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One Money, Many Markets

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  • Giancarlo Corsetti

    () (Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM)
    University of Cambridge)

  • Joao B. Duarte

    () (University of Cambridge
    Nova School of Business and Economics)

  • Samuel Mann

    () (Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM)
    University of Cambridge)

Abstract

We reconsider the effects of common monetary policy shocks across countries in the euro area, using a data-rich factor model and identifying shocks with high-frequency surprises around policy announcements. We show that the degree of heterogeneity in the response to shocks, while being low in financial variables and output, is significant in consumption, consumer prices and macro variables related to the labour and housing markets. Mirroring country-specific institutional and market differences, we find that home ownership rates are significantly correlated with the strength of the housing channel in monetary policy transmission. We document a high dispersion in the response to shocks of house prices and rents and show that, similar to responses in the US, these variables tend to move in different directions.

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  • Giancarlo Corsetti & Joao B. Duarte & Samuel Mann, 2018. "One Money, Many Markets," Discussion Papers 1805, Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM).
  • Handle: RePEc:cfm:wpaper:1805
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    1. Jarocinski, Marek & Karadi, Peter, 2018. "Deconstructing Monetary Policy Surprises - The Role of Information Shocks," CEPR Discussion Papers 12765, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

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    Keywords

    Monetary policy; High-frequency identification; Monetary union; Labour market; Housing market;

    JEL classification:

    • E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
    • E31 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
    • E44 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
    • E44 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
    • F45 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Macroeconomic Issues of Monetary Unions

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