Solving Dynamic Equilibrium Models by a Method of Undetermined Coefficients
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)
NBER Working Paper No. t0225
I present an undetermined coefficients method for obtaining a linear approximating to the solution of a dynamic, rational expectations model. I also show how that solution can be used to compute the model's implications for impulse response functions and for second moments.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 42
Date posted: July 10, 2000