Iiboshi, Hirokuni and Umeda, Masanobu and Wakita, Shigeru
(2008):
*Monetary Policy in Japan Reconsidered: A Regime-switching VAR Analysis.*

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## Abstract

Using a regime-switching VAR, this paper investigates the effect of monetary policy in Japan. Unlike previous studies, this paper considers more than two regimes and introduces into the VAR analysis standard variables such as the money supply and price level. Based on the standard procedure, the independent regime for a quantitative easing policy is dentified when the policy effect is insignificant.

Item Type: | MPRA Paper |
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Original Title: | Monetary Policy in Japan Reconsidered: A Regime-switching VAR Analysis |

English Title: | Monetary Policy in Japan Reconsidered: A Regime-switching VAR Analysis |

Language: | English |

Keywords: | quantitative easing, regime switching, monetary policy, zero-interest-rate policy |

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 ; Diffusion Processes ; State Space Models 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 |

Item ID: | 87391 |

Depositing User: | Professor Hirokuni Iiboshi |

Date Deposited: | 26 Jun 2018 21:31 |

Last Modified: | 28 Sep 2019 06:22 |

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URI: | https://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/id/eprint/87391 |