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Pakistan Economy DSGE Model with Informality-The Empirics of Calibration

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This paper serves as an empirics guide to the "Pakistan Economy DSGE Model with Informality" paper by Ahmed, et al. (2012) covering the empirical aspects regarding calibration of both the model and shocks related parameters. We have tried to focus as much as possible on micro level empirical data where ever possible in order to calibrate the parameters. We have made use of international literature for pinning down of certain parameters where the empirical and national literature exhausted.

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  • Ahmed, Waqas, 2012. "Pakistan Economy DSGE Model with Informality-The Empirics of Calibration," MPRA Paper 53167, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    1. Adnan Haider & Musleh ud Din & Ejaz Ghani, 2012. "Monetary Policy, Informality and Business Cycle Fluctuations in a Developing Economy Vulnerable to External Shocks," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 51(4), pages 609-681.
    2. Shahid, Muhammad & Qayyum, Abdul & Shahid, Waseem, 2016. "Fiscal and Monetary Policy Interactions in Pakistan Using a Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Framework," MPRA Paper 72595, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Shahzada M. Naeem Nawaz & Ather Maqsood Ahmed, 2015. "New Keynesian Macroeconomic Model and Monetary Policy in Pakistan," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 54(1), pages 55-71.
    4. Lahcen, Mohammed Ait, 2014. "DSGE models for developing economies: an application to Morocco," MPRA Paper 63404, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    Keywords

    Calibration; Shock Process;

    JEL classification:

    • D58 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Computable and Other Applied General Equilibrium Models
    • E1 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models
    • Z00 - Other Special Topics - - General - - - General

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