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Heterogeneous Consumers, Demand Regimes, Monetary Policy Efficacy and Determinacy

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  • Giovanni Di Bartolomeo

    (Università di Roma La Sapienza)

  • Lorenza Rossi

    (Università di Roma Tor Vergata)

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to investigate both the efficacy and the stability properties of monetary policy rules in presence of heterogeneous consumers. We aim to underline the link between the well- known Taylor Principle and the demand-policy regimes, defined on the basis of the monetary policy transmission mechanism. By developing an analytical analysis, we show that the transmission mechanism plays a key role on monetary efficacy and equilibrium determinacy.

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  • Giovanni Di Bartolomeo & Lorenza Rossi, 2005. "Heterogeneous Consumers, Demand Regimes, Monetary Policy Efficacy and Determinacy," Macroeconomics 0508028, EconWPA.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpma:0508028
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    1. Dibartolomeo, Giovanni & Rossi, Lorenza & Tancioni, Massimiliano, 2004. "Monetary Policy under Rule-of-Thumb Consumers and External Habits: An International Empirical Comparison," MPRA Paper 1094, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Jun 2006.
    2. Giovanni Di Bartolomeo & Lorenza Rossi & Massimiliano Tancioni, 2007. "Monetary Policy, Rule-of-Thumb Consumers and External Habits: An International Comparison," Working Papers 0727, University of Crete, Department of Economics.
    3. Giovanni Di Bartolomeo & Lorenza Rossi & Massimiliano Tancioni, 2007. "Monetary Policy under Rule-of-Thumb Consumers and External Habits," Money Macro and Finance (MMF) Research Group Conference 2006 1, Money Macro and Finance Research Group.

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    Keywords

    Heterogeneous consumers; liquidity constraints; determinacy; Euler equation.;

    JEL classification:

    • E61 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Policy Objectives; Policy Designs and Consistency; Policy Coordination
    • E63 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Comparative or Joint Analysis of Fiscal and Monetary Policy; Stabilization; Treasury Policy

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