National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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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.

  • Address: 1050 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138-5398, USA.

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  • President: Dr James Poterba.

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