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A New Keynesian Framework and Wage and Price Dynamics in the US

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  • Bjørnar Karlsen Kivedal

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New Keynesian model with wages and prices is introduced and estimated by maximum likelihood. The steady state relationships of the model are imposed as testable restrictions on the long-run cointegrating relationships in an equilibrium correction framework, giving an equilibrium correction model with imposed theoretical restrictions from a New Keynesian model. Short-run properties are also estimated and investigated. The results indicate that the main aspects of the theoretical model cannot be rejected. Hence, New Keynesian models may be combined with a more general vector autoregressive framework in order to conduct estimation.

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  • Bjørnar Karlsen Kivedal, 2013. "A New Keynesian Framework and Wage and Price Dynamics in the US," Working Paper Series 15113, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
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    Keywords

    Cointegration; New Keynesian models; steady state; wages; prices; unemployment; equilibrium correction.;

    JEL classification:

    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital; Aggregate Labor Productivity
    • E31 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation

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