Sidiropoulos, Moïse and Diana, Giuseppe (2006): Robust Control and Monetary Policy Delegation. Published in: Massimo Salzano and David Colander (ed.): “Complexity Hints for Economic Policy”, Springer-Verlag Publisher, 2007 (2007): pp. 303-310.
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This paper adapts in a simple static context the Rogoff's (1985) analysis of monetary policy delegation to a conservative central banker to the robust control framework. In this framework, uncertainty means that policymakers are unsure about their model, in the sense that there is a group of approximate models that they also consider as possibly true, and their objective is to choose a rule that will work under a range of di¤erent model specifications. We find that robustness reveals the emergence of a precautionary behaviour in the case of unstructured model uncertainty, reducing thus government's willingness to delegate monetary policy to a conservative central banker.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Robust Control and Monetary Policy Delegation|
|Keywords:||Robust control; Monetary policy delegation; Central bank conservativeness.|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit > E58 - Central Banks and Their Policies
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit > E52 - Monetary Policy
|Depositing User:||Moïse Sidiropoulos|
|Date Deposited:||09. Jul 2010 22:06|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 09:23|
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