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The development of quantitative empirical analysis in macroeconomics

  • Fernando Ballabriga
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    This paper contains a schematic description of selected relevant events in the development of quantitative macroeconomics since the start of the Cowles Comission for Economic Research in 1932. It also provides a sketch of what could be a promising path for future events.

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    Paper provided by Directorate General Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN), European Commission in its series European Economy - Economic Papers with number 168.

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    Length: 21 pages
    Date of creation: Apr 2002
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    Handle: RePEc:euf:ecopap:0168
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