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Is there an ‘interest rate – speculation’ relationship? Evidence from G7 in the pre- and post-2008 crisis

Kui-Wai Li ()

Applied Economics, 2017, vol. 49, issue 21, 2041-2059

Abstract: The article revisits the IS-LM macroeconomic model by incorporating speculation into the investment function. The discussion is supported empirically by using data from the G7 countries to examine the different interest rate regimes in the pre- and post-2008 financial crisis. The estimation of an ‘anchor’ interest rate provides a reference rate for the G7 countries. The empirical study is extended to examine if the three quantitative easing (QE) episodes in the U.S. are growth promoting. The article concludes that the maintenance of a high and stable interest rate policy is needed for sustainable growth in the G7 countries.

Date: 2017
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