Optimal monetary policy in a currency union with interest rate spreads


a r t i c l e i n f o JEL classification: E31 E52 E61 F33 F41 Keywords: Currency union Optimal monetary policy Redistributive monetary policy Financial frictions Interest rate spreads Spread-adjusted Taylor rule We introduce " financial imperfections " – asymmetric net wealth positions, incomplete risk-sharing, and interest rate spreads across member… (More)


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