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N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9781337091985

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N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9781337091985
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The inflation rate is 10 percent, and the central bank is considering slowing the rate of money growth to reduce inflation to 5 percent. Economist Milton believes that expectations of inflation change quickly in response to new policies, whereas economist James believes that expectations are very sluggish. Which economist is more likely to favor the proposed change in monetary policy? Why?

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The response of inflation to new policies.

Explanation

With 10 percent of inflation rate, the central bank tries to reduce the growth of money supply to reduce inflation at 5 percent. Here, some economists believe that the expectations adjust quickly in response to inflation rate. That is, a change according to the change in policy is favored more to be used in the contradictory monitory policy than an economist with the opposite view...

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