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An estimated new Keynesian dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model of the Euro area

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  • Ratto M.

    (European Commission - Joint Research Centre)

  • Roeger W.

    (European Commission - DG Economic & Financial Affairs)

  • in’t Veld J.

    (European Commission - DG Economic & Financial Affairs)

  • Girardi R.

    (European Commission - Joint Research Centre)

Abstract

In recent years a new consensus has emerged in macroeconomics in general and in model building in particular, the so called New Keynesian Paradigm (NKM). This paper applies Bayesian estimation techniques to a time series data set of the euro area and presents estimates of a DSGE model. The purpose of this paper is not to estimate the current version of the QUEST model directly with these methods but rather to estimate a prototype new generation New-Keynesian DSGE model. This model can then serve as a benchmark for an estimation of a QUEST specification. In fact in some dimensions the QUEST model may need to be adjusted to come closer to a DSGE model.

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  • Ratto M. & Roeger W. & in’t Veld J. & Girardi R., 2005. "An estimated new Keynesian dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model of the Euro area," Macroeconomics 0503002, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpma:0503002
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    Keywords

    Bayesian Analysis; General Equilibrium Models; SDGE; Estimation;

    JEL classification:

    • E22 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Investment; Capital; Intangible Capital; Capacity
    • C11 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Bayesian Analysis: General
    • D58 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Computable and Other Applied General Equilibrium Models

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