Evaluating In ation Targeting Using a Macroeconometric Model

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This paper uses a structurally estimatedmacroeconometricmodel, denoted the MC model, to evaluate in ation targeting in the United States. Various interest rate rules are tried with differing weights on in ation and output, and various optimal control problems are solved using differing weights on in ation and output targets. Price-level targeting is also… (More)

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