Lars E.O Svensson
CEPR and NBER
European Economic Review 46 (2002) 771-780
The paper discusses how current inflation targeting should be modeled, and argues that it is better represented as a commitment to a targeting rule (a rule specifying operational objectives for monetary policy or a condition for the target variables), than as a commitment to a simple instrument rule (like a Taylor rule).
JEL Classification: E42, E52, E58
Keywords: Inflation targeting, monetary policy rules.