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Monetary policy and the informational implications of the Phillips Curve in an open economy

George S. Alogoskoufis

Monetary policy and the informational implications of the Phillips Curve in an open economy

by George S. Alogoskoufis

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Published by Birkbeck College, Dept. of Economics in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby George S. Alogoskoufis.
SeriesDiscussion paper in economics -- 87/11
ContributionsBirkbeck College. Department of Economics.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14855871M

For the Phillips-curve framework to be useful as a guide for monetary policy, it was of course necessary to have some reasonable idea of the level of the NAIRU – in order to be able to assess the inflationary implications of any given rate of unemployment. While we would now date the beginning of the significant rise in the NAIRU somewhere around – (based on both the price and unit.   Phillips Curve: The Phillips curve is an economic concept developed by A. W. Phillips showing that inflation and unemployment have a stable and .

This paper proposes an open-economy Phillips Curve that features a real exchange rate channel. The resulting target rule under optimal policy from a timeless perspective (TP) involves additional. mechanism from monetary policy to the real economy (via the interest rate) is expected to be effective. It has therefore been argued that money should not be included in the Phillips curve along with output gap since the impact of money on aggregate demand is captured through its effect on the interest rate (Scheibe and Vines, ).

Lessons for central bankers from the history of the Phillips Curve Speech by Jürgen Stark, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB delivered at the Conference “Understanding Inflation and the Implications for Monetary Policy: A Phillips Curve Retrospective” Cape Cod, 11 June It is a great pleasure for me to be here today at this. Monetary policy is policy adopted by the monetary authority of a nation to control either the interest rate payable for very short-term borrowing (borrowing by banks from each other to meet their short-term needs) or the money supply, often as an attempt to reduce inflation or the interest rate to ensure price stability and general trust of the value and stability of the nation's currency.


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Monetary policy and the informational implications of the Phillips Curve in an open economy by George S. Alogoskoufis Download PDF EPUB FB2

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): In this paper I examine optimal monetary policy and the informational implications of the Phillips curve in a stochastic macroeconomic model.

It is assumed that wages are not only indexed to the price level, but respond to the state of the labour market as well. If information about current disturbances is conveyed.

The collected papers presented at this conference were published in Understanding Inflation and the Implications for Monetary Policy: A Phillips Curve Retrospective (MIT Press, October ). Sample chapters are available, and the complete book can be ordered from MIT Press.

Current perspectives on the Phillips curve, a core macroeconomic concept that treats the relationship between inflation and unemployment.

Ineconomist A. Phillips published an article describing what he observed to be the inverse relationship between inflation and unemployment; subsequently, the “Phillips curve” became a central concept in macroeconomic analysis and policymaking. McLeay and Tenreyro () show that the conduct of monetary policy affects the empirical estimate of the slope of the Phillips curve.

Return One difference between panels A and B is that in the latter the coefficient for the output gap remains significant in the post period, a finding that is consistent with the regression results using Author: Kristen N.

Tauber, Willem Van Zandweghe. The focus is on the implications of a globalization-related flattening of the Phillips curve for the trade-off between inflation and output gap variability and for the efficient monetary policy.

Ineconomist A. Phillips published an article describing what he observed to be the inverse relationship between inflation and unemployment; subsequently, the "Phillips curve" became a central concept in macroeconomic analysis and policymaking. But today's Phillips curve is not the same as the original one from fifty years ago; the economy, our understanding of price setting behavior.

Understanding Inflation and the Implications for Monetary Policy: A Phillips Curve Retrospective | Jeff Fuhrer, Jane Sneddon Little, Yolanda K. Kodrzycki, Giovanni P.

Olivei, Paul A. Samuelson | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. An economic model of inflation is an indispensable input to monetary policy deliberations. A model in the Phillips curve tradition remains at the core of how most academic researchers and policymakers--including this one--think about fluctuations in inflation; indeed, alternative frameworks seem to lack solid economic foundations and empirical support.

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Compared to the standard Phillips curve, an open-economy version that features a real exchange rate channel leads to a markedly different target rule in a New Keynesian optimizing framework.

Under optimal policy from a timeless perspective (TP) the target rule involves additional history dependence in the form of.

Figure 1. From a Long-Run AS Curve to a Long-Run Phillips Curve (a) With a vertical LRAS curve, shifts in aggregate demand do not alter the level of output but do lead to changes in the price level.

Because output is unchanged between the equilibria E0, E1, and E2, all unemployment in this economy will be due to the natural rate of unemployment. The Instability of the Phillips Curve. During the s, the Phillips curve was seen as a policy menu.

A nation could choose low inflation and high unemployment, or high inflation and low unemployment, or anywhere in between. Fiscal and monetary policy could be used to move up or down the Phillips curve as desired.

Then a curious thing happened. Modern Monetary Theory or Modern Money Theory (MMT) is a macroeconomic theory considered by some as heterodox that describes currency as a public monopoly and unemployment as evidence that a currency monopolist is overly restricting the supply of the financial assets needed to pay taxes and satisfy savings requirements.

MMT is an alternative to mainstream macroeconomic theory. In this paper I examine optimal monetary policy and the informational implications of the Phillips curve in a stochastic model of a small open economy.

It is assumed that the economy produces both traded and non-traded goods, that capital mobility is perfect and that the economy faces a variety of unanticipated transitory disturbances to demand. The Phillips curve gives policymakers a justification to try to fine‐ tune the economy, but it is a weak reed on which to base policy — and it fails to recognize the limits of monetary policy.

standing Inflation and the Implications for Monetary Policy: A Phillips Curve Retrospective.” Given the central role of the Phillips curve in many economic forecasters’ analytical arsenal, the fiftieth anniversary of the famous article that introduced this remarkable yet controversial relation-ship provided a strong motivation for examining.

Downloadable. Over the past decade, inflation has become less responsive to domestic demand pressures in many industrial countries.

This development has been attributed, in part, to globalization forces. A small macroeconomic model, estimated on UK data using Bayesian estimation, is used to analyze the monetary policy implications of this structural change.

The open-economy Phillips curve Allocations with nominal rigidities are characterized below by deriving counterparts to the New Keynesian Phillips curve (NKPC) in our open-economy model. This is accomplished by log-linearizing the equations for the price-setting decisions (Eq.

16 with PCP, and their equivalent with LCP) and the evolution. The Neoclassical Phillips Curve Tradeoff. The Keynesian Perspective introduced the Phillips curve and explained how it is derived from the aggregate supply curve. The short run upward sloping aggregate supply curve implies a downward sloping Phillips curve; thus, there is a tradeoff between inflation and unemployment in the short run.

The Phillips curve is much steeper under flexible than fixed interest rates. A tight money policy leads to appreciation under flexible rates, and thus to more rapid disinflation. Fiscal expansion, because it induces currency appreciation, is less inflationary under flexible than fixed exchange rates, but it also involves more crowding out.

graphs below sketch the evolution of Phillips curve analysis, emphasizing in particular the theoretical innovations incorporated into that analysis at each stage and the policy implications of each innovation. EARLY VERSIONS OF THE PHILLIPS CURVE The idea of an inflation-unemployment trade-off is.

Monetary Policy and the Informational Implications of the Phillips Curve. By George S Alogoskoufis. Abstract. In this paper I examine optimal monetary policy and the informational implications of the Phillips curve in a stochastic macroeconomic model.

It is assumed that wages are not only indexed to the price level, but respond to the state of.What happened to the Phillips curve? Expected inflation and the Phillips curve Supply shocks and inflation Monetary policy The exchange rate channel of monetary policy Demand shocks and demand-side policies.From a Long-Run AS Curve to a Long-Run Phillips Curve.

(a) With a vertical LRAS curve, shifts in aggregate demand do not alter the level of output but do lead to changes in the price level. Because output is unchanged between the equilibria E 0, E 1, and E 2, all unemployment in this economy will be due to the natural rate of unemployment.