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Variables observables et inobservables dans la théorie du taux de chômage d'équilibre. Une comparaison France/États-Unis

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  • Éric Heyer
  • Frédéric Reynès
  • Henri Sterdyniak

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This paper confronts, theoretically and empirically, two estimation methods for the equilibrium rate of unemployment. The introduction of observable variables into the tv-nairu approach and unobservable variables into the structural approach improves these two methods and makes them converge even though their diagnoses differ appreciably in the French case.

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  • Éric Heyer & Frédéric Reynès & Henri Sterdyniak, 2005. "Variables observables et inobservables dans la théorie du taux de chômage d'équilibre. Une comparaison France/États-Unis," Revue économique, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 56(3), pages 593-603.
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    1. Eric Heyer & Frédéric Reynés & Henri Sterdyniak, 2004. "Observable and unobservable variables in the theory of the equilibrium rate of unemployment, a comparison between France and the United States," Sciences Po publications n°2004-06, Sciences Po.
    2. Gian Luigi Mazzi & Frédéric Reynés & Matthieu Lemoine & Paola Veroni, 2008. "Real Time Estimation of Potential Output and Output Gap for the Euro-Area : Comparing Production Function with Unobserved Components and SVAR Approaches," Sciences Po publications 2008-34, Sciences Po.
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    4. Heyer, Eric & Reynes, Frederic & Sterdyniak, Henri, 2007. "Structural and reduced approaches of the equilibrium rate of unemployment, a comparison between France and the United States," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 24(1), pages 42-65, January.

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