• Patricia DörrEmail author
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The research on the interdependencies of monetary policy and inequality is still a vivid field in economics. Especially the unconventional monetary policies conducted in industrial nations in the subsequent of economic stagnation and/or crisis has revitalized the discussion about the non-neutrality of money. Rather than to consider simply the income distribution’s first moment, i.e. the mean, the shape of the whole distribution might be of interest to policy makers: Auclert (2014) raises the importance of inequality on the outcome of monetary policy measures.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.TrierGermany

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