U.S. Macroeconomic Policy and Performance in the 1980s: an Overview

35 Pages Posted: 5 Jul 2004

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Frederic S. Mishkin

Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Date Written: May 1986

Abstract

This piper provides an overview of U.S. macroeconomic policy andperformance in the 1980s by first outlining the behavior of key economicvariables and then discussing the policies that have affected thesevariables. After gaining some insight into the interaction between thesepolicies and macroeconomic performance, it then goes on to examine wheremacro policy and the U.S. economy may be heading in the next severalyears.

Suggested Citation

Mishkin, Frederic S., U.S. Macroeconomic Policy and Performance in the 1980s: an Overview (May 1986). NBER Working Paper No. w1929, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=344762

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