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Investment Hangover and the Great Recession

From Alp Simsek, Andrei Sheifer, and Matthew Rognile: We present a model of investment hangover motivated by the Great Recession. In our model, overbuilding of residential capital requires a reallocation of productive resources to nonresidential sectors, which is facilitated by … Continue reading

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Liquidity Trap and Excessive Leverage

From Anton Korinek and Alp Simsek: We investigate the role of macroprudential policies in mitigating liquidity traps driven by deleveraging, using a simple Keynesian model. When constrained agents engage in deleveraging, the interest rate needs to fall to induce unconstrained agents to … Continue reading

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