Hi Everybody,

I am working with a log-linearized RBC model. It has a time-varying Loan-to-Value (LTV) shock to a borrowing constraint. It reads

where `m`

is steady-state LTV ratio and `eps_{m,t}`

is a shock with mean one. The log-linearized process for LTV is

I want to do a simulation in which I fix size of LTV ratio to, let’s say, 0.95 and then hit it with a shock (in this case, `eps_{m,t}`

) that reduces it by a percentage point (from 0.95 to 0.94). How do I do it? Since my model is log-linearized, all variables in steady-state are zero. As of now, I set the steady-state value of `m`

as 0.95 as a `parameter`

and then specify law of motion of \hat{m}_{t} in the `model`

block. When I run `stock_simul`

, I get steady state values of all variables as 0 and I don’t know how to set size of shock or how to see if LTV ratio goes from 0.95 to 0.94 on impact. Will appreciate any help.