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An investor in Treasury securities expects inflation to be 2.3%
in Year 1, 2.85% in Year 2, and 4.35% each year thereafter. Assume
that the real risk-free rate is 1.6% and that this rate will remain
constant. Three-year Treasury securities yield 6.30%, while 5-year
Treasury securities yield 8.30%. What is the difference in the
maturity risk premiums (MRPs) on the two securities; that is, what
is MRP_{5} - MRP_{3}? Do not round intermediate
calculations. Round your answer to two decimal places.

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