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By Brian Snowdon

ISBN-10: 1840643870

ISBN-13: 9781840643879

The Encyclopedia of Macroeconomics is an authoritative and priceless reference resource on macroeconomics which embraces definitions of phrases and ideas, conflicting ideological techniques and the contributions of significant thinkers. entire in scope, it includes over three hundred brief entries and greater than a hundred specifically commissioned major entries from an the world over popular staff of students.

The alphabetically ordered entries may be worthwhile either as a simple reference resource and a provocative stimulus for additional studying. The Encyclopedia will quickly be tested as a number one reference resource on macroeconomics that might either enlighten scholars and be hugely valued by means of students and academics of economics.

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In the stochastic simulations where we examine the moments of key endogenous variables, the effect of initialization is mitigated by discarding the first 15 percent of the sample size. 3 Solution: Projection Method The projection solution method used here may be seen as a computational extension of the method of undetermined coefficients. 7 The functions c c and c s may be any approximating functions. In this book we use a relatively simple neural network: Dct ¼ W1c ðZt À ZÞ þ W2c ðFt C^t ¼ C 1 À FÞ þ W3c ðRt 1 À RÞ; 1 À RÞ;   1 À 0:5 ; 1 þ expðÀDct Þ Dts ¼ W1s ðZt À ZÞ þ W2s ðFt 1 À FÞ þ W3s ðRt A Small Open Economy Model S^t ¼ S 29   1 À 0:5 : 1 þ expðÀDst Þ We use a neural network specification with one neuron for each of the decision variables.

The rental price of capital is Ptk . Household Euler Equations The household intertemporal budget constraint is of the form # ! " f Wt Lt þ Pt þ Ptk Kt P t C t þ P t It þ B t ¼ ; þ ð1 þ Rt 1 ÞBt 1 þ St Ft þ ð1 þ Rtà 1 þ Ft 1 ÞSt Ftà 1 þ Taxt where W is the wage rate, P is distributed profits, F is one-period foreign bonds, B is one-period domestic bonds, S is the nominal exchange rate (defined as the home currency per unit of foreign), R à is the foreign interest rate, and R is the domestic interest rate.

Our nonlinear solution algorithm acknowledges the joint distribution of the endogenous variables in the determination of the exchange rate. These equations are standard Euler results. 6) indicates that the full effect of exchange rate changes are passed through to the domestic price of imported capital goods. 3 Production and Pricing We assume that each firm j produces differentiated goods using a constant elasticity of substitution production function: Yj; t ¼ Zt ½ð1 À a1 ÞðLj; t Þ k1 þ a1 ðKj; t Þ k1 Š 1=k1 : ð2:9Þ The symbol Lj denotes the labor services hired by the firm and Kj represents capital; 0 < a1 < 1 is a share parameter and 0 < k1 < 1 determines the degree of substitutability of the inputs.

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