Kelly, Logan and Barnett, William A. and Keating, John (2010): Rethinking the liquidity puzzle: application of a new measure of the economic money stock.
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Historically, attempts to solve the liquidity puzzle have focused on narrowly defined monetary aggregates, such as non-borrowed reserves, the monetary base, or M1. Many of these efforts have failed to find a short-term negative correlation between interest rates and monetary policy innovations. More recent research uses sophisticated macroeconomic and econometric modeling. However, little research has investigated the role measurement error plays in the liquidity puzzle, since in nearly every case, work investigating the liquidity puzzle has used one of the official monetary aggregates, which have been shown to exhibit significant measurement error. This paper examines the role that measurement error plays in the liquidity puzzle by (i) providing a theoretical framework explaining how the official simple-sum methodology can lead to a liquidity puzzle, and (ii) testing for the liquidity effect by estimating an unrestricted VAR.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Rethinking the liquidity puzzle: application of a new measure of the economic money stock|
|Keywords:||Liquidity Puzzle, Monetary Policy, Monetary Aggregation, Money Stock, Divisia Index Numbers|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E4 - Money and Interest Rates > E43 - Interest Rates: Determination, Term Structure, and Effects
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit > E50 - General
|Depositing User:||William A. Barnett|
|Date Deposited:||14. Apr 2010 16:54|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 10:52|
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