Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 17
Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 17, edited by James M. Poterba, is available from the MIT Press for $25.00 in paperback and $58.00 clothbound. This NBER series presents current NBER research in the areas of taxation and government spending. Volume 17 continues the series' tradition of addressing topics that are of current relevance as well as longer-range concerns. The topics covered include the fiscal implications of the No Child Left Behind Act, the 2001 Tax Rebate, and the tax burdens of multinational corporations.
Poterba directs the NBER's Program on Public Economics and is the Mitsui Professor of Economics and the Associate Head of the Economics Department at MIT.
NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2002
NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2002, edited by Mark Gertler and Kenneth S. Rogoff, is available from the MIT Press for $32.00 in paperback and $65.00 clothbound. The NBER Macroeconomics Annual presents, extends, and applies pioneering work in macroeconomics and stimulates work by macroeconomists on important policy issues. Each paper in the Annual is followed by comments and discussion.
This volume includes papers on: rules versus discretion in monetary policy; productivity growth in the current century; an examination of whether the business cycle has changed; and a discussion of optimal currency areas.
Gertler and Rogoff are NBER Research Associates in the Programs on Monetary Economics and International Finance and Macroeconomics, respectively. Gertler is a professor of economics at New York University; Rogoff is a professor of economics at Harvard University.