Robert G. King

Boston University - Department of Economics

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270 Bay State Road

Boston, MA 02215

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Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond - Research Department

P.O. Box 27622

Richmond, VA 23261

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Financial Deregulation, Monetary Policy, and Central Banking

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Working Paper No. 88-1
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Oct 2012
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Financial Deregulation, Monetary Policy, and Central Banking

FRB Richmond Economic Review, vol. 74, no. 3, May/June 1988, pp. 3-22
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Oct 2012
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics
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The New IS-LM Model: Language, Logic, and Limits

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 86, No. 3, Summer 2000, pp. 45-104
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
Robert G. King
Boston University - Department of Economics
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Resuscitating Real Business Cycles

NBER Working Paper No. w7534
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 07 May 2000 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2010
Robert G. King and Sergio T. Rebelo
Boston University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Optimal Monetary Policy

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 01-5
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Sep 2001
Aubhik Khan, Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Ohio State University (OSU), Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Optimal Monetary Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w9402
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2010
Aubhik Khan, Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Ohio State University (OSU), Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Optimal Monetary Policy

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 00-10
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
Aubhik Khan, Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Ohio State University (OSU), Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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optimal monetary policy, sticky prices, commitment

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Testing Long-Run Neutrality

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 83, No. 3, Summer 1997, pp. 69-101
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Nov 2012
Robert G. King and Mark W. Watson
Boston University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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Testing Long Run Neutrality

NBER Working Paper No. w4156
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Jul 2004
Robert G. King and Mark W. Watson
Boston University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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Monetary Discretion, Pricing Complementarity and Dynamic Multiple Equilibria

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 802
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Jul 2004
Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Rules vs. discretion, time inconsistency, optimal monetary policy, inflation targets, inflation caps

Monetary Discretion, Pricing Complementarity and Dynamic Multiple Equilibria

ECB Working Paper No. 343
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Monetary policy, discretion, time-consistency, multiple equilibria, complementarity

Monetary Discretion, Pricing Complementarity and Dynamic Multiple Equilibria

NBER Working Paper No. w9929
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Monetary Discretion, Pricing Complementarity, and Dynamic Multiple Equilibria

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 04-05
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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monetary policy, discretion, time-consistency, multiple equilibria, complementarity

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Pricing, Production, and Persistence

FRB Philadelphia Working Paper No. 05-4
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 May 2005
Michael Dotsey and Robert G. King
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Pricing, macroeconomic models

Pricing, Production and Persistence

NBER Working Paper No. w8407
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Aug 2001 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2001
Michael Dotsey and Robert G. King
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Limits on Interest Rate Rules in the IS Model

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 82, no. 2, Spring 1996, pp. 47-75
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Robert G. King and William R. Kerr
Boston University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Limits on Interest Rate Rules in the IS Model

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 82, No. 2, pp. 47-75, 1996
Posted: 20 Aug 2008
William R. Kerr and Robert G. King
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Boston University - Department of Economics

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interest rate rules, monetary policy, IS-LM, inflation targets, prices

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Policy, Technology Adoption, and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w4681
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Dec 2000
New York University - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Implications of State-Dependent Pricing for Dynamic Macroeconomic Models

FRB Philadelphia Working Paper No. 05-2
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 May 2005
Michael Dotsey and Robert G. King
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Prices

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Public Policy and Economic Growth: Developing Neoclassical Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w3338
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2010
Robert G. King and Sergio T. Rebelo
Boston University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Measuring Business Cycles Approximate Band-Pass Filters for Economic Time Series

NBER Working Paper No. w5022
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2010
Marianne Baxter and Robert G. King
Boston University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Transitional Dynamics and Economic Growth in the Neoclassical Model

NBER Working Paper No. w3185
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2010
Robert G. King and Sergio T. Rebelo
Boston University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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The Pitfalls of Discretionary Monetary Policy

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 01-16
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Jan 2002
Aubhik Khan, Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Ohio State University (OSU), Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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discretion, time-consistency problem, optimal monetary policy, sticky prices, multiple equilibria

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Stochastic Trends and Economic Fluctuations

NBER Working Paper No. w2229
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2010
Boston University - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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Quantitative Theory and Econometrics

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 81, no. 3, Summer 1995, pp. 53-105
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Nov 2012
Robert G. King
Boston University - Department of Economics
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Inflation Targeting in a St. Louis Model of the 21st Century

NBER Working Paper No. w5507
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Apr 1998 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2010
Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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The New Neoclassical Synthesis and the Role of Monetary Policy

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 98-5
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 Nov 2012
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics
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The New Neoclassical Synthesis and the Role of Monetary Policy

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Working Paper 98-5
Posted: 21 Aug 1998
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics

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Inflation and Real Activity with Firm-Level Productivity Shocks

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 13-35
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Sep 2013
Michael Dotsey, Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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Pricing

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Time-Separable Preference and Intertemporal-Substitution Models of Business Cycles

NBER Working Paper No. w0888
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Mar 2002
Robert J. Barro and Robert G. King
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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The Case for Price Stability

NBER Working Paper No. w8423
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Aug 2001 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2010
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics
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The Case for Price Stability

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 01-02
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Nov 2012
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics
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inflation persistence, markup constancy, neutral monetary policy, new neoclassical synthesis, optimal monetary and fiscal policy, price level stability, real business cycles, sticky wages and prices

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The Behavior of Money, Credit, and Prices in a Real Business Cycle

NBER Working Paper No. w0853
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 14 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2010
Robert G. King and Charles I. Plosser
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
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Expectations and the Term Structure of Interest Rates: Evidence and Implications

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 88, no. 4, Fall 2002, pp. 49-95
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Dec 2012
Robert G. King and André Kurmann
Boston University - Department of Economics and Drexel University - LeBow College of Business
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Straightforward Approximate Stochastic Equilibria for Nonlinear Rational Expectations Models

CAMA Working Paper No. 59/2014
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 16 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2014
Michael K. Johnston, Robert G. King and Denny Lie
Government of the Republic of South Africa - South African Reserve Bank, Boston University - Department of Economics and The University of Sydney - School of Economics
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Solution methods, higher order approximations, perturbation, differential Taylor series approximation, nonlinear rational expectations models, pruning, DSGE

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The Phillips Curve and U.S. Macroeconomic Policy: Snapshots, 1958-1996

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 94, No. 4, Fall 2008, pp. 311-359
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Dec 2012
Robert G. King
Boston University - Department of Economics
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Banking and Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w1312
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2010
Joseph G. Haubrich and Robert G. King
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Boston University - Department of Economics
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The Incredible Volcker Disinflation

NBER Working Paper No. w11562
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2010
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Rational Expectations Business Cycle Models: A Survey

FRB Richmond Economic Review, vol. 74, no. 2, March/April 1988, pp. 3-15
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 Oct 2012
Michael Dotsey and Robert G. King
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Discretionary Policy and Multiple Equilibria

NBER Working Paper No. w12076
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 May 2006 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2010
Robert G. King
Boston University - Department of Economics
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Discretionary Policy and Multiple Equilibria

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 92, no. 1, Winter 2006, pp. 1-15
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Dec 2012
Robert G. King
Boston University - Department of Economics
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Partial Adjustment Without Apology

International Economic Review, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 779-809, August 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Mar 2007
Robert G. King and Julia K. Thomas
Boston University - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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Partial Adjustment Without Apology

NBER Working Paper No. w9946
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2012
Robert G. King and Julia K. Thomas
Boston University - Department of Economics and Ohio State University
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Partial Adjustment without Apology

Posted: 31 Jul 2008
Robert G. King and Julia K. Thomas
Boston University - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics

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Partial Adjustment, (S,s) Adjustment, Employment Dynamics

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Nontraded Goods, Nontraded Factors, and International Non-Diversification

NBER Working Paper No. w5175
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2010
Marianne Baxter, Urban J. Jermann and Robert G. King
Boston University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Boston University - Department of Economics
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The Implications of an Endogenous Money Supply for Monetary Neutrality

NBER Working Paper No. w1175
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2010
Robert G. King and Bharat Trehan
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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State Dependent Pricing and Dynamics of Business Cycles

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 97-2
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Nov 2012
Michael Dotsey, Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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The Great Inflation Drift

NBER Working Paper No. w14862
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Sticky Prices, Money and Business Fluctuations

NBER Working Paper No. w1216
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2007
Robert G. King and Joseph G. Haubrich
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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Real Business Cycles and the Test of the Adelmans

NBER Working Paper No. w3160
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2010
Robert G. King and Charles I. Plosser
Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
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Monetary Instruments and Policy Rules in a Rational Expectations Environment

NBER Working Paper No. w1114
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2010
Michael Dotsey and Robert G. King
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Deep Structral Excavation? a Critique of Euler Equation Methods

NBER Working Paper No. t0031
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2010
Peter M. Garber and Robert G. King
Brown University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Informational Implications of Interest Rate Rules

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 84-8
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Aug 2012
Michael Dotsey and Robert G. King
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Boston University - Department of Economics
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A Note on the Neutrality of Temporary Monetary Disturbances

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 79-2, March 1979
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Aug 2012
Marvin Goodfriend and Robert G. King
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Boston University - Department of Economics
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The Pitfalls of Monetary Discretion

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 01-8
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Nov 2012
Aubhik Khan, Robert G. King and Alexander L. Wolman
Ohio State University (OSU), Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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discretion, time-consistency problem, optimal monetary policy, sticky prices, multiple equilibria