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Inflation Targeting as a Stabilisation Tool: Its Design and Performance in the Czech Republic

By Viktor Kotlan and David Navratil

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The article focuses on the development and performance of the Inflation Targeting regime in the Czech Republic. It is shown that the regime design evolved throughout time from a rather specific setting towards a framework based on international best practices. The performance of IT is evaluated using three different methods. The results suggest that even though the inflation targets have been missed more often than met, the Inflation Targeting framework significantly contributed to the stabilisation of the Czech economy.Inflation Targeting Measuring performance of monetary policy

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