Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/159291
Authors: 
Benassi, Corrado
Scorcu, Antonello
Year of Publication: 
2002
Series/Report no.: 
Quaderni - Working Paper DSE 450
Abstract: 
Nominal wage adjustment is modeled as resulting from bargaining between a risk neutral …rm and a risk averse worker, in an environment where the rate of in‡ation is a random variable. Risk aversion makes for endogenous indexation arrangements, which deliver partial indexation as they exploit imperfect in‡ation indices; risk aversion also generates a positive correlation between indexation and in‡ation variance. The model suggests a distinction between complete vs incomplete in‡ation adjustment on the one hand, and perfect vs imperfect adjustment on the other hand.
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Creative Commons License: 
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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