Externality in labor supply and government spending
Julien Matheron () and
Jean-Guillaume Sahuc ()
Economics Letters, 2011, vol. 112, issue 3, 273-276
Standard business cycle models face difficulties generating (i) government spending multipliers exceeding unity and (ii) stabilizing effects of government size. Using a simple model with externality in labor supply, we show that a sufficient degree of complementarity between aggregate and private labor supplies is key to reproducing these stylized facts.
Keywords: Externality; Labor; supply; Government; spending; multiplier; Government; size (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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