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Macroeconomics, Nonlinearities, and the Business Cycle

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Im Zentrum dieser Dissertation steht das Beschreiben und Erklären von Konjunkturdynamiken. Motiviert durch den außerordentlich starken wirtschaftlichen Einbruch in 2008/2009 betont die Arbeit dabei die Wichtigkeit der Nutzung von nichtlinearen Modellansätzen. Die Dissertation kann als Beitrag im Bereich der angewandten Makroökonometrie gesehen werden und strukturiert sich in zwei Kategorien. Die Artikel in Kapitel eins und zwei bestehen aus angewandten Studien und untersuchen Modellansätze für die deutsche Wirtschaft. Die Artikel in den Kapiteln drei und vier bestehen aus methodischen Arbeiten insbesondere hinsichtlich ökonomischer Prognosen.

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  • Magnus Reif, 2020. "Macroeconomics, Nonlinearities, and the Business Cycle," ifo Beiträge zur Wirtschaftsforschung, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, number 87, April.
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    Forecasting; Nowcasting; Markov-Switching Dynamic Factor Model; BVAR; Threshold VAR; Time-Varying Parameter; Mixed-frequency Models; Bayesian Methods; Turning Points; Great Recession; Great Moderation; Counterfactuals; Stochastic Volatility; Uncertainty;
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    • C11 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Bayesian Analysis: General
    • C53 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Forecasting and Prediction Models; Simulation Methods
    • C55 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Large Data Sets: Modeling and Analysis
    • E31 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
    • E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
    • E37 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Forecasting and Simulation: Models and Applications
    • 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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