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Working Papers

2013

  1. Gaps in the Institutional Structure of the Euro Area
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Center for Economic Policy Studies. Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Financial Stability Review (2012)

2011

  1. Autobiography
    Nobel Prize in Economics documents, Nobel Prize Committee Downloads
  2. Discrete Actions in Information-Constrained Tracking Problems
    CERGE-EI Working Papers, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economic Institute, Prague Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Interview with the 2011 Laureates in Economic Sciences Thomas J. Sargent and Christopher A. Sims
    Nobel Prize in Economics documents, Nobel Prize Committee Downloads
  4. Statistical Modeling of Monetary Policy and its Effects
    Nobel Prize in Economics documents, Nobel Prize Committee Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2012)

2010

  1. Commentary on Policy at the Zero Lower Bound
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Center for Economic Policy Studies. Downloads
  2. Modeling the influence of fiscal policy on inflation
    2010 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads

2009

  1. Inflation expectations, uncertainty and monetary policy
    BIS Working Papers, Bank for International Settlements Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Monetary Policy Models
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Center for Economic Policy Studies. Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (2007)
  2. Recognizing and Communicating Uncertainty in Monetary Policy Projections
    2007 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics

2006

  1. Improving Monetary Policy Models
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Center for Economic Policy Studies. Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (2008)
  2. Methods for inference in large multiple-equation Markov-switching models
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (2008)

2005

  1. Calculating and Using Second Order Accurate Solutions of Discrete Time Dynamic Equilibrium Models
    Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University, Department of Economics, Tufts University Downloads View citations (76)
    Also in Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) (2003) Downloads View citations (49)
    Econometric Society 2004 North American Winter Meetings, Econometric Society (2004) Downloads View citations (8)
    Computing in Economics and Finance 2003, Society for Computational Economics (2003) Downloads View citations (35)
  2. Rational inattention: a research agenda
    Discussion Paper Series 1: Economic Studies, Deutsche Bundesbank, Research Centre Downloads View citations (27)
  3. Were There Regime Switches in U.S. Monetary Policy?
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Center for Economic Policy Studies. Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (2004) Downloads View citations (35)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2006)

2004

  1. MCMC method for Markov mixture simultaneous-equation models: a note
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Downloads View citations (2)

2003

  1. Calculating and Using Second Order Accurate Solutions of Discrete Time
    Levine's Bibliography, UCLA Department of Economics Downloads View citations (59)

2001

  1. Fiscal Aspects of Central Bank Independence
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (4)

1999

  1. The Precarious Fiscal Foundations of EMU
    DNB Staff Reports (discontinued), Netherlands Central Bank Downloads View citations (29)

1998

  1. Does monetary policy generate recessions?
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Downloads View citations (91)
    See also Journal Article in Macroeconomic Dynamics (2006)

1996

  1. Bayesian methods for dynamic multivariate models
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in International Economic Review (1998)

1995

  1. Error bands for impulse responses
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University (1994) Downloads View citations (27)

    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (1999)

1994

  1. Toward a Modern Macroeconomic Model Usable for Policy Analysis
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (25)
    Also in Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (1994) View citations (23)

    See also Chapter (1994)

1992

  1. A Nine Variable Probabilistic Macroeconomic Forecasting Model
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Discussion Paper / Institute for Empirical Macroeconomics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (1989) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Chapter (1993)
  2. Empirical Implications of Arbitrage-Free Asset Markets
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Interpreting the Macroeconomic Time Series Facts: The Effects of Monetary Policy
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads View citations (492)
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (1992)

1991

  1. Comment on 'To Criticize the Critics,' by Peter C. B. Phillips
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads View citations (1)

1990

  1. Rational expectations modeling with seasonally adjusted data
    Discussion Paper / Institute for Empirical Macroeconomics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (1993)

1989

  1. Modeling trends
    Discussion Paper / Institute for Empirical Macroeconomics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Models and their uses
    Discussion Paper / Institute for Empirical Macroeconomics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (40)
  3. Solving nonlinear stochastic optimization and equilibrium problems backwards
    Discussion Paper / Institute for Empirical Macroeconomics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (4)

1988

  1. Bayesian skepticism on unit root econometrics
    Discussion Paper / Institute for Empirical Macroeconomics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (112)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (1988)
  2. Understanding unit rooters: a helicopter tour
    Discussion Paper / Institute for Empirical Macroeconomics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (1991)

1986

  1. Forecasting and conditional projection using realistic prior distribution
    Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (77)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1983) Downloads View citations (300)

1980

  1. Comparison of Interwar and Postwar Business Cycles: Monetarism Reconsidered
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (156)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1980)
  2. Efficient Estimation of Time Series Models with Predetermined
    Discussion Papers, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Martingale-Like Behavior of Prices
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

1977

  1. Business cycle modeling without pretending to have too much a priori economic theory
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (170)

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Paper Money
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (2), 563-84 Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. Foreword
    American Economic Review, 2012, 102, (3), x-x Downloads
  2. Gaps in the institutional structure of the euro area
    Financial Stability Review, 2012, (16), 217-223 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  3. Statistical Modeling of Monetary Policy and Its Effects
    American Economic Review, 2012, 102, (4), 1187-1205 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. Stepping on a rake: The role of fiscal policy in the inflation of the 1970s
    European Economic Review, 2011, 55, (1), 48-56 Downloads View citations (6)

2010

  1. But Economics Is Not an Experimental Science
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2010, 24, (2), 59-68 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Commentary: Commentary on Policy at the Zero Lower Bound
    International Journal of Central Banking, 2010, 6, (1), 205-213 Downloads

2008

  1. Improving monetary policy models
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2008, 32, (8), 2460-2475 Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Proceedings, 2005 (2005) Downloads

    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Inflation expectations, uncertainty, the Phillips curve, and monetary policy
    Conference Series ; [Proceedings], 2008, 53 Downloads
  3. Methods for inference in large multiple-equation Markov-switching models
    Journal of Econometrics, 2008, 146, (2), 255-274 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2007

  1. Comment
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 2007, 25, 152-154 Downloads
  2. Monetary Policy Models
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2007, 38, (2), 75-90 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Thinking about instrumental variables (in Russian)
    Quantile, 2007, (2), 83-94 Downloads View citations (1)

2006

  1. DOES MONETARY POLICY GENERATE RECESSIONS?
    Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2006, 10, (02), 231-272 Downloads View citations (68)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  2. Rational Inattention: Beyond the Linear-Quadratic Case
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (2), 158-163 Downloads View citations (37)
  3. Were There Regime Switches in U.S. Monetary Policy?
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (1), 54-81 Downloads View citations (382)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2005

  1. Commentary on "trends in hours, balanced growth, and the role of technology in the business cycle"
    Review, 2005, (Jul), 487-492 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Model uncertainty and policy evaluation: some theory and empirics - comments
    Proceedings, 2005 Downloads

2004

  1. Econometrics for Policy Analysis: Progress and Regress
    De Economist, 2004, 152, (2), 167-175 Downloads View citations (3)

2003

  1. Implications of rational inattention
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2003, 50, (3), 665-690 Downloads View citations (393)
  2. Iterative and Recursive Estimation in Structural Nonadaptive Models: Comment
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 2003, 21, (4), 500-503

2002

  1. Macroeconomic switching
    Proceedings, 2002, (Mar) Downloads View citations (33)
  2. Solving Linear Rational Expectations Models
    Computational Economics, 2002, 20, (1-2), 1-20 Downloads View citations (270)
    See also Software Item (2001)
  3. The Role of Models and Probabilities in the Monetary Policy Process
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2002, 33, (2), 1-62 Downloads View citations (89)

2001

  1. A Review of Monetary Policy Rules
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2001, 39, (2), 562-566 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Fiscal Consequences for Mexico of Adopting the Dollar
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2001, 33, (2), 597-616 View citations (43)
    Also in Proceedings, 2001, 597-625 (2001) View citations (47)
  3. Pitfalls of a Minimax Approach to Model Uncertainty
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (2), 51-54 Downloads View citations (47)

2000

  1. Comment on Three Lessons for Monetary Policy in a Low-Inflation Era
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2000, 32, (4), 967-72 View citations (3)
  2. Using a likelihood perspective to sharpen econometric discourse: Three examples
    Journal of Econometrics, 2000, 95, (2), 443-462 Downloads View citations (4)

1999

  1. Error Bands for Impulse Responses
    Econometrica, 1999, 67, (5), 1113-1156 View citations (241)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1998

  1. Bayesian Methods for Dynamic Multivariate Models
    International Economic Review, 1998, 39, (4), 949-68 View citations (219)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  2. Comment on Glenn Rudebusch's "Do Measures of Monetary Policy in a VAR Make Sense?"
    International Economic Review, 1998, 39, (4), 933-41 View citations (37)
  3. Econometric implications of the government budget constraint
    Journal of Econometrics, 1998, 83, (1-2), 9-19 Downloads View citations (26)
  4. Role of interest rate policy in the generation and propagation of business cycles: what has changed since the '30s?
    Conference Series ; [Proceedings], 1998, 42, (Jun), 121-175 Downloads View citations (24)
  5. Stickiness
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1998, 49, (1), 317-356 Downloads

1996

  1. Inflation and growth - commentary
    Review, 1996, (May), 173-178 Downloads
    Also in Proceedings, 1996, (May), 173-178 (1996) Downloads
  2. Macroeconomics and Methodology
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1996, 10, (1), 105-120 Downloads View citations (55)
  3. What Does Monetary Policy Do?
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1996, 27, (2), 1-78 Downloads View citations (481)

1994

  1. A Simple Model for Study of the Determination of the Price Level and the Interaction of Monetary and Fiscal Policy
    Economic Theory, 1994, 4, (3), 381-99 View citations (228)

1993

  1. Rational expectations modeling with seasonally adjusted data
    Journal of Econometrics, 1993, 55, (1-2), 9-19 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1992

  1. Interpreting the macroeconomic time series facts: The effects of monetary policy
    European Economic Review, 1992, 36, (5), 975-1000 Downloads View citations (514)
    See also Working Paper (1992)

1991

  1. Empirical analysis of macroeconomic time series: VAR and structural models: by Michael P. Clements and Grayham E. Mizon
    European Economic Review, 1991, 35, (4), 922-932 Downloads
  2. To Criticize the Critics: Comment
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 1991, 6, (4), 423-34 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Understanding Unit Rooters: A Helicopter Tour
    Econometrica, 1991, 59, (6), 1591-99 Downloads View citations (119)
    See also Working Paper (1988)

1990

  1. Inference in Linear Time Series Models with Some Unit Roots
    Econometrica, 1990, 58, (1), 113-44 Downloads View citations (545)
  2. Solving the Stochastic Growth Model by Backsolving with a Particular Nonlinear Form for the Decision Rule
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1990, 8, (1), 45-47 View citations (14)

1988

  1. Bayesian skepticism on unit root econometrics
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 1988, 12, (2-3), 463-474 Downloads View citations (111)
    See also Working Paper (1988)
  2. Uncertainty across Models
    American Economic Review, 1988, 78, (2), 163-67 Downloads View citations (2)

1987

  1. Vector Autoregressions and Reality: Comment
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1987, 5, (4), 443-49 View citations (4)

1986

  1. Are forecasting models usable for policy analysis?
    Quarterly Review, 1986, (Win), 2-16 Downloads View citations (233)

1985

  1. Comment on "Issues Involved with the Seasonal Adjustment of Economic Time Series."
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1985, 3, (1), 92-94 View citations (1)

1983

  1. Is There a Monetary Business Cycle?
    American Economic Review, 1983, 73, (2), 228-33 View citations (3)
  2. Nearly Efficient Estimation of Time Series Models with Predetermined, but Not Exogenous, Instruments
    Econometrica, 1983, 51, (3), 783-98 Downloads View citations (50)

1982

  1. Policy Analysis with Econometric Models
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1982, 13, (1), 107-164 Downloads View citations (123)

1981

  1. Current Monetary Policy Research at the Federal Reserve Board: Discussion
    Journal of Finance, 1981, 36, (2), 515-17 Downloads
  2. What Kind of Science is Economics? A Review Article on Causality in Economics by John R. Hicks
    Journal of Political Economy, 1981, 89, (3), 578-83 Downloads

1980

  1. Comparison of Interwar and Postwar Business Cycles: Monetarism Reconsidered
    American Economic Review, 1980, 70, (2), 250-57 View citations (145)
    See also Working Paper (1980)
  2. Macroeconomics and Reality
    Econometrica, 1980, 48, (1), 1-48 Downloads View citations (1885)

1979

  1. A comment on the papers by Zellner and Schwert
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1979, 10, (1), 103-108 Downloads View citations (3)

1974

  1. Output and Labor Input in Manufacturing
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1974, 5, (3), 695-736 Downloads View citations (9)

1972

  1. Money, Income, and Causality
    American Economic Review, 1972, 62, (4), 540-52 Downloads View citations (390)

1971

  1. Discrete Approximations to Continuous Time Distributed Lags in Econometrics
    Econometrica, 1971, 39, (3), 545-63 Downloads View citations (34)
  2. Linear Regression with Non-Normal Error Terms: A Comment
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1971, 53, (2), 204-05

1969

  1. Theoretical Basis for a Double Deflated Index of Real Value Added
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1969, 51, (4), 470-71 Downloads View citations (2)

Edited books

1996

  1. Advances in Econometrics
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (1)
  2. Advances in Econometrics
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (1)

1994

  1. Advances in Econometrics
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press
  2. Advances in Econometrics
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

Chapters

2013

  1. Comment on "Dormant Shocks and Fiscal Virtue"
    A chapter in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2013, Volume 28, 2013, pp 59-64 Downloads

2010

  1. Rational Inattention and Monetary Economics
    Chapter 04 in Handbook of Monetary Economics, 2010, vol. 3, pp 155-181 Downloads View citations (8)

2007

  1. Comment on "International Transmission and Monetary Policy Cooperation"
    A chapter in International Dimensions of Monetary Policy, 2007, pp 192-195 Downloads

2004

  1. Limits to Inflation Targeting
    A chapter in The Inflation-Targeting Debate, 2004, pp 283-310 Downloads View citations (2)

1994

  1. Toward a Modern Macroeconomic Model Usable for Policy Analysis
    A chapter in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 1994, Volume 9, 1994, pp 81-140 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (1994)

1993

  1. A Nine-Variable Probabilistic Macroeconomic Forecasting Model
    A chapter in Business Cycles, Indicators and Forecasting, 1993, pp 179-212 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (1992)

1978

  1. Contributed Comments to "Seasonal Analysis of Economic Time Series"
    A chapter in Seasonal Analysis of Economic Time Series, 1978, pp 461-479 Downloads

1977

  1. Remarks on Real Value Added
    A chapter in Annals of Economic and Social Measurement, Volume 6, number 1, 1977, pp 127-131 Downloads View citations (1)

1974

  1. Optimal Stable Policies for Unstable Instruments
    A chapter in Annals of Economic and Social Measurement, Volume 3, number 1, 1974, pp 257-266 Downloads View citations (1)

1972

  1. Are There Exogenous Variables in Short-Run Production Relations
    A chapter in Annals of Economic and Social Measurement, Volume 1, number 1, 1972, pp 16-35 Downloads View citations (3)

Software Items

2003

  1. Matlab Code for Second Order Accurate Solution of Discrete Time Dynamic Equilibrium Models
    QM&RBC Codes, Quantitative Macroeconomics & Real Business Cycles Downloads

2001

  1. Matlab Code for Solving Linear Rational Expectations Models
    QM&RBC Codes, Quantitative Macroeconomics & Real Business Cycles Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Computational Economics (2002)

1999

  1. Matlab Optimization Software
    QM&RBC Codes, Quantitative Macroeconomics & Real Business Cycles Downloads
 
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