The battle against unemployment; [an introduction to a current issue of public policy] Edited with an introduction by Arthur M. Okun.

[1st ed.].. New York, Norton [1965] .

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Subjects Chômage -- États-Unis.
Desemprego E Sub-Emprego.
Economic policy.
Économie du travail -- États-Unis.
États-Unis -- Politique économique -- 1961-1971.
Labor economics.
Planejamento Economico.
Unemployment -- United States.
United States -- Economic policy -- 1961-1971.
United States.
Series Problems of the modern economy.
Description xvii, 204 pages illustrations 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1965]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-204).
Contents Prologue: Mythology vs. economic knowledge / John F. Kennedy -- part 1. Unemployment: concepts, causes, and consequences: The costs of unemployment / Senate Special Committee on Unemployment Problems -- The gap between actual and potential output / Arthur M. Okun -- Dimensions of the employment problem / Albert Rees -- The bottleneck in labor skills / Charles C. Killingsworth -- The great unemployment fallacy / Edwin L. Dale, Jr. -- part 2. The balance of employment and price stability: National economic goals / Commission on Money and Credit -- The case for high-pressure economics / Alvin H. Hansen -- The case against high-pressure economics / Henry C. Wallich -- The threat of inflationary psychology / Arthur F. Burns -- Our menu of policy choices / Paul A. Samuelson and Robert M. Solow -- The problems of our price indexes / Richard Ruggles -- Computing the Consumer Price Index / Ewan Clague -- part 3. Fiscal policy: principles and instruments: The workings of the multiplier / Council of Economic Advisers -- Weak links in the multiplier chain / Milton Friedman -- Functional fiscal policy for the 1960s / Paul A. Samuelson -- The need for balanced federal budgets / Maurice H. Stans -- The limitations of public works / Wilfred Lewis, Jr. -- The formation of fiscal policy: 1953-1954 / Robert J. Donovan -- Toward a flexible tax policy: automatic and discretionary stabilizers / Commission on Money and Credit -- The federal tax cut and the economy / Arthur F. Burns -- The tax-cut harvest / James Tobin -- part 4. Monetary policy: The influence of monetary policy on economic stability / Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System -- Monetary policy and economic research / Harry G. Johnson -- The postwar record of monetary policy / Henry C. Wallich and Stephen H. Axilrod -- The case for an automatic monetary pilot / Edward S. Shaw -- The folly of monetary rules / Paul A. Samuelson.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)232387
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WorldCat Identities Okun, Arthur M.,
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