Fernando Alvarez

University of Chicago - Department of Economics

Professor

1126 East 59th Street

Social Science Building, Room 442

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Financial Innovation and the Transactions Demand for Cash

Econometrica, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Fernando Alvarez and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Università degli Studi di Sassari
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money demand, technological progress, inventory models

Financial Innovation and the Transactions Demand for Cash

NBER Working Paper No. w13416
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2012
Fernando Alvarez and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Sassari
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Financial Innovation and the Transactions Demand for Cash

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6472
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 May 2008
Fernando Alvarez and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Sassari
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inventory models, money demand, technological progress

Fixed Term Employment Contracts in an Equilibrium Search Model

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Working Paper No. 2005-14
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 13 Dec 2005
Fernando Alvarez and Marcelo Veracierto
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Research Department
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fixed term contracts, temporary contracts, severance payments

Fixed-Term Employment Contracts in an Equilibrium Search Model

NBER Working Paper No. w12791
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 24 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2007
Fernando Alvarez and Marcelo Veracierto
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Research Department
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Models of Idea Flows

NBER Working Paper No. w14135
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2010
Fernando Alvarez, Francisco J. Buera and Robert E. Lucas
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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General Equilibrium Analysis of the Eaton-Kortum Model of International Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w11764
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 08 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2010
Fernando Alvarez and Robert E. Lucas
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Search and Rest Unemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w13772
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2010
Fernando Alvarez and Robert Shimer
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Asset Pricing When Risk Sharing is Limited by Default

NBER Working Paper No. w6476
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 15 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2010
Fernando Alvarez and Urban J. Jermann
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Price Setting with Menu Cost for Multi-Product Firms

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 25 Feb 2012
Fernando Alvarez and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Sassari
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menu cost, economies of scope in price changes, optimal control in multiple dimensions, fixed costs, quasi-variational inequalities, monetary shocks, impulse responses

Price Setting with Menu Cost for Multi-Product Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w17923
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 25 Mar 2012
Fernando Alvarez and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Università degli Studi di Sassari
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Price Setting with Menu Cost for Multi-Product Firms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8863
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 01 Mar 2012
Fernando Alvarez and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Sassari
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economies of scope in price changes, fixed costs, impulse responses, menu cost, monetary shocks, optimal control in multiple dimensions, quasi-variational inequalities

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The Size of the Permanent Component of Asset Pricing Kernels

NBER Working Paper No. w8360
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Jun 2001
Fernando Alvarez and Urban J. Jermann
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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On the Sluggish Response of Prices to Money in an Inventory-Theoretic Model of Money Demand

NBER Working Paper No. w10016
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Oct 2003
Fernando Alvarez, Andrew Atkeson and Chris Edmond
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and New York University
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Using Asset Prices to Measure the Cost of Business Cycles

NBER Working Paper No. w7978
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 Oct 2000 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2010
Fernando Alvarez and Urban J. Jermann
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Using Asset Prices to Measure the Cost of Business Cycles

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 112, pp. 1223-1256, December 2004
Posted: 02 Nov 2004
Fernando Alvarez and Urban J. Jermann
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department

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Quantitative Asset Pricing Implications of Endogenous Solvency Constraints

NBER Working Paper No. w6953
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 08 Mar 1999 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2018
Fernando Alvarez and Urban J. Jermann
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Quantitative Asset Pricing Implications of Endogenous Solvency Constraints

Review of Financial Studies, Winter Issue
Posted: 19 Sep 2001
Fernando Alvarez and Urban J. Jermann
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department

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Money and Exchange Rates in the Grossman-Weiss-Rotemberg Model

NBER Working Paper No. w5678
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Oct 1996 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2010
Fernando Alvarez and Andrew Atkeson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Cash Burns: An Inventory Model with a Cash-Credit Choice

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2017-06
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Apr 2017
Fernando Alvarez and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Università degli Studi di Sassari
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Cash Burns: An Inventory Model with a Cash-Credit Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w21110
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2015
Fernando Alvarez and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Università degli Studi di Sassari
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Money, Interest Rates, and Exchange Rates with Endogenously Segmented Asset Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w7871
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2010
Fernando Alvarez, Andrew Atkeson and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Money, Interest Rates, and Exchange Rates with Endogenously Segmented Asset Markets

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 110, February 2002
Posted: 10 Jun 2002
Fernando Alvarez, Andrew Atkeson and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department

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Optimal Price Setting with Observation and Menu Costs

NBER Working Paper No. w15852
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Fernando Alvarez, Francesco Lippi and Luigi Paciello
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Università degli Studi di Sassari and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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Optimal Price Setting with Observation and Menu Costs

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7861
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Fernando Alvarez, Francesco Lippi and Luigi Paciello
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Sassari and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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menu cost, observation costs, sticky prices

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Idea Flows, Economic Growth, and Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w19667
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2014
Fernando Alvarez, Francisco J. Buera and Robert E. Lucas
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Money and Interest Rates with Endogeneously Segmented Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w7060
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Jun 1999 Last Revised: 08 May 2000
Fernando Alvarez, Andrew Atkeson and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Money and Interest Rates with Endogeneously Segmented Markets

Posted: 17 Aug 2008
Fernando Alvarez, Andrew Atkeson and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department

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Liquidity Effects, Yield Curve, Term Structure of Interest Rates

Durable Consumption and Asset Management with Transaction and Observation Costs

NBER Working Paper No. w15835
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2010
Fernando Alvarez, Luigi Guiso and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and Università degli Studi di Sassari
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Durable Consumption and Asset Management with Transaction and Observation Costs

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7702
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Mar 2010
Fernando Alvarez, Luigi Guiso and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and University of Sassari
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attention costs, durable goods, household finance, liquidity choice

Persistent Liquidity Effects and Long Run Money Demand

NBER Working Paper No. w17566
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2011
Fernando Alvarez and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Università degli Studi di Sassari
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Persistent Liquidity Effects and Long Run Money Demand

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8650
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Fernando Alvarez and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Sassari
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money demand

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Mandatory Disclosure and Financial Contagion

NBER Working Paper No. w21328
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Jul 2015
Fernando Alvarez and Gadi Barlevy
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Small and Large Price Changes and the Propagation of Monetary Shocks

Number of pages: 104 Posted: 20 Jun 2014
Fernando Alvarez, Hervé le Bihan and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Banque de France - Centre de Recherche and University of Sassari
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price setting, micro evidence, size-distribution of price changes, kurtosis of price changes, menu-cost, Calvo pricing rule, output response to monetary shocks

Small and Large Price Changes and the Propagation of Monetary Shocks

NBER Working Paper No. w20155
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 May 2014
Fernando Alvarez, Hervé le Bihan and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Banque de France - Centre de Recherche and Università degli Studi di Sassari
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Small and Large Price Changes and the Propagation of Monetary Shocks

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9770
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 02 Dec 2013
Fernando Alvarez, Hervé le Bihan and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Banque de France - Centre de Recherche and University of Sassari
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Calvo pricing rule, distribution of price changes, menu cost, micro evidence, monetary shocks, rice setting

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The Demand of Liquid Assets with Uncertain Lumpy Expenditures

NBER Working Paper No. w18152
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Fernando Alvarez and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Università degli Studi di Sassari
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Monetary Shocks in Models with Inattentive Producers

NBER Working Paper No. w20817
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Jan 2015
Fernando Alvarez, Francesco Lippi and Luigi Paciello
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Università degli Studi di Sassari and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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Decomposing Duration Dependence in a Stopping Time Model

NBER Working Paper No. w22188
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Fernando Alvarez, Katarína Borovičková and Robert Shimer
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Are State and Time Dependent Models Really Different?

NBER Working Paper No. w22361
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 20 Jun 2016
Fernando Alvarez, Francesco Lippi and Juan Passadore
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Università degli Studi di Sassari and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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Monetary Shocks in a Model with Inattentive Producers

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9228
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Fernando Alvarez, Francesco Lippi and Luigi Paciello
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Sassari and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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impulse responses., inattentiveness, monetary shocks, observation costs

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Monetary Shocks with Observation and Menu Costs

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9488
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 May 2013
Fernando Alvarez, Francesco Lippi and Luigi Paciello
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Sassari and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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impulse responses, inattentiveness, monetary shocks, sticky prices

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Temporary Price Changes, Inflation Regimes and the Propagation of Monetary Shocks

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12638
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 29 Jan 2018
Fernando Alvarez and Francesco Lippi
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Sassari
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menu cost models, price flexibility, price plans, reference prices, sticky prices, temporary price changes

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Sluggish Responses of Prices and Inflation to Monetary Shocks in an Inventory Model of Money Demand

Posted: 26 Nov 2008
Fernando Alvarez, Andrew Atkeson and Chris Edmond
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and New York University

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money, prices, velocity, interest rates, inflation, asset markets, segmentation

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Time-Varying Risk, Interest Rates, and Exchange Rates in General Equilibrium

Posted: 25 Jul 2008
Fernando Alvarez, Andrew Atkeson and Patrick J. Kehoe
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department

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Forward Premium Anomaly, Fama Puzzle, Time-Varying Conditional Variances, Asset Pricing-Puzzle, Segmented Markets, Pricing Kernel

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Reducing Inflation in Argentina: Mission Impossible?

Posted: 27 Dec 2005
Fernando Alvarez and Stephen P. Zeldes
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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Argentina, inflation, hyperinflation, currency board, budget deficits, financial crisis, exchange rate