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Imperfect Information, Credit Markets and Unemployment

Bruce C. Greenwald, Joseph E. Stiglitz

NBER Working Paper No. 2093 (Also Reprint No. r0978)
Issued in December 1986
NBER Program(s):   EFG   LS

This paper describes how imperfect information in both capital and labor markets can, in a context of maximizing firms and perfectly flexible prices and wages, give rise to cyclical variations in unemployment whose character closely resembles that of observed business cycles.

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Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w2093

Published: Greenwald, Bruce C. and Joseph E. Stiglitz. "Imperfect Information, Credit Markets and Unemployment," European Economic Review, Vol. 31, 1987, pp. 444-45 6.

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