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Assessing Dsge Models with Capital Accumulation and Indeterminacy

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  • Vadim Khramov
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    The simulated results of this paper show that New Keynesian DSGE models with capital accumulation can generate substantial persistencies in the dynamics of the main economic variables, due to the stock nature of capital. Empirical estimates on U.S. data from 1960:I to 2008:I show the response of monetary policy to inflation was almost twice lower than traditionally considered, as capital accumulation creates an additional channel of influence through real interest rates in the production sector. Versions of the model with indeterminacy empirically outperform determinate versions. This paper allows for the reconsideration of previous findings and has significant monetary policy implications.

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    Paper provided by International Monetary Fund in its series IMF Working Papers with number 12/83.

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    Length: 35
    Date of creation: 01 Mar 2012
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    Handle: RePEc:imf:imfwpa:12/83

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    Keywords: Capital accumulation; Economic models;

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