colciago, andrea and Rossi, Lorenza (2011): Endogenous Market Structures and the Business Cycle.
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We propose a flexible prices model where endogenous market structures and search and matching frictions in the labor market interact endogenously. The interplay between firms endogenous entry, strategic interactions among producers and labor market frictions represents a strong amplification channel of technology shocks on labor market variables, and helps addressing the unemployment-volatility puzzle. Consistently with U.S. evidence, new firms create a large fraction of new jobs and grow faster than more mature firms, net firms' entry is procyclical and the price mark up is countercyclical.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Endogenous Market Structures and the Business Cycle|
|Keywords:||Endogenous Market Structures; Firms' Entry; Search and Matching Frictions|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E32 - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
L - Industrial Organization > L1 - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance > L11 - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment > E24 - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital
|Depositing User:||Andrea Colciago|
|Date Deposited:||21. Mar 2011 12:36|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 08:13|
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