Varadarajan V. Chari

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics

Professor

271 19th Avenue South

1108 Management & Economics

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

90 Hennepin Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55480

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy

Number of pages: 119 Posted: 11 Mar 1999
Varadarajan V. Chari and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w6891
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
Varadarajan V. Chari and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Business Cycle Accounting

NBER Working Paper No. w10351
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Jan 2007
Varadarajan V. Chari, Patrick J. Kehoe and Ellen R. McGrattan
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Expectation Traps and Monetary Policy

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Apr 2003
Stefania Albanesi, Varadarajan V. Chari and Lawrence J. Christiano
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Expectation Traps and Monetary Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w8912
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Apr 2002 Last Revised: 09 May 2002
Stefania Albanesi, Varadarajan V. Chari and Lawrence J. Christiano
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Adverse Selection, Reputation and Sudden Collapses in Secondary Loan Markets

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 May 2012
Varadarajan V. Chari, Ali Shourideh and Ariel Zetlin-Jones
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Carnegie Mellon University
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Adverse Selection, Reputation and Sudden Collapses in Secondary Loan Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w16080
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 14 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2021
Varadarajan V. Chari, Ali Shourideh and Ariel Zetlin-Jones
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University
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Hot Money

NBER Working Paper No. w6007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2021
Varadarajan V. Chari and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Hot Money

Posted: 28 Nov 2003
Varadarajan V. Chari and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department

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The Poverty of Nations: A Quantitative Exploration

NBER Working Paper No. w5414
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
Varadarajan V. Chari, Patrick J. Kehoe and Ellen R. McGrattan
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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The Poverty of Nations: A Quantitative Exploration

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis SR 204
Posted: 16 Sep 1999
Varadarajan V. Chari, Patrick J. Kehoe and Ellen R. McGrattan
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department

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New Keynesian Models: Not Yet Useful for Policy Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w14313
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2021
Varadarajan V. Chari, Patrick J. Kehoe and Ellen R. McGrattan
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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New Keynesian Models: Not Yet Useful for Policy Analysis

Posted: 03 Sep 2008
Varadarajan V. Chari, Patrick J. Kehoe and Ellen R. McGrattan
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department

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New Keynesian Models, Macroeconomic Policy

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Can Sticky Price Models Generate Volatile and Persistent Real Exchange Rates?

NBER Working Paper No. w7869
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2021
Varadarajan V. Chari, Patrick J. Kehoe and Ellen R. McGrattan
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Modern Macroeconomics in Practice: How Theory is Shaping Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w12476
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2010
Varadarajan V. Chari and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Monetary Shocks and Real Exchange Rates in Sticky Price Models of International Business Cycles

NBER Working Paper No. w5876
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2021
Varadarajan V. Chari, Patrick J. Kehoe and Ellen R. McGrattan
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Sticky Price Models of the Business Cycle: Can the Contract Multiplier Solve the Persistence Problem?

NBER Working Paper No. w5809
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 17 May 2021
Varadarajan V. Chari, Patrick J. Kehoe and Ellen R. McGrattan
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Financial Crises as Herds: Overturning the Critiques

NBER Working Paper No. w9658
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2003
Varadarajan V. Chari and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Inside Money, Outside Money and Short Term Interest Rates

NBER Working Paper No. w5269
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Sep 2000
Varadarajan V. Chari, Lawrence J. Christiano and Martin Eichenbaum
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Northwestern University
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Time Consistency and Free-Riding in a Monetary Union

NBER Working Paper No. w9370
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
Varadarajan V. Chari and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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On the Optimal Choice of a Monetary Policy Instrument

NBER Working Paper No. w13398
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2021
Andrew Atkeson, Varadarajan V. Chari and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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On the Optimal Choice of a Monetary Policy Instrument

Posted: 22 Jul 2008
Andrew Atkeson, Varadarajan V. Chari and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department

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Indeterminacy, Interest rate rules, Taylor rules, Inflation targeting, Transparency, Time inconsistency

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Optimality of the Friedman Rule in Economies with Distorting Taxes

NBER Working Paper No. w4443
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2010
Varadarajan V. Chari, Lawrence J. Christiano and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Sudden Stops and Output Drops

NBER Working Paper No. w11133
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2021
Varadarajan V. Chari, Patrick J. Kehoe and Ellen R. McGrattan
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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On the Desirability of Fiscal Constraints in a Monetary Union

NBER Working Paper No. w10232
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2021
Varadarajan V. Chari and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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On the Desirability of Fiscal Constraints in a Monetary Union

Posted: 30 Jul 2008
Varadarajan V. Chari and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department

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Free Riding Problem, Growth and Stability Pact, Time Consistency, International Cooperation

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Sophisticated Monetary Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w14883
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2021
Andrew Atkeson, Varadarajan V. Chari and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Sophisticated Monetary Policies

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Working Paper 419
Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Andrew Atkeson, Varadarajan V. Chari and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department

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Taylor rule; Implementation; New Keynsian model; King rule

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How Severe is the Time Inconsistency Problem in Monetary Policy?

NBER Working Paper No. w8139
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2021
Stefania Albanesi, Varadarajan V. Chari and Lawrence J. Christiano
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Strategic Delegations in Monetary Unions

UPF Economics and Business Working Paper 842
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Nov 2005
Ramon Marimon, Varadarajan V. Chari and Larry Jones
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI), University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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Strategic Delegation, Monetary Union

The Heterogeneous State of Modern Macroeconomics: A Reply to Solow

NBER Working Paper No. w13655
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2021
Varadarajan V. Chari and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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The Heterogeneous State of Modern Macroeconomics: A Reply to Solow

Posted: 19 Jul 2008
Varadarajan V. Chari and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department

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Calibration, Microfoundation, Microeconometrics

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Accounting for Business Cycles

NBER Working Paper No. w22663
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 26 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2021
Pedro Brinca, Varadarajan V. Chari, Patrick Kehoe and Ellen R. McGrattan
Nova School of Business and Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Stanford University and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Are Structural Vars with Long-Run Restrictions Useful in Developing Business Cycle Theory?

NBER Working Paper No. w14430
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2010
Varadarajan V. Chari, Patrick J. Kehoe and Ellen R. McGrattan
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Expectation Traps and Discretion

NBER Working Paper No. w5541
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Aug 1996 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2010
Varadarajan V. Chari, Lawrence J. Christiano and Martin Eichenbaum
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Northwestern University
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Financialization in Commodity Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w23766
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2021
Varadarajan V. Chari and Lawrence J. Christiano
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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NBER Working Paper No. w19192
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
Varadarajan V. Chari and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Optimal Fiscal Policy in a Business Cycle Model

NBER Working Paper No. w4490
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2021
Varadarajan V. Chari, Lawrence J. Christiano and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Strategic Delegation in Monetary Unions

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Aug 2004
Varadarajan V. Chari, Larry Jones and Ramon Marimon
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI)
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Discussion of He, Huang, and Wright's 'Money and Banking in Search Equilibrium'

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 May 2005
Varadarajan V. Chari
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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Thoughts on the Federal Reserve System's Exit Strategy

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Economic Policy Paper 10-1
Posted: 13 Apr 2010
Varadarajan V. Chari
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics

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Prizes and Patents: Using Market Signals to Provide Incentives for Investors

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Working Paper No. 673
Posted: 23 Sep 2009
Varadarajan V. Chari, Mikhail Golosov and Aleh Tsyvinski
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Cowles Foundation

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public goods, manipulating market signals

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Comparing Alternative Representations and Alternative Methodologies in Business Cycle Accounting

Posted: 21 Jul 2008
Varadarajan V. Chari, Ellen R. McGrattan and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department

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wedges, distortions, recession, equivalence results

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The Economics of Split-Ticket Voting in Representative Democracies

Posted: 11 May 1998
Varadarajan V. Chari, Larry Jones and Ramon Marimon
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI)

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