Financial Markets and Investment Externalities
- Author(s): SHERIDAN TITMAN
- Published: Jul 16, 2013
- Pages: 1307-1329
- DOI: 10.1111/jofi.12072
This address explores the link between financial market shocks, investment choices, and various externalities that can arise from these choices. My analysis, which emphasizes differences between shocks to debt and equity markets, provides insights about some stylized facts from the macro finance literature. These insights are illustrated with a discussion of the technology boom and bust in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and the housing boom and bust in the mid‐2000s.