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Aggregate demand and the endogeneity of the natural rate of growth: evidence from Latin American economies

Gilberto A. Libânio.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Aggregative Models; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 8356 words.

This paper aims to explore the Keynesian idea that aggregate demand matters for economic activity, both in the short and long run. To that extent, it discusses the endogeneity of the...

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Analysing food price trends in the context of Engel’s Law and the Prebisch-Singer hypothesis

By John Baffes and Xiaoli L. Etienne.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Development; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Agricultural Economics. 11086 words.

Income growth in emerging economies has been often cited as a key driver of the past decade’s commodity price boom—the longest and broadest boom since World War II. This article shows that...

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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Classical dynamics of disequilibrium

Carlo Benetti, Christian Bidard and Edith Klimovsky.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2007; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Aggregative Models; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 6579 words.

This paper studies the dynamics of a disequilibrium model of classical inspiration from a non-gravitational perspective. In each sector, capitalists decide on rates of accumulation that are...

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Counterpart funding requirements and the foreign aid procyclicality puzzle

Stéphane Pallage and Michel A. Robe.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economic Development; International Financial Markets; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; International Finance. 10332 words.

Official development assistance is a key source of external finance in many developing countries. A striking feature of these aid flows is their positive correlation with business cycles in...

Crises, Food Prices, and the Income Elasticity of Micronutrients:Estimates from Indonesia

Emmanuel Skoufias, Sailesh Tiwari and Hassan Zaman.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Economic Development; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles. 10525 words.

The 2008 global food price crisis and more recent food price spikes have led to a greater focus on policies and programs to cushion the effects of such shocks on poverty and malnutrition....

The crisis sensitivity of European countries and regions: stylized facts and spatial heterogeneity

Stefan P. T. Groot, J. L. Möhlmann, J. H. Garretsen and Henri L. F. de Groot.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 7836 words.

We investigate the impact of the recent global recession on European countries and regions. We first identify the heterogeneous impact of the global recession on individual European...

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Divergences in Long-Run Trends in the Prices of Energy and Energy Services

Roger Fouquet.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Technological Change; Research and Development; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Transportation Systems; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 10624 words.

This article presents new evidence on very long-run trends in the prices of energy and energy services, such as heat, power, transport, and light, using seven hundred years of data for the...

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Dollar a Day Revisited

Martin Ravallion, Shaohua Chen and Prem Sangraula.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Development. 8716 words.

The article presents the first major update of the international $1 a day poverty line, proposed in World Development Report 1990: Poverty for measuring absolute poverty by the standards of...

Endogenous Optimal Currency Areas: the Case of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community

Fabrizio Carmignani.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2010; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Development. 9706 words.

The Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CAEMC) has been a monetary union for several decades now. According to the hypothesis of endogenous optimal currency areas (OCAs), the...

The geography of the economic crisis in Europe: national macroeconomic conditions, regional structural factors and short-term economic performance

Riccardo Crescenzi, Davide Luca and Simona Milio.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economywide Country Studies; Other Economic Systems; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 8854 words.

This article explores the linkages between pre-2008 crisis national macroeconomic conditions, regional resistance factors and depth of the crisis in the regions of the EU27. The results...

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The influence of industry downturns on the propensity of product versus process innovation

Luca Berchicci, Christopher L. Tucci and Cristiano Zazzara.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Technological Change; Research and Development. 11388 words.

This article sheds light on how industry fluctuations affect firms’ propensity to innovate. We test two seemingly conflicting arguments that suggest how firms are more or less inclined to...

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Is Economic Volatility Detrimental to Global Sustainability?

Yongfu Huang.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2012; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Development. 7196 words.

In a dynamic panel data model allowing for error cross-section dependence, output volatility is found to impede sustainable development. Through a financial development channel (liquidity...

Is firm renewal stimulated by negative shocks? The status of negative driving forces in Schumpeterian and Darwinian economics

Lennart Erixon.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2016; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations; Technological Change; Research and Development; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles. 15607 words.

The idea that firms are more innovative under difficult external condition has no prominent place in evolutionary economics. The neo-Schumpeterians agree with Schumpeter that innovation is...

Is There a Case for Formal Inflation Targeting in Sub-Saharan Africa?

James Heintz and Léonce Ndikumana.

in Journal of African Economies

May 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit. 13416 words.

This paper examines the question of whether inflation-targeting monetary policy is an appropriate framework for Sub-Saharan African countries. The paper presents an overview of inflation...

Non-monetary Determinants of Inflation Volatility: Evidence from Nigeria

David Fielding.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2010; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Development. 9393 words.

There is a large literature on the impact of exchange rate and monetary policy regimes on inflation volatility in emerging markets. Other determinants of inflation volatility are less well...

Note on ‘Growth, cycles, and stabilization policy’

Ragchaasuren Galindev.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2009; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit. 1871 words.

This note presents an analysis which generalizes the results reached by Blackburn and Pelloni (2005) on the relationship between short-term stabilization policy and long-term growth by...

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Political Influence on Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Rebecca Neumann and John Ssozi.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Development Planning and Policy; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Capitalist Systems. 18120 words.

This article examines the extent to which political variables affect budget deficits, money growth and inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Using the Arellano–Bond dynamic panel data...

Productivity growth and volatility: how important are wage and price rigidities?

Barbara Annicchiarico and Alessandra Pelloni.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2014; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit. 6549 words.

We study the implications of having different sources of nominal rigidities on the relationship between productivity growth and shocks volatility in a model with procyclical R&D and...

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Revisiting Latin America’s debt crisis: some lessons for the periphery of the eurozone

Santiago Capraro and Ignacio Perrotini.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Money and Interest Rates. 10041 words.

A Domar–Pasinetti model of an emerging-market open economy with output growth endogenous to aggregate demand is presented, with foreign debt, interest and exchange rates playing a relevant...

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