Conversations with Leading Economists: Interpreting Modern Macroeconomics

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This important book provides fascinating insights into the origins, development and current state of modern macroeconomics. The reader's imagination is instantly captured, and the subject matter brought alive, through conversations with fourteen leading economists including five Nobel Laureates. These interviews shed new light on the controversies witnessed in the field of macroeconomic theory and policy, the way macroeconomics is taught and the history and methodology of macroeconomic research. Their illuminating and contrasting discussions provide students and scholars alike with a unique, highly accessible and enjoyable way to explore the ever-changing landscape of modern macroeconomics.The major economists featured in this book are:Alberto Alesina Olivier Blanchard Mark Blaug Robert W. Clower David C. Colander Milton Friedman Robert E. Lucas, Jr. Gregory Mankiw Franco Modigliani Edward N. Prescott Paul C. Romer Robert M. Solow John B. Taylor James Tobin

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Brian Snowdon, Senior Teaching Fellow, Department of Economics and Finance, Durham University, UK and Howard R. Vane, Emeritus Professor of Economics, Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

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