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Macroeconomics and Growth Policies

  • Jayati Ghosh
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    This United Nations Background Note on Macroeconomics and Growth provides practical guidance on how to operationalize alternative equitable and employment-generating macroeconomic and growth policies in National Development Strategies. This Policy Note has been developed in cooperation with UN agencies, and has been officially reviewed by distinguished academics/ development specialists such as Jose Antonio Ocampo, Jomo K.S. and Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz.

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    File URL: http://esa.un.org/techcoop/documents/PN_MacroBackgroundNote.pdf
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    Paper provided by United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs in its series Policy Notes with number 2.

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    Length: 43 pages
    Date of creation: Jul 2007
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    Handle: RePEc:une:pnotes:2
    Contact details of provider: Web page: http://esa.un.org/techcoop/policyNotes.asp
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