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Interest Rates and Output in the Long-run

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  • Yunus Aksoy
  • Miguel León-Ledesma

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In this paper we argue that both statistics and economic theory-based evidence largely indicate the absence of long run relationships between the real output and the most relevant monetary indicator for the UK and the US short term interest rates. These findings are not only a full sample result, but also valid in most of the subsamples throughout the second half of the 20th century.

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  • Yunus Aksoy & Miguel León-Ledesma, 2004. "Interest Rates and Output in the Long-run," Studies in Economics 0409, School of Economics, University of Kent.
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    information value; long term relationship; cointegration; bounds tests;
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    • E3 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles
    • E4 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates
    • E5 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit

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