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Evaluating a monetary business cycle model with unemployment for the euro area

  • Nicolas Groshenny

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    (Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Economics department)

This paper estimates a medium-scale DSGE model with search unemployment by matching model and data spectra. Price mark-up shocks emerge as the main source of business-cycle fluctuations in the euro area. Key factors in the propagation of these disturbances are a high degree of inflation indexation and a persistent response of monetary policy to deviations from the inflation target

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Paper provided by National Bank of Belgium in its series Working Paper Research with number 173.

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Length: 49 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2009
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Handle: RePEc:nbb:reswpp:200907-27
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