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Traditional models of the business cycle rely on the assumption that the economy is populated by agents who have similar characteristics such as taste, income, or productivity. Despite offering simple and elegant macroeconomic models, this assumption masks the rich interplay between cross-sectional and aggregate cyclical movements.
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