The Current State of Macroeconomics: Leading Thinkers in Conversation

The Current State of Macroeconomics: Leading Thinkers in Conversation



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ISBN-13: 9780312222970
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 08/01/1999
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 5.73(w) x 8.85(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

Part IInterviews5
1Professor Alberto Alesina7
2Professor Costas Azariadis20
3Professor Charles R. Bean36
4Professor Victoria Chick52
5Professor Lawrence J. Christiano75
6Professor Alex Cukierman100
7Professor Martin Eichenbaum119
8Professor Robert Eisner137
9Professor Charles A.E. Goodhart153
10Professor Robert J. Gordon167
11Professor Robert E. Lucas Jr.179
12Professor Albert Marcet185
13Professor Stephen Nickell198
14Professor Christopher A. Pissarides211
15Professor Danny T. Quah224
16Professor Thomas J. Sargent249
17Professor Dennis J. Snower261
18Professor Charles Wyplosz278
Part IIAnalysis of Interview Information by Topic289
1About the Authors291
Statistics / Econometrics293
Other questions294
Academic systems294
Relation of microeconomics to macroeconomics296
Schools of macroeconomic thought297
Political economy302
Growth theory302
Business cycle theory303
Labour economics304
Theory of macroeconomic policy306
Other theories309
Present and future research310
4Real Economy, Applied Economics and Economic Policy312
US economy312
Asian economies313
European economies313
European integration315
Other questions316
Part IIIBibliography319
1Interviewees' references321
2Other references345

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