Understanding the effects of government spending on consumption

Recent evidence on the effect of government spending shocks on consumption cannot be easily reconciled with existing optimizing business cycle models. We extend the standard New Keynesian model to allow for the presence 
Recent evidence on the effect of government spending shocks on consumption cannot be easily reconciled with existing optimizing business cycle models. We extend the standard New Keynesian model to allow for the presence of rule-of-thumb (non-Ricardian) consumers. We show how the interaction of the latter with sticky prices and deficit financing can account for the existing evidence on the effects of government spending. JEL Klassifikation: E32, E62.
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Author:Jordi Galí, J. David López-Salidoz, Javier Vallés
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-10746
Parent Title (German):Center for Financial Studies (Frankfurt am Main): CFS working paper series ; No. 2004,23
Series (Serial Number):CFS working paper series (2004, 23)
Document Type:Working Paper
Language:English
Year of Completion:2004
Year of first Publication:2004
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2005/06/13
Tag:Fiscal Multiplier; Government Spending; Rule-of-Thumb Consumers; Taylor Rules
SWD-Keyword:Privater Verbrauch; Öffentliche Ausgaben
Issue:This Draft: November 2003
Note:
First Draft: September 2002. This Draft: November 2003.
HeBIS PPN:221933921
Institutes:Center for Financial Studies (CFS)
Dewey Decimal Classification:330 Wirtschaft
Sammlungen:Universitätspublikationen
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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