Robert G. King

Boston University - Department of Economics

Professor

270 Bay State Road

Boston, MA 02215

United States

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond - Research Department

P.O. Box 27622

Richmond, VA 23261

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

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Scholarly Papers (41)

Financial Deregulation, Monetary Policy, and Central Banking

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Working Paper No. 88-1
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Oct 2012
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 510 (42,911)
Citation 55

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Financial Deregulation, Monetary Policy, and Central Banking

FRB Richmond Economic Review, vol. 74, no. 3, May/June 1988, pp. 3-22
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Oct 2012
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 41 (359,226)
Citation 55

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Citation 95

Optimal Monetary Policy

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 01-5
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Sep 2001
Aubhik Khan, Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Ohio State University (OSU), Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 221 (112,747)
Citation 95

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Optimal Monetary Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w9402
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Dec 2002
Aubhik Khan, Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Ohio State University (OSU), Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 50 (329,937)
Citation 95

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Optimal Monetary Policy

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 00-10
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
Aubhik Khan, Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Ohio State University (OSU), Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 13 (496,613)
Citation 95

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optimal monetary policy, sticky prices, commitment

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Resuscitating Real Business Cycles

NBER Working Paper No. w7534
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 07 May 2000
Robert G. King and Sergio T. Rebelo
Boston University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 275 (90,209)
Citation 197

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The New IS-LM Model: Language, Logic, and Limits

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 86, No. 3, Summer 2000, pp. 45-104
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
Robert G. King
Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 189 (50,854)
Citation 43

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Monetary Discretion, Pricing Complementarity and Dynamic Multiple Equilibria

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 802
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Jul 2004
Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 56 (312,224)
Citation 22

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Rules vs. discretion, time inconsistency, optimal monetary policy, inflation targets, inflation caps

Monetary Discretion, Pricing Complementarity and Dynamic Multiple Equilibria

ECB Working Paper No. 343
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 51 (326,860)
Citation 22

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Monetary policy, discretion, time-consistency, multiple equilibria, complementarity

Monetary Discretion, Pricing Complementarity and Dynamic Multiple Equilibria

NBER Working Paper No. w9929
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Aug 2003
Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 23 (439,004)
Citation 22

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Monetary Discretion, Pricing Complementarity, and Dynamic Multiple Equilibria

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 04-05
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 6 (534,866)
Citation 22

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monetary policy, discretion, time-consistency, multiple equilibria, complementarity

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Citation 36

Testing Long Run Neutrality

NBER Working Paper No. w4156
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Jul 2004
Robert G. King and Mark W. Watson
Boston University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 62 (296,445)
Citation 36

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Testing Long-Run Neutrality

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 83, No. 3, Summer 1997, pp. 69-101
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Nov 2012
Robert G. King and Mark W. Watson
Boston University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 62 (296,445)
Citation 36

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Citation 38

Pricing, Production, and Persistence

FRB Philadelphia Working Paper No. 05-4
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 May 2005
Michael Dotsey and Robert G. King
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 75 (266,495)
Citation 38

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Pricing, macroeconomic models

Pricing, Production and Persistence

NBER Working Paper No. w8407
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Aug 2001
Michael Dotsey and Robert G. King
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (377,685)
Citation 38

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Policy, Technology Adoption, and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w4681
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Dec 2000
New York University - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics, UC Berkeley and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 87 (229,416)
Citation 9

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Public Policy and Economic Growth: Developing Neoclassical Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w3338
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
Robert G. King and Sergio T. Rebelo
Boston University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 86 (242,919)
Citation 74

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Implications of State-dependent Pricing for Dynamic Macroeconomic Models

FRB Philadelphia Working Paper No. 05-2
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 May 2005
Michael Dotsey and Robert G. King
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 75 (241,114)
Citation 38

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Prices

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The Pitfalls of Discretionary Monetary Policy

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 01-16
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Jan 2002
Aubhik Khan, Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Ohio State University (OSU), Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 72 (266,091)
Citation 1

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discretion, time-consistency problem, optimal monetary policy, sticky prices, multiple equilibria

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Stochastic Trends and Economic Fluctuations

NBER Working Paper No. w2229
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Jul 2004
Boston University - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 68 (278,888)
Citation 197

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Measuring Business Cycles Approximate Band-Pass Filters for Economic Time Series

NBER Working Paper No. w5022
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Jul 2000
Marianne Baxter and Robert G. King
Boston University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 68 (268,103)
Citation 367

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Transitional Dynamics and Economic Growth in the Neoclassical Model

NBER Working Paper No. w3185
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Robert G. King and Sergio T. Rebelo
Boston University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 67 (272,316)
Citation 61

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Limits on Interest Rate Rules in the IS Model

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 82, no. 2, Spring 1996, pp. 47-75
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Robert G. King and William R. Kerr
Boston University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 62 (296,445)
Citation 56

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Limits on Interest Rate Rules in the IS Model

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 82, No. 2, pp. 47-75, 1996
Posted: 20 Aug 2008
William R. Kerr and Robert G. King
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Boston University - Department of Economics

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interest rate rules, monetary policy, IS-LM, inflation targets, prices

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Inflation Targeting in a St. Louis Model of the 21st Century

NBER Working Paper No. w5507
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Apr 1998
Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 61 (295,178)
Citation 80

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Time-Separable Preference and Intertemporal-Substitution Models of Business Cycles

NBER Working Paper No. w0888
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Mar 2002
Robert J. Barro and Robert G. King
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 51 (316,002)
Citation 52

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Citation 58

The Case for Price Stability

NBER Working Paper No. w8423
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Aug 2001
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (370,123)
Citation 58

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The Case for Price Stability

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 01-02
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Nov 2012
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 7 (529,830)
Citation 58

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inflation persistence, markup constancy, neutral monetary policy, new neoclassical synthesis, optimal monetary and fiscal policy, price level stability, real business cycles, sticky wages and prices

The New Neoclassical Synthesis and the Role of Monetary Policy

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 98-5
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 Nov 2012
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 42 (355,753)
Citation 247

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The New Neoclassical Synthesis and the Role of Monetary Policy

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Working Paper 98-5
Posted: 21 Aug 1998
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics

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Banking and Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w1312
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Apr 2004
Joseph G. Haubrich and Robert G. King
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 41 (352,345)
Citation 10

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The Behavior of Money, Credit, and Prices in a Real Business Cycle

NBER Working Paper No. w0853
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 14 Nov 2007
Robert G. King and Charles I. Plosser
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Downloads 39 (345,905)
Citation 57

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The Incredible Volcker Disinflation

NBER Working Paper No. w11562
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Sep 2005
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 39 (359,065)
Citation 26

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23.
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Citation 1

Discretionary Policy and Multiple Equilibria

NBER Working Paper No. w12076
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 May 2006
Robert G. King
Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (422,592)
Citation 1

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Discretionary Policy and Multiple Equilibria

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 92, no. 1, Winter 2006, pp. 1-15
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Dec 2012
Robert G. King
Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 10 (513,739)
Citation 1

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24.
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Citation 12

Partial Adjustment Without Apology

International Economic Review, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 779-809, August 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Mar 2007
Robert G. King and Julia K. Thomas
Boston University - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (444,715)
Citation 12

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Partial Adjustment Without Apology

NBER Working Paper No. w9946
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Nov 2010
Robert G. King and Julia K. Thomas
Boston University - Department of Economics and Ohio State University
Downloads 13 (496,613)
Citation 12

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Partial Adjustment without Apology

Posted: 31 Jul 2008
Robert G. King and Julia K. Thomas
Boston University - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics

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Partial Adjustment, (S,s) Adjustment, Employment Dynamics

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The Phillips Curve and U.S. Macroeconomic Policy: Snapshots, 1958-1996

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 94, No. 4, Fall 2008, pp. 311-359
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Dec 2012
Robert G. King
Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 28 (366,070)
Citation 2

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Nontraded Goods, Nontraded Factors, and International Non-Diversification

NBER Working Paper No. w5175
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Jul 2000
Marianne Baxter, Urban J. Jermann and Robert G. King
Boston University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 27 (397,217)
Citation 24

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The Great Inflation Drift

NBER Working Paper No. w14862
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Apr 2009
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 25 (415,617)
Citation 3

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The Implications of an Endogenous Money Supply for Monetary Neutrality

NBER Working Paper No. w1175
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jul 2004
Robert G. King and Bharat Trehan
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Downloads 23 (420,552)

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Monetary Instruments and Policy Rules in a Rational Expectations Environment

NBER Working Paper No. w1114
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Jun 2004
Michael Dotsey and Robert G. King
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 23 (425,641)
Citation 3

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Deep Structral Excavation? a Critique of Euler Equation Methods

NBER Working Paper No. t0031
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Apr 2004
Peter M. Garber and Robert G. King
Brown University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (430,798)
Citation 11

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Inflation and Real Activity with Firm-Level Productivity Shocks

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 13-35
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Sep 2013
Michael Dotsey, Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 21 (330,631)
Citation 4

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Pricing

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Straightforward Approximate Stochastic Equilibria for Nonlinear Rational Expectations Models

CAMA Working Paper No. 59/2014
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 16 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2014
Michael K. Johnston, Robert G. King and Denny Lie
Government of the Republic of South Africa - South African Reserve Bank, Boston University - Department of Economics and The University of Sydney - School of Economics
Downloads 19 (377,003)

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Solution methods, higher order approximations, perturbation, differential Taylor series approximation, nonlinear rational expectations models, pruning, DSGE

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Sticky Prices, Money and Business Fluctuations

NBER Working Paper No. w1216
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Jul 2004
Robert G. King and Joseph G. Haubrich
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Downloads 19 (425,641)
Citation 4

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Quantitative Theory and Econometrics

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 81, no. 3, Summer 1995, pp. 53-105
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Nov 2012
Robert G. King
Boston University - Department of Economics
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Citation 6

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Expectations and the Term Structure of Interest Rates: Evidence and Implications

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 88, no. 4, Fall 2002, pp. 49-95
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Dec 2012
Robert G. King and André Kurmann
Boston University - Department of Economics and Drexel University - LeBow College of Business
Downloads 17 (392,902)
Citation 10

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Real Business Cycles and the Test of the Adelmans

NBER Working Paper No. w3160
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Nov 2007
Robert G. King and Charles I. Plosser
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Downloads 15 (435,923)
Citation 16

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State Dependent Pricing and Dynamics of Business Cycles

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 97-2
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Nov 2012
Michael Dotsey, Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 12 (451,549)
Citation 5

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Rational Expectations Business Cycle Models: A Survey

FRB Richmond Economic Review, vol. 74, no. 2, March/April 1988, pp. 3-15
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 Oct 2012
Michael Dotsey and Robert G. King
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 9 (441,134)

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Informational Implications of Interest Rate Rules

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 84-8
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Aug 2012
Michael Dotsey and Robert G. King
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 6 (492,569)
Citation 3

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A Note on the Neutrality of Temporary Monetary Disturbances

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 79-2, March 1979
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Aug 2012
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 5 (502,234)

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The Pitfalls of Monetary Discretion

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 01-8
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Nov 2012
Aubhik Khan, Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Ohio State University (OSU), Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 2 (511,375)
Citation 3

Abstract:

discretion, time-consistency problem, optimal monetary policy, sticky prices, multiple equilibria