Impact of Macroeconomic Surprises Changed after Zero Lower Bound

4 Pages Posted: 11 Jul 2017

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Christoffer Koch

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Julieta Yung

Bates College

Date Written: 2017

Abstract

Macroeconomic surprises involving employment and inflation—reflecting the Fed’s attempts to achieve its dual mandate to promote full employment and price stability—increased in importance during the zero-lower-bound period. Also, market participants were more attentive to housing market indicators and final GDP revisions.

Suggested Citation

Koch, Christoffer and Yung, Julieta, Impact of Macroeconomic Surprises Changed after Zero Lower Bound (2017). Economic Letter, Vol. 12, Issue 8, pp. 1-4, 2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3000251

Christoffer Koch (Contact Author)

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas ( email )

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Julieta Yung

Bates College ( email )

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Lewiston, ME 04240
United States

HOME PAGE: http://https://sites.google.com/site/yungjulieta/

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