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Policy uncertainty: a new indicator

Scott R.  Baker,  Nicholas  Bloom,  Steven J.  Davis,  February 2012
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Keywords: US economic policy; global financial markets;

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Abstract:

The damaging impact of economic uncertainty on growth has been reasonably well studied - but what happens when there is uncertainty about economic policy-making? Nicholas Bloom and colleagues have developed a measure of this distinct kind of uncertainty, one that shows the value of restoring stability to current policy actions.


CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter2012 pages: 21-23