Cicles Econòmics Reals (bibliografia)

Aquesta és una llista de bibliografia sobre l’escola dels Cicles Econòmics Reals (RBC en el seu acrònim en anglès) basada en part en els materials del curs Monetary policy and business fluctuations de la UiO.

Articles de referència:

  • Kydland, F. E. and Prescott, E. C. (1982) : “Time to Build and Aggregate Fluctuations”, Econometrica, 1982, vol. 50, issue 6, pages 1345-70 (avaliable at
  • Prescott, E. C. (1986): “Theory ahead of business cycle measurement”, Quarterly Review, Fall 1986 pp. 9-22
  • Long, J. B. and Plosser, Ch. I. (1983): “Real Business Cycles”,Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 91 (1) pp. 39-69 (avaliable at

Perspectiva general:

  • King, R.G. and Rebelo, S. T. (2000): “Resuscitating Real Business Cycles”, NBER Working Papers 7534 (avaliable at
  • Plosser, Ch. I. (1989): “Understanding Real Business Cycles”, The Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 3, No. 3. (Summer, 1989), pp. 51-78. (avaliable at
  • Stadler, G. W. (1994): “Real Business Cycles”, Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 32 (4) pp. 1750-1783 (avaliable at

Articles “crí­tics”:

  • Mankiw, N. G. (1989): “Real Business Cycles: A New Keynesian Perspective”, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1989 Vol. 3 (3) pp. 79-90. (avaliable at
  • Romer, D., (1993): “The New Keynesian Synthesis”, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1993 Vol. 7 (1) pp. 5-22. (avaliable at
  • Summers, L. H., (1986): “Some skeptical observations on real business cycle theory”, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Quarterly Review, (Fall 1986) pp. 23-27. (avaliable at

Introducció als RBC:

  • Arnold, L. G. (2002): “Business Cycle Theory”, Oxford University Press
  • Blanchard, O. (2000): “Macroeconomics”, Prentice-Hall, ch. 25.
  • Brevik, F. and Gartner, M. (2004): “Teaching Real Business Cycles to Undergraduates”, University of St. Gallen Discussion Paper No. 2004-5. (available at


  • Backus, D., Kehoe, P. J. and Kydland, F. E. (1993): “International Business Cycles: Theory and Evidence”, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., NBER Working Papers 4493 (avaliable at
  • Bjí¸rnland, H.C. (2000): “Detrending Methods and Stylized Facts of Business Cycles in Norway – an International Comparison”, Empirical Economics 25: 369-392.
  • Clarida, R., Gali, J. and Gertler, M. (1999): “The Science of Monetary Policy: A New Keynesian Perspective”, Journal of Economic Literature, 37(4): 1661-1707. (avaliable at
  • Galí­, J. (2002): “New Perspectives on Monetary Policy, Inflation, and the Business Cycle”, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. NBER Working Papers 8767 (avaliable at
  • Hartley, J.E., Hoover, K.D. and K.D. Salyer (1997), “The Limits of Business Cycle Research: Assessing the Real Business Cycle Model”, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 13, p 34-54.
  • Kydland, F. E.(Editor) (1995): “Business Cycle Theory”, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Kydland, F. E. and Prescott, E. C. (1990): “Business cycles: Real facts and a monetary myth”, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Quarterly Review, Spring 1990: 3-18.
  • Mishkin, F.S. and Schmidt-Hebbel, K. (2001): “One decade of Inflation Targeting in the World: What Do We Know and What Do We Need to Know?”, NBER Working Papers 8397 (avaliable at