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Time consistency of fiscal and monetary policy

Persson, Mats

Time consistency of fiscal and monetary policy

a solution

by Persson, Mats

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiscal policy -- Econometric models,
  • Monetary policy -- Econometric models

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mats Persson, Torsten Persson, Lars E.O. Svensson.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 11088., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 11088.
    ContributionsPersson, Torsten., Svensson, Lars E. O., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 p. ;
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17625537M
    OCLC/WorldCa57733014

    swing, a more active fiscal policy is back in favor. How does fiscal policy work? When policymakers seek to infl uence the economy, they have two main tools at their disposal—monetary policy and fi scal policy. Central banks indirectly target activity by infl uencing the money supply through adjustments to interest rates, bank. Among the topics covered are money-in-the-utility-function models, cash-in-advance models, money and public finance, the credit channel of money, models of time consistency, monetary policy operating procedures, and interest rates and monetary pacificwomensnetwork.com book uses dynamic simulations to evaluate quantitatively the significance of the channels.

    Economics Blogs. Chapter 1 Monetary and Fiscal Policy. 1. Introduction. A public-finance approach yields several insights. Among the most important is the recognition that fiscal and monetary policies are linked through the government sector’s budget constraint. Variations .

    Jun 24,  · Economics Blogs. While the problem of time inconsistency is a general one in every day life, this literature was particularly concerned with the time inconsistency of monetary policy. Hence, while the author has tried to present this topic in as general a context as possible, this is an area of policy to which it is inextricably linked.


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Time consistency of fiscal and monetary policy by Persson, Mats Download PDF EPUB FB2

"This paper demonstrates how time consistency of the Ramsey policy - the optimal fiscal and monetary policy under commitment - can be achieved. Each government should leave its successor with a unique maturity structure for the nominal and indexed debt, such that the marginal benefit of a surprise inflation exactly balances the marginal cost.

Time Consistency of Fiscal and Monetary Policy: A Solution Mats Persson, Torsten Persson, Lars E.O. Svensson NBER Working Paper No. Issued in January NBER Program(s):Economic Fluctuations and Growth Program, International Finance and Macroeconomics Program, Monetary Economics Program This paper demonstrates how time consistency of the Ramsey policy - the.

"Time Consistency of Fiscal and Monetary Policy: A Solution," PapersPrinceton University, Research Program in Political Economy. Mats Persson & Torsten Persson & Lars E.O. Svensson, "Time Consistency of Fiscal and Monetary Policy: A Solution," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper demonstrates how time consistency of the Ramsey policy-the optimal fiscal and monetary policy under commitment-can be achieved.

Each government should leave its successor with a unique maturity structure for nominal and indexed debt, such that the marginal benefit of a surprise inflation exactly balances the marginal cost.

Time Consistency of Fiscal and Monetary Policy: A Solution Mats Persson, Torsten Persson, and Lars E.O. Svenssony October, Abstract This paper demonstrates how time consistency of the Ramsey policyŠ the optimal –scal and monetary policy under commitmentŠ can.

Dec 17,  · Time Consistency of Monetary and Fiscal Policy. Authors; debt Ramsey equilibrium Rational expectations Reputation Second best Sticky prices Sustainable equilibrium Time consistency of monetary and fiscal policy F., P.J.

Kehoe, and P.A. Neumayer. The time consistency of fiscal and monetary policies. Staff report no.Federal. Abstract. A (possibly time-and state-contingent) strategy is said to be time inconsistent if an agent finds it optimal from the point of view of some initial period 0 but finds it suboptimal in some subsequent period t.

Time inconsistency can obviously arise if the government has time-varying preferences because of alternations of government, as shown in Persson and Svensson ().Cited by: 3. The fiscal policy of a government has a direct influence on that country's economy. The government is involved in fiscal policy any time that it makes payments, purchases goods and services, or even collects taxes.

Any change in the government's fiscal policy affects the economy as well as individuals. “For the same reason a disease cannot be cured by more of the germ that caused it, the inflation and debt accumulation of the Obama years will not inflate our way out of it.”. Fiscal policy and monetary policy are the two tools used by the state to achieve its macroeconomic objectives.

While for many countries the main objective of fiscal policy is to increase the aggregate output of the economy, the main objective of the monetary policies is to control the interest and inflation rates. Plosser, Charles I. “Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy: Restoring the Boundaries,” speech presented at U.S.

Monetary Policy Forum, The Initiative on Global Markets, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, New York City, February 24, Abstract. Are optimal monetary and fiscal policies time consistent in a monetary economy. Yes, but if and only if under commitment the Friedman rule of setting nominal interest rates to zero is optimal.

Monetary Policy Too Big To Fail The Time Consistency of Monetary and Fiscal Policies For our benchmark economy in which the time consistency problem is most severe, the converse also holds: if optimal policies are time consistent, then the Friedman rule is optimal.

fiscal policy's effect is only temporarily, but monetary policy should be used to increase or decrease inflationary pressures over time what does discretionary fiscal policy refer to. the spending and taxing decisions of a national government that are intended to stabilize the economy.

North-Holland Time consistency of monetary policy in the open economy Henning Bohn* The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA!, USA Received Aprilrevised version received April This paper shows that in an open economy time-consistency problems are created not only by nominal government debt, but also Cited by: Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy without Commitment Mikhail Golosov and Aleh Tsyvinski1 May 31, Forthcoming in New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and Law “Optimal fiscal and monetary policy” is a policy of choosing taxes and transfers or monetary instruments to maximize social welfare.

Monetary policy has several important aims including eliminating unemployment, stabilizing prices, economic growth and equilibrium in the balance of payments.

Monetary policy is planned to fulfill all these goals at once. Everyone agrees with these ambitions, but the path to achieve them is the subject of heated contention. Monetary policy, fiscal policy and public debt management 2 The last time the Deputy Governors discussed fiscal/monetary interaction was in (see BIS ()).

2 BIS Papers No 67 The rest of this overview summarises the key points from the discussion and the background. Time inconsistency is an interesting problem in macroeconomics in general, and monetary policy in particular.

Although technologies, preferences, and information are the same at dif-ferent times, the policymaker’s optimal policy chosen at time t1 differs from the optimal policy for t1 chosen at t0. For a barter economy, our main finding is that with debt commitments of sufficiently rich maturity structure, an optimal policy, if one exists, is time-consistent.

In a monetary economy, the idea. This means that their response to a policy announcement could be very different depending on how likely they believe it is that the policy will stay in effect.

For governments, the dilemma of time-inconsistency appears directly in the conduct of monetary and fiscal pacificwomensnetwork.com: Daniel R. Carroll.optimal policy rules for both monetary and fiscal policy, which re-mains a largely unexplored research issue at this time.1 Even so, however, the focus on macroeconomic stabilization puts this perspective on monetary and fiscal policy coordination under the verdict of Lucas (), namely that it .Are optimal monetary and fiscal policies time consistent in a monetary economy?

Yes, but if and only if under commitment the Friedman rule of setting nominal interest rates to zero is optimal.