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An Alternative Identification of the Economic Shocks in SVAR Models

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  • Hassan Belkacem Ghassan

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    (USMBA, Morocco and KFU, Saudi Arabia)

  • Mohammed Souissi

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    (UM5, EMI, Rabat Agdal, Morocco)

  • Mohammed Kbiri Alaoui

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    (Ministry of employment and UM5, EMI, Rabat, Morocco)

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to develop a new approach allowing us to identify the structural shocks in the SVAR model. This approach ameliorates substantially the decomposition methods of Bernanke (1986) and Bernanke & Mihov (1998) and improves in the same way the identification procedures pioneered by Blanchard & Quah (1989) and Blanchard & Perotti (2002).

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Volume (Year): 29 (2009)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 1019-1026

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Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-09-00264

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Keywords: SVAR; Economic Shocks; Nonlinearity; Viability; Trajectories; Differential Inclusion.;

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