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Concepts and Measures of Federal Deficits and Debt and their Impact on Economic Activity

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  • Boskin, Michael J., 1987. "Concepts and Measures of Federal Deficits and Debt and their Impact on Economic Activity," CEPR Publications 244437, Stanford University, Center for Economic Policy Research.
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    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.244437
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