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Aggregate implications of micro asset market segmentation

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  • Pierre-Olivier Weill

    (UCLA)

  • Chris Edmond

    (NYU Stern)

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A large body of empirical work documents that specialized asset markets (e.g. stocks, bonds, derivatives) seem to be segmented: local asset prices are driven in part by local factors such as local demand or local changes in idiosyncratic risk. The goal of this paper is to study the aggregate implications of such local asset market segmentation. We develop a model of a financial system comprised of a large number of partially segmented asset markets. We use the model to ask whether local market segmentation can help explain standard macro asset pricing facts.

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  • Pierre-Olivier Weill & Chris Edmond, 2008. "Aggregate implications of micro asset market segmentation," 2008 Meeting Papers 481, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  • Handle: RePEc:red:sed008:481
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    1. Fernando Alvarez & Francesco Lippi, 2014. "Persistent Liquidity Effects and Long-Run Money Demand," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 6(2), pages 71-107, April.
    2. Edmond, Chris & Weill, Pierre-Olivier, 2012. "Aggregate implications of micro asset market segmentation," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 59(4), pages 319-335.
    3. Zhiguo He & Arvind Krishnamurthy, 2013. "Intermediary Asset Pricing," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 103(2), pages 732-770, April.

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    • G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates

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