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Global Shocks Alert and Monetary Policy Responses

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  • Shobande, Olatunji
  • Shodipe, Oladimeji
  • Simplice, Asongu

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The study examines the role of global predictors on national monetary policy formation for Kenya and Ghana within the New Keynesian DSGE framework. We developed and automatically calibrated our DSGE model using the Bayesian estimator, which made our model robust to rigorous stochastic number of subjective choices. Our simulation result indicates that global factors account for the inability of national Central Banks to predict the behaviour of macroeconomic and financial variables among these developing nations.

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  • Shobande, Olatunji & Shodipe, Oladimeji & Simplice, Asongu, 2019. "Global Shocks Alert and Monetary Policy Responses," MPRA Paper 101794, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    • E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
    • E60 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - General

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