External Capital Structures and Oil Price Volatility
NBER Working Paper No. 16052
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The authors thank Lutz Kilian for providing an update of his oil shocks series, Philip Lane and Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti for providing an update of their External Wealth of Nations dataset, Chandar Henry at the Bank of Jamaica for official data on Jamaica IIP, Ambrogio Cesa-Bianchi for research assistance, and for helpful comments Eduardo Cavallo, Shelton Nicholls, Andy Powell, and seminar participants at the IDB, the 2009 Business, Banking, and Finance Conference, the 2009 LACEA Conference, and the 2010 AEA Meetings. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.