Temporal aggregation and SVAR identification, with an application to fiscal policy
AbstractWe show how to assess identifying assumptions for a low-frequency SVAR using estimates from a higher-frequency model. In our application quarterly data support identified annual SVARs in government spending and output by assuming zero within-year impact of output on spending.
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Volume (Year): 105 (2009)
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Structural vector autoregression (SVAR) Identification High frequency Low frequency Fiscal and monetary policy;
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