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A Model for Full-Fledged Inflation Targeting and Application to Ghana

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Source: A Model for Full-Fledged Inflation Targeting and Application to Ghana

Volume/Issue: 2010/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kevin Clinton , Jihad Dagher , Ondrej Kamenik , Douglas Laxton , Ali Alichi , and Marshall Mills

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781451962444

Keywords: inflation, central bank, low inflation, Model Construction and Estimation

A model in which monetary policy pursues full-fledged inflation targeting adapts well to Ghana. Model features include: endogenous policy credibility; non-linearities in the inflation process; and a policy loss fun...

Adding Indonesia to the Global Projection Model1

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Source: Adding Indonesia to the Global Projection Model

Volume/Issue: 2009/253

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roberto Garcia-Saltos , Douglas Laxton , Michal Andrle , Haris Munandar , Charles Freedman , and Danny Hermawan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451941715

Keywords: Macroeconomic Modeling, Bayesian Estimation, inflation, rate of inflation, real interest rate, Model Construction and Estimation,

This is the fifth of a series of papers that are being written as part of a larger project to estimate a small quarterly Global Projection Model (GPM). The GPM project is designed to improve the toolkit to which ec...

Multivariate Filter Estimation of Potential Output for the Euro Area and the United States

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Source: Multivariate Filter Estimation of Potential Output for the Euro Area and the United States

Volume/Issue: 2015/253

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ali Alichi , Olivier Bizimana , Silvia Domit , Emilio Fernández Corugedo , Douglas Laxton , Kadir Tanyeri , Hou Wang , and Fan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513556222

Keywords: Macroeconomic Modeling, inflation, unemployment, gdp, productivity, Model Construction and Estimation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

The estimates of potential output and the output gap presented in this paper are not official IMF estimates. The programs and potential output estimates in this paper can be downloaded from www.douglaslaxton.org.Th...

A Simple Multivariate Filter for Estimating Potential Output

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Source: A Simple Multivariate Filter for Estimating Potential Output

Volume/Issue: 2015/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Blagrave , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , Douglas Laxton , and Fan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475565133

Keywords: Macroeconomic Modeling, output, economy, Model Construction and Estimation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

Estimates of potential output are an important ingredient of structured forecasting and policy analysis. Using information on consensus forecasts, this paper extends the multivariate filter developed by Benes and o...

A Small Quarterly Multi-Country Projection Model1

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Source: A Small Quarterly Multi-Country Projection Model

Volume/Issue: 2008/279

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jared Laxton , Igor Ermolaev , Charles Freedman , Ondrej Kamenik , Michel Juillard , Douglas Laxton , Ioan Carabenciov , and Dmitry Korshunov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871371

Keywords: Macroeconomic Modeling, Bayesian Estimation, inflation, equation, correlations, equations, Model Construction and Estimation,

This is the second of a series of papers that are being written as part of a larger project to estimate a small quarterly Global Projection Model (GPM). The GPM project is designed to improve the toolkit for studyi...

Putting the New Keynesian Model to a Test

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Source: Putting the New Keynesian Model to a Test

Volume/Issue: 2006/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roland Straub , and Gert Peersman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863956

Keywords: DSGE models, sign restrictions, government spending, real wages, private consumption, aggregate demand, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models, Model Construction and Estimation,

In recent years, New Keynesian dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (NK DSGE) models have become increasingly popular in the academic literature and in policy analysis. However, the success of these models in rep...

Vietnam

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Source: Vietnam : Bayesian Estimation of Output Gap

Volume/Issue: 2010/149

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wojciech Maliszewski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201327

Keywords: Output Gap, Unobservable Component Model, Bayesian Methods, equation, equations, real interest rate, monetary policy, Model Construction and Estimation, Viet Nam,

The paper constructs a new output gap measure for Vietnam by applying Bayesian methods to a two-equation AS-AD model, while treating the output gap as an unobservable series to be estimated together with other para...

A New Methodology for Estimating the Output Gap in the United States

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Source: A New Methodology for Estimating the Output Gap in the United States

Volume/Issue: 2015/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ali Alichi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513507569

Keywords: Macroeconomic Modeling, Output Gap, output, inflation, unemployment rate, Model Construction and Estimation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

The gap between potential and actual output-the output gap-is a key variable for policymaking. This paper adapts the methodology developed in Blagrave and others (2015) to estimate the path of output gap in the U.S...

External Linkages and Contagion Risk in Irish Banks

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Source: External Linkages and Contagion Risk in Irish Banks

Volume/Issue: 2007/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Srobona Mitra , and Elena Duggar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451866087

Keywords: Contagion risk, Distance to default, contagion, systemic risk, banking system, interbank market, Model Construction and Estimation,

The large and growing international linkages of big Irish banks expose them to idiosyncratic shocks arising in other countries. We analyze international interdependencies of Irish banks-during both normal times and...

Monetary Magic? How the Fed Improved the Flexibility of the U.S. Economy

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Source: Monetary Magic? How the Fed Improved the Flexibility of the U.S. Economy

Volume/Issue: 2004/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Silvia Sgherri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2004

ISBN: 9781451844177

Keywords: Inflation dynamics, Kalman filter, aggregate demand, real interest rate, monetary economics, Model Construction and Estimation,

Extending recent theoretical contributions on sources of inflation inertia, we argue that monetary uncertainty accounts for sluggish expectations adjustment to nominal disturbances. Estimating a model in which rati...