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Liquidity Effects and Market Frictions

  • S. Hendry
  • G-J. Zhang

The goal of this paper is to tackle two problems in standard limited-par- ticipation models: (1) an interest rate liquidity effect that is not as persist- ent as in the data; and (2) nominal variables that are unrealistically volatile. To address these problems, we introduce nominal wage and price rigidities, as well as portfolio adjustment costs and monopolistically com- petitive firms, to better understand how each of these costs affects the model economy.

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Paper provided by Netherlands Central Bank in its series DNB Staff Reports (discontinued) with number 29.

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Length: 50 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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Handle: RePEc:dnb:staffs:29
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