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Habit Persistence, Money Growth Rule and Real Indeterminacy

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  • Stephane Auray

    (Universite du Quebec a Montreal)

  • Fabrice Collard

    (Universite de Toulouse)

  • Patrick Feve

    (Universite de Toulouse)

Abstract

This paper studies the dynamic properties of a standard cash-in-advance model modified to include habit persistence over preferences. The central bank is assumed to follow an exogenous money growth rule. We show that equilibrium real indeterminacy is more likely to occur when habit persistence is high enough. We then establish that, in contrast to the standard CIA model, the implied sunspot dynamics may be non-oscillatory. This result is robust against alternative specifications provided the rigid CIA assumption is maintained. (Copyright: Elsevier)

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  • Stephane Auray & Fabrice Collard & Patrick Feve, 2005. "Habit Persistence, Money Growth Rule and Real Indeterminacy," Review of Economic Dynamics, Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics, vol. 8(1), pages 48-67, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:red:issued:v:8:y:2005:i:1:p:48-67
    DOI: 10.1016/j.red.2004.10.007
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    1. Mark Weder, 2006. "Interest rate rules and macroeconomic stabilization," Recherches économiques de Louvain, De Boeck Université, vol. 72(2), pages 195-204.
    2. Seiya Fujisaki, 2009. "Habit Formation, Interest-Rate Control and Equilibrium Determinacy," Discussion Papers in Economics and Business 09-23, Osaka University, Graduate School of Economics and Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP).
    3. Scheffel, Eric, 2008. "Consumption Velocity in a Cash Costly-Credit Model," Cardiff Economics Working Papers E2008/31, Cardiff University, Cardiff Business School, Economics Section.
    4. Shu-Hua Chen, 2012. "On the Growth and Stability Effects of Habit Formation and Durability in Consumption," Annals of Economics and Finance, Society for AEF, vol. 13(2), pages 283-298, November.
    5. Been-Lon Chen & Yu-Shan Hsu & Kazuo Mino, 2013. "Can consumption habit spillovers be a source of equilibrium indeterminacy?," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 109(3), pages 245-269, July.

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    Keywords

    Habit persistence; Cash-in-advance; Exogenous Money Growth Rule; Real indeterminacy;

    JEL classification:

    • E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
    • E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
    • E4 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates

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