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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...

Customer Capital

François Gourio and Leena Rudanko.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 15250 words.

Firms spend substantial resources on marketing and selling. Interpreting this as evidence of frictions in product markets, which require firms to spend resources on customer acquisition,...

Depression Babies: Do Macroeconomic Experiences Affect Risk Taking?*

Ulrike Malmendier and Stefan Nagel.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

February 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Microeconomics; Economics. 14522 words.

We investigate whether individual experiences of macroeconomic shocks affect financial risk taking, as often suggested for the generation that experienced the Great Depression. Using data...

Distributional Comparative Statics

Martin Kaae Jensen.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Welfare and Poverty. 17192 words.

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Distributional comparative statics is the study of how individual decisions and equilibrium outcomes vary with changes in the distribution of economic...

Economic Linkages, Relative Scarcity, and Commodity Futures Returns

Jaime Casassus, Peng Liu and Ke Tang.

in The Review of Financial Studies

May 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics; Economics; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment. 15070 words.

This paper shows that economic linkages among commodities create a source of long-term correlation between futures returns. We extend the theory of storage to a multi-commodity level and...

Estimation Risk, Information, and the Conditional CAPM: Theory and Evidence

Praveen Kumar, Sorin M. Sorescu, Rodney D. Boehme and Bartley R. Danielsen.

in The Review of Financial Studies

May 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment. 18792 words.

We theoretically and empirically investigate the role of information on the cross section of stock returns and firms' cost of capital when investors face estimation risk and learn from...

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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Higher Order Risk Attitudes, Demographics, and Financial Decisions

Charles N. Noussair, Stefan T. Trautmann and Gijs van de Kuilen.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Design of Experiments. 14931 words.

We study the prevalence of the higher order risk attitudes of prudence and temperance in an experiment with a large demographically representative sample of participants. Under expected...

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The kinetics of capital formation and economic organisation

Anthony M. Endres and David A. Harper.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Methodology; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Technological Change; Research and Development; Production and Organizations; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Entrepreneurship; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 8584 words.

We examine the inseparability of capital formation and economic organisation in capitalist economic systems. Capital possesses a complex, multilevel (micro, meso, macro) structure that is...

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On the sensitivity of firms' investment to cash flow and uncertainty

Christopher F. Baum, Mustafa Caglayan and Oleksandr Talavera.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2010; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 7713 words.

We investigate the analytical and empirical linkages between cash flow, uncertainty, and firms' capital investment behavior. Our empirical approach constructs measures of own- and...

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