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The Baby Boom and World War II: A Macroeconomic Analysis

Matthias Doepke, Moshe Hazan and Yishay D. Maoz.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Demographic Economics; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium. 22540 words.

We argue that one major cause of the U.S. post-war baby boom was the rise in female labour supply during World War II. We develop a quantitative dynamic general equilibrium model with...

Capital accumulation and unemployment: new insights on the Nordic experience

Marika Karanassou, Hector Sala and Pablo F. Salvador.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment. 9920 words.

This paper takes a fresh look at the analysis of labour market dynamics and argues that capital accumulation plays a fundamental role in determining unemployment movements. This role has...

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Characterising deindustrialisation: An analysis of changes in manufacturing employment and output internationally

Fiona Tregenna.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Manufacturing; Economic Development. 13049 words.

Deindustrialisation is typically conceptualised as a decline in manufacturing as a share of total employment. From a Kaldorian perspective deindustrialisation could have negative...

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Das Human-Kapital: A Theory of the Demise of the Class Structure

Oded Galor and Omer Moav.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Labour and Demographic Economics; Economic History. 17686 words.

This paper suggests that the demise of the capitalists—workers class structure was a socio-economic transformation orchestrated by the capitalists in reaction to the increasing importance...

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Employment and growth in Europe and the US—the role of fiscal policy composition

Tine Dhont and Freddy Heylen.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2009; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 9853 words.

We construct a simple endogenous growth model to analyse the relationship between the composition of fiscal policy, economic growth and employment. The government sets different tax rates...

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Endogenous real wage rigidity in a search frictions model

Christopher Martin and Bingsong Wang.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10779 words.

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The existing literature often incorporates ad hoc models of exogenous real wage rigidity into search frictions models of the labour market in order to...

From Physical to Human Capital Accumulation: Inequality and the Process of Development

Oded Galor and Omer Moav.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Development. 12800 words.

This paper develops a growth theory that captures the replacement of physical capital accumulation by human capital accumulation as a prime engine of growth along the process of...

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The German employment miracle in the Great Recession: the significance and institutional foundations of temporary working-time reductions

Alexander Herzog-Stein, Fabian Lindner and Simon Sturn.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Demand and Supply of Labour. 7919 words.

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We analyse the robust performance of the German labour market in the Great Recession, and investigate to what extent cyclical reductions in...

Housing Wealth and Retirement Timing

Martin Farnham and Purvi Sevak.

in CESifo Economic Studies

March 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location. 9360 words.

Labor-supply effects of changes in house value are potentially important but empirically neglected. Using the panel Health and Retirement Study merged to local house prices from the Federal...

How important is precautionary labour supply?

Robin Jessen, Davud Rostam-Afschar and Sebastian Schmitz.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Demand and Supply of Labour. 9117 words.

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We quantify the importance of precautionary labour supply defined as the difference between hours supplied in the presence of risk and hours under...