Nutahara, Kengo (2009): Internal and external habits and news-driven business cycles.
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In many applications of habit persistence to macroeconomics, it is of little significance whether habits are internal or external. In this paper, it is shown that the distinction between internal and external habits is important in a situation wherein a shock is news about the future. An internal habit can be a source of news-driven business cycles, positive comovement in consumption, labor, investment, and output from the news about the future, whereas an external habit cannot.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Internal and external habits and news-driven business cycles|
|Keywords:||Habit persistence; internal habit; external habit; news-driven business cycles|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E32 - Business Fluctuations ; Cycles
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Consumption, Saving, Production, Investment, Labor Markets, and Informal Economy > E21 - Consumption ; Saving ; Wealth
|Depositing User:||Kengo Nutahara|
|Date Deposited:||07. Jan 2009 00:55|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 15:17|
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