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Monetarism and Market Clearing

  • Michel De Vroey
  • Hans-Michael Trautwein
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Abstract

The 1970s and the 1980s were marked by fierce controversies between Keynesian and monetarist economists.1 A quarter of a century later, the macroeconomics scene has changed dramatically with the dethroning of Keynesian macroeconomics and its replacement by new classical macroeconomics and real business-cycle models. This evolution can be encapsulated as the rising of Walrasian macroeco-nomics.2 A reshuffling of standpoints has ensued. In the face of this new way of practising macroeconomics, the old foes of Keynesianism and monetarism have discovered that they have more in common than they previously believed, in particular that they share the same Marshallian affiliation.

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Labour Market Real Wage Natural Rate Market Equilibrium Market Clearing 
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