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Implementing international monetary cooperation through inflation targeting

Benigno, Gianluca and Benigno, Pierpaolo (2008) Implementing international monetary cooperation through inflation targeting. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 12 (s1). pp. 45-59. ISSN 1365-1005

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Identification Number: 10.1017/S1365100507070174


This paper presents a two-country dynamic general equilibrium model with imperfect competition and nominal price rigidities in which productivity shocks coexist with markup shocks. After analyzing the features of the optimal cooperative solution, we show that this allocation can be implemented in a strategic context through inflation-targeting regimes. Under these regimes, each monetary authority minimizes a quadratic loss function that targets only domestic targets, namely, GDP inflation and the output gap.

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Additional Information: © 2008 Cambridge University Press
Divisions: Economics
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2011 15:28
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 00:47

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