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E12

General Aggregative Models: Keynes; Keynesian; Post-Keynesian

'Quantitative Easing' and central bank asset purchases in South Africa: A DSGE approach

Cobus Vermeulen
This paper develops a small open-economy (SOE) dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) model to evaluate the effect of the temporary emergency purchases of government bonds by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) during 2020. The model is constructed in the portfolio balancing framework, in...
Nov 2020
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Will the SARB always succeed in fighting inflation with contractionary policy?

Guangling (Dave) Liu
The conventional view is that a monetary policy shock has both supply-side and demand-side effects, at least in the short run. Barth and Ramey (2001) show that the supply-side effect of a monetary policy shock may be greater than the demand-side effect. We argue that it is crucial for monetary...
Mar 2012
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Rethinking equilibrium conditions in macromonetary theory: A conceptually rigorous approach

Piet-Hein Van Eeghen
Although still very much a minority view, there is a growing sense of unease about the high degree of abstraction involved in contemporary macro-monetary theory, in particular concerning its representative-agent microfoundation (see e.g. Colander et al., 2008; Goodhart, 2005, 2008; Buiter, 2009;...
Nov 2011
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