A Theory-Consistent System Approach for Estimating Potential Output and the NAIRU
A new approach is proposed for estimating potential output and the NAIRU. Identification is achieved using Okun’s law and a Phillips curve. The performance of the methodology is exemplified using data from Canada, the UK, and the US.
|Date of creation:||01 Nov 1998|
|Publication status:||Published in Economics Letters, 1999, pages 271-275.|
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