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In Brief: Delayed Doves
Stephen Hansen and Michael F. McMahon
May 2008
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CentrePiece 13 (1) Spring 2008

Do newly appointed external members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) hide their true views on the right level for interest rates? Stephen Hansen and Michael McMahon look back at their voting records over the 10 years since the MPC was first given control of UK monetary policy-making.

This article summarises 'Delayed Doves: MPC Voting Behaviour of Externals' by Stephen Hansen and Michael McMahon, CEP Discussion Paper No. 862