A “queer policy” indeed

Queer policy economy2

What happens when you get to the “zero growth projection”? Last year Mark Carney ventured that forward guidance with thresholds was the “last resort” and “If yet further stimulus were required, the policy framework itself would likely have to be changed. For example, adopting a nominal GDP level target could in many respects be more powerful than employing thresholds under flexible inflation targeting.”

My question: Why wait for the lower bound for the growth projection to hit zero?

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Marcus Nunes
João Marcus Marinho Nunes is a partner of Phynance Estratégias Quantitativas e Investimentos and a professor of Economics at Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo, Brazil. He also blogs here: http://thefaintofheart.wordpress.com/

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