Real and monetary explanations of permanent movements in GNP by John F. Boschen

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  • Gross national product -- United States

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StatementJohn F. Boschen and Leonard O. Mills
SeriesWorking paper -- no. 89-16, Working paper (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia) -- no. 89-16
ContributionsMills, Leonard O
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p. ;
Number of Pages37
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Open LibraryOL14635959M

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Expansionary Monetary Policy. Suppose the economy is originally at a superequilibrium shown as point F in Figure "Expansionary Monetary Policy in the AA-DD Model with Floating Exchange Rates".The original GNP level is Y 1 and the exchange rate is E $/£suppose the U.S.

central bank (or the Fed) decides to expand the money supply. od, and (2) the monetary base has also borne a stable relationship to GNP. The analysis will proceed by first examining the relationship of Ml to GNP and, subsequently the relationship of the monetary base to GNP.

The Relationship of Ml to GNP: The Empirical Evidence Countless analyses of GNP and Ml. Monetary Policy. itional View, FIGURE New Measures of Poten Variable than Tradi.

Percentage of Variance in Quarterly Real GNP Growth Due to Variability in the Growth of Potential. ew Measures of the "Gap" Are Smaller than Traditional Measures.

Title: Monetary policy with a new view of potential GNP Author: Boschen, John Subject: Federal. expansion of nominal demand; the rapid expansion of nominal GNP can be explained by the shift in monetary policy, without any refer-ence to changes in fiscal and tax policy. The composition of the GNP change also suggests the dominance of monetary policy.

However, the growth of real GNP was more rapid than would have. What moves GNP. Harald Uhlig () NoEconometric Society North American Winter Meetings from Econometric Society.

Abstract: This paper aims at identifying the main shocks, which cause movements in real GNP. It does so by searching for two shocks in the context of a VAR model, which explain the majority of the k-step ahead prediction Cited Real and monetary explanations of permanent movements in GNP book If GNP can be characterized by stationary movements around a deterministic trend (trend-stationary model), this supports monetary theories of the business cycle (Friedman,Lucas,Lucas, ).

In this case, monetary shocks are the main source of output fluctuation, but have a Cited by: Many explanations of real exchange rate movements focus on monetary shocks, but it is often found empirically that monetary shocks are unimportant. I provide contrary evidence. Many explanations of real exchange rate movements focus on monetary shocks, but it is often found empirically that monetary shocks are unimportant.

I provide contrary evidence. Using over years of data, I estimate the contribution of various shocks to explaining variation in the real pound–dollar rate. The difference between real and nominal GNP, or gross national product, is that the nominal GNP is calculated at the current price levels of the economy, and the real GNP is calculated relative to a set base year.

Nominal GNP is typically used to compare current economies at current price levels, and real GNP can be used to evaluate a single. Gross national product (GNP) is an economic statistic that includes GDP, plus any income earned by a residents from overseas investments, minus income earned within the domestic economy by foreign.

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Start studying Econ Chapter 1. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The business cycle component of the log of real per-capita GNP is equal to. log of actual real GNP - log of trend GNP.

For the study of economic growth, it is most helpful to examine movements in _____; for the study of. Gross national product (GNP) is an economic statistic that includes GDP, plus any income earned by a residents from overseas investments, minus income earned within the domestic economy by foreign.

Gross national product (GNP) is the value of all goods and services made by a country's residents and businesses, regardless of production location. GNP counts the investments made by U.S. residents and businesses—both inside and outside the country—and computes the value of all products manufactured by domestic companies, regardless of.

Downloadable. Nominal GNP has some theoretical appeal as a guide for monetary policy. Its principal strength is that it would prevent policy from drifting away from the long-run goal of price stability. However, whether policymakers can translate this theoretical appeal into an actual policy that improves economic performance is an open question.

FROM to early the dollar appreciated 60 percent in real terms. but there may also be permanent job loss as firms There are three popular explanations for the large movements in. The empirical results show that U.S.

monetary disturbances play a negligible role for both Canadian and U.S. output movements in the ’s. Permanent common real shocks to outputs can account for the onset, depth and duration of the Depression in both economies.

alternative explanations for the real effects of monetary policy—explanations that may imply that money is not long-run superneutral. In order to develop these alter-native explanations it is necessary to make very explic-it assumptions about the role of money in an economy, how it interacts with real variables and how economic.

in the “Green Book” prepared by the staff of the Board of Governors before each meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). These forecasts are available for the period – The Green Book typically forecasts inflation and real GNP growth for five or.

If the Federal Reserve Board were required to increase the money supply at the same rate as real GNP increased, he argued, inflation would disappear.

Friedman’s monetarism came to the forefront when, inhe and Anna Schwartz coauthored Monetary History of the United States, –, which contends that the great depression was the.

No, and maybe not. [additional text from author's introduction] To us, the possibility of providing a compelling case that real GMP is either trend or difference stationary seems extremely small, certainly on the basis of post-war data.

This is because there is only one difference between these two types of processes and that difference is completely summarized by the answer to the question. Understanding Nominal GNP Targeting FIROUGHOUTpopular wisdom held that the U.S.

monetary authority was faced with a daunting policy task: it should not permit too much money growth and cause prices to rise too rapidly, but it should not allow too little money growth and cause the economy to tip in-to recession as real output would fall.

MONETARY SHOCKS AND REAL EXCHANGE RATES John H. Rogers* Abstract: Many explanations of the stylized facts concerning real exchange rate movements focus on monetary shocks, but it is often found empirically that monetary shocks are unimportant.

I provide evidence that is contrary to this empirical finding. Using over years of data, I estimate the. Real GDP eliminates the effect of increasing prices on the measurement of GDP.

What is 'GNP' (Gross National Product). GNP is the market value of the goods and services produced by labour and property supplied by a country's residents. A permanent increase in M, holding P constant, increases the real money supply (M/P) and lowers the nominal interest rate (R). This shifts the horizontal dollar return schedule left.

A permanent increase in M also creates the expectation that in the long run all prices including the exchange rate would rise.

ZERO INFLATION: TRANSITION COSTS AND SHOE-LEATHER BENEFITS by Charles T. Carlstrom and William T. Gavin Charles T. Carlstrom is an economist and William T. Gavin is an assistant vice president and economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.

The authors thank David Altig, John Carlson, Rik Hafer, and E.J. Stevens for useful comments. The original GNP level is Y F, and the exchange rate is E 1. Y F represents the full-employment level of output, which also implies that the natural rate of unemployment prevails.

Any movement of the economy to the right of Y F will cause an eventual increase in the aggregate price level. Expansionary Fiscal Policy.

Suppose the economy is originally at a superequilibrium shown as point J in Figure "Expansionary Fiscal Policy in the AA-DD Model with Floating Exchange Rates".The original gross national product (GNP) level is Y 1 and the exchange rate is E $/£suppose the government decides to increase government spending (or increase transfer payments or decrease.

Real business-cycle theory (RBC theory) is a class of new classical macroeconomics models in which business-cycle fluctuations to a large extent can be accounted for by real (in contrast to nominal) other leading theories of the business cycle, [citation needed] RBC theory sees business cycle fluctuations as the efficient response to exogenous changes in the real economic.

Using a common stochastic trend representation for real GNP and consumption, we divide real GNP into permanent and transitory components, the dynamics of which are different in booms vs.

recessions. We find evidence of substantial asymmetries in postwar recessions, and that both the permanent and transitory component have contributed to these. The monetary approach to the exchange rate predicts that the dollar will depreciate in the long run if, ceteris paribus, US interest rate rises or european interest rate falls.

Suppose a permanent decrease occurs in the expected rate of real appreciation of the dollar against the euro. Keynesian economics is a theory of total spending in the economy (called aggregate demand) and its effects on output and inflation.

Although the term has been used (and abused) to describe many things over the years, six principal tenets seem central to Keynesianism. The first three describe how the economy works. A Keynesian believes [ ]. Conversely, a permanent movement can be understood as those motivated by changes in productivity due to technological changes, new oil or material prices regimes, modifications in the monetary.

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actual gross national product (GNP) the level of real output currently being produced by an economy. Actual GNP may or may not be equal to a country's POTENTIAL GROSS NATIONAL PRODUCT.

he level of actual GNP is determined by the interaction of AGGREGATE DEMAND and potential aggregate demand falls short of potential GNP at any point in time, then actual GNP will be equal to. Start studying MacroEconomics Chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Gross National Product. short-run movements in real GDP around its long-term trend. The Effects of Monetary Policy. Aviel Nagel. Jeffrey Parker. Department of Economics. Reed College. Research for this chapter was undertaken during the summer of under a Gold-hammer Collaborative Research Grant from Reed College.

It is a chapter from a book in progress by Parker surveying empirical methods and results in. "A Reappraisal of Recent Tests of the Permanent Income Hypothesis, Journal of Political Economy, vol. 95, no. 3, Junepp. "Implicit Estimates of Natural, Trend, and Cyclical Components of Real GNP" NBER Working Paper No.May This breakdown of monetary aggregate-income relationships has led some to advocate the use of nominal GNP directly as a policy guide.

This is the subject of a review essay by Spence Hilton and Viveck Moorthy. The argument is that nominal GNP could provide a nominal policy anchor to a Federal Reserve concerned with controlling inflation. Money GNP = P x Q = x 1, = 10, Price Index – main measures of how the prices of goods and services are moving.

Price Index = Price in any given year x Price in Base Year = x 25 = Real GNP – is the actual economic performance of a country’s economy Real GNP = Money GNP x Price Index.

A Monetary Explanation of the Great Stagflation of the s Robert B. Barsky Lutz KilianUniversity of Michigan University of Michigan and NBER and CEPR Janu Abstract – The origins of stagflation and the possibility of its recurrence continue to be an importantconcern among policymakers and in the popular press.The modern series that I consider is the Commerce Department real GNP series in chained () dollars, which is available in the Suwey of Cuwent Business (AugustTable 2A, pp.

). The prewar commodity output data are from Kuznets (, Table R, p. ).Explanations What theories can do justice to such diverse and evolving phenomena? It is doubtful that monocausal hypotheses can, whether the single factor to which they attribute business cycles be real, monetary, or expectational.

Theories that rely on a simple .

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