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A new method to estimate time variation in the NAIRU - comments

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Labor market behavior

In this paper, the author separates the economic from the psychological aspects of labor market behavior and argues that the psychological ones deserve careful study.
Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 48 , Issue Jun

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How organizations behave: towards implications for economics and economic policy

This essay begins with introductions to the two sides of organizational economics: the economics of internal organization (which focuses on the internal structure and functioning of organizations) and the economic theory of the firm (which focuses on organizations' boundaries and on relationships across these boundaries). Taken literally, these issues are only loosely related to the conference theme of "How Humans Behave," but the author does see a high-level parallel: both behavioral economics and organizational economics are investigating new approaches to modeling economic actors ...
Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 48 , Issue Jun

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A new method to estimate time variation in the NAIRU

NAIRU estimates are obtained from estimates of the Phillips curve, the relationship between the inflation rate on the one hand, and the unemployment rate, measures of inflationary expectations and variables representing supply shocks on the other.
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Capital allocation for operational risk: implementation challenges for bank supervisors

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The economics of large government deficits : proceedings of a conference held at Melvin Village, New Hampshire, October 1983

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 27 , Issue Oct

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Improving educational quality: how best to evaluate our schools

This paper considers some of the basic features of school accountability systems and assesses both the incentives for change that are imbedded in these systems and the existing evidence we have about behavior under different systems.
Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 47 , Issue Jun , Pages 193-247

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Understanding inflation and the implications for monetary policy: a Phillips curve retrospective

It has been fifty years since A.W. Phillips published the famous article on inflation and unemployment that established the Phillips curve as a central concept in macroeconomic analysis and policymaking. Today, despite ongoing debate about the validity of this approach, many academic economists, policy makers and financial correspondents use Phillips curve concepts in discussing the influence of demand growth on inflation, as well as the relationship between unemployment, wages and prices. But the Phillips curve of today is not that of fifty years ago. And the economy and our understanding of ...
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Current audit and accounting issues

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Issue Jun

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Comments on Enthoven’s “The U.S. Experience with Managed Care and Managed Competition”

This session will provide an overview of the U.S. health care system with an emphasis on trends observed since the reforms of the early 1990s. ; How has the health care system adjusted to the introduction of market-oriented medicine? And what have been the consequences for access to care, health care costs (public and private), and the quality of care over the past decade? How does the U.S. health care system measure up in international comparisons, for instance? Does managed care work as its advocates expected or have inappropriate consumer and provider incentives undermined this experiment? ...
Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 50 , Issue Jun , Pages 119-125




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