TEL  Vol.4 No.5 , June 2014
Reinvestigating the Effect of Money on Output for Taiwan with Additional Robustness
ABSTRACT

This paper investigates the effect of money on output in Taiwan with more robustness concerns. First, we employ different lag-length chosen criteria, such as AIC, BIC, FPE, SBC, SIC, and HJC for the lag length chosen for Granger causality. Second, we use the symmetric and asymmetric lag length models for further investigation. Third, we employ the simulated data and real data for comparison. Fourth, we further compare the results derived from short-term data with those derived from long-term period data. After surveying the relevant literature, we find that these concerns seem rarely concerned in the relevant studies. In addition, our empirical results reveal that the money indeed affects output even after taking the concerns mentioned above for robustness, implying that policymakers should adopt monetary policies with care in Taiwan.


Cite this paper
Wu, M. and Ni, Y. (2014) Reinvestigating the Effect of Money on Output for Taiwan with Additional Robustness. Theoretical Economics Letters, 4, 350-361. doi: 10.4236/tel.2014.45046.
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