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Modeling Monetary Policy

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  • Samuel Reynard

    () (Swiss National Bank)

  • Andreas Schabert

    () (University of Amsterdam)

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We develop a macroeconomic framework where money issupplied against only few eligible securities in open marketoperations. The relationship between the policy rate,expected inflation and consumption growth is affected bymoney market conditions, i.e. the varying liquidity value ofeligible assets and the associated risk. This induces a liquiditypremium, which explains the observed systematic wedgebetween the policy rate and consumption Euler interest ratethat standard models equate. It further implies a dampenedresponse of consumption to policy rate shocks that is humpshapedwhen we account for realistic central bank transfersand the dynamics of bond holdings.

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  • Samuel Reynard & Andreas Schabert, 2009. "Modeling Monetary Policy," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 09-094/2, Tinbergen Institute.
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    5. Giulia Ghiani & Max Gillman & Michal Kejak, 2016. "Persistent Liquidity," Working Papers 1010, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Department of Economics.
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    Keywords

    Monetary policy; Open market operations; Liquidity;

    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
    • E43 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Interest Rates: Determination, Term Structure, and Effects
    • E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles

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