The latest thinking of European macroeconomists

Should the ECB Reformulate its Inflation Objective?

Summary

The European Central Bank (ECB) is in the process of reviewing its monetary policy strategy. A majority of CfM-CEPR panel members support allowing inflation to exceed 2% following periods when inflation has been below target and making more explicit its secondary objective of supporting economic growth and full employment. Only a minority supports increasing the inflation target itself.

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