Charles, Sébastien (2009): Explaining persistent cycles in a short-run context: firms’ propensity to invest and omnipotent shareholders.
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In this article, we develop a standard short-run Kaleckian macromodel. First, we study the stability of equilibrium and make some comparative static exercises. Then, we take into account different specifications for an endogenous propensity to invest and systematically analyze the short-run dynamics of the model. We show that when firms’ managers adopt abnormal behaviours due to pressures from shareholders regarding the propensity to invest the system exhibits persistent cycles and chaotic trajectories. The analysis emphasizes that, even in the short-run, shareholders may generate instability which represents a serious threat that should not be underestimated for a capitalist economy.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Explaining persistent cycles in a short-run context: firms’ propensity to invest and omnipotent shareholders|
|Keywords:||Kaleckian model, propensity to invest, fluctuations|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E1 - General Aggregative Models > E12 - Keynes ; Keynesian ; Post-Keynesian
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E32 - Business Fluctuations ; Cycles
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B5 - Current Heterodox Approaches > B59 - Other
|Depositing User:||Sebastien / S. CHARLES|
|Date Deposited:||11. Nov 2009 00:00|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 14:03|
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