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Quantitative Macroeconomics and Real Business Cycles (QM&RBC)

These are publications indexed on RePEc about the above topic. This reading list is managed by Christian Zimmermann (who can update the reading list here). You can also create your own reading list here. This page is updated in the first days of each month, at least.
Seminal papers in Real Business Cycle (RBC) theory and more generally in Stochastic Dynamic General Equilibrium (SDGE)

Relevant JEL codes for this reading list are:

These are authors registered on RePEc who are particularly relevant to this topic:

  1. Finn E. Kydland
  2. Robert E. Lucas Jr.
  3. Edward C. Prescott
  4. Thomas J. Sargent

This list is not designed to cover the whole field, which is huge indeed. Rather, it covers 3-5 seminal papers in many subcategories. More specialized reading lists should cover more ground, hopefully.

The Precusors

The Seminal Papers

General Surveys

Methodology

Critical Papers

Stylized Facts

Consumption/Savings

Investment

Inventories

International

General

Stylized Facts

Trade

Terms of Trade

Incomplete Markets

Money

Surveys

Facts

Price Rigidities

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Monetary Policy

Labor

General

Surveys

Stylized Facts

Labor Rigidities

Wage Rigidities

Search and Matching

Efficiency Wages

Distribution

Redistribution

Fiscal Policy

Debt

Persistence

Development

Homework and domestic production

Technology Shocks

Asset Pricing

Solution Techniques

Note also the code collection at QM&RBC.

Lucas Critique

Cost of Business Cycles

Estimation and Testing

Industrial Dynamics

Vintage Capital

Multiple Equilibria

Optimal Policy

Event Studies