Incomplete information bargaining and business cycles

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Suntory-Toyota International Centre for Economics and Related Disciplines , London
Statementby Daron Acemoglu.
SeriesTheoretical economics discussion paper -- 259
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Open LibraryOL20562285M

This paper presents a one-sided incomplete (asymmetric) information bargaining game between a firm and a worker embedded in a general equilibrium framework.

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The model predicts business cycle fluctuations in the economy in response to changes in aggregate productivity. The employment level in the model exhibits considerable fluctuations and persistence without the help of high values of the Cited by: 1.

This paper presents a one-sided incomplete (asymmetric) information bargaining game in a dynamic general equilibrium framework.

The model predicts business cycle movements in the economy with persistence mechanism arising from asymmetric information and search. The employment level is procyclical without the help of unusually high values of intertemporal elasticity of substitution, the real.

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We analyze the aggregate implications of intra-firm bargaining in a fully fledged, yet simple, general equilibrium business cycle model with search and matching frictions in the labor market.

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The notion and relevance of intra-firm wage bargaining in such a setting was introduced to the labor economics literature in a classic article by Stole.

This article studies a finite horizon version of Baron and Ferejohn's (American Political Science Review 83 (), ) majoritarian bargaining with incomplete information. The business cycle, also known as the economic cycle or trade cycle, is the downward and upward movement of gross domestic product (GDP) around its long-term growth trend.

The length of a business cycle is the period of time containing a single boom and contraction in sequence.

These fluctuations typically involve shifts over time between periods of relatively rapid economic growth (expansions. Additionally McCulloch (), in the Lucasian incomplete information mould, argued that business cycles are associated with unanticipated changes in the rate of interest that misdirect investment and lead to an incorrect mix of capital goods and distort the intertemporal production process in a Hayekian manner.

Chapter Bargaining Theory 1. The Nash Bargaining Solution 2. Non-cooperative Bargaining 3. Majority Rule Bargaining Under Closed Rule 4. Bargaining with Incomplete Information 5.

Application: Veto Bargaining 6. Application: Crisis Bargaining 7. Exercises Chapter Mechanism Design and Agency Theory 1. of a unified explanation of business cycles, grounded in the general laws governing market economies, rather than in political or institutional character- istics specific to particular countries or periods.

I have omitted the behavior of foreign trade statistics from the above catalogue of phenomena-to-be-explained, in part bccausc, for a large. The combination of information transfer and the lack of pre-commitment embodied in perfectness yields many surprising results.

Common perceptions about the effects of parameter changes on bargaining processes are suspect, and should be checked in the particular game being by:   The best book I have seen on business cycles is: "Recessions and Depressions: Understanding Business Cycles", by Todd A. Knoop. If you are interested in business cycles for the purpose of investing and asset management, I recommend the following books: 1.

"The Investor's Guide to Active Asset Allocation", by Pring. by: Schweizer () is the third paper that deals with two-sided incomplete information, but he allows only two discrete information types, good news and bad news. Here we deal with a.

The Nature and Causes of Business Cycles 7 pated by everyone. However, the locus of the imbalance, its timing and magnitude, and the adjustments to which it leads can rarely, if ever, be foreseen with precision.

In short, the business cycle lacks the brevity, the simplicity, the regularity, and dependability, or the predictability of its. An Incomplete Markets Model of Business Cycles STEVEN N. DURLAUF Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin Madison, W [email protected], Abstract This paper explores the effects of incomplete markets and positive spillovers on aggregate and industry output behavior.

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Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Chapter Four Business Cycles Business cycles and reasons for business fluctuations The business cycle refers to the continual ebb and flow of economic activity.

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Question 1 of 10 / Points Business cycles are A. movements in stock prices. the transfer of executives between firms. Correct C. used to describe fluctuations in GDP. a description of the time required to bring a new product to market.

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Business Cycles: Part I contains Hayek's two major monographs on the topic: Monetary Theory and the Trade Cycle and Prices and Production. Reproducing the text of the original translation of the former, this edition also draws on the original German, as well as more recent translations.

A Bargaining Model with Incomplete Information About Time Preferences p. Ariel Rubinstein. The paper studies a strategic sequential bargaining game with incomplete information: Two players have to reach an agreement on the partition of a pie.

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Wesley C. Mitchell had agreed to open the Conference and to unveil for the first time in public some of the results of his book, What Happens during Business Cycles, which has since been published by the National. ECON Business Cycles FallKeeler Mid-Term Exam 1. In an article on the causes of business cycles in the UK (The Economic Journal, July ), Allison Holland and Andrew Scott presented the following Table of Business Cycle Facts: Variable = X Standard Deviation % Correlation Corr(GDPt, Xt-1) CorrelationCorr(GDPt, Xt) Real GDP 0.

We find that alternating offers reduce bargaining delay slightly compared to treatments in which one side or the other makes repeated take-it-or-leave-it offers. Finally, we find that incomplete information increases bargaining delay and the likelihood of failed by: 5.

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