Brookings Papers on Economic Activity: Spring 2008

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Contents include:

- Economic Growth and Subjective Well-Being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox Betsey Stevenson and JustinWolfers (University of Pennsylvania)

-Trade and Wages, Reconsidered Paul Krugman (Princeton University)

-The Economics of Place-Making Policies Edward Glaeser and Joshua Gottlieb (Harvard University)

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About the author

Douglas W. Elmendorf is a senior fellow in the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution. He previously served as a staff member at the Federal Reserve Board, Treasury Department, White House Council of Economic Advisers, and Congressional Budget Office, and he has taught at Harvard University. N. Gregory Mankiw is the Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University. From 2003 to 2005, he served as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, and his textbook "Principles of Economics" has sold over a million copies. Mankiw also writes an influential economics blog. Lawrence H. Summers is the Charles W. Eliot University Professor at Harvard University. He served as president of Harvard from 2001 to 2006 and was secretary of the U. S. Treasury from 1999 to 2001. He is also a former chief economist with the World Bank.

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Brookings Institution Press
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Published on
Dec 1, 2010
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Pages
490
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ISBN
9780815701781
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Economic Conditions
Business & Economics / Economics / General
Business & Economics / General
Political Science / Public Policy / Economic Policy
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