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Fifty Years of Economic Measurement: The Jubilee of the Conference on Research in Income and Wealth

Ernst R. Berndt and Jack E. Triplett, editors

Conference held May 12-14, 1988
Published in January 1991 by University of Chicago Press
© 1990 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth

NBER Program(s):PR, EFG

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463 pages
ISBN: 0-226-04384-3

Table of Contents

Front matter, prefatory note, table of contents: Ernst R. Berndt, Jack E. Triplett (p. -11 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Ernst R. Berndt, Jack E. Triplett (p. 1 - 2) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. The Conference on Research in Income and Wealth: The Early Years: Carol S. Carson (p. 3 - 8) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Luncheon in Honor of Individuals and Institutions Participating in the First Income and Wealth Conference (December 1936 - January 1937): Roy Blough, Solomon Fabricant, Martin Feldstein, Milton Friedman, Robert R. Nathan, Carl Sumner Shoup (p. 9 - 18) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Productivity and Economic Growth: Dale W. Jorgenson (p. 19 - 118) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. The Measurement of Capital: Charles R. Hulten (p. 119 - 158) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Issues in the Measurement and Interpretation of Saving and Wealth: Michael J. Boskin (p. 159 - 184) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
6. Hedonic Price Indexes and the Measurement of Capital and Productivity: Some Historical Reflections: Zvi Griliches (p. 185 - 206) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. Hedonic Methods in Statistical Agency Environments: An Intellectual Biopsy: Jack E. Triplett (p. 207 - 238) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. The Measurement of Construction Prices: Retrospect and Prospect: Paul E. Pieper (p. 239 - 272) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Data Difficulties in Labor Economics: Daniel S. Hamermesh (p. 273 - 298) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. Demands for Data and Analysis Induced by Environmental Policy: Clifford S. Russell, V. Kerry Smith (p. 299 - 342) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Measuring Tax Burden: A Historical Perspective: B. K. Atrostic, James R. Nunns (p. 343 - 420) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Policy Users' Panel: Charles L. Schultze, Rudolph G. Penner, Ian A. Stewart, Roger B. Porter (p. 421 - 442) (bibliographic info) (download)
List of Contributors, Indices: Ernst R. Berndt, Jack E. Triplett (p. 443 - 456) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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