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Velocity of money, equilibrium (in)determinacy and endogenous growth

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  • Chen, Shu-Hua
  • Guo, Jang-Ting

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We show that in a canonical one-sector AK model of endogenous growth with a generalized cash-in-advance constraint, the growth and velocity effects of money are closely related to the local stability properties of the economy's balanced growth paths. When a positive fraction (excluding 100%) of gross investment is subject to the liquidity constraint, the economy displays saddle-path stability and negative effects of money on output growth and velocity due to a dominating portfolio substitution effect. By contrast, when the opposing intertemporal substitution effect dominates, the economy exhibits indeterminacy and sunspots, as well as a positive correlation between money, output growth and velocity. Finally, when real balances are required only for the household's consumption purchases, money becomes superneutral in the growth-rate and also in the velocity sense because the equilibrium real rate of return on capital remains constant.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Macroeconomics.

Volume (Year): 30 (2008)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 1085-1096

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jmacro:v:30:y:2008:i:3:p:1085-1096

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  1. Fujisaki, Seiya & Mino, Kazuo, 2009. "Long-Run Impacts of Inflation Tax with Endogenous Capital Depreciation," MPRA Paper 16657, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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  3. Seiya Fujisaki, 2008. "Equilibrium Determinacy of Endogenous Growth with Generalized Taylor Rule: A Discrete-Time Analysis," Discussion Papers in Economics and Business 08-21, Osaka University, Graduate School of Economics and Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP).
  4. Seiya, Fujisaki & Kazuo, Mino, 2010. "Growth and Distributional Effects of Inflation with Progressive Taxation," MPRA Paper 26113, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  5. Seiya Fujisaki, 2009. "Velocity and Monetary Expansion in a Growing Economy with Interest-Rate Control," Discussion Papers in Economics and Business 09-09, Osaka University, Graduate School of Economics and Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP).
  6. Been-Lon Chen & Mei Hsu & Chia-Hui Lu, 2007. "Status and Multiple Growth Regimes," IEAS Working Paper : academic research 07-A010, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.
  7. Seiya Fujisaki & Kazuo Mino, 2009. "Long-Run Impacts of Inflation Tax in the Presence of Multiple Capital Goods," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 29(3), pages 1644-1652.
  8. Been-Lon Chen & Yu-Shan Hsu & Chia-Hui Lu, 2011. "Friedman meets Becker and Mulligan in a monetary neoclassical growth model," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 104(2), pages 99-126, October.

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