Striving to Be "Clearly Open" and "Crystal Clear": Monetary Policy Communication of the CNB

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Author/Editor: Katerina Smídková, Ales Bulir
Release Date: © April, 2008
ISBN : 978-1-45186-945-3
Stock #: WPIEA2008084
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The Czech National Bank has a respectable track record in terms of its policy actions and the corresponding inflation outturns. Using a simple forward-looking policy rule, we find that its main communication tools-inflation targets, inflation forecasts, verbal assessments of the inflation risks contained in quarterly inflation reports, and the voting within the CNB Board-provided a clear message in about three out of every four observations in our 2001- 2005 sample.


Banks and banking , Central banks , Economic policy , Financial institutions and markets , Fiscal policy , Inflation , Monetary policy , Transparency

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