And yet it rocks! Fluctuations and growth in Ragnar Frisch's rocking horse model
Vincent Carret ()
Additional contact information
Vincent Carret: TRIANGLE - Triangle : action, discours, pensée politique et économique - ENS Lyon - École normale supérieure - Lyon - UL2 - Université Lumière - Lyon 2 - IEP Lyon - Sciences Po Lyon - Institut d'études politiques de Lyon - Université de Lyon - UJM - Université Jean Monnet [Saint-Étienne] - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Working Papers from HAL
Ragnar Frisch's famous "rocking horse" model has been the object of much praise and even controversy since its publication in 1933. In this paper, we propose a new simulation of the trajectories of the model to clarify those controversies and show that there exists cyclical solutions for a large set of parameters. By building an analytical solution that takes the same form as Frisch's original solution, we are also able to provide new insights into the ideas that he encapsulated in his model. In particular, we show that the author tried to construct a model that would combine both cycles and growth. Finally, the exploration of Frisch's formal construction of the model leads us to link his statistical work on the decomposition of time series with the construction of the 1933 model.
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-his and nep-hpe
Note: View the original document on HAL open archive server: https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/halshs-02969773v3
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (1) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:hal:wpaper:halshs-02969773
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in Working Papers from HAL
Bibliographic data for series maintained by CCSD ().