price-level targeting


price-level targeting
price-level targeting UK US noun [U] ECONOMICS
a type of monetary policy (= government actions to control the amount of money in an economy) which aims to keep the price level at a particular level, measured according to the CPI: »

In theory price-level targeting is superior to inflation-targeting because it provides more certainty about the long-term purchasing power of money.

Compare CPI(Cf. ↑CPI)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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