Sticky prices and monetary policy

evidence from disaggregated U.S. data
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Monetary policy -- United States, Prices -- United States -- Econometric m
StatementJean Boivin, Marc Giannoni, Ilian Mihov.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 12824., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 12824.
ContributionsGiannoni, Marc Paolo, 1969-, Mihov, Ilian., National Bureau of Economic Research.
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Optimal fiscal and monetary policy with sticky wages and sticky prices [An article from: Review of Economic Dynamics] [S.K. Chugh] on *FREE* Sticky prices and monetary policy book on qualifying offers. This digital document is a journal article from Review of Economic Dynamics, published by Elsevier in The article is delivered in HTML format and is available in your Media Library immediately Author: S.K.

Chugh. "Jordi Galí provides an authoritative overview of the research that revolutionized monetary economics during the past decade, by embedding sticky prices in a coherent dynamic general equilibrium framework--thus providing a novel and much clearer positive and normative analysis of monetary by:   Our main finding is that disaggregated prices appear sticky in response to macroeconomic and monetary disturbances, but flexible in response to sectorspecific shocks.

The observed flexibility of disaggregated prices reflects the fact that sector-specific shocks account on average for 85 percent of their monthly fluctuations. aggregate series mistakenly assume that prices are sticky in the face of macroeconomic fluctuations, wheninfactprices adjustmorefrequentlytochangesineconomicconditions.

Insuch acase, sectoral prices would be expected to respond on average rapidly to macroeconomic disturbances such as monetary policy shocks. That is, consumer price stability characterizes optimal monetary policy if wages are sticky even if product prices are fully flexible.

Inflation volatility is high in the baseline model of Chari, Christiano, and Kehoe () because surprise movements in the price level allow the government to synthesize real state-contingent debt.

Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy with Sticky Prices ∗ Henry E. Siu ƒ Þrst version: Janu ; this version: Ap Abstract In this paper, I study the properties of the Ramsey equilibrium in a model with dis-tortionary taxation, nominal non-state-contingent debt, and costs of surprise in ßation.

"The ideas contained in Michael Woodford's book Interest and Prices have influenced the way central bank economists-to say nothing of academic economists-in every corner of the world think about the conduct of monetary policy. These ideas form the most significant original book-length contribution to monetary economics since Don Patinkin's Money, Interest, and by: higher prices.

In contrast, in the sticky-price sector the price gradually rises for 15 months following the shock. Chart 2 shows that the boost to the quantity consumed is likewise longer-lasting for the sticky-price sector.

Chart 3 drives home the implications for the relative prices and quantities of flexible-price versus sticky-price goods. Sticky Prices and Monetary Policy: Evidence from Disaggregated US Data This paper shows that the recent evidence that disaggregated prices are volatile does not necessarily challenge the hypothesis of price rigidity used in a large class of macroeconomic models.

69 Interest Rate Rules in an Estimated Sticky Price Model tion does guarantee is that the empirical impulse response functions of infla- tion, output, and interest rates to the two VAR disturbances orthogonal to the monetary policy shock are identical to the impulse responses predicted by our theoretical model.

1 Introduction. Two distinct branches of the existing literature on optimal monetary policy deliver diametrically opposed policy recommendations concerning the long-run and cyclical behavior of prices and in- terest rates.

One branch follows the theoretical framework laid out in Lucas and Stokey (). VOL. 99 NO. 1 BOiViN ET AL.: STicky PRicES ANd MONETARy POLicy prices suggests that prices are much more volatile than conventionally assumed in studies based on aggregate data. For instance, Mark Bils and Peter J.

Klenow (), looking at categories of consumer goods and services that cover about 70 percent of US consumer expenditures. Monetary policy with sticky prices and segmented markets assume that a fraction v t of the current income can be used to purchase consump- tion goods in the current : Tomoyuki Nakajima.

Optimal fiscal and monetary policy with sticky prices⁄ Henry E. Siu⁄⁄ Department of Economics, University of British Columbia, - East Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z1 Abstract This paper considers the role of state-contingent inflation as.

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By Robert Barro; Long-term contracting, sticky prices, and monetary policyCited by: Abstract Models with sticky prices predict that monetary policy changes will affect relative prices and relative quantities in the short run because some prices are more flexible than others.

In U.S. micro data, the degree of price stickiness differs dramatically across consumption categories. Sticky Prices and Monetary Policy: Evidence from Disaggregated U.S. Data Article (PDF Available) March with Reads How we measure 'reads'. The Liquidity Trap and Sticky Prices • The zero lower bound on the nominal interest rate creates a problem for the use of monetary policy as a stabilization tool.

• Monetary policy cannot close the output gap at the zero lower Size: KB. Price stickiness (or sticky prices) is the resistance of market price(s) to change quickly despite changes in the broad economy that suggest a different price is optimal.

"Sticky" is a general economics term that can apply to any financial variable that is resistant to change. This Paper studies optimal fiscal and monetary policy under sticky product prices. The theoretical framework is a stochastic production economy without capital.

The government finances an exogeneous stream of purchases by levying distortionary income taxes, printing money, and issuing one-period nominally risk-free bonds. 1) A price may be sticky because A) of monetary policy. B) of menu costs. C) of total factor productivity shocks.

D) of the monetary illusion. Sticky Prices and Monetary Policy: Evidence from Disaggregated U.S. Data Jean Boivin, Marc Giannoni, Ilian Mihov. NBER Working Paper No.

Issued in January NBER Program(s):Economic Fluctuations and Growth, Monetary Economics This paper disentangles fluctuations in disaggregated prices due to macroeconomic and sectoral conditions using a factor Cited by:   The implications have subtle significance for monetary policy because so-called “sticky prices” — the notion that sellers aren’t able to change prices right away in response to changes in supply and demand — is precisely what gives interest rates power in mainstream models to have any effect on the economy at all.

Sticky Prices and Monetary Policy: Evidence from Disaggregated U.S. Data By Jean Boivin, Marc P. Giannoni, and Ilian Mihov Septem Abstract This paper shows that the recent evidence that disaggregated prices are volatile does not necessarily challenge the hypothesis of price rigidity used in a large class of macroeconomic models.

This paper studies and monetary policy under sticky product prices. The theoretical framework is a stochastic production economy without capital. The government finances an exogenous stream of purchases by levying distortionary income taxes, printing money, and issuing one-period nominally risk-free bonds.

International Finance Discussion Papers: Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy with Sticky Wages and Sticky Prices [Sanjay K. Chugh, United States Federal Reserve Board] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. We determine the optimal degree of price inflation volatility when nominal wages are sticky and the government uses state-contingent inflation to finance government : Sanjay K.

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Many economists believe that prices are “sticky”—they adjust slowly. This stickiness, they suggest, means that changes in the money supply have an impact on the real economy, inducing changes in investment, employment, output and.

6 A Model with Sticky Wages and Prices 7 Monetary Policy and the Open Economy 8 Main Lessons and Some Extensions Index This page intentionally left blank. Preface This book brings together some of the lecture notes that I have developed over the past few years, and which have been the basis for graduate courses on monetary.

6 Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy TheSecond-bestAllocation 8 Sticky Prices in a Demand-satisfying Model 9 Sticky Prices with Optimal Quantity Choices I wrote this book while teaching monetary economics during the period – atFile Size: 1MB.

Barro, Robert J., "Long-term contracting, sticky prices, and monetary policy," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 3(3), pages.

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The theoretical framework is a stochastic production economy without capital. The government finances an exogenous stream of purchases by levying distortionary income taxes, printing money, and issuing one-period nominally risk free bonds. The main findings of the paper are: First, for a miniscule.

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