James S. Costain

Banco de España - Research Department

Alcala 50

28014 Madrid

Spain

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Scholarly Papers (21)

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Business Cycles, Unemployment Insurance, and Calibration of Matching Models

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1008
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Sep 2003
James S. Costain and Michael Reiter
Banco de España - Research Department and Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS)
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real business cycles, matching function, unemployment insurance

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Unemployment Insurance with Endogenous Search Intensity and Precautionary Saving

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Economics WP No. 243
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Jul 1998
James S. Costain
Banco de España - Research Department
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Employment Fluctuations in a Dual Labor Market

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 1013
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 23 Apr 2010
James S. Costain, Juan F. Jimeno and Carlos Thomas
Banco de España - Research Department, Banco de España - Research Department and Banco de España
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Firing Costs, Temporary Jobs, Unemployment Volatility, Matching Model, Endogenous Separation

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A Simple Model of Multiple Equilibria Based on Risk

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Economics Working Paper No. 407
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Mar 2000
James S. Costain
Banco de España - Research Department
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multiple equilibria, imperfect insurance, matching,

Employment Fluctuations with Downward Wage Rigidity: The Role of Moral Hazard

Banco de Espana Research Paper No. 0632
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Nov 2006
James S. Costain and Marcel Jansen
Banco de España - Research Department and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Economics
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Job matching, wage rigidity, efficiency wages, contractual fragility

Employment Fluctuations with Downward Wage Rigidity: The Role of Moral Hazard

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4344
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
James S. Costain and Marcel Jansen
Banco de España - Research Department and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Economics
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job matching, shirking, efficiency wages, endogenous separation, contractual fragility

Employment Fluctuations with Downward Wage Rigidity: The Role of Moral Hazard

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 112, Issue 4, pp. 782-811, December 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Nov 2010
James S. Costain and Marcel Jansen
Banco de España - Research Department and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Economics
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Employment Fluctuations with Downward Wage Rigidity: The Role of Moral Hazard

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 112, Issue 4, pp. 782-811, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Dec 2010
James S. Costain and Marcel Jansen
Banco de España - Research Department and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Economics
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Matching, shirking, efficiency wage, separation, contractual fragility, C78, E24, E32, J64

Inflation Dynamics with Labour Market Matching: Assessing Alternative Specifications

National Bank of Belgium Working Paper No. 164
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Sep 2010
European Central Bank (ECB), Banco de España - Research Department, Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix (FUNDP) - Faculty of Economics, Management and Social Sciences, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, European Central Bank (ECB), Bank of England and Banque Centrale du Luxembourg
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Inflation Dynamics, Labour Market, Business Cycle, Real Rigidities

Inflation Dynamics with Labour Market Matching: Assessing Alternative Specifications

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 09-6, Bank of England Working Paper No. 375
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Mar 2009
European Central Bank (ECB), Banco de España - Research Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, European Central Bank (ECB), Bank of England and Banque Centrale du Luxembourg
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inflation dynamics, labour market, business cycle, real rigidities

Inflation Dynamics with Labour Market Matching: Assessing Alternative Specifications

ECB Working Paper No. 1053
Posted: 04 Mar 2010
European Central Bank (ECB), Banco de España - Research Department, Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix (FUNDP) - Faculty of Economics, Management and Social Sciences, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, European Central Bank (ECB), Bank of England and Banque Centrale du Luxembourg

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Inflation Dynamics, Labour Market, Business Cycle, Real Rigidities

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Stabilization Versus Insurance: Welfare Effects of Procyclical Taxation Under Incomplete Markets

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Economics Working Paper No. 890
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Dec 2006
James S. Costain and Michael Reiter
Banco de España - Research Department and Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS)
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Real business cycles, matching, precautionary saving, unemployment insurance, fiscal policy, incomplete markets, heterogeneity, computation

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Macroprudential Theory: Advances and Challenges

Banco de Espana Occasional Paper No. 1604
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Mar 2016
Henrique S. Basso and James S. Costain
Birkbeck College, University of London and Banco de España - Research Department
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banks, financial stability, financial regulation, macroeconomic policy

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Logit Price Dynamics

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 1301
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
James S. Costain and Anton Nakov
Banco de España - Research Department and European Central Bank (ECB)
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nominal rigidity, logit equilibrium, state-dependent pricing, near rationality, information-constrained pricing

Logit Price Dynamics

ECB Working Paper No. 1693
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Jul 2014
James S. Costain and Anton Nakov
Banco de España - Research Department and European Central Bank (ECB)
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nominal rigidity, logit equilibrium, state-dependent pricing, near rationality, information-constrained pricing

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A Herding Perspective on Global Games and Multiplicity

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Economics Working Paper No. 3-29 (08)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Dec 2006
James S. Costain
Banco de España - Research Department
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Herding, information cascades, multiplicity, uniqueness, heterogeneity, strategic complementarities, global games, adaptive learning, stochastic recursive algorithms

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Wage, Inflation and Employment Dynamics with Labour Market Matching

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 0918
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Aug 2009
European Central Bank (ECB), Banco de España - Research Department, Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix (FUNDP) - Faculty of Economics, Management and Social Sciences, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, European Central Bank (ECB), Bank of England and Banque Centrale du Luxembourg
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inflation dynamics, labour market, business cycle, real rigidities

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Precautionary Price Stickiness

ECB Working Paper No. 1375
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Aug 2011
James S. Costain and Anton Nakov
Banco de España - Research Department and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Logit equilibrium, state-dependent pricing, (S,s) adjustment, near rationality, information-constrained pricing

Precautionary Price Stickiness

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 1122
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jul 2013
James S. Costain and Anton Nakov
Banco de España - Research Department and European Central Bank (ECB)
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nominal rigidity, logit equilibrium, state-dependent pricing, (S,s) adjustment, near-rational behavior

Precautionary Price Stickiness

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9912
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
James S. Costain and Anton Nakov
Banco de España - Research Department and European Central Bank (ECB)
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(S,s), adjustment, logit equilibrium, near-rational behavior, Nominal rigidity, state-dependent pricing

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Smoothing Shocks and Balancing Budgets in a Currency Union

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 1207
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Jan 2012
James S. Costain and Beatriz de Blas
Banco de España - Research Department and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
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Fiscal authority, public wages, sovereign debt, monetary union

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On the Quantitative Importance of Wage Bargaining Models

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Economics WP No. 262
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Jul 1998
James S. Costain
Banco de España - Research Department
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Price Adjustments in a General Model of State-Dependent Pricing

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 0824
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2008
James S. Costain and Anton Nakov
Banco de España - Research Department and European Central Bank (ECB)
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price stickiness, state-dependent pricing, stochastic menu costs, generalized (S,s), bounded rationality

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Dynamics of the Price Distribution in a General Model of State-Dependent Pricing

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 0831
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Jan 2009
James S. Costain and Anton Nakov
Banco de España - Research Department and European Central Bank (ECB)
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price stickiness, state-dependent pricing, stochastic menu costs, generalized (S,s), heterogeneous agents, distributional dynamics

Fiscal Delegation in a Monetary Union with Decentralized Public Spending

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5775
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Mar 2016
Henrique S. Basso and James S. Costain
Birkbeck College, University of London and Banco de España - Research Department
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fiscal authority, delegation, decentralization, monetary union, sovereign debt

Fiscal Delegation in a Monetary Union with Decentralized Public Spending

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 1311
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Sep 2013
Henrique S. Basso and James S. Costain
Birkbeck College, University of London and Banco de España - Research Department
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fiscal authority, delegation, decentralization, monetary union, sovereign debt

Distributional Dynamics Under Smoothly State-dependent Pricing

ECB Working Paper No. 1333
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
James S. Costain and Anton Nakov
Banco de España - Research Department and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Nominal rigidity, state-dependent pricing, menu costs, heterogeneity, Taylor rule

Distributional Dynamics Under Smoothly State-Dependent Pricing

FEDS Working Paper No. 2011-50
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
James S. Costain and Anton Nakov
Banco de España - Research Department and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Nominal rigidity, state-dependent pricing, menu costs, heterogeneity, Taylor rule

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Fiscal Delegation in a Monetary Union: Instrument Assignment and Stabilization Properties

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 1710
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 28 Mar 2017
Henrique S. Basso and James S. Costain
Birkbeck College, University of London and Banco de España - Research Department
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independent fiscal authority, delegation, decentralization, monetary union, sovereign debt

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Costly Decisions and Sequential Bargaining

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 1729
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Aug 2017
James S. Costain
Banco de España - Research Department
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bargaining, control costs, logit equilibrium, near-rational choice

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On Payoff Heterogeneity in Games with Strategic Complementarities

UPF Economics and Business Working Paper No. 546
Posted: 10 Sep 2002
Antonio Ciccone and James S. Costain
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and Banco de España - Research Department

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Heterogeneity, multiplicity, discrete choice, strategic complementarity, positive feedback