Conversations on Growth, Stability and Trade: An Historical Perspective
This volume provides a comprehensive survey of the major economic issues that have helped shape the modern world. It includes discussions of contemporary research findings in macroeconomics and scrutinizes some of the most important debates in economic history. The author examines the many controversies relating to the role of government in a modern economy, long-run growth and development, the spread of the Industrial Revolution, the causes and consequences of the Great Depression, the Great Peacetime Inflation, the conduct of stabilization policy, international economic integration and globalization.
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the world economy in historical perspective
a very longrun view
old and new
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argues Barro Ben Bernanke Bernanke Bhagwati Blinder Bradford DeLong capita income capital cent central bank classical consensus convergence DeLong democracy Depression developing countries East Asian economic growth economic history economic policy economists effects Eichengreen empirical endogenous growth endogenous growth theory equation Europe evidence example exchange rate factors framework free trade Friedman globalisation gold standard growth model growth rate growth theory historians ideas impact important income per capita increase Industrial Revolution inflation targeting influence institutions interest rates issue Journal of Economic Keynes Keynesian Krugman labour liberalisation living standards long-run Lucas macroeconomics macroeconomists Mankiw monetarism monetary policy neoclassical output paper Paul Romer period Phillips curve political population problem question real business cycle recent Robert Lucas Rodrik role Romer shocks social Solow model stabilisation stabilisation policy Stiglitz technological Temin tion twentieth century unemployment Washington consensus World Bank