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Asset Pricing Lessons for Modeling Business Cycles

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  • Boldrin, M.
  • Christiano, L.J.
  • Fisher, J.D.M.

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We develop a model which accounts for the observed equity premium and average risk free rate, without implying counterfactually high risk aversion. The model also does well in accounting for business cycle phenomena.
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  • Boldrin, M. & Christiano, L.J. & Fisher, J.D.M., 1995. "Asset Pricing Lessons for Modeling Business Cycles," University of Western Ontario, Departmental Research Report Series 9513, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics.
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    Keywords

    BUSINESS CYCLES; ECONOMIC MODELS;

    JEL classification:

    • G18 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles

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