A sticky-price manifesto
AbstractMacroeconomists are divided on the best way to explain short-run economic fluctuations. This paper presents the case for traditional theories based on short-run price stickiness. It discusses the fundamental basis for believing in this class of macreconomic models. It also discusses recent research on the microeconomic foundations of sticky prices.
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Volume (Year): 41 (1994)
Issue (Month): 1 (December)
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