and length of the newborns, and their scores on the Apgar scale were taken into account. The season was found to be of(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe secular trends in selected pregnancy outcomes in the Komi Republic, Russia, in 1980-1999. STUDY DESIGN A descriptive study. METHODS Data on all single infants born in Syktyvkar and Vorkuta during the period 1980-1999 were abstracted from the birth journals at maternity homes (n = 69,340). Proportions of stillbirths, preterm and(More)
This paper characterizes Ramsey-optimal monetary policy in a medium-scale macroeconomic model that has been estimated to fit well postwar U.S.\ business cycles. We find that mild deflation is Ramsey optimal in the long run. However, the optimal inflation rate appears to be highly sensitive to the assumed degree of price stickiness. Within the window of(More)
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