Economic Stability and the Central Bank: Rule of Discretion



The history of monetary policy in Iran, judging by their performance in keeping the value of the currency, maintaining a steady growth in the Gross Domestic Product, faltering investment, show that monetary policy has not been a portrait of consistent successes, to say the least. As a result of the recent studies two rules have emerged as guideline for policy makers: Taylor rule and McCallum rule. This study finds using the McCallum rule for monetary policy improves its outcome.