March 2006 issue contents

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SIGMA: A New Open Economy Model for Policy Analysis
  by Christopher J. Erceg, Luca Guerrieri, and Christopher Gust

The Persistence of Inflation in OECD Countries: A Fractionally Integrated Approach
  by MarĂ­a Dolores Gadea and Laura Mayoral

The Bank of Japan's Monetary Policy and Bank Risk Premiums in the Money Market
  by Naohiko Baba, Motoharu Nakashima, Yosuke Shigemi, and Kazuo Ueda

Using Market Information for Banking System Risk Assessment
  by Helmut Elsinger, Alfred Lehar, and Martin Summer

Measuring Investors' Risk Appetite
  by Prasanna Gai and Nicholas Vause