Murasawa, Yasutomo
(2019):
*Bayesian multivariate Beveridge--Nelson decomposition of I(1) and I(2) series with cointegration.*

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## Abstract

The consumption Euler equation implies that the output growth rate and the real interest rate are of the same order of integration; thus if the real interest rate is I(1), then so is the output growth rate with possible cointegration, and log output is I(2). This paper extends the multivariate Beveridge--Nelson decomposition to such a case, and develops a Bayesian method to obtain error bands. The paper applies the method to US data to estimate the natural rates (or their permanent components) and gaps of output, inflation, interest, and unemployment jointly, and finds that allowing for cointegration gives much bigger estimates of all gaps.

Item Type: | MPRA Paper |
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Original Title: | Bayesian multivariate Beveridge--Nelson decomposition of I(1) and I(2) series with cointegration |

Language: | English |

Keywords: | Natural rate, Output gap, Trend--cycle decomposition, Trend inflation, Unit root, Vector error correction model (VECM) |

Subjects: | C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C11 - Bayesian Analysis: General 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 C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C8 - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology ; Computer Programs > C82 - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data ; Data Access E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E32 - Business Fluctuations ; Cycles |

Item ID: | 91979 |

Depositing User: | Prof. Yasutomo Murasawa |

Date Deposited: | 08 Feb 2019 14:00 |

Last Modified: | 08 Feb 2019 14:02 |

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URI: | https://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/id/eprint/91979 |