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An estimated new Keynesian dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model of the Euro area

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  • Marco Ratto
  • Werner R�ger
  • Jan in't Veld
  • Riccardo Girardi

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In recent years a new consensus has emerged in macroeconomics in general and in model building in particular, the so called New Keynesian Paradigm (NKM).This paper applies Bayesian estimation techniques to a time series data set of the euro area and presents estimates of a DSGE model. The purpose of this paper is not to estimate the current version of the QUEST model directly with these methods but rather to estimate a prototype new generation New-Keynesian DSGE model. This model can then serve as a benchmark for an estimation of a QUEST specification. In fact in some dimensions the QUEST model may need to be adjusted to come closer to a DSGE model.

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Paper provided by Directorate General Economic and Monetary Affairs (DG ECFIN), European Commission in its series European Economy - Economic Papers with number 220.

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Length: 45 pages
Date of creation: Jan 2005
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Handle: RePEc:euf:ecopap:0220

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Keywords: nkm; dsge; quest; euro area; modelling; Ratto; R�ger; in't Veld; Girardi;

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  1. MOONS, Cindy & GARRETSEN, Harry & VAN AARLE, Bas & FORNERO, Jorge, 2007. "Monetary policy in the new-Keynesian model: An application to the Euro-Area," Working Papers 2007014, University of Antwerp, Faculty of Applied Economics.
  2. John Bradley & Gerhard Untiedt, 2012. "Assessing the impact of EU Cohesion Policy: What can economic models tell us?," HERMIN Economic Papers 2-2012, HERMIN.
  3. Marco Ratto & Werner Roeger & Jan in't Veld, 2007. "Fiscal policy in an estimated open-economy model for the Euro area," European Economy - Economic Papers 266, Directorate General Economic and Monetary Affairs (DG ECFIN), European Commission.
  4. Marianna Riggi & Massimiliano Tancioni, 2008. "Nominal v. Real Wage Rigidities in New Keynesian Models with Hiring Costs," Working Papers 107, University of Rome La Sapienza, Department of Public Economics.
  5. Siok Kun, Sek, 2009. "The impacts of economic structures on the performance of simple policy rules in a small open economy," MPRA Paper 25065, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Copenhagen Economics, 2012. "Taxation of Cross-Border Dividends Payments Within the EU," Taxation Studies 0041, Directorate General Taxation and Customs Union, European Commission.

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