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Synonyms for business cycle

recurring fluctuations in economic activity consisting of recession and recovery and growth and decline


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QQ: How would you characterise your feelings about investment in terms of the business cycle at the moment?
However, this dynamic can change during business cycles, as there are fewer buyers during business cycle troughs (when the economy is weak).
To support such a statement, not only does ABCT need to explain all business cycles, but all other business-cycle theories also have to be inconsistent with the ABCT.
In this article, I investigate the welfare cost of business cycles in an economy where households have heterogeneous trading technologies.
The aim of the article is to recall the two types of business cycles --classical and growth cycles -and check whether they exist simultaneously, i.
Given the financial cycle's ugly climax, governments should shift their focus from smoothing business cycles to preventing excessive debt, counsels the BIS.
The chemical industry said it has been found to consistently lead the US economy's business cycle given its early position in the supply chain, and this barometer can be used to determine turning points and likely trends in the wider economy.
The pay-for-performance analysis may yield either erroneous or controversial results if a comparison is made against peers that have different business cycles.
We can also observe that business cycle based asset allocation weighs vary considerably through all business cycles phases.
Do business cycles become less volatile and more synchronized across countries as the degree of financial integration increases?
immigrants are more sensitive to the business cycle than are those of native-born Americans.
The global recession and continuing tremors in advanced economies suggest that the degree of synchronization among business cycles internationally has increased significantly.
Most countries typically found in the core respond to external spillovers in similar ways, leading to more synchronized business cycles.
For those interested in the nature of the development of economics as an intellectual discipline as well as those interested in the development of such a key area as the study of business cycles, this book has much to highly recommend it.
However, Burns and Mitchell (1946) concluded that an informal, judgmental approach to dating business cycles was preferable to theoretical modeling, since they felt the models could not describe the cycles well enough to have much predictive value.