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Consequences of Debt Policy in a Stochastically Growing Monetary Economy

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  • Grinols, E-L
  • Turnovsky, S-J

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The effects of open market operations and long versus short bond financing on risk in financial markets in a stochastically growing economy are studied. An increase in short bonds, resulting from exchanging long bonds, increases the riskiness of long bonds and raises their real rate of return. An open market purchase of either long or short bonds raises the price of long bonds and lowers their risk and real return.

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  • Grinols, E-L & Turnovsky, S-J, 1997. "Consequences of Debt Policy in a Stochastically Growing Monetary Economy," Working Papers 97-09, University of Washington, Department of Economics.
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    1. Klaus Wälde, 2005. "Endogenous Growth Cycles," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 46(3), pages 867-894, August.
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    5. Christian Bayer & Klaus Waelde, 2011. "Existence, Uniqueness and Stability of Invariant Distributions in Continuous-Time Stochastic Models," Working Papers 1111, Gutenberg School of Management and Economics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, revised 21 Jul 2011.

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    Keywords

    INTEREST RATE ; MACROECONOMICS;

    JEL classification:

    • E44 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

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