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The role of money as an important pillar for monetary policy: the case of Albania

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The main focus of this paper is to appraise the money demand function and the velocity of broad money, M3, in the medium and long-term, given its role as a second pivotal pillar for the monetary policy of the Bank of Albania, in accordance with its primary objective, that of price stability. The results show that the demand for money is stable, even in the aftermath of global financial crisis, as well as its performance contains important information for the inflation trend.

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  • Shijaku, Gerti, 2016. "The role of money as an important pillar for monetary policy: the case of Albania," MPRA Paper 79088, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    3. Gerti Shijaku, 2015. "The Macroeconomic Pass-through Effects of Monetary Policy through Sign Restrictions Approach: In the Case of Albania," IHEID Working Papers 11-2015, Economics Section, The Graduate Institute of International Studies.

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    Keywords

    Monetary policy; quantitative theory; Phillips curve; reference value; VECM; P-STAR approach;
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    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
    • C51 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Construction and Estimation
    • C52 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Evaluation, Validation, and Selection
    • E31 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
    • E41 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Demand for Money

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