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Euro area inflation persistence in an estimated nonlinear

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  • Gianni Amisano

    (University of Brescia)

  • Oreste Tristani

    (European Central Bank)

Abstract

We estimate the approximate nonlinear solution of a small DSGE model using Bayesian methods. Our results, based on euro area data, suggest that this approch delivers sharper inference compared to the estimation of the linearised solution. The nonlinear model can also account for richer economic dynamics. The impulse responses of inflation to structural shocks may vary depending on initial conditions: they are much more persistent when inflation is significantly above its long run equilibrium level

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  • Gianni Amisano & Oreste Tristani, 2006. "Euro area inflation persistence in an estimated nonlinear," Computing in Economics and Finance 2006 347, Society for Computational Economics.
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    1. Flury, Thomas & Shephard, Neil, 2011. "Bayesian Inference Based Only On Simulated Likelihood: Particle Filter Analysis Of Dynamic Economic Models," Econometric Theory, Cambridge University Press, vol. 27(05), pages 933-956, October.

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    Keywords

    DSGE models; policy rules; inflation persistence; second order approximations;

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    • C11 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Bayesian Analysis: General
    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy

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