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Financial Structure and Aggregate Economic Activity: An Overview

Mark L. Gertler

NBER Working Paper No. 2559
Issued in April 1988
NBER Program(s):   EFG   ME

This paper surveys literature which explores the possible links between the financial system and aggregate economic behavior. The survey is in two parts: The first reviews the traditional work and the second discusses new research.

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Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w2559

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