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Was Monetary Policy Impotent or Simply Contracyclical in the 1980s?

  • Tanner, J. Ernest
  • Pescatrice, Donn
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    Volume (Year): 20 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 55-80

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jmacro:v:20:y:1998:i:1:p:55-80
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