Search Results

Showing results 1 to 2 of approximately 2.

(refine search)
SORT BY: PREVIOUS / NEXT
Keywords:Natural rate of interest 

Working Paper
Measuring the Natural Rate of Interest : A Note on Transitory Shocks

We present evidence that the natural rate of interest is buffeted by both permanent and transitory shocks. We establish this result by estimating a benchmark model with Bayesian methods and loose priors on the unobserved drivers of the natural rate. When subject to transitory shocks, the median estimate for the U.S. economy is more procyclical, displays a less marked secular decline, and is therefore higher following the Great Recession than most estimates in the literature.
Finance and Economics Discussion Series , Paper 2017-059

Working Paper
Estimates of r* Consistent with a Supply-Side Structure and a Monetary Policy Rule for the U.S. Economy

We estimate the natural rate of interest (r*) using a semi-structural model of the U.S. economy that jointly characterizes the trend and cyclical factors of key macroeconomic variables such as output, the unemployment rate, inflation, and short- and long-term interest rates. We specify a monetary policy rule and an equation that characterizes the 10-year Treasury yield to exploit the information provided by both interest rates to infer r*. However, the use of a monetary policy rule with a sample that spans the Great Recession and its aftermath poses a challenge because of the effective lower ...
Finance and Economics Discussion Series , Paper 2020-085

FILTER BY year

FILTER BY Content Type

FILTER BY Jel Classification

C32 2 items

C34 1 items

E32 1 items

E43 1 items

E52 1 items

O40 1 items

show more (1)

FILTER BY Keywords

PREVIOUS / NEXT