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Real Estate
In the 1980s there were enormous changes in the housing finance system that affected both the home-ownership rate and real house prices. In addition, housing's historic sensitivity to changes in nominal interest rates seems to have been dampened substantially....
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The Gold Standard and the Great Depression
The Depression of the 1930s remains the ultimate testing ground for theories of macroeconomic fluctuation, while the operation of the gold standard is the ultimate measuring rod for alternative international monetary systems. Yet neither the cause...
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The International Seminar on Macroeconomics
The International Seminar on Macroeconomics (ISOM), founded in 1978, was one of the earliest collaborative activities of the NBER with economists and organizations in Europe. The proceedings of all but the first of this annual conference series have...
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