IMF paper looks at how inflation anchoring affects growth

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A working paper published by the International Monetary Fund has concluded anchoring inflation expectations – rather than the level of inflation – is what has a statistical effect on growth.

In their paper, Sangyup Choi, Davide Furceri, and Prakash Loungani explore whether low inflation and the anchoring of inflation expectations are positive for economic growth, as central bankers often assert.

While they find inflation anchoring fosters growth in industries that are more credit-constrained

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