Volker Hahn

University of Konstanz

Box 143

Konstanz, 78457

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (35)

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Signaling and Commitment: Monetary Versus Inflation Targeting

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Dec 1999
Hans Gersbach and Volker Hahn
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Konstanz
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Central Banks, Inflation Targeting, Monetary Targeting, Signaling, Commitment

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Voting Transparency in a Monetary Union

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Jul 2005
Hans Gersbach and Volker Hahn
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Konstanz
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Central banks, transparency, voting, monetary union

Voting Transparency in a Monetary Union

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5155
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Aug 2005
Hans Gersbach and Volker Hahn
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Konstanz
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Central banks, transparency voting

Should the Individual Voting Records of Central Bankers Be Published?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Sep 2000
Hans Gersbach and Volker Hahn
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Konstanz
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central banks, transparency, voting

Should the Individual Voting Records of Central Bankers Be Published?

Bundesbank Series 1 Discussion Paper No. 2001,02
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Jun 2016
Volker Hahn and Hans Gersbach
University of Konstanz and ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch
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Forward Guidance for Monetary Policy: Is It Desirable?

CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, Working Paper No. 08/84
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Apr 2008
Hans Gersbach and Volker Hahn
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Konstanz
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central banks, transparency, commitment, Federal Reserve, policy inclinations, signaling

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The Transparency of Central Bank Preferences

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Sep 2004
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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Central Bank Objectives, Transparency

Information Acquisition and Transparency in Committees

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2010
Hans Gersbach and Volker Hahn
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Konstanz
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committees, career concerns, experts, transparency, information acquisition

Information Acquisition and Transparency in Committees

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6677
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jun 2008
Hans Gersbach and Volker Hahn
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Konstanz
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career concerns, committees, experts, information acquisition, transparency

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Banking-on-the-Average Rules

CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, Working Paper No. 09/107
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Apr 2009
Hans Gersbach and Volker Hahn
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Konstanz
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banking on the average, equity-capital requirements, banking system, banking crisis

Banking-on-the-Average Rules

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7819
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 May 2010
Hans Gersbach and Volker Hahn
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Konstanz
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banking crisis, banking on the average, banking system, equity-capital requirements

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Information Content of Wages and Monetary Policy

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Dec 2004
Volker Hahn and Hans Gersbach
University of Konstanz and ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch
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Central Banks, Wage Bargaining, Information Asymmetries, Indicators for Monetary Policy, Controlling Inflation

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On the Drawbacks of Large Committees

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2016
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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experts, committees, career concerns, verifiable information

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Reciprocity and Voting

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Sep 2004
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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reciprocity, voting, median voter theorem

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Search, Unemployment, and Age

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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search, matching, unemployment

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Fairness and Voting

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Nov 2004
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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Fairness, Inequity Aversion, Voting, Median Voter Theorem, Politicians

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Committees and Reciprocity

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Feb 2006
Volker Hahn and Felix Muehe
University of Konstanz and ETH Zürich - Center for Economic Research
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reciprocity, committees, log-rolling, voting

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Forward Guidance Contracts

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5375
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Jun 2015
Hans Gersbach, Volker Hahn and Yulin Liu
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch, University of Konstanz and ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich
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forward guidance, zero lower bound, central banks, incentive contracts, transparency

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Modeling Two Macro Policy Instruments - Interest Rates and Aggregate Capital Requirements

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3598
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Oct 2011
Hans Gersbach and Volker Hahn
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Konstanz
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central banks, banking regulation, capital requirements, optimal monetary policy

Sequential Aggregation of Verifiable Information

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 May 2010 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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Experts, Committees, Career Concerns, Verifiable Information, Information Aggregation

Sequential Aggregation of Verifiable Information

CER-ETH – Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich Working Paper No. 10/136
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Sep 2010
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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experts, committees, career concerns, verifiable information, information aggregation

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Discretionary Policy and Multiple Equilibria in a New Keynesian Model

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Apr 2014
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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New Keynesian model, multiple equilibria, discretionary equilibrium, inflation persistence, reputation

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Inflation Forecast Contracts

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Jul 2011
Hans Gersbach and Volker Hahn
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Konstanz
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central banks, incentive contracts, transparency, inflation targeting, inflation forecast targeting, intermediate targets

Inflation Forecast Contracts

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8933
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 May 2012
Hans Gersbach and Volker Hahn
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Konstanz
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central banks, incentive contracts, inflation forecast targeting, inflation targeting, intermediate targets, transparency

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Policy Effects in a Simple Fully Non-Linear New Keynesian Model of the Liquidity Trap

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Feb 2017
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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zero lower bound, fiscal multiplier, liquidity trap, new Keynesian model, multiple equilibria, inflation target

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Constitutional Design: Separation of Financing and Project Decision

CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich Working Paper No. 09/109
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 May 2009
Hans Gersbach, Volker Hahn and Stephan Imhof
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch, University of Konstanz and ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich
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constitutional design, provision of public projects, voting, taxes and subsidies

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Price Points and Price Dynamics

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2018
Volker Hahn and Michal Marencak
University of Konstanz and University of Konstanz
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price stickiness, price point, sticky information

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Transparency in Monetary Policy, Signaling, and Heterogeneous Information

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Jun 2010
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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monetary policy, transparency, signaling, heterogeneous information

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Committees, Sequential Voting and Transparency

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Apr 2007
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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committees, information aggregation, transparency, voting, monetary policy committees

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Information Acquisition by Price-Setters and Monetary Policy

CER-ETH Working Paper No. 07/73
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Sep 2007
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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conservative central banker, optimal monetary policy, information acquisition, Phillips curve, transparency

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Committee Design with Endogenous Participation

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2016
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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committee decision-making, information aggregation, adverse selection, efficiency wages, transparency, career concerns

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Designing Monetary Policy Committees

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2013
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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Monetary policy committees, term length, committee size, New Keynesian model

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Voting Transparency, Conflicting Interests, and the Appointment of Central Bankers

Economics & Politics, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 321-345, November 2004
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Nov 2004
Hans Gersbach and Volker Hahn
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Konstanz
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Price Dispersion and the Costs of Inflation

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Jul 2018
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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Trend Inflation, Optimal Inflation Target, New Keynesian Model, Welfare Costs of Inflation

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Macroprudential Policy in the New Keynesian World

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Sep 2018
Hans Gersbach, Volker Hahn and Yulin Liu
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch, University of Konstanz and ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich
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central banks, banking regulation, capital requirements, optimal monetary policy

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Signalling and Commitment: Monetary Versus Inflation Targeting

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4151
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Jan 2004
Hans Gersbach and Volker Hahn
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Konstanz
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Central banks, inflation targeting, monetary targeting, signalling, commitment

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An Argument in Favor of Long Terms for Central Bankers

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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term length, conservative central banker, New Keynesian model

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Why the Publication of Socially Harmful Information May Be Socially Desirable

CER-ETH Economics Working Paper No. 09/122
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Nov 2009
Volker Hahn
University of Konstanz
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signaling games, transparency, monetary policy, central banks, communication

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Voting Transparency and Conflicting Interests in Central Bank Councils

Bundesbank Series 1 Discussion Paper No. 2001,03
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Jun 2016
Volker Hahn and Hans Gersbach
University of Konstanz and ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch
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Tax Rules

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7831
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Hans Gersbach, Volker Hahn and Stephan Imhof
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch, University of Konstanz and ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich
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constitutional design, provision of public projects, taxes and subsidies, voting

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Monetary Policy Inclinations

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6761
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jun 2008
Hans Gersbach and Volker Hahn
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Konstanz
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central banks, commitment, ECB, Federal Reserve, policy inclinations, transparency