Reinhart, Carmen and Reinhart, Vincent (1991): Output Fluctuations and Monetary Shocks. Published in: IMF Staff Papers , Vol. 38, No. 4 (December 1991): pp. 53-86.
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Using annual data for Colombia over the last thirty years and a new battery of econometric techniques, we test opposing theories that explain macroeconomic fluctuations: The neoclassical synthesis, which posits that, in the presence of temporary price rigidity, an unanticipated monetary expansion produces output gains that erode over time with increases in the price level; and an alternative explanation, which focuses on "real" technological or preference shocks as the sources of output changes. The coefficients from these systems are used to examine two basic propositions: the long-run neutrality of nominal quantities with respect to permanent movements in the money stock; and the short-run sensitivity of output to inflation.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Output Fluctuations and Monetary Shocks|
|Keywords:||monetary policy exchange rates output capital controls multipliers|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F3 - International Finance
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E4 - Money and Interest Rates
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles
|Depositing User:||Carmen Reinhart|
|Date Deposited:||07. Mar 2009 06:31|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 05:03|
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