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Price/Wage Staggering and Persistence

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  • Ascari, G.
  • Garcia, J.A.

Abstract

Recent literature reaches contrasting conclusions on the ability of price/wage staggering models to generate output persistence. The authors derive fairly general results from a stylised log-linear model which encompasses most of the microfound model of price/wage staggering.

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  • Ascari, G. & Garcia, J.A., 1999. "Price/Wage Staggering and Persistence," Economics Working Papers eco99/6, European University Institute.
  • Handle: RePEc:eui:euiwps:eco99/6
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    1. Maußner Alfred, 2002. "Adjustment Costs and Nominal Rigidities in a Small Open Economy / Anpassungskosten und nominelle Rigiditäten in einer kleinen offenen Volkswirtschaft," Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), De Gruyter, vol. 222(4), pages 463-489, August.

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    Keywords

    WAGES ; PRICES ; BUSINESS CYCLES;

    JEL classification:

    • E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital; Aggregate Labor Productivity
    • E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
    • E31 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation

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