On the (de)stabilizing effects of news shocks
AbstractThis paper shows that news shocks amplify macroeconomic volatility in any purely forward-looking model, whereas results are ambiguous when including a backward-looking component. We also investigate numerically the volatility effects of news shocks within the Smets and Wouters (2003) model.
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Volume (Year): 114 (2012)
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Anticipated shocks; Business cycles; Volatility;
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- Roland Winkler & Hans-Werner Wohltmann, 2009. "On the (de)stabilizing effects of news shocks," Kiel Working Papers 1542, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
- Winkler, Roland C. & Wohltmann, Hans-Werner, 2009. "On the (de)stabilizing effects of news shocks," Economics Working Papers 2009,05, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Department of Economics.
- E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
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