Changing the Federal Reserve's Mandate: An Economic Analysis

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This report discusses a number of implementation issues surrounding an economic inflation target. These include what rate of inflation to target, what inflation measure to use, whether to set a point target or range, and what penalties to impose if a target is missed.

Creator(s): Labonte, Marc
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: February 25, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Labonte, Marc

Specialist in Macroeconomic Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: February 25, 2011
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This report discusses a number of implementation issues surrounding an economic inflation target. These include what rate of inflation to target, what inflation measure to use, whether to set a point target or range, and what penalties to impose if a target is missed.

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23 pages.

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