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Preface
Pt. 1Inflation Targeting: The Issues1
1Introduction3
2The Rationale for Inflation Targeting10
3Issues of Design and Implementation26
Pt. 2Case Studies and Empirical Evidence39
4German and Swiss Monetary Targeting: Precursors to Inflation Targeting41
5New Zealand: Inflation-Targeting Pioneer86
6Canada: Inflation Targets as Tools of Communication115
7United Kingdom: The Central Bank as Counterinflationary Conscience145
8Sweden: Searching for a Nominal Anchor172
9Three Small Open Economies: Israel, Australia, and Spain203
10Inflation Targeting: How Successful Has It Been?252
Pt. 3Conclusions285
11What Have We Learned?287
12Inflation Targeting for the United States and the European Monetary Union309
Notes335
References355
Index367


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Inflation (Finance) Government policy Case studies, Monetary policy Case studies