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Endogenous Product Turnover and Macroeconomic Dynamic

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  • Francesco Zanetti
  • Masashige Hamano

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Abstract This paper introduces endogenous products entry and exit based on creation and destruction of product variety in a general equilibrium model. Recessionary technology shocks induce exit of unprofitable products on impact, allocating resources towards more productive production lines. However, during the recovery phase less productive production lines survive destruction, counteracting the original increase in productivity. The analysis shows that recoveries hinge on lower product destruction rather than higher product creation. Endogenous product destruction is critical to evaluate the effect of permanent policies of entry deregulation and subsidies aimed to stimulate the economy.

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  • Francesco Zanetti & Masashige Hamano, 2015. "Endogenous Product Turnover and Macroeconomic Dynamic," Economics Series Working Papers 759, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
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    Firm heterogeneity; endogenous product destruction; business cycles.;

    JEL classification:

    • D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
    • E23 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Production
    • E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
    • L60 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - General

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