National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Founded 1920. Private, non-profit, non-partisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. Concentrates on four types of empirical research: developing new statistical measurements, estimating quantitative models of economic behaviour, assessing the economic effects of public policies and projecting the effects of alternative policy proposals.

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  • Barry Turner

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