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The Macroeconomics of Rational Bubbles: A User's Guide

Alberto Martin and Jaume Ventura

No 12641, CEPR Discussion Papers from C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers

Abstract: This paper provides a guide to macroeconomic applications of the theory of rational bubbles. It shows that rational bubbles can be easily incorporated into standard macroeconomic models, and illustrates how they can be used to account for important macroeconomic phenomena. It also discusses the welfare implications of rational bubbles and the role of policy in managing them. Finally, it provides a detailed review of the literature.

Keywords: bubbles; Business Cycles; credit; Economic Growth; Financial Frictions; pyramid schemes (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E32 E44 O40 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-mac
Date: 2018-01
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