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Macroeconomics and Growth Policies

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  • Jayati Ghosh
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    This United Nations Background Note on Macroeconomics and Growth provides practical guidance on how to operationalize alternative equitable and employment-generating macroeconomic and growth policies in National Development Strategies. This Policy Note has been developed in cooperation with UN agencies, and has been officially reviewed by distinguished academics/ development specialists such as Jose Antonio Ocampo, Jomo K.S. and Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz.

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    Paper provided by United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs in its series Policy Notes with number 2.

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    Length: 43 pages
    Date of creation: Jul 2007
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    Handle: RePEc:une:pnotes:2

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    Keywords: macroeconomics; growth; development planning;

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    1. Popov, Vladimir, 2010. "Development theories and development experience: half a century journey," MPRA Paper 28111, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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