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February 2014The Demise of U.S. Economic Growth: Restatement, Rebuttal, and Reflections
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August 2013The Phillips Curve is Alive and Well: Inflation and the NAIRU During the Slow Recovery
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August 2012Is U.S. Economic Growth Over? Faltering Innovation Confronts the Six Headwinds
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September 2010The End of the Great Depression 1939-41: Policy Contributions and Fiscal Multipliers
with Robert J. Gordon, Robert Krenn: w16380
March 2010Revisiting U. S. Productivity Growth over the Past Century with a View of the Future
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September 2009Misperceptions About the Magnitude and Timing of Changes in American Income Inequality
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December 2008Did Economics Cause World War II?
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May 2008Controversies about the Rise of American Inequality: A Survey
with Robert J. Gordon, Ian Dew-Becker: w13982
March 2008The Role of Labor Market Changes in the Slowdown of European Productivity Growth
with Ian Dew-Becker, Robert J. Gordon: w13840
June 2006The Boskin Commission Report: A Retrospective One Decade Later
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December 2005Where Did the Productivity Growth Go? Inflation Dynamics and the Distribution of Income
with Ian Dew-Becker, Robert J. Gordon: w11842
November 2005A Century of Housing Shelter Prices: Is There a Downward Bias in the CPI?
with Robert J. Gordon, Todd vanGoethem: w11776
What Caused the Decline in U.S. Business Cycle Volatility?
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The 1920s and the 1990s in Mutual Reflection
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August 2005Apparel Prices 1914-93 and the Hulten/Brueghel Paradox
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August 2004Five Puzzles in the Behavior of Productivity, Investment, and Innovation
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Why was Europe Left at the Station When America's Productivity Locomotive Departed?
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Two Centuries of Economic Growth: Europe Chasing the American Frontier
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January 2003Hi-tech Innovation and Productivity Growth: Does Supply Create Its Own Demand?
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February 2002Technology and Economic Performance in the American Economy
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August 2000Does the "New Economy" Measure up to the Great Inventions of the Past?
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June 2000Interpreting the "One Big Wave" in U.S. Long-Term Productivity Growth
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The Boskin Commission Report and its Aftermath
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August 1999Foundations of the Goldilocks Economy: Supply Shocks and the Time-Varying NAIRU
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February 1999The Aftermath of the 1992 ERM Breakup: Was There a Macroeconomic Free Lunch?
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May 1997The Economics of New Goods: Introduction
with Timothy F. Bresnahan, Robert J. Gordon: r2116
September 1996Macroeconomic Policy in the Presence of Structural Maladjustment
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August 1996The Time-Varying NAIRU and its Implications for Economic Policy
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March 1996Problems in the Measurement and Performance of Service-Sector Productivity in the United States
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April 1995Is There a Tradeoff between Unemployment and Productivity Growth?
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December 1993The Jobless Recovery: Does it Signal a New Era of Productivity-Led Growth?
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March 1993German and American Wage and Price Dynamics: Differences and Common Thenes
with Wolfgang Franz, Robert J. Gordon: w4292
February 1992Forward Into the Past: Productivity Retrogression in the Electric Generating Industry
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January 1992Measuring the Aggregate Price Level: Implications For Economic Performance and Policy
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August 1991Productivity in the Transportation Sector
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February 1991What Is New-Keynesian Economics?
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January 1991The Role of Wages in the Inflation Process
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July 1990Hysteresis in History: Was There Ever a Phillips Curve?
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June 1990The Phillips Curve Now and Then
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June 1989The Productivity Slowdown, Measurement Issues, and the Explosion of Computer Power
with Martin Neil Baily, Robert J. Gordon: r1199
February 1989Back to the Future: European Unemployment Today Viewed from America in 1939.
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August 1988The Estimation of Prewar GNP: Methodology and New Evidence
with Nathan S. Balke, Robert J. Gordon: w2674
May 1988U.S. Inflation, Labor's Share, and the Natural Rate of Unemployment
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December 1987Wage Gaps vs. Output Gaps: Is There a Common Story for All of Europe?
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April 1987The Postwar Evolution of Computer Prices
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1987Introduction: Continuity and Change in Theory, Behavior, and Methodology
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Fixed Investment in the American Business Cycle, 1919-83
with Robert J. Gordon, John M. Veitch: w1426
November 1986Productivity, Wages, and Prices Inside and Outside of Manufacturing in the U.S., Japan, and Europe
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August 1986The Estimation of Prewar GNP Volatility, 1869-1938
with Nathan S. Balke, Robert J. Gordon: w1999
1986Supply Shocks and Monetary Policy Revisited
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October 1985Understanding Inflation in the 1980's
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March 1985Unemployment and Potential Output in the 1980s
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August 1984The Short-Run Demand for Money: A Reconsideration
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May 1984The 1981-82 Velocity Decline: A Structural Shift in Income or Money Demand?
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October 1983Using Monetary Control to Dampen the Business Cycle: A New Set of First Principles
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The Conduct of Domestic Monetary Policy
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September 1983Why Stopping Inflation May be Costly: Evidence from Fourteen Historical Episodes
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February 1983Price Inertia and Policy Ineffectiveness in the United States, 1890-1980
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December 1982The Output Cost of Disinflation in Traditional and Vector AutoregressiveModels
with Robert J. Gordon, Stephen R. King: r0342
1982Wages and Prices Are Not Always Sticky: A Century of Evidence for the United States, United Kingdom, and Japan
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November 1981Why U.S. Wage and Employment Behavior Differs from That in Britain and Japan
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August 1981The Consumer Price Index: Measuring Inflation and Causing It
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July 1981Inflation, Flexible Exchange Rates, and the Natural Rate of Unemployment
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1981Output Fluctuations and Gradual Price Adjustment
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September 1980Government Intervention in the Inflation Process: The Econometrics of "Self-Inflicted Wounds"
with Jon Frye, Robert J. Gordon: w0550
The Variance and Acceleration of Inflation in the 1970s: Alternative Explanatory Models and Methods
with Jon Frye, Robert J. Gordon: w0551
February 1980A Consistent Characterization of a Near-Century of Price Behavior
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Postwar Macroeconomics: The Evolution of Events and Ideas
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1980The "End-of-Expansion" Phenomenon in Short-run Productivity Behavior
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December 1979Monetary Policy and the 1979 Supply Shock
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November 1979Energy Efficiency, User Cost Changes, and the Measurement of Durable Goods Prices
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June 1979New Evidence That Fully Anticipated Monetary Changes Influence Real Output After All
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November 1978Monetarist Interpretations of the Great Depression: An Evaluation and Critique
with Robert J. Gordon, James A. Wilcox: w0300

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