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Estimating overidentified, non-recursive, time varying coefficients structural VARs

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  • Canova, Fabio
  • Pérez Forero, Fernando J.

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This paper provides a general procedure to estimate structural VARs. The algorithm can be used in constant or time varying coefficient models, and in the latter case, the law of motion of the coefficients can be linear or non-linear. It can deal in a unified way with just-identified (recursive or non-recursive) or overidentified systems where identification restrictions are of linear or of non-linear form. We study the transmission of monetary policy shocks in models with time varying and time invariant parameters.

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  • Canova, Fabio & Pérez Forero, Fernando J., 2014. "Estimating overidentified, non-recursive, time varying coefficients structural VARs," CEPR Discussion Papers 10022, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
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    1. Canova, Fabio & Ciccarelli, Matteo, 2013. "Panel vector autoregressive models: a survey," Working Paper Series 1507, European Central Bank.
    2. Carrera, César & Pérez-Forero, Fernando & Ramírez-Rondán, Nelson, 2014. "Effects of the U.S. quantitative easing on the Peruvian economy," Working Papers 2014-017, Banco Central de Reserva del Perú.

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    Keywords

    Identification restrictions; Metropolis algorithm; Monetary transmission mechanism.; Time-varying coefficient structural VAR models;

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    • C11 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Bayesian Analysis: General
    • E51 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Money Supply; Credit; Money Multipliers
    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy

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