Taylor and McCallum Rule during the Unprecedented Monetary Easing Era: The Recent Japanese Case

Yutaka Kurihara, Akio Fukushima


The Taylor and McCallum rules have been examined a lot in many studies. After these frameworks were presented, deflation has been prevailing and market interest rates have been low, almost zero, or negative in the world. Japan is a typical example. Unconventional monetary policy based on monetary base instead of based on interest rates, has been conducting. This study examines whether or not the Taylor and McCallum rule fit well in Japan. The empirical results show that the McCallum rule fits for recent Japanese cases, but the Taylor rule does not.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11114/aef.v7i3.4794


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