Tsoukis, Christopher and Tournemaine, Frederic (2010): Status in a canonical macro model: labour supply, growth, and inequality.
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We introduce status in the most standard (canonical) macro model that is able to provide an analysis of growth and distribution. We consider the question of whether status considerations enable the model to meet some important empirical findings (which we review) related to rising labour supply (the work-life balance), rising income inequality, and changing factor shares. We find a promising role for status in the explanation of these empirical regularities.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Status in a canonical macro model: labour supply, growth, and inequality|
|Keywords:||Status, growth, inequality, labour supply, social/behavioural macroeconomics|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > O41 - One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Consumption, Saving, Production, Investment, Labor Markets, and Informal Economy > E25 - Aggregate Factor Income Distribution
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Consumption, Saving, Production, Investment, Labor Markets, and Informal Economy > E21 - Consumption ; Saving ; Wealth
|Depositing User:||Christopher Tsoukis|
|Date Deposited:||08. Nov 2010 13:47|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 15:21|
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