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A ‘Walrasian post-Keynesian’ model? Resolving the paradox of Oskar Lange’s 1938 theory of interest

Roberto Lampa.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; General Aggregative Models; Capitalist Systems; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards). 11726 words.

This article investigates Oskar Lange’s 1938 article, ‘The rate of interest and the optimum propensity to consume’, with the intention of providing a thorough interpretation of this rather...

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Agency Problems and Endogenous Investment Fluctuations

Giovanni Favara.

in The Review of Financial Studies

July 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economics; Financial Institutions and Services. 17088 words.

This article proposes a theory of investment fluctuations in which the source of the oscillating dynamics is an agency problem between financiers and entrepreneurs. In the model, investment...

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Aggregate Implications of Corporate Debt Choices

Nicolas Crouzet.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Banking; Bankruptcy. 27798 words.

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This article studies the transmission of financial shocks in a model where corporate credit is intermediated via both banks and bond markets. In...

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The Agricultural Productivity Gap

Douglas Gollin, David Lagakos and Michael E. Waugh.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 17899 words.

According to national accounts data, value added per worker is much higher in the nonagricultural sector than in agriculture in the typical country, particularly in developing countries....

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Agro-Manufactured Export Prices, Wages and Unemployment

Guido G. Porto.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Agricultural Economics. 10286 words.

This article estimates the impacts of world agricultural trade liberalization on wages and unemployment in Argentina in the presence of individual labor supply responses and adjustment...

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Anomalies

Erica X. N. Li, Dmitry Livdan and Lu Zhang.

in The Review of Financial Studies

November 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Money and Interest Rates; Economics; Corporate Governance. 14635 words.

We take a simple q-theory model and ask how well it can explain external financing anomalies, both qualitatively and quantitatively. Our central insight is that optimal investment is an...

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Applications and Interviews: Firms’ Recruiting Decisions in a Frictional Labour Market

Ronald Wolthoff.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 19401 words.

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I develop a directed search model to study the recruitment decisions of firms competing for workers who ex post differ in two dimensions: (1) their...

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Approximate surrogate production functions

Bertram Schefold.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling. 12883 words.

The Cambridge debate showed that an aggregation of capital is not possible in general. A recent investigation has found one example for reswitching and several for reverse capital...

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Asset Prices and Portfolio Choice with Learning from Experience

Paul Ehling, Alessandro Graniero and Christian Heyerdahl-Larsen.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economics. 14392 words.

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We study asset prices and portfolio choice with overlapping generations, where the young disregard history to learn from own experience. Disregarding...

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Asymmetric Cycles

Boyan Jovanovic.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 5943 words.

I estimate a model in which new technology entails random adjustment needs. Rapid adjustments may cause measured productivity to decline. The slow-downs persist because adjustment is...

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