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A disaggregated approach to the government spending shocks: an theoretical analysis

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  • Cortuk, Orcan
  • Güler, Mustafa Haluk

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We examine different types of government spending while literature usually treats government spending as a homogenous compound. We disaggregate the government spending into three parts; namely, government investment, government wage component consumption (i.e. wage expenditure) expenditure, and non-wage component consumption (i.e. purchases of goods and services). Next, we estimate a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model that features a transmission mechanism with different types of government spending. In this regard, we manage to distinguish between different types of government spending where each type of spending has varied role in the economy. Such set up enables them produce different effects on macroeconomic variables.

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  • Cortuk, Orcan & Güler, Mustafa Haluk, 2013. "A disaggregated approach to the government spending shocks: an theoretical analysis," MPRA Paper 45318, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    Disaggregated government spending; Government investment; Government wage consumption; Government non-wage component consumption; DSGE model.;

    JEL classification:

    • E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy
    • H50 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - General

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