Ben Hunt

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department

700 19th Street NW

Washington, DC 20431

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

The Macroeconomic Effects of Higher Oil Prices

IMF Working Paper No. 01/14
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
Ben Hunt, Peter Isard and Douglas Laxton
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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oil price shocks, MULTIMOD, monetary policy

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Oil Price Shocks: Can They Account for the Stagflation in the 1970s?

IMF Working Paper No. 05/215
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Ben Hunt
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 309 (95,835)

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Oil prices shocks, monetary policy

3.

Is Japan's Population Aging Deflationary?

IMF Working Paper No. 14/139
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 202 (148,382)

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Aging, Japan, Deflation, Inflation, Age-related spending, Health care spending, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Demographic transition, Population aging, Abenomics, real interest rate, aggregate demand, central bank, relative prices, monetary fund, inflation dynamics, monetary policy reaction function, inflation target, real interest rates, rate of inflation, low inflation, long-term interest rates, monetary model, inflation rate, percent inflation, lower inflation, inflationary pressures, price level, high inflation, inflation targeting, rising inflation, macroeconomic performance, real wages, relative price, monetary policy rule, rise in inflation

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Exchange Rate Effects and Inflation Targeting in a Small Open Economy: A Stochastic Analysis Using Fps

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Discussion Paper No. G99/4
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Oct 2002
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, WESTPAC Institutional Bank - Economic Team, Government of New Zealand - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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U.K. Inflation and Relative Prices over the Last Decade: How Important was Globalization?

IMF Working Paper No. 07/208
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Sep 2007
Ben Hunt
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Inflation, United Kingdom, Prices, Globalization, Economic models, Working Paper

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Stabilizing Inflation in Iceland

IMF Working Paper No. 06/262
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Jan 2007
Keiko Honjo and Ben Hunt
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Inflation, Iceland, Monetary policy, Economic stabilization, Economic models

Inflation Targeting Under Potential Output Uncertainty

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Working Paper No. DP2000/08
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Nov 2002
Victor Gaiduch and Ben Hunt
Government of New Zealand - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Inflation Targeting Under Potential Output Uncertainty

IMF Working Paper No. 00/158
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
Victor Gaiduch and Ben Hunt
Government of New Zealand - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Monetary policy rules, potential output, uncertainty

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The Zero Interest Rate Floor (Zif) and its Implications for Monetary Policy in Japan

IMF Working Paper No. 01/186
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Feb 2006
Ben Hunt and Douglas Laxton
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Monetary policy rules, liquidity trap, potential output, uncertainty

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Estimating Potential Output: A Semi-Structural Approach

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Discussion Paper No. G97/9
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Nov 2003
Ben Hunt and Paul Conway
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and WESTPAC Institutional Bank - Economic Team
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Productivity Growth in New Zealand: Economic Reform and the Convergence Hypothesis

Reserve bank of New Zealand Discussion Paper No. G98/2
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Oct 2002
Ben Hunt and Paul Conway
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and WESTPAC Institutional Bank - Economic Team
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Some Implications for Monetary Policy of Uncertain Exchange Rate Pass-Through

IMF Working Paper No. 03/25
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Jan 2006
Ben Hunt and Peter Isard
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 55 (365,312)

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Monetary Policy, Exchange Rate, Uncertainty

12.

The U.S. Dollar and the Trade Deficit: What Accounts for the Late 1990s?

IMF Working Paper No. 03/194
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Feb 2006
Ben Hunt and Alessandro Rebucci
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
Downloads 53 (371,555)

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Balassa-Samuelson Effect, Learning, Productivity Shocks, Real Exchange Rate, Risk Premium Shocks, Trade Balance, U.S. Economy

13.

Fiscal Consolidation in the Euro Area: How Much Can Structural Reforms Ease the Pain?

IMF Working Paper No. 13/211
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Oct 2013
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Queen's University - Department of Economics
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Fiscal consolidation, Euro Area, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Labor market reforms, Monetary policy, General equlibrium models, Structural reforms., real wages, public debt, labor force, real interest, government debt, fiscal balance, interest rates, private consumption, real interest rates, public expenditures, financial sector, financial assets, central bank, public finances, fiscal authorities, economic outlook, pension reform, empirical evidence, relative prices, international monetary fund, fiscal sustainability, private investment, public spending, exchange rates, fiscal measures, international trade, exogenous shocks, rate of inflation, pension systems, government spending, economic

14.

Inter-Forecast Monetary Policy Implementation: Fixed-Instrument Versus Mci-Based Strategies

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Discussion Paper No. G99/1
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Oct 2002
Ben Hunt
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Getting to Know GIMF: The Simulation Properties of the Global Integrated Monetary and Fiscal Model

IMF Working Paper No. 13/55
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Mar 2013
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Bank of Finland - Monetary Policy and Research Department, Bank of England, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Queen's University - Department of Economics
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16.

The Forecasting and Policy System: Preparing Economic Projections

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Discussion Paper No G98/7
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Oct 2002
Ben Hunt and Aaron Drew
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Government of New Zealand - Department of Economics
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Spillovers from the Maturing of China's Economy

IMF Working Paper No. 16/212
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Dec 2016
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics
Downloads 37 (428,612)

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Transition economies, China, Demand, Private consumption, Manufactured goods, Business cycles, Spillovers, Econometric models, China’;s slowdown and rebalancing, international business cycle, spillovers, model based analysis.

18.

The Declining Importance of Tradable Goods Manufacturing in Australia and New Zealand: How Much Can Growth Theory Explain?

IMF Working Paper No. 09/16
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Ben Hunt
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 36 (432,627)

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Capital goods, Australia, New Zealand, Productivity, Industrial production, Services sector, Economic growth, Economic models, Trade models, Time series, Cross country analysis

19.

Some Simulation Properties of the Major Euro Area Economies in Multimod

IMF Working Paper No. 03/31
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Jan 2006
Ben Hunt and Douglas Laxton
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Macroeconomic models, simulation properties

20.

The Flexible System of Global Models – FSGM

IMF Working Paper No. 15/64
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 Apr 2015
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Queen's University - Department of Economics
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Economic theory, Demand, Prices, Commodities, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Group of Twenty, General equilibrium models, dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models, macroeconomic interdependence, consumption, investment, trade, potential output, aggregate demand

21.

Efficient Simple Policy Rules and the Implications of Potential Output Uncertainty

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Discussion Paper No G99/5
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Nov 2003
Ben Hunt and Aaron Drew
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Government of New Zealand - Department of Economics
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Corporate Tax Reform: From Income to Cash Flow Taxes

IMF Working Paper No. 19/13
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Feb 2019
Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Info. Internationales (CEPII), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Corporate income taxes, Tax reforms, Tax policy, Cash-flow taxes, General equilibrium models, tax policy; business taxation, corporate leverage, dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models; macroeconomic interdependence, tax policy, business taxation, dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models, macroeconomic interdependence, Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Open Economy Macroeconomics

23.

A Comparison of the Properties of Nzm and Fps

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Discussion Paper No. DP2000/02
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Nov 2003
Aaron Drew and Ben Hunt
Government of New Zealand - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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No Business Taxation Without Model Representation: Adding Corporate Income and Cash Flow Taxes to GIMF

IMF Working Paper No. 17/259
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Jan 2018
Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Info. Internationales (CEPII), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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tax policy; business taxation; financial accelerator; corporate leverage; dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models; macroeconomic interdependence; tax policy; business taxation; dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models; macroeconomic interdependence; Forecasting and Simulation; Monetary Policy (Targets; Instruments; and Effects); Open Economy Macroeconomics

25.

Identical Twins? Destination-Based Cash-Flow Taxes Versus Consumption Taxes with Payroll Subsidies

IMF Working Paper No. 17/276
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Jan 2018
Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Info. Internationales (CEPII), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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tax policy; business taxation, financial accelerator, dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models; macroeconomic interdependence, tax policy, business taxation, dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models, macroeconomic interdependence, Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Open Economy Macroeconomics

26.

The Forecasting and Policy System: Stochastic Simulations of the Core Model

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Discussion Paper No. G98/6
Posted: 10 Nov 2003
Ben Hunt and Aaron Drew
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and Government of New Zealand - Department of Economics

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