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New perspectives on depreciation shocks as a source of business cycle fluctuations

Francesco Furlanetto () and Martin Seneca

No 2011/02, Working Paper from Norges Bank

Abstract: In this paper we study the transmission for capital depreciation shocks. The existing literature in the Real Business Cycle tradition has concluded that these shocks are irrelevant for business cycle fluctuations. We show that these shocks are potentially important drivers of aggregate fluctuations in a New Keynesian model. Nominal rigidities and some persistence in the shock process are the key ingredients to generate co-movement across real variables.

Keywords: Keywords: depreciation shocks; investment-specific technology shocks; consumption; nominal rigidities; co-movement. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E32 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-bec, nep-cba, nep-dge and nep-mac
Date: 2011-03-25
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