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Essays on macroeconomics and household heterogeneity

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The goal of this thesis is to explore how household heterogeneity propagates and amplifies macroeconomic shocks within the economy using both economic theory and empirical data.

The assumption of a single "representative" household has been a mainstay of macroeconomic research over the past half-century. However recent work suggests that not only is there a considerable degree of heterogeneity among households, but that these differences have a significant impact on a range of ...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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