Macroeconomics

Macroeconomics (from the Greek prefix makro- meaning "large" + economics) is a branch of economics dealing with the performance, structure, behavior, and decision-making of an economy as a whole. For example, using interest rates, taxes and government spending to regulate an economy’s growth and stability. This includes regional, national, and global economies.Macroeconomists study topics such as GDP, unemployment rates, national income, price indices, output, consumption, unemployment, inflation, saving, investment, energy, international trade, and international finance. Macroeconomics and microeconomics are the two most general fields in economics. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 17 has a target to enhance global macroeconomic …

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NIESR · 18 May 2022 English

The Productivity Institute’s mission is to lay the foundations for an era of sustained and inclusive productivity growth based on the premise that the long-term underperformance of productivity in the …

Barry is Associate Research Director for Global Macroeconomics at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. His research interests are in applied macroeconomics and economic policy, with particular interests | Impact and Implications Solow considered macroeconomics important for explaining the pro- cyclicality purpose technologies. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 13(1), pp.333-72. Brynjolfsson E, Jin W and


PCNS · 18 May 2022 English

Policy Brief The Russia-Ukraine War and Food Security in Morocco By A bdelaaziz Ait Ali, Uri Dadush, Fatima Ezzahra Mengoub & Isabelle Tsakok PB - 34/22 Following on the heels …

agriculture and water management. She has also taught macroeconomics and microeconomics at the Hassan II Institute


CEEW · 16 May 2022 English

As we mark a half-century of action since the 1972 Stockholm Conference, we must prepare to act now for the future, and to lay the groundwork for the kinds of …

1016/S0140-6736(20)31200-9 Revisiting the neoliberal turn in macroeconomics. New Political Thiery, W., Lange, S., Rogelj


15 May 2022 English

Cover Front The shaded areas of the map indicate ESCAP members and associate member* The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) serves as the United Nations’ …

tripping. Policy Research Working Paper No. 8046 Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management Global Practice Group Grown (2006). Gender equity and globalization: Macroeconomics policy for developing countries. Journal of


NBER · 13 May 2022

What explains record U.S. house price growth since late 2019? We show that the shift to remote work explains over one half of the 23.8 percent national house price increase …


NBER · 13 May 2022

Households’ and firms’ subjective inflation expectations play a central role in macroeconomic and intertemporal microeconomic models. We discuss how subjective inflation expectations are measured, the patterns they display, their determinants, …


NBER · 13 May 2022

Using surveys of firms around the world, we review existing evidence on how firms form their macroeconomic expectations. Several facts stand out. First, the mean inflation forecasts of firms often …


NBER · 13 May 2022

This paper studies aggregate labor market dynamics when workers have heterogeneous skills for tasks which are subject to non-uniform labor demand shocks. When workers have different skills, movements in aggregate …


NBER · 13 May 2022

Entitlement programs have become an increasing component of total government spending in the US over the last six decades. To some observers, this growth of the welfare state is excessive …


NBER · 13 May 2022

The recent debates on infrastructure spending have led to renewed interest in the measurement of infrastructure and its effects on growth and well-being. This paper updates estimates of one important …


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