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Real business cycle theory wisdom or whims? by Martin S. Eichenbaum

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


  • Business cycles -- Mathematical models.

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Edition Notes

StatementMartin Eichenbaum.
SeriesNBER working paper series ;, working paper no. 3432, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) ;, working paper no. 3432.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
LC ClassificationsHB3711 .E477 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. :
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1511720M
LC Control Number93194609

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