Menu costs, (s,S) rule, imperfect information and the neutrality of money
AbstractA dynamic macroeconomic model of monopolistic competition and imperfect information with menu costs and (s,S) pricing rule is proposed, in the lines of Caballero and Engel . The model can be seen as an imperfect competition version of Lucas  with menu costs. The presence of informational imperfection destroys the neutrality result of Caplin and Spulber , and the effect of a monetary shock on output is shown to be an increasing function of the degree of strategic complementarity between firms.
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Volume (Year): 5 (2004)
Issue (Month): 7 ()
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