BPEA | 1976 No. 2

Capacity Creation in Basic-Materials Industries

Barry P. Bosworth
Barry P. Bosworth Nonresident Senior Fellow - Economic Studies

John B. Shoven and
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John B. Shoven Charles R. Schwab Professor of Economics - Stanford University, and NBER
Robert J. Gordon
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Robert J. Gordon Stanley G. Harris Professor of the Social Sciences - Northwestern University

1976, No. 2

THE ADEQUACY of industrial capacity has not been a central concern of
postwar stabilization policy. Aggregate-demand targets, such as potential
gross national product, have typically been defined with reference only to
labor-market conditions.