June 2009 issue contents

2009 June

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Modeling Bank Senior Unsecured Ratings: A Reasoned Structured Approach to Bank Credit Assessment
  by Spyros Pagratis and Marco Stringa

Explaining Monetary Policy in Press Conferences
  by Michael Ehrmann and Marcel Fratzscher

The Interest Rate Conditioning Assumption
  by Charles Goodhart

Futures Contract Rates as Monetary Policy Forecasts
  by Giuseppe Ferrero and Andrea Nobili

Firm-Specific Capital and Welfare
  by Tommy Sveen and Lutz Weinke

Instability and Nonlinearity in the Euro-Area Phillips Curve
  by Alberto Musso, Livio Stracca and Dick van Dijk