Alexander L. Wolman

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

P.O. Box 27622

Richmond, VA 23261

United States

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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
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Optimal Monetary Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w9402
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2010
Aubhik Khan, Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Ohio State University (OSU), Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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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
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optimal monetary policy, sticky prices, commitment

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Boom and Bust in Telecommunications

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 89, No. 4, Fall 2003, pp. 1-24
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Elise Couper, John P. Hejkal and Alexander L. Wolman
Independent, Independent and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Regional Inflation in a Currency Union: Fiscal Policy vs. Fundamentals

ECB Working Paper No. 180; FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 746
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 May 2003
Margarida Duarte and Alexander L. Wolman
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Currency union, fiscal policy, inflation differentials, productivity differentials, nominal rigidities

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Sticky Prices, Marginal Cost, and the Behavior of Inflation

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 85, no. 4, Fall 1999, pp. 29-48
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Nov 2012
Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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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
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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
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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 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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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
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monetary policy, discretion, time-consistency, multiple equilibria, complementarity

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Payment Choice and the Future of Currency: Insights from Two Billion Retail Transactions

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 14-09
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2014
Zhu Wang and Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Payment choice, Money demand, Consumer behavior

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Large Excess Reserves in the U.S.: A View from the Cross-Section of Banks

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 12-05
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Dec 2012
Huberto M. Ennis and Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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bank balance sheets, bank reserves, liquidity, monetary policy, bank capital

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Zero Inflation and the Friedman Rule: A Welfare Comparison

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 83, No. 4, Fall 1997, pp. 1-21
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Nov 2012
Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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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
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discretion, time-consistency problem, optimal monetary policy, sticky prices, multiple equilibria

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The Frequency and Costs of Individual Price Adjustment

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 86, No. 4, Fall 2000, pp. 1-22
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Discretionary Monetary Policy in the Calvo Model

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
Willem Van Zandweghe and Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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time-consisten monetary policy, Discretion; Markov-perfect equilibrium; Sticky prices, Relative price distortion

Discretionary Monetary Policy in the Calvo Model

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 11-03
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Dec 2012
Willem Van Zandweghe and Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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time-consistent optimal monetary policy, relative price distortion, sticky prices, discretion

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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 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2010
Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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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
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Pricing

Inflation and Real Activity with Firm Level Productivity Shocks

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 18-19
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Michael Dotsey and Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Inflation, microeconomics

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Federal Reserve Interdistrict Settlement

FRB Economic Quarterly, Vol. 99, No. 2, Second Quarter 2013, pp. 117-141., Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Research Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 May 2014
Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Trend Inflation, Firm-Specific Capital, and Sticky Prices

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 91, no. 4, Fall 2005, pp. 57-83
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Dec 2012
Andreas Hornstein and Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Real Implications of the Zero Bound on Nominal Interest Rates

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 03-15
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Dec 2012
Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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zero bound, monetary policy, deflation, interest rates, price-level stationarity

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Housing and the Great Recession: A VAR Accounting Exercise

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 97, no. 1, First Quarter 2011, pp. 45-66
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Dec 2012
Samuel Henly and Alexander L. Wolman
Independent and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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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
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Potential Consequences of Linear Approximation in Economics

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 89, No. 1, Winter 2003, pp. 51-67
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Alexander L. Wolman and Elise Couper
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Independent
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Fiscal Policy and Regional Inflation in a Currency Union

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 03-11
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Dec 2012
Margarida Duarte and Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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currency union, fiscal policy, inflation differentials

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K-Core Inflation

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 97, no. 4, Fourth Quarter 2011, pp. 415-430
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Dec 2012
Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Consumer Payment Choice in the Fifth District: Learning from a Retail Chain

Economic Quarterly, Issue 1Q, pp. 51-78, 2016
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Feb 2017
Zhu Wang and Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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payments, consumer behavior

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Currency Quality and Changes in the Behavior of Depository Institutions

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 93, no. 4, Fall 2007, pp. 361-391
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Dec 2012
Hubert Janicki, Nashat Moin, Andrea Waddle and Alexander L. Wolman
U.S. Census Bureau, Independent, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Monetary Policy and Global Equilibria in a Production Economy

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 96, no. 4, Fourth Quarter 2010, pp. 317-337
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Dec 2012
Tim Hursey and Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Bond Price Premiums

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 92, no. 4, Fall 2006, pp. 317-336
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Dec 2012
Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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A Primer on Optimal Monetary Policy with Staggered Price-Setting

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 87, No. 4, Fall 2001, pp. 27-52
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Staggered Price Setting and the Zero Bound on Nominal Interest Rates

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 84, no. 4, Fall 1998, pp. 1-24
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Nov 2012
Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Relative Price Changes and the Optimal Inflation Rate

Economic Quarterly, Issue 3Q, pp. 245-274, 2015
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Nov 2016
Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Nominal Frictions, Relative Price Adjustment, and the Limits to Monetary Policy

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 94, No. 3, Summer 2008, pp. 219-233
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Dec 2012
Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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The Optimal Rate of Inflation with Trending Relative Prices

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 09-2
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Dec 2012
Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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relative price trends, sticky prices, optimal rate of inflation

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Inflation and Changing Expenditure Shares

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 91, no. 1, Winter 2005, pp. 1-20
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Dec 2012
Alexander L. Wolman and Fan Ding
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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An Inquiry into the Existence and Uniqueness of Equilibrium with State-Dependent Pricing

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 04-04
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
A. Andrew John and Alexander L. Wolman
Melbourne Business School and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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price adjustment, menu costs, state-dependent pricing, multiple equilibria

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

Investigating Nonneutrality in a State-Dependent Pricing Model with Firm-Level Productivity Shocks

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 19-9
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Michael Dotsey and Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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price-modeling

Investigating Nonneutrality in a State‐Dependent Pricing Model with Firm‐Level Productivity Shocks

International Economic Review, Vol. 61, Issue 1, pp. 159-188, 2020
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 May 2020
Michael Dotsey and Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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The Decline in Currency Use at a National Retail Chain

Economic Quarterly, Issue 2Q, pp. 53-77, 2018
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Zhu Wang and Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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retail payments, transactions, currency

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Does State-Dependent Pricing Imply Coordination Failure?

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 99-5
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Nov 2012
A. John and Alexander L. Wolman
Michigan State University and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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