Calvo, Guillermo and Vegh, Carlos (1991): Exchange rate stabilization under imperfect credibility.
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This paper analyzes stabilization policy under predetermined exchange rates in a cash-in-advance, staggered-prices model. Under full credibility, a reduction in the rate of devaluation results in an immediate and permanent reduction in the inflation rate, with no effect on output or consumption. In contrast, a non-credible stabilization results in an initial expansion of output, followed by a later recession. The inflation rate of home goods remains above the rate of devaluation throughout the program, thus resulting in a sustained real exchange rate appreciation.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Exchange rate stabilization under imperfect credibility|
|Keywords:||Monetary policy, exchange rate policy, inflation stabilization, credibility|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance > F41 - Open Economy Macroeconomics|
|Depositing User:||Carlos Vegh|
|Date Deposited:||09. Feb 2010 09:01|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 03:47|
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