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The Transformation of Macroeconomic Policy and Research

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  • Prescott, Edward C.

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Nobel Prize Lecture December 8, 2004

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  • Prescott, Edward C., 2004. "The Transformation of Macroeconomic Policy and Research," Nobel Prize in Economics documents 2004-7, Nobel Prize Committee.
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