Three Dimensions of Central Bank Credibility and Inferential Expectations: The Euro Zone
Timo Henckel (),
Gordon D. Menzies (),
Peter Moffat () and
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Gordon D. Menzies: University of Technology Sydney & Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis
Peter Moffat: University of East Anglia
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No 2019/02, Working Paper Series from Economics Discipline Group, UTS Business School, University of Technology, Sydney
We use the behavior of inflation among Eurozone countries to provide information about the degree of credibility of the European Central Bank (ECB) since 2008. We define credibility along three dimensions-official target credibility, cohesion credibility and anchoring credibility - and show in a new econometric framework that the latter has deteriorated in recent history; that is, price setters are less likely to rely on the ECB target when forming inflation expectations.
Keywords: credibility; infl?ation; expectations; anchoring; monetary union; inferential expectations (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C51 D84 E31 E52 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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