Macroeconomics, fiscal policy, and economic growth by Norman Fred Keiser

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementNorman F. Keiser.
LC ClassificationsHJ257 .K35
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Paginationxx, 525 p. :
Number of Pages525
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Sources of Frontier Growth 9 3. Frontier Growth: Beyond GDP 23 4. The Spread of Economic Growth 31 5. Conclusion 61 Acknowledgments 62 References 62 2. Macroeconomic Shocks and Their Propagation 71 V.A. Ramey 1. Introduction 72 2. Methods for Identifying Shocks and Estimating Impulse Responses 74 3.

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