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How the U.S. economy resembles a (very) big business


  • Jeffrey R. Campbell


This article presents basic tools for measuring different business lines’ contributions to the U.S. economy’s business cycles, and it applies these to measure the exposure of a large conglomerate to macroeconomic risks.

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  • Jeffrey R. Campbell, 2008. "How the U.S. economy resembles a (very) big business," Economic Perspectives, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, issue Q III, pages 29-46.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedhep:y:2008:i:qiii:p:29-46:n:v.32no.3

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    1. Carol Corrado & Wendy E. Dunn & Maria Ward Otoo, 2006. "Incentives and prices for motor vehicles: what has been happening in recent years?," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2006-09, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
    2. Kau, James B. & Keenan, Donald C. & Muller III, Walter J. & Epperson, James F., 1995. "The Valuation at Origination of Fixed-Rate Mortgages with Default and Prepayment," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 11(1), pages 5-36, July.
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    Economics ; Income;


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