Japan's Lost decade: Does money have a role?
AbstractWe study the contribution of the stock of money to the macroeconomic outcomes of the 1990s in Japan using a small-scale structural model. Likelihood-based estimates of the parameters are provided and time stabilities of the structural relationships analyzed. Real balances are statistically important for output and inflation fluctuations and their role has changed over time. Models which give money no role give a distorted representation of the sources of cyclical fluctuations. The severe stagnation and the long deflation are driven by different causes.
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- Canova, Fabio & Menz, Tobias, 2009. "Japan's Lost Decade: Does Money have a Role?," CEPR Discussion Papers 7608, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- Fabio Canova & Tobias Menz, 2009. "Japan's lost decade: Does money have a role?," Economics Working Papers 1240, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
- E31 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
- E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
- E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
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