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Output persistence from monetary shocks with staggered prices or wages under a Taylor Rule

  • Daros, Sebastiano
  • Rankin, Neil

We analytically examine output persistence from monetary shocks in a DSGE model with staggered prices or wages under a Taylor Rule. Surprisingly, while Taylor-style staggering never yields persistence, Calvo-style staggering of wages does generate persistence under decreasing returns to labour.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 105 (2009)
Issue (Month): 2 (November)
Pages: 148-151

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:105:y:2009:i:2:p:148-151
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