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Toward a Progressive Macroeconomic Explanation of the Recession


  • Howard Sherman


How can progressive economics explain a business cycle? It is time to resurrect better ways to think about business cycles and therefore the policies that can mitigate them. In this piece, the eminent economist Howard Sherman basically provides a course in how to think about the business cycle, in particular this one.

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  • Howard Sherman, 2010. "Toward a Progressive Macroeconomic Explanation of the Recession," Challenge, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 53(4), pages 68-85.
  • Handle: RePEc:mes:challe:v:53:y:2010:i:4:p:68-85
    DOI: 10.2753/0577-5132530404

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