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‘Austerity’ and Inequality at the G-20

Davide Furceri presented our joint work (with Daniel Leigh and Larry Ball) on the impacts of fiscal consolidation–sometimes referred to in the blogosphere as ‘austerity’–at a G-20 seminar in Buenos Aires. See the presentation and prepared text of the talk.

Davide Furceri presented our joint work (with Daniel Leigh and Larry Ball) on the impacts of fiscal consolidation–sometimes referred to in the blogosphere as ‘austerity’–at a G-20 seminar in Buenos Aires. See the presentation and prepared text of the talk.

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Posted by at 1:39 PM

Labels: Unemployment

Stijn Claessens kicks off housing conference

The IMF, Dallas Fed, and the JMCB are holding a conference on “Housing, Stability and the Macroeconomy: International Perspectives”. The program is available here. Stijn Claessens’s presentation gives an excellent overview of the state of the housing markets and policy issues.

The IMF, Dallas Fed, and the JMCB are holding a conference on “Housing, Stability and the Macroeconomy: International Perspectives”. The program is available here. Stijn Claessens’s presentation gives an excellent overview of the state of the housing markets and policy issues.

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Posted by at 1:20 AM

Labels: Housing

Are Jobs and Growth Still Linked? Stress-Testing Okun’s Law

At Rice University today, continuing my mission to keep Okun’s Law alive. Art Okun must be smiling down on me. See the presentation here.

At Rice University today, continuing my mission to keep Okun’s Law alive. Art Okun must be smiling down on me. See the presentation here.

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Posted by at 6:59 PM

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