Wolters, Maik Hendrik (2010): Estimating Monetary Policy Reaction Functions Using Quantile Regressions.
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Monetary policy rule parameters are usually estimated at the mean of the interest rate distribution conditional on inflation and an output gap. This is an incomplete description of monetary policy reactions when the parameters are not uniform over the conditional distribution of the interest rate. I use quantile regressions to estimate parameters over the whole conditional distribution of the Federal Funds Rate. Inverse quantile regressions are applied to deal with endogeneity. Realtime data of inflation forecasts and the output gap are used. I find significant and systematic variations of parameters over the conditional distribution of the interest rate.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Estimating Monetary Policy Reaction Functions Using Quantile Regressions|
|Keywords:||monetary policy rules; IV quantile regression; real-time data|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C14 - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit > E58 - Central Banks and Their Policies
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit > E52 - Monetary Policy
|Depositing User:||Maik Hendrik Wolters|
|Date Deposited:||13. Jul 2010 12:14|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 19:59|
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