Susanto Basu

Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics

Professor

140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3806

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Citation 215

Are Technology Improvements Contractionary?

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 14 Jan 1999
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, John G. Fernald and Miles S. Kimball
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and University of Colorado Boulder
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Are Technology Improvements Contractionary?

NBER Working Paper No. w10592
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 16 May 2022
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, John G. Fernald and Miles S. Kimball
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and University of Colorado Boulder
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Productivity Growth in the 1990s: Technology, Utilization, or Adjustment?

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Jul 2001
John G. Fernald, Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and Matthew D. Shapiro
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Productivity Growth in the 1990s: Technology, Utilization, or Adjustment?

NBER Working Paper No. w8359
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 28 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 07 May 2022
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, John G. Fernald and Matthew D. Shapiro
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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The Case of the Missing Productivity Growth: Or, Does Information Technology Explain Why Productivity Accelerated in the United States But Not the United Kingdom?

Harvard Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2021, FRB Chicago Working Paper No. 2003-08
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Nov 2003
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, John G. Fernald, Nicholas Oulton and Sylaja Srinivasan
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, London School of Economics - Centre for Macroeconomics(CFM) and Bank of England - Monetary Analysis
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Why is Productivity Procyclical? Why Do We Care?

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 28 Dec 2000
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and John G. Fernald
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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Why is Productivity Procyclical? Why Do We Care?

NBER Working Paper No. w7940
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 30 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2021
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and John G. Fernald
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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Aggregate Productivity and Aggregate Technology

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Dec 1997
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and John G. Fernald
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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Productivity, Welfare and Reallocation: Theory and Firm-Level Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5226
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, Luigi Pascali, Fabio Schiantarelli and Luis Servén
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Boston College, Boston College - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Economic Theory & Research, E-Business, Economic Growth, Labor Policies, Technology Industry

Productivity, Welfare, and Reallocation: Theory and Firm-Level Evidence

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 09-19
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Mar 2010
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, Luigi Pascali, Fabio Schiantarelli and Luis Servén
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Boston College, Boston College - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Productivity, Welfare and Reallocation: Theory and Firm-Level Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w15579
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2022
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, Luigi Pascali, Fabio Schiantarelli and Luis Servén
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Boston College, Boston College - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Productivity, Welfare and Reallocation: Theory and Firm-Level Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4612
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, Luigi Pascali, Fabio Schiantarelli and Luis Servén
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Boston College, Boston College - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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productivity, welfare, reallocation, technology, TFP

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Productivity and the Welfare of Nations

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6026
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, Luigi Pascali, Fabio Schiantarelli and Luis Servén
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Boston College, Boston College - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Economic Theory & Research, Currencies and Exchange Rates, Environmental Economics & Policies, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets

Productivity and the Welfare of Nations

NBER Working Paper No. w17971
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2022
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, Luigi Pascali, Fabio Schiantarelli and Luis Servén
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Boston College, Boston College - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Productivity and the Welfare of Nations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6461
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 14 Apr 2012
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, Luigi Pascali, Fabio Schiantarelli and Luis Servén
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Boston College, Boston College - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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TFP, welfare, productivity, Solow residual

A General-Equilibrium Asset-Pricing Approach to the Measurement of Nominal and Real Bank Output

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
J. Christina Wang, J. Christina Wang, Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and John G. Fernald
Federal Reserve Bank of BostonIndependent, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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A General-Equilibrium Asset-Pricing Approach to the Measurement of Nominal and Real Bank Output

NBER Working Paper No. w14616
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2022
J. Christina Wang, J. Christina Wang, Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and John G. Fernald
Federal Reserve Bank of BostonIndependent, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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The Value of Risk: Measuring the Service Output of U.S. Commercial Banks

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 08-4
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, Robert Inklaar, J. Christina Wang and J. Christina Wang
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of BostonIndependent
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The Value of Risk: Measuring the Service Output of U.S. Commercial Banks

NBER Working Paper No. w14615
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2022
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, Robert Inklaar, J. Christina Wang and J. Christina Wang
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of BostonIndependent
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The Value of Risk: Measuring the Service Output of U.S. Commercial Banks

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 49, Issue 1, pp. 226-245, 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jan 2011
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, Robert Inklaar, J. Christina Wang and J. Christina Wang
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of BostonIndependent
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Business Cycles in International Historical Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. w7090
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Oct 1999 Last Revised: 18 May 2022
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and Alan M. Taylor
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Uncertainty Shocks in a Model of Effective Demand

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Working Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and Brent Bundick
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Uncertaity Shocks, Monetary Policy, Sticky-Price Models, Epstein-Zin Preferences, Zero Lower Bound on Nominal Interest Rates

Uncertainty Shocks in a Model of Effective Demand

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 12-15
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Jun 2013
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and Brent Bundick
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Boston College - Department of Economics
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uncertainty shocks, monetary policy, sticky-price models

Uncertainty Shocks in a Model of Effective Demand

NBER Working Paper No. w18420
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and Brent Bundick
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Information and Communications Technology as a General-Purpose Technology: Evidence from U.S Industry Data

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Working Paper Series No. 2006-29
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Aug 2007
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and John G. Fernald
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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information technology

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Some Evidence on the Importance of Sticky Wages

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 10-11
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Dec 2010
Alessandro Barattieri, Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and Peter Gottschalk
Boston College, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Boston College
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Some Evidence on the Importance of Sticky Wages

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5039
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Jul 2010
Alessandro Barattieri, Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and Peter Gottschalk
Boston College, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Boston College
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wage stickiness, micro-level evidence, measurement error

Some Evidence on the Importance of Sticky Wages

NBER Working Paper No. w16130
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2022
Alessandro Barattieri, Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and Peter Gottschalk
Boston College, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Boston College
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Risk Bearing, Implicit Financial Services, and Specialization in the Financial Industry

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 06-3
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Jul 2006
J. Christina Wang, J. Christina Wang, Susanto Basu and Susanto Basu
Federal Reserve Bank of BostonIndependent and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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Risk Bearing, Implicit Financial Services and Specialization in the Financial Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w14614
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2022
J. Christina Wang, J. Christina Wang, Susanto Basu and Susanto Basu
Federal Reserve Bank of BostonIndependent and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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The Case of the Missing Productivity Growth: Or, Does Information Technology Explain Why Productivity Accelerated in the Us But Not the UK?

NBER Working Paper No. w10010
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Oct 2003 Last Revised: 09 May 2022
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, John G. Fernald, Nicholas Oulton and Sylaja Srinivasan
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, London School of Economics - Centre for Macroeconomics(CFM) and Bank of England - Monetary Analysis
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Appropriate Technology and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w5865
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2022
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and David N. Weil
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Cyclical Productivity with Unobserved Input Variation

NBER Working Paper No. w5915
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 16 May 2022
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and Miles S. Kimball
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and University of Colorado Boulder
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Optimal Advice for Monetary Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w3054
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 16 May 2022
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, Miles S. Kimball, N. Gregory Mankiw and David N. Weil
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Colorado Boulder, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Optimal Advice for Monetary Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w3054
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Apr 2007
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, Miles S. Kimball, N. Gregory Mankiw and David N. Weil
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Colorado Boulder, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Procyclical Productivity: Increasing Returns or Cyclical Utilization?

NBER Working Paper No. w5336
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2022
Susanto Basu and Susanto Basu
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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Endogenous Volatility at the Zero Lower Bound: Implications for Stabilization Policy

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Working Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Nov 2015
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and Brent Bundick
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Endogenous Volatility, Zero Lower Bound, Optimal Stabilization Policy

Endogenous Volatility at the Zero Lower Bound: Implications for Stabilization Policy

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Working Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Jun 2015
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and Brent Bundick
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Endogenous Volatility, Zero Lower Bound, Optimal Stabilization Policy

Endogenous Volatility at the Zero Lower Bound: Implications for Stabilization Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w21838
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2022
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and Brent Bundick
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Uncertainty Shocks in a Model of Effective Demand: Reply

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Working Paper No. RWP 18-05
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Jul 2018
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and Brent Bundick
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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Uncertainty Shocks, Monetary Policy, Sticky-Price Models

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Are Apparent Productive Spillovers a Figment of Specification Error?

NBER Working Paper No. w5073
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 14 May 2022
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and John G. Fernald
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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Aggregate Productivity and the Productivity of Aggregates

NBER Working Paper No. w5382
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2022
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and John G. Fernald
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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Intermediate Goods and Business Cycles: Implications for Productivity and Welfare

NBER Working Paper No. w4817
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2022
Susanto Basu and Susanto Basu
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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Whither News Shocks?

NBER Working Paper No. w20666
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2022
robert barsky, Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu, Robert Barsky and Keyoung Lee
affiliation not provided to SSRN, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
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Allocative and Remitted Wages: New Facts and Challenges for Keynesian Models

NBER Working Paper No. w22279
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 24 May 2016 Last Revised: 18 May 2022
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and Christopher L. House
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Why is Productivity Procylical? Why Do We Care?

Posted: 13 Jul 2000
John G. Fernald, Susanto Basu and Susanto Basu
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics

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productivity, business cycles, markups

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Corruption and Reform

The Davidson Institute Working Paper Series No. 55
Posted: 20 Jul 1998
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and David D. Li
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics

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Returns to Scale in U.S. Production: Estimates and Implications

JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Vol. 105, No. 2, April 1997
Posted: 16 Apr 1997
Susanto Basu, Susanto Basu and John G. Fernald
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

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