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Distinguished Lecture on Economics in Government: Lessons from Past Productivity Booms

  • Roger W. Ferguson
  • William L. Wascher

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Article provided by American Economic Association in its journal Journal of Economic Perspectives.

Volume (Year): 18 (2004)
Issue (Month): 2 (Spring)
Pages: 3-28

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