Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Rethinking ExpectationsThe Way Forward for Macroeconomics$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Roman Frydman and Edmund S. Phelps

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780691155234

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691155234.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM PRINCETON SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.princeton.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Princeton University Press, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in HSO for personal use (for details see http://www.universitypressscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 20 April 2018

The Long Swings of Employment, Investment, and Asset Prices

The Long Swings of Employment, Investment, and Asset Prices

Chapter:
(p.301) Chapter Nine The Long Swings of Employment, Investment, and Asset Prices
Source:
Rethinking Expectations
Author(s):

Gylfi Zoega

Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691155234.003.0010

This chapter examines the long swings of employment, investment, and asset prices. It highlights one stylized fact that a model of the natural rate of unemployment should be able to take into account: the relationship among unemployment, investment, and share prices that is observed in the data. Although this relationship is often ignored, it provides a justification for some recent models of the natural rate. The chapter first considers a moving natural rate of unemployment before discussing the relationship between the long swings of employment and asset price swings. It then introduces a stripped-down natural rate model that generates a relationship among the natural rate of unemployment, investment, and asset prices. It also describes how financial crises are linked to changes in asset prices, investment, and employment.

Keywords:   employment, investment, asset prices, unemployment, share prices, asset price swings, financial crises

Princeton Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.