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The Japanese Economic Model: JEM

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  • Yuki Teranishi
  • Ippei Fujiwara
  • Naoko Hara

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In this paper, we set out the JEM (Japanese Economic Model), a large macroeconomic model of the Japanese Economy. Although the JEM is a theoretical model designed with a view to overcoming the Lucas (1976) critique of traditional large macroeconomic models, it can also be used for both projection and simulation analysis. This is achieved by embedding a mechanism within which ``short-run dynamics,'' basically captured by a vector autoregression model, eventually converge to a ``short-run equilibrium,'' which is defined using a dynamic general equilibrium-type model

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  • Yuki Teranishi & Ippei Fujiwara & Naoko Hara, 2004. "The Japanese Economic Model: JEM," Econometric Society 2004 Far Eastern Meetings 723, Econometric Society.
  • Handle: RePEc:ecm:feam04:723
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    Large Macroeconomic Model; Monetary Policy;

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    • C30 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - General
    • E10 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models - - - General
    • E17 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models - - - Forecasting and Simulation: Models and Applications

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