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Money market rates and implied CCAPM rates: some international evidence

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New Neoclassical Synthesis models equate the instrument of monetary policy to the implied CCAPM rate arising from an Euler equation. This paper identifies monetary policy shocks within six of the G7 countries and examines the movement of money market and implied CCAPM rates. The key result is that an increase in the nominal interest rate leads to a fall in the implied CCAPM rate. Incorporating habit still yields the same result. The findings suggest that the movement of these two rates implied by the transmission mechanism of monetary policy in NNS models cannot be reconciled through the consumption Euler equation.
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  • Ahmad, Yamin, 2005. "Money market rates and implied CCAPM rates: some international evidence," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 45(4-5), pages 699-729, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:quaeco:v:45:y:2005:i:4-5:p:699-729
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    • E00 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General - - - General
    • E43 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Interest Rates: Determination, Term Structure, and Effects
    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
    • E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies

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