Comparison of Alternative Methods of Monetary Aggregation Some Preliminary Evidence. by Bank of Canada.

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SeriesTechnical report (Bank of Canada) -- 28
ContributionsCockerline, J., Murray, J.
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A comparison of alternative methods of monetary aggregation: some preliminary evidence. A Comparison of Alternative Methods for Monetary Aggregation: Some Preliminary Evidence J.

Cockerline and J. Murray This paper is Technical Report #28, Bank of Canada, Ottawa, Canada. Modeling the Demand for Liquid Assets: An Application to Canada Donal J. Donovan This is IMF Staff Paper #25, pp. Chile: 1. Introduction. Central banks around the globe practice the simple-sum measures of money while declaring their monetary policy stance as well as in their design and formulation of monetary policy.

Studies of money’s influence on the economy are also based on these official simple-sum by: This study tries to emphasize the superiority of an alternative method of aggregation over the simple sum method, namely Divisia monetary aggregates, employing panel data analysis for United.

In this study, we compare the two most recent aggregation methods utilized by Gwartney and Lawson (both the averaging and modified principal component methods) to two alternative principal components methods advocated by among others Caudill et al.

() and Sturm et al. ().Cited by: The welfare implications of alternative monetary aggregation procedures are investigated by providing a comparison among simple-sum, Divisia, and currency equivalent monetary aggregates at.

A COMPARISON OF ALTERNATIVE MONETARY ENVIRONMENTS Joseph H. Haslag October RESEARCH DEPARTMENT WORKINGPAPER Federal Reserve Bank ofDallas This publication was digitized and made available by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Historical Library ([email protected]).

ity of the welfare cost calculations to monetary aggregation procedures and Section 5 closes with a brief summary and conclusion. 2 Theoretical Foundations Consider the following money demand function M P = L(i;y) where M denotes nominal money balances, P the price level, y real income, and i the nominal rate of interest, all at time t.

methods are tried, especially by central banks, and often against dogmatic opposition. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate to what degree non-standard monetary policies have beensuccessful. While price stability is the main objective of monetary policy, the severe recession followingFile Size: 1MB.

For monetary aggregates it is customary to make more detailed comparisons of velocity and its pre-dictability from the vantage point of a theory of demand for the aggregate.

For M1 or M2 there is a voluminous body of theory and empirical work to draw on. For credit aggregates, however, there is no established theory of aggregate debt holdings.4 In.

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In the literature on aggregation and index number theory, the Divisia approach to monetary aggregation, is widely viewed as a viable and theoretically appropriate alternative to the simple-sum approach. Downloadable.

Data on the monetary aggregates are the fundamental raw material for research in many facets of economics and finance. Money demand modeling, measurement of money stock announcement effects, tests of the rationality of preliminary money stock forecasts and financial market efficiency, and comparison of alternative seasonal adjustment procedures are just a few such areas.

Methods of Economic Comparison Patterns of investment, revenue, saving, cash flow can vary widely. There is no single method for making all economic comparisons. We will describe three equivalent worth methods for comparing alternatives: o Present worth o Annual worth o Future worth 5 Other Economic Comparison.

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Downloadable. This paper uses several methods to study the interrelationship among Divisia monetary aggregates, prices, and income, allowing for nonstationary, nonlinearities, asymmetries, and time-varying relationships among the series.

We propose a multivariate regime switching unobserved components model to obtain transitory and permanent components for each series, allowing for potential. index measure of money is based on an alternative method of aggregation where different weights are at- () is used to analyze and compare and concludes that the demand for a Divisia File Size: 1MB.

A monetary aggregate is a formal way of accounting for money, such as cash or money market funds. Monetary aggregates are used to measure the money supply in a national economy. Jon P. Cockerline has written: 'A comparison of alternative methods of monetary aggregation' -- subject(s): Congresses, Mathematical models, Monetary.

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The sections cover the origin of the user cost price of monetary services. Exact aggregation of monetary assets on the demand side for consumers and firms, and on the supply side for financial intermediaries, general equilibrium of all economic agents' demands and supplies, dynamic solution of the exact system, and extension to monetary Cited by: narrow aggregate which is the sum of currency in circulation and bank deposits weighted by the required reserve ratios.

Inthe Bundesbank switched targets from central bank money to M3. The Swiss began targeting the M1 monetary aggregate, but in switched to the narrower monetary aggregate, M0, the monetary base. U.S. monetary data, Friedman and Schwartz () set a similar objective: This book attempts to provide a comprehensive survey of the construction of estimates of the quantity of money in the United States — an ac- tivity that dates back almost to the beginnings of the Republic.

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This major Handbook consists of 29 contributions that explore the full range of exciting and interesting work on money and finance currently taking place within heterodox economics. There are many themes and facets of alternative monetary and financial economics but two major ones can be identified.

The first three papers discuss alternative ways of conducting monetary pol- icy. Martin Feldstein and James Stock study how the Fed could use the broad monetary aggregate M2.

Robert Hall and I discuss the role of rules in the mak- ing of monetary policy, especially rules aimed at targeting nominal : N. Gregory Mankiw. A number of alternative indexes of monetary aggregates have been developed recently.

The most well known are the Divisia monetary aggregates developed by Barnett (). This article reviews the theoretical basis for monetary aggregation and presents series of Divisia monetary aggregates for an extended sample period.

‘An Efficient Method of Estimating Seemingly Unrelated Regressions and Tests for Aggregation Bias’, Journal of the American Statistical Association, LVII (June ) – CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: 8. period monetary assets are weakly separable from all other decision variables in the consumer’s utility function implies the existence of a monetary aggregate for the consumer.

Barnett (, ) developed a method of monetary aggregation in the context of a representative, perfectly com-petitive, non-financial firm. The firm is. broad aggregate M2++. hen Canada abandoned money-growth targets in the early s, the monetary aggregates became less central to ongoing analysis and advice regarding monetary policy.

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