Welfare Cost of Fluctuations: when Labor Market Search Interacts with Financial Frictions

We provide a quantitative assessment of welfare costs of fluctuations in a search model with financial frictions. The matching process in the labor market leads positive shocks to reduce unemployment less than negative shocks increase it. We show that the magnitude of this non-linearity is magnified...

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Main Author: Iliopulos, Eleni
Langot, François
Sopraseuth, Thepthida
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.06.2014
Data of publication: 2014-06
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: HAL-SHS: Archive ouverte en Sciences de l'Homme et de la Société
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