An Estimated Model with Macrofinancial Linkages for India

Author/Editor:

Magnus Saxegaard ; Rahul Anand ; Shanaka J Peiris

Publication Date:

January 1, 2010

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper develops a small open economy dynamic stochastic general-equilibrium model with macrofinancial linkages. The model includes a financial accelerator--entrepreneurs are assumed to partially finance investment using domestic and foreign currency debt--to assess the importance of financial frictions in the amplification and propagation of the effects of transitory shocks. We use Bayesian estimation techniques to estimate the model using India data. The model is used to assess the importance of the financial accelerator in India and the optimality of monetary policy.

Series:

Working Paper No. 10/21

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

January 1, 2010

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451962321/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA2010021

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

45

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