Julia Thomas


Staff working papers

Productive Misallocation and International Transmission of Credit Shocks

Staff Working Paper 2015-19 Yuko Imura, Julia Thomas
We develop an asymmetric, two-country equilibrium business cycle model to study the role of international trade in transmitting and propagating the real effects of global financial shocks. Our model predicts that a recession in a large economy considerably alters a recession in its smaller trade partner, with distinct investment dynamics driving the transmission.

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