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Solving and estimating linearized DSGE models with VARMA shock processes and filtered data

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  • Meyer-Gohde, Alexander
  • Neuhoff, Daniel

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We derive recursive solutions to linearized DSGE models with VARMA exogenous driving forces of arbitrary order without inflating the state vector. Representing the solution in the frequency domain, we calculate the likelihood of a sequence of observations from the model, as well as its nonrecursively filtered (e.g., Hodrick–Prescott or Baxter–King) variant straightforwardly.

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  • Meyer-Gohde, Alexander & Neuhoff, Daniel, 2015. "Solving and estimating linearized DSGE models with VARMA shock processes and filtered data," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 133(C), pages 89-91.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:133:y:2015:i:c:p:89-91
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2015.05.024
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    1. Alexander Meyer-Gohde & Daniel Neuhoff, 2015. "Generalized Exogenous Processes in DSGE: A Bayesian Approach," SFB 649 Discussion Papers SFB649DP2015-014, Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
    2. Morris, Stephen D., 2016. "VARMA representation of DSGE models," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 138(C), pages 30-33.

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    Keywords

    DSGE models; ARMA; VAR; Likelihood function;

    JEL classification:

    • C51 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Construction and Estimation
    • C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
    • C63 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Computational Techniques
    • E17 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models - - - Forecasting and Simulation: Models and Applications

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