Interest Rate, Debt, Distribution And Capital Accumulation In A Post-Kaleckian Model
AbstractIn the present paper we extend Lavoie's (Metroeconomica, 1995, vol. 46, pp. 146-177) 'Minsky-Steindl' model, building our analysis on a Kaleckian distribution and growth model which has already taken into account distribution effects of interest rate variations on the short-run equilibrium. Into this model the effects of debt and debt services are explicitly introduced and the effects of interest rate variations on the short- and the long-run equilibrium are derived. It is shown that the effects of interest rate variations on the endogenously determined equilibrium values of the model not only depend on the parameter values in the saving and investment functions but also on the interest elasticity of distribution and on initial conditions with respect to the interest rate and the debt-capital ratio. Copyright � 2007 The Author; Journal compilation � 2007 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
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- Eckhard Hein, 2004. "Interest rate, debt, distribution and capital accumulation in a post-Kaleckian model," Macroeconomics 0412005, EconWPA.
- Hein, Eckhard, 2004. "Interest rate, debt, distribution and capital accumulation in a post-Kaleckian model," WSI Discussion Papers 133, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut (WSI), Hans-Böckler-Stiftung.
- E44 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
- E25 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Aggregate Factor Income Distribution
- E12 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models - - - Keynes; Keynesian; Post-Keynesian
- E22 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Capital; Investment; Capacity
- O42 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Monetary Growth Models
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