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The development of quantitative empirical analysis in macroeconomics

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  • 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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  • Fernando Ballabriga, 2002. "The development of quantitative empirical analysis in macroeconomics," European Economy - Economic Papers 2008 - 2015 168, Directorate General Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN), European Commission.
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    1. Ivan Baboucek & Martin Jancar, 2005. "Effects of Macroeconomic Shocks to the Quality of the Aggregate Loan Portfolio," Working Papers 2005/01, Czech National Bank, Research Department.

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