Munir, Kashif and Qayyum, Abdul (2012): Measuring the effects of monetary policy in Pakistan: A factor augmented vector autoregressive approach.
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This paper examines the effects of monetary policy in Pakistan economy using a data rich environment. We used the Factor Augmented Vector Autoregressive (FAVAR) methodology, which contains 115 monthly variables for the period 1992:01 to 2010:12. We compare the results of VAR and FAVAR model and the results showed that FAVAR model explains the effects of monetary policy which are consistent with theory and better than VAR model. VAR model shows the existence of price puzzle and liquidity puzzle in Pakistan while FAVAR model did not provide any evidence of puzzles. FAVAR model supports the effectiveness of interest rate channel in Pakistan.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Measuring the effects of monetary policy in Pakistan: A factor augmented vector autoregressive approach|
|Keywords:||Monetary Policy, VAR, FAVAR|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables > C32 - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit > E52 - Monetary Policy
|Depositing User:||Kashif Munir|
|Date Deposited:||17. Jan 2012 07:05|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 18:07|
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