Gupta, Abhishek (2010): A Forecasting Metric for Evaluating DSGE Models for Policy Analysis.
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This paper evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models from the standpoint of their usefulness in doing monetary policy analysis. The paper isolates features most relevant for monetary policymaking and uses the diagnostic tools of posterior predictive analysis to evaluate these features. The paper provides a diagnosis of the observed flaws in the model with regards to these features that helps in identifying the structural flaws in the model. The paper finds that model misspecification causes certain pairs of structural shocks in the model to be correlated in order to fit the observed data.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A Forecasting Metric for Evaluating DSGE Models for Policy Analysis|
|Keywords:||Posterior predictive analysis; DSGE; Monetary Policy; Forecast Errors; Model Evaluation.|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit > E58 - Central Banks and Their Policies
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C5 - Econometric Modeling > C52 - Model Evaluation, Validation, and Selection
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E1 - General Aggregative Models
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C11 - Bayesian Analysis: General
|Depositing User:||Abhishek Gupta|
|Date Deposited:||16. Nov 2010 16:57|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 16:29|
Gupta, A., 2010. A forecasting metric for evaluating DSGE models for policy analysis. unpublished, Johns Hopkins University.
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