By Benjamin Zycher, Lewis C. Solmon
The links between economic policy and economic growth are occasionally obvious but often obscure, with many factors interacting to influence the overall process. The list of parameters affecting economic growth of interest to scholars and policymakers is lengthy and expanding. Although the importance of government policy is widely recognized, the effects of policy on economic growth, in terms of direction and of magnitude, are difficult to measure. In Economic Policy, Financial Markets, and Economic Growth, a group of distinguished scholars offers findings on this ongoing and crucial debate that will be of interest to both academic and policy audiences.