Market power, industrial concentration and innovative activity
AbstractThis paper investigates asymmetric effects of monetary policy over the business cycle. A two-state Markov Switching Model is employed to model both recessions and expansions. For the United States and Germany, strong evidence is found that monetary policy is more effective in a recession than during a boom. Also some evidence is found for asymmetry in the United Kingdom and Belgium. In the Netherlands, monetary policy is not very effective in either regime.
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Date of creation: 1998
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-1999-02-22 (All new papers)
- NEP-PKE-1999-02-15 (Post Keynesian Economics)
- NEP-TID-1999-03-08 (Technology & Industrial Dynamics)
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