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Test of the expectations hypothesis resolving the anomalies when the short-term rate is the federal funds rate by Daniel L. Thornton

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Published by Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in [St. Louis, Mo.] .
Written in English


  • Interest rates.,
  • Rational expectations (Economic theory)

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StatementDaniel L. Thornton.
SeriesWorking paper ;, 2000-003C, Working paper (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis : Online) ;, 2000-003C.
ContributionsFederal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3476437M
LC Control Number2005615923

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