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Nominal Shocks, Endogenous Growth and the Business Cycle

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The paper proposes a simple model of wage setting and imperfect competition that takes into account knowledge and human capital accumulation. The author shows that, given increasing returns to reproducible factors, transitory disturbances to output that originate on the demand side of the economy produce permanent upward shifts in the aggregate production function. This implies that the presence of a stochastic trend in the process for income may not be informative per se about the forces driving the cycle. Copyright 1997 by Royal Economic Society.

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  • Pelloni, Alessandra, 1997. "Nominal Shocks, Endogenous Growth and the Business Cycle," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 107(441), pages 467-474, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:ecj:econjl:v:107:y:1997:i:441:p:467-74
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    1. Andreou Elena & Pelloni Alessandra & Sensier Marianne, 2008. "Is volatility good for growth? Evidence from the G7," wp.comunite 0041, Department of Communication, University of Teramo.
    2. Barbara Annicchiarico & Luisa Corrado & Alessandra Pelloni, 2011. "Long‐Term Growth And Short‐Term Volatility: The Labour Market Nexus," Manchester School, University of Manchester, vol. 79(s1), pages 646-672, June.
    3. Masahiko Shibamoto & Ryuzo Miyao, 2008. "Understanding Output and Price Dynamics in Japan: Why Have Japan's Price Movements Been Relatively Stable Since the 1990s?," Discussion Paper Series 219, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University.
    4. Barbara Annicchiarico & Alessandra Pelloni, 2014. "Productivity growth and volatility: how important are wage and price rigidities?," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 66(1), pages 306-324, January.
    5. Galindev Ragchaasuren, 2007. "Monetary Stabilisation Policy and Long-run Growth," Money Macro and Finance (MMF) Research Group Conference 2006 48, Money Macro and Finance Research Group.
    6. K Blackburn & A Pelloni, 2001. "On the Relationship Between Growth and Volatility in Learning-by-Doing Economies," Centre for Growth and Business Cycle Research Discussion Paper Series 01, Economics, The Univeristy of Manchester.
    7. Ragchaasuren, Galindev, 2005. "The Relationship between Growth and Volatility under Alternative Shocks," Economics Discussion Papers 9980, University of Essex, Department of Economics.
    8. Keith Blackburn & Alessandra Pelloni, 2005. "Growth, cycles, and stabilization policy," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 57(2), pages 262-282, April.
    9. Dovern, Jonas & Zuber, Christopher, 2017. "The Effect of Recessions on Potential Output Estimates: Size, Timing, and Determinants," Annual Conference 2017 (Vienna): Alternative Structures for Money and Banking 168180, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
    10. Ragchaasuren, Galindev, 2005. "On the Effect of Monetary Stabilisation Policy on Long-run Growth," Economics Discussion Papers 8883, University of Essex, Department of Economics.
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    12. Barbara Annicchiarico & Luisa Corrado & Alessandra Pelloni, 2008. "Volatility, Growth and Labour Elasticity," Working Paper series 32_08, Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis.
    13. E Andreou & A Pelloni & M Sensier, 2003. "The effect of nominal shock uncertainty on output growth," Centre for Growth and Business Cycle Research Discussion Paper Series 40, Economics, The Univeristy of Manchester.

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