Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Ahmat Jidoud
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 02 March 2015
Keywords: Macroeconomic Volatility, African Economies, Financial Frictions, consumption, business cycle, economies, supply, Bayesian Analysis, Model Construction and Estimation, Financial Frictions.,
This paper investigates the channels through which remittances affect macroeconomic volatility in African countries using a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) model augmented with financial frictions. Em...