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Essays on imperfect common knowledge in macroeconomics
This dissertation study the implications of strategic uncertainty induced by imperfect common knowledge for macroeconomic models and economic policy. In the first chapter, I evaluate whether central bank’s transparency ...
Transparência na política monetária: teoria, empírico e projeção
Over the last few years we have seen a huge evolution in the way central banks communicate around the World. Besides providing information to all, transparency allows agents to coordinate and is considered important in the ...
Essays on forward-looking indicators and the yield curve
This thesis presents three chapters about forward-looking indicators. In the first two chapters, we propose a factor augmented VAR that combines Nelson and Siegel yield curve factors and principal components extracted from ...
Ensaios sobre inflação e política monetária
This thesis aims to analyze the relationship between economic activity and inflation in the short term regarding three important issues: an historical perspective of the relationship between economic activity and inflation; ...