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Term Structure and the Estimated Monetary Policy Rule in the Eurozone
(University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2008)
In this paper we estimate a standard version of the New Keynesian Monetary (NKM) model augmented with term structure in order to analyze two issues. First, we analyze the effect of introducing an explicit term structure ...
The Comovement between Monetary and Fiscal Policy Instruments during the Post-War Period in the U.S.
(University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2008-04)
This paper empirically studies the dynamic relationship between monetary and fiscal policies by analyzing the comovements between the Fed funds rate and the primary deficit/output ratio. Simple economic thinking establishes ...
The Ohlin-Keynes Debate on the German Interwar Reparations Revisited
This paper analyzes the debate between Ohlin and Keynes on the question as to whether Germany was able to make the payments specified in the Dawes Plan. Keynes argued that Germany was able to collect the money but unable ...
Income risk of EU coal-fired power plants after Kyoto
Coal-fired power plants may enjoy a significant advantage relative to gas plants in terms of cheaper fuel cost. Still, this advantage may erode or even turn into disadvantage depending on CO2 emission allowance price. This ...