Credible Disinflation with Staggered Price Setting
NBER Working Paper No. 3555
This paper determines the real effects of credible disinflation when price setting is staggered. The results are surprising: a fairly quick disinflation causes a boom. This finding suggests that nominal price rigidity alone does not explain why disinflation is costly in actual economies.
Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w3555
Published: American Economic Review, March 1994 citation courtesy of