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Monetary Policy and Fiscal Rules

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  • Giancarlo Marini

    (University of Rome II - Faculty of Economics)

  • Alessandro Piergallini

    (University of Rome II)

  • Barbara Annicchiarico

    (University of Bristol - Department of Economics)

Abstract

This paper studies the performance of monetary policy under alternative fiscal regimes in a dynamic New Keynesian optimizing general equilibrium model with wealth effects. The interactions between fiscal policy and interest rate rules are shown to have relevant implications for the existence of a unique rational expectations equilibrium. When calibrated to Euro Area quarterly data, the model simulation results show that the preferred monetary-fiscal regime for inflation stabilization consists of a generalized Taylor rule with a low degree of inertia coupled with a public debt-GDP ratio targeting rule.

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  • Giancarlo Marini & Alessandro Piergallini & Barbara Annicchiarico, 2004. "Monetary Policy and Fiscal Rules," CEIS Research Paper 50, Tor Vergata University, CEIS.
  • Handle: RePEc:rtv:ceisrp:50
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    Keywords

    Fiscal Policy Rules; Monetary Policy; Wealth Effects;
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    JEL classification:

    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
    • E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies
    • E63 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Comparative or Joint Analysis of Fiscal and Monetary Policy; Stabilization; Treasury Policy

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