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Staff Discussion Notes

International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.
Published Date:
June 2014
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Staff Discussion Notes showcase new policy-related analysis and research by IMF departments. These papers are generally brief and written in nontechnical language, and are aimed at a broad audience interested in economic policy issues. For more information on this series and to download the papers in this series, please visit:

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Redistribution, Inequality, and Growth

Jonathan D. Ostry, Andrew Berg, and Charalambos G. Tsangarides

No. 14/03

Monetary Policy in the New Normal

Tamim Bayoumi, Giovanni Dell’Ariccia, Karl Habermeier, Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli, Fabián Valencia, and an IMF Staff Team

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