Markets, models and planning: the Norwegian experience
AbstractAfter World War II economic policy in Europe comprised considerable elements of planning. The paper discusses how this shift was related to the conceived failure of the free enterprise economy to provide full employment in the interwar period and to the war experience. The Norwegian post-war planning had a more integrated and comprehensive character and a more structured format than in most other countries in Western Europe. Some major aspects of the Norwegian planning system and the models developed to support it are discussed, with particular emphasis on the roles played by key economists
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Oslo University, Department of Economics in its series Memorandum with number 14/2005.
Length: 34 pages
Date of creation: 11 Jul 2005
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Economic planning; planning models; national budgeting; Marshall Plan;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- A11 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Role of Economics; Role of Economists
- O21 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy - - - Planning Models; Planning Policy
- P41 - Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems - - - Planning, Coordination, and Reform
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- Bjerkholt, Olav, 1998. "Interaction between model builders and policy makers in the Norwegian tradition," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 15(3), pages 317-339, July.
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