A Stylized Model of Financially-Driven Business Cycles
AbstractWe explore the business-cycle implications of agency problems between firms and financiers. We show how these problems create liquidity shortages that can lead to corporate bankruptcy, and may generate aggregate, endogenous cycles in an economy that otherwise would have had a unique, stationary equilibrium. Some new results about the dynamics of credit rationing are derived. We argue that the modeled effect is quantitatively significant. Our model provides new insights into the role of institutions, such as bankruptcy law, in business-cycle theory.
Download InfoTo our knowledge, this item is not available for download. To find whether it is available, there are three options:
1. Check below under "Related research" whether another version of this item is available online.
2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.
Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Centro de Estudios Monetarios Y Financieros- in its series Papers with number 9722.
Length: 40 pages
Date of creation: 1997
Date of revision:
Contact details of provider:
Postal: Centro de Estudios Monetarios Y Financieros. Casado del Alisal, 5-28014 Madrid, Spain.
Web page: http://www.cemfi.es/
More information through EDIRC
BUSINESS CYCLES ; BUSINESS FINANCING ; CREDIT ; ECONOMIC MODELS;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
- G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill
- C51 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Construction and Estimation
You can help add them by filling out this form.
CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
- Scott, Andrew & Uhlig, Harald, 1999.
"Fickle investors: An impediment to growth?,"
European Economic Review,
Elsevier, vol. 43(7), pages 1345-1370, June.
- Scott, A. & Uhlig, H.F.H.V.S., 1998. "Fickle Investors: An Impediment to Growth?," Discussion Paper 1998-134, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
- Andrew Scott & Harald Uhlig, 1999. "Fickle Investors: An Impediment to Growth," CEP Discussion Papers dp0415, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
- Scott, Andrew & Uhlig, Harald, 1999. "Fickle Investors: an Impediment to Growth?," CEPR Discussion Papers 2071, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- Nasha Ananchotikul & Nuwat Nookhwun & Paiboon Pongpaichet & Songklod Rastapana & Phurichai Rungcharoenkitkul, 2010. "The Future of Monetary Policy: Roles of Financial Stability and Exchange Rate," Working Papers 2010-07, Economic Research Department, Bank of Thailand.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Thomas Krichel).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.