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Regulation and the neo-Wicksellian approach to monetary policy

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  • John V. Duca
  • Tao Wu

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Laubach and Williams (2003) employ a Kalman filter approach to jointly estimate the neutral real federal funds rate and trend output growth using an IS relationship and an output gap based inflation equation. They find a positive link between these two variables, but also much error surrounding neutral real rate estimates. We modify their approach by including variables for regulations on deposit interest rates and on wages and prices. These variables are statistically significant and notably affect estimates of two policy relevant coefficients: the sensitivity of output to the real interest rate and that of inflation to the output gap.

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  • John V. Duca & Tao Wu, 2008. "Regulation and the neo-Wicksellian approach to monetary policy," Working Papers 0807, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:feddwp:0807
    Note: Published as: Duca, John V. and Tao Wu (2009), "Regulation and the Neo-Wicksellian Approach to Monetary Policy," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 41 (4): 799-807.
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    6. John V. Duca, 2014. "What drives the shadow banking system in the short and long run?," Working Papers 1401, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
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