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Cross-Border Transmission of Fiscal Shocks: The Role of Monetary Conditions, Patrick Blagrave, Giang Ho, Ksenia Koloskova, Esteban Vesperoni

Abstract
Fiscal stimulus was widely advocated during the global crisis, a period characterized by monetary policy constrained by the effective lower bound (ELB) in many countries, in part because of expected positive spillovers. Standard New Keynesian models predict the cross-border transmission of fiscal shocks is stronger when monetary policy is constrained in recipients. However, the empirical evidence is scarce. This paper bridges this gap by looking at the impact of fiscal shocks in systemic (source) economies on output and demand components in a large group of (recipient) countries, under different monetary policy conditions. Empirical results are compared to simulations with a state-of-the-art estimated open-economy New Keynesian model. Our results corroborate model predictions, finding larger spillovers when recipients are at the ELB, driven by stronger responses of investment and consumption relative to normal times
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (33 pages).
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781484356197

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