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Conference Paper
How forward-looking is optimal monetary policy?

We calculate optimal monetary policy rules for several variants of a simple optimizing model of the monetary transmission mechanism with sticky prices and/or wages. We show that robustly optimal rules can be represented by interest-rate feedback rules that generalize the celebrated proposal of Taylor (1993). Optimal rules, however, require that the current interest rate operating target depend positively on the recent past level of the operating target, and its recent rate of increase, in a way that is characteristic of estimated central bank reaction functions, but not of Taylor's proposal.

Financial stability: the role of the Federal Reserve System

Remarks at the Future of Banking Regulation and Supervision in the EU Conference, Frankfurt, Germany.
Speech , Paper 125

Journal Article
Monetary policy implementation: common goals but different practices

While the goals that guide monetary policy in different countries are very similar, central banks diverge in their methods of implementing policy. This study of the policy frameworks of four central banks?the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, the Bank of England, and the Swiss National Bank?focuses on two notable areas of difference. The first is the choice of an interest rate target, a standard feature of conventional monetary policy. The second is the choice of instruments for managing the central banks? expanded balance sheets?a decision made necessary by the banks? ...
Current Issues in Economics and Finance , Volume 17 , Issue Nov

Journal Article
The role of policy rules in inflation targeting

Review , Volume 86 , Issue Jul , Pages 89-112

Journal Article
Is there a cost to having an independent central bank?

FRBSF Economic Letter

Conference Paper
What operating procedures should be adopted to maintain price stability? practical issues (commentary)

Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole

Conference Paper
Commentary: central banks and the financial system

Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole

Working Paper
Central banks, asset bubbles, and financial stability

Working Paper Series , Paper WP-98-12

Journal Article
Fed transparency: how, not whether

This article was originally presented as a speech at the Global Interdependence Center, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, August 21, 2003.
Review , Volume 85 , Issue Nov , Pages 1-8

Conference Paper
How can monetary policy be improved?

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 38 , Pages 229-231



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