Inflation-Targeting Debate Revived

October 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;10/31/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 41, p4
Trade Publication
Expects that the nomination of Ben Bernanke as chairman of the United States Federal Reserve Board will reignite the debate on managing toward a specific, predetermined inflation target. Bernanke's support of inflation targeting; Pros and cons of inflation targeting; Implication of an inflation-targeting scheme on policy flexibility; Central banks around the world that have altered their monetary policy regimes to formally target specific rates or ranges of inflation.


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