Brookings Papers on Economic Activity 1999:1, Macroeconomics

For almost thirty years, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (BPEA) has provided academic and business economists, government officials, and members of the financial and business communities with timely research of current economic issues.

Contents include:

Articles

GEORGE A. AKERLOF, ANDREW K. ROSE, JANET L. YELLEN, and HELGA HESSENIUS

East Germany in from the Cold: The Economic Aftermath of Currency Union

ROBERT J. BARRO and XAVIER SALA-I-MARTIN

Convergence across States and Regions

BARRY BOSWORTH, GARY BURTLESS, and JOHN SABELHAUS

The Decline in Saving: Some Microeconomic Evidence

ALLEN B. FRANKEL and JOHN D. MONTGOMERY

Financial Structure: An International Perspective

Report

ROBERT Z. LAWRENCE

Efficient or Exclusionist? The Import Behavior of Japanese Corporate Groups