Modelling and Simulating DSGE Models with Dynare in Octave

Installation Instructions for Dynare with Octave

Download and install Octave (a programme similar to Matlab) at : download also Octave manual, always useful.

Download and install a graphic Interface for Octave (just to make things easier) - xoctave – Octave is a command line programme and some operations (like change path, save etc) are easier with a graphical interface. Follow instruction to link Xoctave with Octave.

Better if you install both programs on the root C:

Finally download dynare (the latest version, 4.1.1) and its manual and Install it on the root directory as well. Create also a directory for your own work.

After having installed all programs follow the steps described in this document


Model Examples

The following files are just some of work we are dong in class and some of the product of my research. These are only simulation exercises, no estimation.

A Simple Real Business Cycle Model

A Simple New Keynesian Model

Kyotaki-Moore Model of credit cycles

Bernanke Gertler and Gilchrist Financial Accelarator Model

Fiscal Theory of Price level Woodford model

DSGE Models in Development

A Model with Formal and Informal Financial Sector described in this paper

A Real Business Cycle Model with Labour Migration described in this paper

Dynare Links

These are links to pages where you can find other examples of dynare code

Matteo Iacoviello dynare page at Boston College

Roberto Croce code page

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