The Center for Quantitative Economic Research (CQER) of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta advances empirical research in economics and promotes forecasting models usable for policy studies.
Zhen Huo and José-Víctor Ríos-Rull
CQER Working Paper 13-03 (April)
The authors propose a variation of the neoclassical growth model, which provides a novel, quantitative theory of the current recessions in southern Europe.
Nir Jaimovich and Sergio Rebelo
CQER Working Paper 13-02 (April)
The authors present a simple model in which the effects of taxation on growth are highly non-linear. They contend that as tax rates and other disincentives to invest become large, they have a corresponding negative impact on growth.
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