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The battle against unemployment, edited with an introduction by Arthur M. Okun.

Rev.. New York, Norton [1972] .
ISBN 0393054462

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Subjects Arbeitslosigkeit.
Chômage -- États-Unis.
EE. UU. -- Política económica -- 1961 ****
Economic policy.
Economía laboral -- Discursos, ensayos, conferencias.
Économie du travail.
États-Unis -- Politique économique -- 1961-
Labor economics.
Unemployed -- United States.
United States -- Economic policy -- 1961-1971.
United States.
Series Problems of the modern economy.
Description xxi, 248 pages 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-248).
Contents part 1. The unemployment-inflation dilemma: The human costs of unemployment / Elliott Liebow -- The costs of inflation / Arthur M. Okun -- Unemployment, inflation, and economic stability / Herbert Stein -- The case for high-pressure economics / Alvin H. Hansen -- The case against high-pressure economics / Henry C. Wallich -- The cruel dilemma / James Tobin -- part 2. Fiscal policy: principles and instruments: The workings of the multiplier / Council of Economic Advisers -- Weak links in the multiplier chain / Milton Friedman -- The need for balanced federal budgets / Maurice H. Stans -- The full employment budget / Council of Economic Advisers -- Toward a flexible tax policy: automatic and discretionary stabilizers / Commission on Money and Credit -- part 3. Monetary tools and their uses: Organization for monetary policy / G.L. Bach -- What monetary policy can do / Milton Friedman -- Doubts about monetarism / Walter W. Heller -- Some issues of monetary policy / Council of Economic Advisers -- A rule for monetary policy? / Henry C. Wallich -- part 4. The record of the new economics: The fiscal route to full employment / Walter W. Heller -- The fiscal fiasco of the Vietnam period / Arthur M. Okun -- A monetarist critique of the new economics / Beryl Sprinkel -- Economic policy and the lessons of experience / Paul W. McCracken -- part 5. The perplexing problems of cost-push inflation: The strategy of policy: short tun and long run / Council of Economic Advisers -- Wage-price and other structural policies / Committee for Economic Development -- What price guideposts? / Milton Friedman -- Unreasonable price stability -the pyrrhic victory over inflation / Edmund S. Phelps -- The basis for lasting prosperity / Arthur F. Burns -- The costs of wage-price controls / William Poole -- After the freeze / George L. Perry.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)220403
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WorldCat Identities Okun, Arthur M.,
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