Post-Recession US Employment through the Lens of a Non-Linear Okun's Law
AbstractCet article étudie la relation entre l’emploi et le PIB aux Etats Unis. Nous distinguons entre composantes cyclique et permanente de l’emploi via l’estimation d’une loi d’Okun non linéaire basée sur un modèle à correction d’erreur à transition lisse tenant compte simultanément des relations de long terme entre l’emploi et le PIB et de l’instabilité de court terme liée au cycle économique. Nos résultats, basés sur des prévisions conditionnelles hors échantillon, montrent que, depuis la sortie de la récession de 2008-2009, l’emploi aux Etats Unis est, en moyenne, environ 1% au-dessous du niveau donné par la relation d’équilibre de long terme entre l’emploi et le PIB.
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Okun’s Law; Trend Employment; Non-Linear Modeling;
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- Menzie Chinn & Laurent Ferrara & Valérie Mignon, 2013. "Post-recession US employment through the lens of a non-linear Okun’s law," EconomiX Working Papers 2013-12, University of Paris West - Nanterre la Défense, EconomiX.
- Menzie D. Chinn & Laurent Ferrara & Valérie Mignon, 2013. "Post-recession US Employment through the Lens of a Non-linear Okun’s law," NBER Working Papers 19047, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
- E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution
- E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
- C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models
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