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Review of Sargent's The Conquest of American Inflation


  • Ramon Marimon


Sargent's book provides a reinterpretation of the US inflation record over the last half-century, reflecting on how macroeconomic theory has evolved since the beginnings of the rational expectations revolution. It is a basic reference on dynamic macroeconomic theory.

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  • Ramon Marimon, 2000. "Review of Sargent's The Conquest of American Inflation," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 38(2), pages 405-411, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:jeclit:v:38:y:2000:i:2:p:405-411 Note: DOI: 10.1257/jel.38.2.405

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    1. Cho, In-Koo & Matsui, Akihiko, 1995. "Induction and the Ramsey policy," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 19(5-7), pages 1113-1140.
    2. Marimon, R. & Nicolini, J.P. & Teles, P., 1999. "Competition and Reputation," Economics Working Papers eco99/18, European University Institute.
    3. Marimon, R. & Nicolini, J.P. & Teles, P., 1999. "Competition and Reputation," Economics Working Papers eco99/18, European University Institute.
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    JEL classification:

    • E31 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation


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