Abbritti, Mirko and Boitani, Andrea and Damiani, Mirella (2006): Unemployment, Inflation and Monetary Policy in a Dynamic New Keynesian Model with Hiring Costs. Published in: HEI Working Paper No. 07/2007 (January 2007): pp. 1-33.
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The dynamic general equilibrium model with hiring costs presented in this paper delivers involuntary unemployment in the steady state and involuntary fluctuations in unemploy- ment. After calibrating the model, through simulations we are able to show that our model with labour market imperfections outperforms the standard NK model as for the persis- tence of responses to monetary shocks. Besides, the model can be easily used to assess the impact of di¤erent market imperfections on both the steady state and the dynamics of the economy. We are also able to show how two economies, differing in their degrees of imperfection, react to policy or non policy shocks: a rigid economy turns out to be less volatile than a flexible economy. Something that reflects the actual experience of the US (flexible) and European (rigid) economies.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore|
|Original Title:||Unemployment, Inflation and Monetary Policy in a Dynamic New Keynesian Model with Hiring Costs|
|Keywords:||Hiring Costs; Wage bargaining; Output Gap; New Keynesian Phillips Curve; Monetary Policy|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment > E24 - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J6 - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies > J64 - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E32 - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E31 - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit > E52 - Monetary Policy
|Depositing User:||Andrea Boitani|
|Date Deposited:||15. Mar 2007|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 17:31|
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