This paper is taken from a chapter of my 2003 U.C. Berkeley Ph.D. dissertation. The views expressed in this paper are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York or of the Federal Reserve System. I thank George Akerlof, Allan Drazen, Dan McFadden, Allan Meltzer, Maury Obstfeld, Janet Yellen, two anonymous referees, and especially, Geoff Tootell for helpful discussions and comments. I thank David H. Small, Geoff Tootell, and Athanasios Orphanides for graciously sharing their data. Any remaining errors are my own.
Is There a Dead Spot? New Evidence on FOMC Decisions Before Elections
Article first published online: 28 AUG 2007
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
Volume 39, Issue 6, pages 1411–1427, September 2007
How to Cite
HELLERSTEIN, R. (2007), Is There a Dead Spot? New Evidence on FOMC Decisions Before Elections. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 39: 1411–1427. doi: 10.1111/j.1538-4616.2007.00072.x
- Issue published online: 28 AUG 2007
- Article first published online: 28 AUG 2007
- Received June 4, 2004; and accepted in revised form May 4, 2006.
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