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Estimating Potential Output with a Multivariate Filter

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This paper develops a simple model for measuring potential output that uses data on inflation, unemployment, and capacity utilization. We apply the model to 10 countries, in addition to the United States and the euro area. While there is a substantial amount of uncertainty around our estimates, we find that the financial crisis has resulted in a reduction in potential output.

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Paper provided by International Monetary Fund in its series IMF Working Papers with number 10/285.

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Length: 37
Date of creation: 01 Dec 2010
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Handle: RePEc:imf:imfwpa:10/285

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Keywords: Unemployment; Economic growth; Economic models; Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009; Industrial production;

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  1. Miroslav Plašil, 2011. "Potential Product, Output Gap and Uncertainty Rate Associated with Their Determination while Using the Hodrick-Prescott Filter," Politická ekonomie, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2011(4), pages 490-507.
  2. Andrle, Michal, 2012. "Understanding DSGE Filters in Forecasting and Policy Analysis," Dynare Working Papers 16, CEPREMAP.
  3. Correa-López, Mónica & Mingorance-Arnáiz, Ana Cristina, 2012. "Demografía, mercado de trabajo y tecnología: El patrón de crecimiento de Cataluña, 1970-2020/Demography, Labour Market and Technical Progress: The Pattern of Growth in Cataluña, 1970-2020," Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, vol. 30, pages 365 (34 pag, Abril.
  4. Phurichai Rungcharoenkitkul, 2012. "Modeling with Limited Data: Estimating Potential Growth in Cambodia," IMF Working Papers 12/96, International Monetary Fund.
  5. Task Force of the Monetary Policy Committee of the European System of Central Banks, 2012. "Euro area labour markets and the crisis," Occasional Paper Series 138, European Central Bank.
  6. Michal Andrle, 2013. "What Is in Your Output Gap? Unified Framework & Decomposition into Observables," IMF Working Papers 13/105, International Monetary Fund.

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