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Jointly Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy Rules under Borrowing Constraints

Jointly Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy Rules under Borrowing Constraints »

Volume/Issue: 2009/286

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Kumhof , and Huixin Bi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874310.001

ISBN: 9781451874310

Keywords: Optimal simple rules, monetary policy rules, fiscal policy rules, welfare analysis, borrowing constraints, tax revenue, inflation, government spending,

We study the welfare properties of an economy where both monetary and fiscal policy follow simple rules, and where a subset of agents is borrowing constrained. The optimized fiscal rule is far more aggressive than...

Optimal Monetary Policy with Overlapping Generations of Policymakers

Optimal Monetary Policy with Overlapping Generations of Policymakers »

Volume/Issue: 2010/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maral Shamloo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451962642.001

ISBN: 9781451962642

Keywords: Monetary Policy Committee, Commitment, Discretion, Optimal Monetary Policy, inflation, monetary authority, monetary economics,

In this paper I study the effect of imperfect central bank commitment on inflationary outcomes. I present a model in which the monetary authority is a committee that consists of members who serve overlapping, finit...

Still Minding the Gap-Inflation Dynamics during Episodes of Persistent Large Output Gaps

Still Minding the Gap-Inflation Dynamics during Episodes of Persistent Large Output Gaps »

Volume/Issue: 2010/189

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andre Meier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455202232.001

ISBN: 9781455202232

Keywords: Output gap, Phillips curve, Recession, inflation rates, inflation dynamics, low inflation, General Outlook and Conditions,

This paper studies inflation dynamics during 25 historical episodes in advanced economies where output remained well below potential for an extended period. We find that such episodes generally brought about signif...

The Inflation-Unemployment Trade-off at Low Inflation

The Inflation-Unemployment Trade-off at Low Inflation »

Volume/Issue: 2009/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Ricci , and Pierpaolo Benigno

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871814.001

ISBN: 9781451871814

Keywords: Phillips curve, downward nominal rigidities, wage, wage inflation, wages, low inflation,

Wage setters take into account the future consequences of their current wage choices in the presence of downward nominal wage rigidities. Several interesting implications arise. First, a closed-form solution for a...

The Information Content of Money in Forecasting Euro Area Inflation

The Information Content of Money in Forecasting Euro Area Inflation »

Volume/Issue: 2008/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emil Stavrev , and Helge Berger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870244.001

ISBN: 9781451870244

Keywords: Information content of money, inflation forecasting, New Keynesian model, DSGE model, P* model, Two-pillar Phillips curve, VAR model, general dynamic factor model, Bayesian estimation, aggregate demand

This paper contributes to the debate on the role of money in monetary policy by analyzing the information content of money in forecasting euro-area inflation. We compare the predictive performance within and among...

The Inflation-Unemployment Trade-off at Low Inflation

The Inflation-Unemployment Trade-off at Low Inflation »

Source: The Inflation-Unemployment Trade-off at Low Inflation

Volume/Issue: 2009/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Ricci , and Pierpaolo Benigno

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451871814

Keywords: Phillips curve, downward nominal rigidities, wage, wage inflation, wages, low inflation,

Wage setters take into account the future consequences of their current wage choices in the presence of downward nominal wage rigidities. Several interesting implications arise. First, a closed-form solution for a...

The Information Content of Money in Forecasting Euro Area Inflation

The Information Content of Money in Forecasting Euro Area Inflation »

Source: The Information Content of Money in Forecasting Euro Area Inflation

Volume/Issue: 2008/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emil Stavrev , and Helge Berger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870244

Keywords: Information content of money, inflation forecasting, New Keynesian model, DSGE model, P* model, Two-pillar Phillips curve, VAR model, general dynamic factor model, Bayesian estimation, aggregate demand

This paper contributes to the debate on the role of money in monetary policy by analyzing the information content of money in forecasting euro-area inflation. We compare the predictive performance within and among...

Jointly Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy Rules under Borrowing Constraints

Jointly Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy Rules under Borrowing Constraints »

Source: Jointly Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy Rules under Borrowing Constraints

Volume/Issue: 2009/286

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Kumhof , and Huixin Bi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874310

Keywords: Optimal simple rules, monetary policy rules, fiscal policy rules, welfare analysis, borrowing constraints, tax revenue, inflation, government spending,

We study the welfare properties of an economy where both monetary and fiscal policy follow simple rules, and where a subset of agents is borrowing constrained. The optimized fiscal rule is far more aggressive than...

Optimal Monetary Policy with Overlapping Generations of Policymakers

Optimal Monetary Policy with Overlapping Generations of Policymakers »

Source: Optimal Monetary Policy with Overlapping Generations of Policymakers

Volume/Issue: 2010/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maral Shamloo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451962642

Keywords: Monetary Policy Committee, Commitment, Discretion, Optimal Monetary Policy, inflation, monetary authority, monetary economics,

In this paper I study the effect of imperfect central bank commitment on inflationary outcomes. I present a model in which the monetary authority is a committee that consists of members who serve overlapping, finit...

Still Minding the Gap-Inflation Dynamics during Episodes of Persistent Large Output Gaps

Still Minding the Gap-Inflation Dynamics during Episodes of Persistent Large Output Gaps »

Source: Still Minding the Gap-Inflation Dynamics during Episodes of Persistent Large Output Gaps

Volume/Issue: 2010/189

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andre Meier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455202232

Keywords: Output gap, Phillips curve, Recession, inflation rates, inflation dynamics, low inflation, General Outlook and Conditions,

This paper studies inflation dynamics during 25 historical episodes in advanced economies where output remained well below potential for an extended period. We find that such episodes generally brought about signif...