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Editors: T. Nagakawa
Book Description:
The business cycle or economic cycle refers to the periodic fluctuations of economic activity about its long term growth trend. The cycle involves shifts over time between periods of relatively rapid growth of output (recovery and prosperity), alternating with periods of relative stagnation or decline (contraction or recession). These fluctuations are often measured using the real gross domestic product. One of the government's main roles is to smooth out the business cycle and reduce its fluctuations.

To call those alternances "cycles" is rather misleading as they don't tend to repeat at fairly regular time intervals. Most observers find that their lengths (from peak to peak, or from trough to trough) vary, so that cycles are not mechanical in their regularity. Since no two cycles are alike in their details, some economists dispute the existence of cycles and use the word "fluctuations" (or the like) instead. Others see enough similarities between cycles that the cycle is a valid basis of studying the state of the economy. A key question is whether or not there are similar mechanisms that generate recessions and/or booms that exist in capitalist economies so that the dynamics that appear as a cycle will be seen again and again.

This new book presents leading-edge research in this field.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1 - The Driving Forces of Job Flows over the Business Cycle: Theory and Evidence; pp. 1-23
(By Min Ouyang (Univ. of California at Irvine))

Chapter 2 - Macroceconomic Stabilization Policy in a High-dimensional Keynesian Business Cycle Model; pp. 25-42
(By Toichiro Asada (Fac. of Economics, Chuo Univ., Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan))

Chapter 3 - Duration Dependent Markov-Switching Vector Autoregression Properties, Baynesian Inference and Application to the Analysis of the U.S. Business Cycle; pp. 43-66
(By Matteo M. Pelagatti (Dept. of Statistics, Univ. degli Studi di
Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy))

Chapter 4 - Inflation, Unemployment, Labor Force Change in European Countries; pp. 67-112
(By Ivan O. Kitov)

Chapter 5 - The Non-Market Sector in Europe and in the United States: Underground Activities and Home Production; pp. 113-136
(By Francesco Busato (Columbia Univ.) and Bruno Chiarini (Univ. of
Naples Parthenope))

Chapter 6 - How Much do Trade and Financial Linkages Matter for Business Cycle Synchronizatiom; pp. 137-169
(By Alicia Garcia Herrero and Juan M. Ruiz (Bank of Spain, Dept. of International Economics (ERI) Madrid, Spain))

Chapter 7 - Testing of Unit Root Cycles in US Marcoeconomic Seriespp. 171-192
(By Luis A. Gil-Alana; Univ. of Navarra, Dept. of Economics, Pamplona, Spain))

Chapter 8 - Do International Stock Prices Reflect International Business Cycle?; pp. 193-202
(By Shigeyuki Hamori (Grad. Sch. of Economics, Kobe Univ., Rokkodai, Nada-Ku, Kobe, Japan))

Chapter 9 - Business Fluctations and Long-phased Cycles in High Order Macrosystems; pp. 203-264
(By Carl Chiarella (Sch. of Finance and Economics, Univ. of Technology, Sydney, Australia), Peter Flaschel (Fac. of Economics, Univ. of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany), Willi Semmler (Dept. of Economics, New Sch. Univ., New York))

Chapter 10 - Increased Stabilization and the G7 Business Cycle;
pp. 265-283
(By Marcelle Chauvet (Dept. of Economics, Univ. of California, USA) and Fang Dong (Dept. of Economics, Providence College, USA))


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2007
   Pages: 7 x 10, 294 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60021-503-2
   Status: AV
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