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Rational expectations in macroeconomics

an introduction to theory and evidence

by C. L. F. Attfield

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Published by Basil Blackwell in Oxford, Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rational expectations (Economic theory) -- Mathematical models,
  • Macroeconomics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementC. L. F. Attfield, D. Demery and N. W. Duck
    ContributionsDemery, David, Duck, N. W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB172.5 .A86 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 243 p. ;
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16708285M
    ISBN 100631173447, 063117947X
    LC Control Number91001065

    University College Dublin, Advanced Macroeconomics Notes, (Karl Whelan) Page 2 equation in our standard form A t= C t Y t+ A t+1 1 + r t+1 (2) We will assume that agents have rational expectations. Also, in this case, we will assume that the return on assets equals a constant, r. This implies A t= C t Y t+ 1 1 + r E tA t+1 (3).   A theoretical assessment of the Rational Expectations Hypothesis through subjecting a collection of economic models to an "eductive stability" test. The rational expectations hypothesis (REH) dominates economic modeling in areas ranging from monetary theory, macroeconomics, and general equilibrium to : Roger Guesnerie.

    Get this from a library! Rational expectations in macroeconomics: an introduction to theory and evidence. [C L F Attfield; David Demery; N W Duck] -- Designed to explain the concept of rational expectations in macroeconomics, the book offers a comprehensive survey of the foundations, extensions and policy applications of the rational expectatons. BOOK REVIEWS The Rational Expectations Revolution in Macroeconomics, by David K. FI. Begg. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, xii + pp. $ (cloth-); $ (paper) The rational expectations revolution has spread so quickly and completely over the field of macroeconomics that many nonspecialists find their current knowledge.

    RationalityinEconomics Peter J. Hammond DepartmentofEconomics,StanfordUniversity,CA,U.S.A. e-mail: [email protected] 1 IntroductionandOutline. Study Macroeconomics Final Exam flashcards on StudyBlue. Study Macroeconomics Final Exam flashcards on StudyBlue. When a shift in aggregate demand occurs, people and businesses with rational expectations will know that its impact on output and employment will be permanent, while its impact on the price level will be.


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