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Cyclical movements of the labor input and its implicit real wage

  • Finn E. Kydland
  • Edward C. Prescott

An examination of whether a different specification for labor input and real wages leads to a reconsideration of labor force volatility during business cycles.

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Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland in its journal Economic Review.

Volume (Year): (1993)
Issue (Month): Q II ()
Pages: 12-23

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Handle: RePEc:fip:fedcer:y:1993:i:qii:p:12-23:n:v.29no.2
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  1. Fischer, Stanley, 1988. "Recent Developments in Macroeconomics," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 98(391), pages 294-339, June.
  2. Gary Hansen, 2010. "Indivisible Labor and the Business Cycle," Levine's Working Paper Archive 233, David K. Levine.
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  5. Olivier Jean Blanchard & Finn E. Kydland, 1989. "Macroeconomic implications," Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, pages 201-213.
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  7. Edward C. Prescott, 1986. "Theory ahead of business cycle measurement," Staff Report 102, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
  8. Simon Kuznets, 1946. "National Income: A Summary of Findings," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number kuzn46-2, December.
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  12. Kydland, Finn E., 1984. "Labor-force heterogeneity and the business cycle," Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, Elsevier, vol. 21(1), pages 173-208, January.
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