Monetary shocks with variable effort
In a model with rigid nominal wages, full information and competitive product markets, I show that when an effort augmented production function is incorporated into an analysis of supply and demand shocks, the outcomes are in line with traditional Keynesian analysis for a wide range of parameter values. Monetary shocks can increase output and employment.
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