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The hypothesis that an economic agent will make full use of all available information when forming expectations, especially with regard to inflation, and not just past values of a particular variable.Compare with adaptive expectations hypothesis
- ‘Pity about the rational expectations hypothesis, eh.’
- ‘Rational expectations theory has emerged as an important aspect of new classical economics.’
- ‘In the context of the bond market, empirical tests of the rational expectations hypothesis (REH) have without exception been tests of the time-series properties of interest rates.’
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