The American business cycle : continuity and change /

In recent decades the American economy has experienced the worst peace-time inflation in its history and the highest unemployment rate since the Great Depression. These circumstances have prompted renewed interest in the concept of business cycles, which Joseph Schumpeter suggested are "like th...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Corporate Author: National Bureau of Economic Research Conference on Business Cycles
Other Authors: Gordon, Robert J. 1940-
Format: Conference Proceeding eBook
Language:English
Published:Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1986.
Series:Studies in business cycles ; no. 25.
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Summary:In recent decades the American economy has experienced the worst peace-time inflation in its history and the highest unemployment rate since the Great Depression. These circumstances have prompted renewed interest in the concept of business cycles, which Joseph Schumpeter suggested are "like the beat of the heart, of the essence of the organism that displays them.". In The American Business Cycle, some of the most prominent macroeconomics in the United States focuses on the questions, To what extent are business cycles propelled by external shocks? How have post-1946 cycles differed
Item Description:Proceedings of the National Bureau of Economic Research Conference on Business Cycles, held in Puerto Rico, 22-25 March 1984.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiv, 868 pages) : illustrations
Production Credits:"This volume contains the proceedings of the National Bureau of Economic Research Conference on Business Cycles held at the Dorado Beach Hotel, Puerto Rico, 22-25 March, 1984"--Prefatory note
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN:9780226304595
0226304590
0226304523
9780226304526
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