This paper compares price-level-path targeting (PT) with inflation targeting (IT) in a sticky-price, dynamic, general equilibrium model augmented with imperfections in both the debt and equity markets.
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We document the cyclical behavior of debt, equity, and retained earnings for different firm categories using firm-level Canadian data.
The authors show that debt and equity issuance are procyclical for most listed U.S. firms.
The author analyzes a general-equilibrium model of a heterogeneous agents economy in which the agents are subject to borrowing constraints and uninsurable idiosyncratic production risk.