But I do think that modern macroeconomists
need to be rounded up, on pain of loss of tenure, and sent to a year-long boot camp with the assembled monetary historians of the world as their drill sergeants.
Second, regardless of whether modern macroeconomists
attribute our current difficulties to causes that are opatently unrealistico or simply confess ignorance, why do they have such a different view than we economic historians do?
aren't getting better at prediction.
, his research has focused on monetary policy and macroeconomic history.
Mansour served as the global macroeconomist
, supporting investment and acquisition decisions for real estate, infrastructure, and private equity.
Speakers at the symposium include Ed Diener from the University of Illinois, the leading authority on the psychology of well-being; Rafael Di Tella, a macroeconomist
from Harvard University; Read Montague, a neuroscientist from Baylor College of Medicine; and Tim Kasser, a psychologist from Knox College.
Jeremy Friesen, formerly a macroeconomist
at the Bank of Canada, will join RBC in Toronto on October 18, 2004 as a senior currency strategist.
It boils down to this: Japan could use some inflation, but because macroeconomists
don't yet understand how inflation works, any attempt at getting that inflation would require some pretty radical steps.
The author takes time to explain the four sins of macroeconomists
, which are aggregation, rationality, equilibrium, and mathematics.
He is known around the globe for his work on international economics and is considered one of the most influential macroeconomists
in the world," IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said in a printed statement.
Among the voices arguing most strongly for a change in the way that young macroeconomists
are trained are those coming from employers in the private and public sector.
A whole generation of us macroeconomists
currently in the policy debate learned from him, and can continue to learn from his example of how to contribute to that debate.