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Cyclical Patterns of Employment, Utilization and Profitability
Economics Department Working Paper Series
  • Ben Zipperer, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
  • Peter Skott, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Publication Date
2010
Working Paper Number
2010-02
Disciplines
Abstract

The interaction between income distribution, accumulation, employment and the utilization of capital is central to macroeconomic models in the `heterodox' tradition. This paper examines the stylized pattern of these variables using US data for the period after 1948. We look at the trends and cycles in individual time series and examine the bivariate cycical patterns among the variables.

Citation Information
Ben Zipperer and Peter Skott. "Cyclical Patterns of Employment, Utilization and Profitability" (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/peter_skott/11/