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Fiscal shocks and the exchange rate

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  • Giorgio Di Giorgio

    () (LUISS Guido Carli, Department of Economics and Finance, Rome (Italy))

  • Salvatore Nisticò

    () (Dipartimento di Scienze Sociali ed Economiche, Sapienza University of Rome)

  • Guido Traficante

    () (European University of Rome)

Abstract

This paper studies how the interaction between the monetary policy regime and the degree of home bias in public consumption affects the exchange-rate response to fiscal shocks in dynamic open-economy models. Our analysis compares the classic Redux model of Obstfeld and Rogoff (1995) and a modern New Keynesian DSGE two-country model, and highlights the substantially different transmission mechanism between the two.

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  • Giorgio Di Giorgio & Salvatore Nisticò & Guido Traficante, 2014. "Fiscal shocks and the exchange rate," Working Papers 5/14, Sapienza University of Rome, DISS.
  • Handle: RePEc:saq:wpaper:5/14
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    Keywords

    Redux Model; Exchange Rate; Fiscal Shocks; Endogenous Monetary and Fiscal Policy.;

    JEL classification:

    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
    • E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy
    • F41 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Open Economy Macroeconomics
    • F42 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - International Policy Coordination and Transmission

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