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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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In order to capture an empirically evident influence of oil prices on international business cycle, the authors introduce a simple two-country model which, unlike existing traditional models, includes the global oil supply shock being common for all countries as well as county-specific shocks to the efficiency of oil use.
QQ: How would you characterise your feelings about investment in terms of the business cycle at the moment?
Additionally, if business cycles are synchronized then there can be co-ordination in international policy formulation and relevant policy reforms can be undertaken by each country.
Structure rainy day funds to be in line with the economy, so that deposits, withdrawals, and savings targets are informed by the state's revenue volatility and the business cycle.
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 "What effects do macroeconomic conditions have on the time couples with children spend together?" (Review of Economics of the Household, March 2015), Melinda Sandler Morrill and Sabrina Wulff Pabilonia examine two questions: First, how does the time that couples who have children spend together vary over the business cycle? Second, do changes in couple time together correspond to changes in the total hours worked and when those hours take place?
Business Cycle Economics: Understanding Recessions and Depressions From Boom to Bust
"Dating Business Cycles Turning Points." National Bureau of Economic Research, 2005.
In this article, I investigate the welfare cost of business cycles in an economy where households have heterogeneous trading technologies.
The main question this article tries to answer is: are there any properties of business cycles that will make them look more regular?
Top earners in finance, insurance, and real estate (FIRE) and construction face substantial business cycle volatility, whereas those in services have earnings that are less cyclical than those of the average worker.
Pay less attention to the business cycle and more attention to what BIS economist Claudio Borio calls "the financial cycle.'' It typically lasts 15 to 20 years and may straddle several traditional business cycles.
The Chemical Activity Barometer is a leading economic indicator, shown to lead US business cycles by an average of eight months at cycle peaks, and four months at cycle troughs, the group said.
The papers discuss the degree to which the region's business cycles are decoupled from the rest of the world, the factors that affect regional business cycles, financial market linkage in the region, the impact of free trade agreements on the structure of demand, the impact of inflation targeting on business cycle synchronization between East Asia and the rest of the world, the relationship between globalization and regional economic growth, the importance of South-South trade as an alternative source of economic growth, determinants of household saving in China, financing infrastructure construction in China, and whether Chinese currency is appreciating fast enough to match the pace of changes in underlying economic fundamentals.