Jess Benhabib

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Some Papers


  1. "Conjectural Equilibrium Bounds," (with C. Bull), 1988.
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  2. "Social Conflict and Inequality," (with A. Rustichini), 1991.
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  3. " Optimal Taxes Without Commitment " (with A. Rustichini), June 1997.
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  4. "Public Spending and Optimal Taxes Without Commitment," (with A. Rustichini and A. Velasco),1997.
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  5. "The Monetary Transmission Mechanism," (with R. Farmer).
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  6. "Indeterminacy Under Constant Returns in Multisector Economies," (with K. Nishimura), December 1997.
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  7. "Persistence of Business Cycles in Multisector RBC Models," (with Roberto Perli and P. Sakellaris), Revised, August 2005.
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  8. "Growth and Investment Across Countries: Are Primitives All That Matter?" (with Mark Spiegel).
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  9. "Indeterminacy and Sunspots in Macroeconomics," (with Roger Farmer), February 1998.
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  10. "Indeterminacy and Sunspots with Constant Returns," (with K. Nishimura), June 1997.
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  11. "Monetary Policy and Multiple Equilibria," (with Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe and Martin Uribe), June 1998.
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  12. "The Perils of Taylor Rules," (with Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe and Martin Uribe)
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  13. "Indeterminacy Under Constant Returns to Scale in Multisector Economies," (with Qinglai Meng and Kazuo Nishimura)
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  14. "Avoiding Liquidity Traps," (with Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe and Martin Uribe), Revised, April 2000.
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  15. "Indeterminacy, Aggregate Demand, and the Real Business Cycle," (with Yi Wen), Revised, January 2002.
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  16. "Advertising, Mass Consumption and Capitalism," (with Alberto Bisin), Revised, November 2000.
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  17. "Another View of Investment: 40 Years Later," (with Bart Hobijn), Revised, September 2001.
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  18. "Chaotic Interest Rate Rules," (with Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe and Martin Uribe), June 2001.
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  19. "Interest Rate Policy in Continuous Time with Discrete Delays," June 2002.
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  20. "Backward-Looking Interest-Rate Rules, Interest Rate Smoothing and Macroeconomic Instability," (with Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe and Martin Uribe) October 2002.
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  21. "Modelling Internal Commitment Mechanisms and Self-Control: A Neuroeconomics Approach to Consumption-Saving Decisions ,"(with Alberto Bisin) December 2002, revised February 2004.
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  22. "The Tradeoff Between Inequality and Growth," 2003.
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  23. "Technology Diffusion and Human Capital" (with Mark Spiegel) November 2002.
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  24. "Hyperbolic Discounting: An Experimental Analysis" (with Alberto Bisin and Andrew Schotter), August 2004.
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  25. "The Political Economy of Redistribution under Democracy-March 2004 version" (with Adam Przeworski) March 2004.
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  26. "The Design of Monetary and Fiscal Policy: A Global Perspective" (with Stefano Eusepi) November 2004.
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  27. "Introduction: Monetary Policy and Capital Accumulation " (with Charles Carlstrom and Timothy Fuerst), February 2005.
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  28. "Chaotic Dynamics in Economics " forthcoming, Palgrave entry, September 2005.
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  29. "Redistribution,Taxes and the Median Voter " (with Marco Bassetto), January 2006.
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  30. "The Distribution of Wealth and Redistributive Policies" (with Alberto Bisin), March 2006.
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  31. "Optimal Migration: A World Perspective" (with Boyan Jovanovic), January 2007.
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  32. "Age, Luck, and Inheritance" (with Shenghao Zhu), November 2007.
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  33. "Choice and Process: Theory ahead of Measurement" (with Alberto Bisin), January 2008.
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  34. "Moderate Inflation and the Deflation-Depression Link" (with Mark Spiegel), December 2007.
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  35. "The distribution of wealth and fiscal policy in economies with finitely lived agents" (with Alberto Bisin and Shenghao Zhu), December 2008.
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  36. "Regime Switching, Monetary Policy and Multiple Equilibria", February 2009.
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  37. "Reestablishing the Income Democracy Nexus" (with Alejandro Corvalan and Mark Spiegel), February 2011.
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  38. "Learning,Large Deviations and Rare Events" (with Chetan Dave), February 2011.
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  39. "Catch-up and Fall-back through Innovation and Imitation" (with Chris Tonetti and Jesse Perla), May 2012.
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  40. "The Distribution of Wealth in the Blanchard-Yaari Model" (with Alberto Bisin and Shenghao Zhu), May 2012.
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  41. "Liquidity Traps and Expectation Dynamics: Fiscal Stimulus or Fiscal Austerity?" (with George Evans and Seppo Honkapohja), May 2012.
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  42. "Financial Constraints, Endogenous Markups, and Self-fulfilling Equilibria" (with Pengfei Wang), May 2012.
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  43. "Sentiments and Aggregate Fluctuations" (with Pengfei Wang and Yi Wen), August 2012, revised 2014, Econometrica, 2015.
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  44. "Uncertainty and Sentiment-Driven Equilibria" (with Pengfei Wang and Yi Wen), 2013, http://www.nber.org/papers/w18878
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  45. "Private Information and Sunspots in Sequential Asset Markets" (with Pengfei Wang), 2014, Journal of Economic Theory, 2015.
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  46. "The Wealth Distribution in Bewley Models with Investment Risk" (with Alberto Bisin and Shenghao Zhu), October 2013, Journal of Economic Theory, 2016.
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  47. "Sentiments, Financial Markets, and Macroeconomic Fluctuations" (with Xuewen Liu and Pengfei Wang), February 2014. Journal of Financial Economics.
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  48. "Chaotic Banking Crises and Banking Regulations" (with Jianjun Miao and Pengfei Wang), June 2014. Economic Theory.
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  49. "Adverse Selection and Self-Fulfilling Business Cycles" (with Feng Dong and Pengfei Wang), Revised, 2017.
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  50. "The Growth Dynamics of Innovation, Diffusion, and the Technology Frontier" (with Jesse Perla and Chris Tonetti), December 2014.
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  51. "Endogenous Information Acquisition and Countercyclical Uncertainty " (with Xuewen Liu and Pengfei Wang), January 2015.
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  52. "Wealth distribution and social mobility in the US: A quantitative approach" (with Alberto Bisin and Mi Luo, 2015)
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  53. "Skewed Wealth Distributions: Theory and Empirics" (with Alberto Bisin, June 2016)
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  54. "Earnings Inequality and Other Determinants of Wealth Inequality," (with Alberto Bisin and Mi Luo, 2017)
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  55. "The Anatomy of Sentiment Driven Fluctuations," (with Sushant Acharya and Zhen Huo, 2017)
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  56. "Sentiments and Economic Activity: Evidence from U.S. States (with Mark Spiegel, May 2016)
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  57. "Financial Markets, the Real Economy, and Self-fulfilling Uncertainties, (with Xuewen Liu and Pengfei Wang, February 2017)
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  58. Related Links:

    Roger Farmer at UCLA


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