Economic Quarterly

1994

 

Winter 1994

M2 and Monetary Policy: A Critical Review of the Recent Debate

Michael Dotsey

Recently an intense debate has focused on M2’s usefulness as an intermediate target for monetary policy. A review of two leading contributions to the debate indicates that their empirical results are sensitive to changes in key assumptions. Moreover, their empirical results lack the deep structural foundations that are necessary for reliable policy analysis.



Contact Us

Richmond

Amanda L. Kramer
(804) 697-8606

Publications image
Get Our Free Publications

To receive a notification by email when Economic Quarterly is posted online or to order single copies of past issues, click on the links below (published online only since 2012).