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Optimal monetary policy rules in divergent macromodels

Keith Blackburn

Optimal monetary policy rules in divergent macromodels

by Keith Blackburn

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Published by Department ofEconomics, University of Southampton in Southampton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Keith Blackburn.
SeriesDiscussion papers in economics and econometrics -- no.8604
ContributionsUniversity of Southampton. Department of Economics.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14852692M

modern monetary theory in its normative dimension. The following chapters present a framework that helps us understand both the transmission mechanism of monetary policy and the elements that come into play in the design of rules or guidelines for the conduct of monetary policy. what the theory of optimal monetary policy would recommend. In the final section of the paper, I then summarize some of the more important respects in which an optimal policy regime would go beyond current practice. Finally, as a concrete illustration of some of the general remarks that have been made about the form of an optimal policy rule, in an.

simulating optimal monetary rules defined for each country. Findings - Our results suggest that these countries will need different (and sometime divergent) Taylor rules and that the decision to belong to the same monetary union where a common monetary policy will be conducted proved to be unsuitable. The information content of the interest rate and optimal monetary policy Matthew Canzoneri, Dale Henderson and Kenneth Rogoff The role of the current account in exchange rate determination: a comment on Rodriquez Michael Dooley and Peter Isard Gold monetization and gold discipline Robert Flood and Peter Garber.

Optimal Simple Policy Rules The Optimal Noninertial Plan The Optimal Taylor Rule 4. The Optimal State-Contingent Instrument Path as a Policy Rule 5. Commitment to an Optimal Targeting Rule Robustly Optimal Target Criteria Implementation of a Target Rule Chapter 8. Optimal Monetary Policy Rules 1. price model under alternative monetary policy regimes. One the one hand, the paper characterizes optimal monetary policy in the case of discretion and commitment.1 And on the other hand, it studies the performance of several simple monetary policy rules, modi–ed to comply with the zero ⁄oor, relative to the optimal policy.


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In this article, we’ll take a look at monetary policy strategies, their effects on global markets, Optimal monetary policy rules in divergent macromodels book some possibilities for divergent monetary policies.

Monetary Policy Monetary policy is a central bank’s strategy to manage the money supply and interest rates through a variety of different tools to affect outcomes like inflation and.

An important recent advance in macroeconomics is the development of dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) macromodels. The use of DSGE models to study monetary policy, however, has led to paradoxical and puzzling results on a number of central monetary issues including price determinacy and liquidity effects.

In Money, Interest, and Policy, Jean-Pascal Bénassy argues that. When monetary policy is formulated as an optimal discretionary targeting rule we find that the rational expectations equilibrium and the optimal policy are real-time learnable. for the study of optimal monetary policy.

Section4and Section5present the optimal monetary policy under commitment and discretion, respectively. Section6 characterizes optimal simple rules and weights within the same model.

Section7 interprets and discusses our –ndings to draw some policy Author: Jonathan Benchimol, Lahcen Bounader.

Macro models of monetary policy typically involve forward looking behavior. Except in rare circumstances, we have to apply some numerical method to find the the optimal policy and the rational expectations equilibrium.

This paper summarizes a few useful methods, and shows how they can be combined with a Kalman filter to estimate the deep model parameters with maximum likelihood.

Downloadable. Most of the literature estimating DSGE models for monetary policy analysis assume that policy follows a simple rule.

In this paper we allow policy to be described by various forms of optimal policy - commitment, discretion and quasi-commitment. We find that, even after allowing for Markov switching in shock variances, the inflation target and/or rule parameters, the data.

Journal of Monetary Economics 5 () cp North-Ifiolland Publishing Company OPTIMAL EXPECTATIONS AND THE EXTREME INFORMATION ASSUMPTIONS OF `RATIONAL EXPECTATIONS' MACROMODELS Benjamin M. FRIEDMAN* Harvard Unirersity, Cambridge, MAUSA `One might reply that the rationality of a person's choice does not depend upon how.

In the case where the central bank has discretion, Fig. 2 reveals a similar picture to the precommitment case. In Fig. 2, however, the benchmark against which the four optimal simple rules are compared is the optimal discretionary rule (time-consistent rule), which responds to all state the precommitment case, knowing and responding to the demand shock is critical for.

Jean-Pascal Bénassy is Director of Research at CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research), Paris, and a Research Fellow at CEPREMAP (Center for Economic Research and Applications).

He is the author of The Macroeconomics of Imperfect Competition and Nonclearing Markets: A Dynamic General Equilibrium Approach (MIT Press, ).

Optimal Monetary Policy in the New Keynesian Model Eric Sims University of Notre Dame Spring 1 Introduction These notes describe optimal monetary policy in the basic New Keynesian model. 2 Re-writing the Basic Model The basic NK model can be characterized by two main (log-linear) equations: the Phillips Curve and the Euler/IS equation: eˇ.

model for which the prescription guiding optimal monetary policy is identical to the one for the benchmark economy mentioned above: optimal policy is fiisomorphicflto the one for baseline closed-economy models; see, e.g., Clar-ida Galí and Gertler (), henceforth CGG, and Benigno and Benigno (), henceforth BB.

Salter provides a framework to help policymakers better understand how incentives and information can affect monetary policy and discusses discretion-based and rule-based approaches to monetary policy. He concludes that a rule-based approach is superior and.

An important recent advance in macroeconomics is the development of dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) macromodels. The use of DSGE models to study monetary policy, however, has led to paradoxical and puzzling results on a number of central monetary issues including price determinacy and liquidity s: 2.

Optimal Monetary Policy **Gali, Jordi,Monetary Policy, In⁄ation, and the Business Cycle, Ch. **Clarida, Richard, Jordi Galí, and Mark Gertler,The science of monetary policy: A New Keynesian perspective, Journal of Economic Literat **Söderlind, Paul,Solution and estimation of RE macromodels with op.

the optimal policy (commitment), or to a simple linear rule (simple rule), or she cannot commit at all (discretion). Hansen and Sargent (ch. 15) give a solution approach for the robust version of the commitment case.

This paper’s main contribution is to suggest and implement solutions for the robust versions of discretion and simple rules. A discretionary monetary policy leads to suboptimal stabilization in models with the New Keynesian assumption of forward-looking price setting, and various policy rules that improve the.

Optimal Monetary Policy in the New Keynesian Model Eric Sims University of Notre Dame Spring 1 Introduction These notes describe optimal monetary policy in the basic New Keynesian model. 2 Re-writing the Basic Model The basic NK model can be characterized by two main (log-linear) equations: the Phillips Curve and the Euler/IS equation.

Optimal monetary policy features a muted response to output. Interest-rate rules that feature a positive response to output can lead to significant welfare losses. The welfare gains from interest-rate smoothing are negligible. Optimal fiscal policy is passive.

The optimal monetary and fiscal rule. About the Book. Macroeconomics: Theory, Markets, and Policy provides complete, concise coverage of introductory macroeconomics theory and policy. It examines the Canadian economy as an economic system, and embeds current Canadian institutions and approaches to monetary policy and fiscal policy within that system.

Get this from a library. Money, interest, and policy: dynamic general equilibrium in a non-Ricardian world. [Jean-Pascal Bénassy] -- An important recent advance in macroeconomics is the development of dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) macromodels.

The use of DSGE models to study monetary policy, however, has led to. Optimal monetary policy rules are derived in a rational expectations cum contracting framework.

Monetary policy is redundant if wage setters exploit the incomplete current information embodied in today's nominal interest rate. However, the monetary authorities can save wage setters the costs of "indexing" to the interest rate.The usual goals of monetary policy are to achieve or maintain full employment, to achieve or maintain a high rate of economic growth, and to stabilize prices and the early 20th century, monetary policy was thought by most experts to be of little use in influencing the economy.

Inflationary trends after World War II, however, caused governments to adopt measures that reduced.“Monetary Theory and Policy, Third Edition,” MIT Press Books, The MIT Press.

Woodford, M. () “Commentary: How Should Monetary Policy Be Conducted in an Era of Price Stability?” in New Challenges for Monetary Policy: A Symposium Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, pages