TITLE

Inflation Targeting

AUTHOR(S)
Schott, Francis H.
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Business Economics;Jan2005, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses the status of inflation targeting in the U.S. as of January 2005. Challenges faced by advocates of inflation targets; Background of inflation targeting in other countries including New Zealand; Factors which led the U.S. government to delay addressing the inflation problem faced by the country; Issues raised about inflation targeting.
ACCESSION #
16062725

 

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