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Consumption-Leisure Trade-offs and Persistency in Business Cycles
This paper studies whether nonseparabilities between consumption and leisure may help to explain the observed persistence in GNP growth. We consider an extended version of Lucas' (1988) human capital investment model that ...
Lowndes and Locke on the value of money
In this paper I analyze the monetary theories underlying the arguments that Locke and Lowndes directed against each other during their discussions around the Great Recoinage of 1696. My primary place of interest is the ...
Inequality for Wage Earners and Self-Employed: Evidence from Panel Data
(University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2007-03)
In this paper we study the evolution of income inequality for employees and self-employed workers. We highlight the importance of separately analyze these different sources of income to gain a broader understanding of ...