macroeconomics

Publication date: 6 Dec 2019 | Publication type: General Election Briefing | Theme: Macroeconomics | Authors: Hantzsche, A, Young, G
Most economic analyses of parties’ tax and spending promises treat the government’s budget like that of a household, ignoring the impact of proposed policies on the economy.  This briefing aims to fill this gap by providing a macroeconomic assessment of announced fiscal policies. It focuses on: The...
Publication date: 18 Oct 2019 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Macroeconomics | Authors: Chadha, J S, Rincon-Aznar, A | External authors: Srinivasan, S, Thomas, R | JEL classification: C82, E01, N1 | NIESR discussion paper number: 509
This paper provides an inventory of the available macroeconomic statistics in the UK for the last hundred years or so.  The focus is on documenting the higher frequency (daily, monthly and quarterly) macroeconomic data that are available after the World War 1, rather than longer run annual time...
Publication date: 5 Jun 2019 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Macroeconomics | Authors: Farmer, R | JEL classification: D5, E40 | NIESR discussion paper number: 507
This article surveys a subset of literature in macroeconomics which embraces the existence of multiple equilibria. This indeterminacy agenda in macroeconomics uses multiple-equilibrium models to integrate economics with psychology. Economists have long argued that business cycles are driven by...