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Julio J. Rotemberg

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The goals of the annual NBER Macroeconomics Conference are to present, extend, and apply frontier work in macroeconomics and to stimulate work by macroeconomists in policy issues. Each paper in the Annual is followed by comments and discussion.


The goals of the annual NBER Macroeconomics Conference are to present, extend, and apply frontier work in macroeconomics and to stimulate work by macroeconomists in policy issues. Each paper in the Annual is followed by comments and discussion.


This is the eleventh volume in a series of annuals from the National Bureau of Economic Research that are designed to present, extend, and apply frontier work in macroeconomics, and to encourage and stimulate work by macroeconomists on current policy issues. These contributions offer a good sample of the current issues and exciting research directions in macroeconomics.

Contents: Credit, Business Investment, and Output Fluctuations in Japan, Nobuhiro Kiyotaki and Kenneth D. West. Causes and Consequences of Imperfections in the Consumer Price Index, Matthew D. Shapiro and David Wilcox. A Scorecard for Indexed Government Debt, John Y. Campbell and Robert J. Shiller. Technology Improvements and Productivity Slowdowns: Another Crazy Explanation, Andreas Hornstein and Per Krusell. Are Currency Crises Self-Fulfilling?, Paul Krugman. Inequity and Growth, Roland Benabou.


This is the ninth in a series of annuals from the National Bureau of Economic Research that are designed to stimulate research on problems in applied economics, to bring frontier theoretical developments to a wider audience, and to accelerate the interaction between analytical and empirical research in macroeconomics.

Contents: On the Speed of Transition in Eastern Europe, Philippe Aghion and Olivier Jean Blanchard. The Costs of Business Cycles with Incomplete Markets, Andrew Atkeson and Christopher Phelan. The U.S. Fiscal Problem: Where We Are, How We Got Here and Where We Are Going, Alan Auerbach. The East Asian Miracle Economies, John Page. What Ends Recessions? Christina Romer and David Romer. Toward a Modern Macroeconomic Model Usable for Policy Analysis, Christopher Sims and Eric Leeper.