Propagation through endogenous investment-specific technological change
AbstractMany real business cycle models lack a significant propagation mechanism. Consequently most of the serial correlation in output is inherited from the serial correlation in the exogenous shocks. A simple model is presented to show there need not be any relationship between the serial correlation of the exogenous shocks, and that of output. This is accomplished by incorporating the well-documented fact that research spending has generated changes in the real price of capital.
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Volume (Year): 84 (2004)
Issue (Month): 2 (August)
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- Gregory W. Huffman, 2002. "Propagation Through Endogenous Investment-Specific Technological Change," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers 0223, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics, revised Jan 2004.
- E1 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models
- E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
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