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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...

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...

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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Demand-driven inequality, endogenous saving rate and macroeconomic instability

Soon Ryoo.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2016; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; General Aggregative Models; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles. 13270 words.

This article examines consumption dynamics in a Cambridge model of growth and distribution. The model endogenises the workers’ saving rate and incorporates out-of-equilibrium dynamics...

Dynamic effects of regulation and deregulation in goods and labour markets

Pasquale Commendatore and Ingrid Kubin.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2009; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; General Aggregative Models; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles. 7029 words.

It has been argued in recent economic literature that deregulation in both product and labour markets has beneficial impacts on employment and on real wages. The results offered to support...

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The effectiveness of economic policy and position in the cycle: the case of tax reductions on overtime in France

Eric Heyer.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Labour and Demographic Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 6362 words.

The economic situation of all the major developed countries has changed significantly during the 2007–10 period. Yet many economic policies have been kept in place. This is true in...

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...

Estimation and Forecasting in Models with Multiple Breaks

Gary Koop and Simon M. Potter.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Econometric Modelling. 12102 words.

This paper develops a new approach to change-point modelling that allows the number of change-points in the observed sample to be unknown. The model we develop assumes that regime durations...

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Expectation errors, uncertainty, and economic activity

Yavuz Arslan, Aslıhan Atabek, Timur Hulagu and Saygın Şahinöz.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles. 8700 words.

In this article we analyse the relationship between uncertainty and economic activity. For this purpose, we use a firm-level panel data set from Turkey to form proxies for uncertainty by...

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Expenditure and confidence: using daily data to identify shocks to consumer confidence

Marta Lachowska.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables. 10435 words.

The importance of consumer confidence in stimulating economic activity is a disputed issue in macroeconomics. Do changes in confidence represent autonomous fluctuations in optimism,...