DSGE Models for Monetary Policy Analysis
Lawrence J. Christiano
Northwestern University; Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Sveriges Riksbank
NBER Working Paper No. w16074
Monetary DSGE models are widely used because they fit the data well and they can be used to address important monetary policy questions. We provide a selective review of these developments. Policy analysis with DSGE models requires using data to assign numerical values to model parameters. The chapter describes and implements Bayesian moment matching and impulse response matching procedures for this purpose.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 95
Date posted: June 14, 2010
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