Francis, Neville R and Owyang, Michael T and Theodorou, Athena T (2005): What Explains the Varying Monetary Response to Technology Shocks in G-7 Countries? Published in: International Journal of Central Banking , Vol. Volume, No. Number 3 (1. December 2005): pp. 33-71.
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In a recent paper, Galí, López-Salido, and Vallées (2003) examined the Federal Reserve’s response to VAR-identified technology shocks. They found that during the Martin-Burns- Miller era, the Federal Reserve responded to technology shocks by overstabilizing output, while in the Volcker-Greenspan era, the Federal Reserve adopted an inflation-targeting rule. We extend their analysis to countries of the G-7; moreover, we consider the factors that may contribute to differing monetary responses across countries. Specifically, we find a relationship between the volatility of capital investment, the type of monetary policy rule, the responsiveness of the rule to output and inflation fluctuations, and the response to technology shocks.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||What Explains the Varying Monetary Response to Technology Shocks in G-7 Countries?|
|Keywords:||price setting; nominal rigidity; real rigidity; inflation persistence; survey data|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G0 - General > G00 - General
G - Financial Economics > G0 - General
|Depositing User:||Terry Woodard|
|Date Deposited:||21. Nov 2006|
|Last Modified:||17. Feb 2013 18:01|
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