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Monetary Policy and Bank Lending
Over the last decade or so, NBER researchers have analyzed the effect of financial conditions, particularly the characteristics of borrowers' and lenders' balance sheets in macroeconomic performance.(1) The result, I believe, is a much richer understanding...
The Bretton Woods International Monetary System: A Lesson for Today
In fall 1991, the NBER held a conference--"A Retrospective on the Bretton Woods International Monetary System"--at the Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire. The historic International Monetary Conference of July 1944, creating the Bretton...
The Economics of Aging
Members of the NBER's Program on the Economics of Aging currently are doing research on: the housing and living arrangements, health care, and financial status of the elderly; U.S. demographic trends and their economic consequences; labor market and...
Understanding Recent Changes in the Wage Structure
Increases in family income inequality during the 1980s have received prominent media attention over the last year. Some of the media focus on this topic clearly reflects election-year politics. But popular interest in income distribution also reflects...