The 26th annual ISo M met in Barcelona, Spain, June 13-14, 2003, hosted by Jordi Gali at the Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional, of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
The program was organized by Zvi Eckstein and Ken West.
Official business cycle dates—the peaks and troughs in the economy that define recessions and expansions—in the U. Today it has over 600 university professors and researchers who conduct empirical research on the economy as Bureau associates.
This group reviews a variety of economic statistics and indicators of U. economic conditions before deciding on the turning points in the economy—business cycle peaks and troughs—that define periods of recessions and expansions. Official Recessions and Expansions The NBER web site describes a recession and the types of economy-wide economic data used to identify a recession in the U. economy as follows: A recession is a significant decline in activity spread across the economy, lasting more than a few months, visible in industrial production, employment, real income, and wholesale-retail trade.The research programs are: Aging, Asset Pricing, Children, Corporate Finance, Development of the American Economy, Economics of Education, Economic Fluctuations and Growth, Energy and the Environment, Health Care, Health Economics, Industrial Organization, International Finance and Macroeconomics, International Trade and Investment, Labor Studies, Law and Economics, Monetary Economics, Political Economy, Productivity, and Public Economics. The NBER or the National Bureau of Economic Research is a nonprofit organization, that focuses on examining in great detail economic growth of occurring problems in the U. In the article “Can Universal Screening Increase the Representation of Low Income and Minority Students in Gifted Education” by the National Bureau of Economic research, authors David Card and Laura Giuliano believe that low income and minority families are under represented in schools gifted education courses.The authors address one occurring problem with theses tests that is whether or not these minority students are being over looked by the system.The eight-month period between July 1990 and March 1991 is a recession in the NBER's chronology.The committee thus determined that the recession ended in March 1991 and that an expansion began at that time. The Russian American economist Simon Kuznets, and student of Mitchell, was working at the NBER when the U. government recruited him to oversee the production of the first official estimates of national income, published in 1934.The NBER's research activities are mostly identified by 20 research programs on different subjects and 14 working groups.Selected papers were published in the The 24th annual International Seminar on Macroeconomics, organized by Jeffrey Frankel and Francesco Giavazzi, was held in Dublin, Ireland, June 8-9, 2001, hosted by Vincent Hogan, University College, Dublin.December 22, 1992 CAMBRIDGE, December 22, 1992 -- The Business Cycle Dating Committee of the National Bureau of Economic Research met by conference call yesterday. In its meeting, the committee determined that the U. economy reached a trough of activity in March 1991. business cycle that is widely used in the analysis of business conditions.Previously, the committee had determined that the economy reached a peak of activity in July 1990.Despite boasts during the boom years of the late 1990s about taming business cycle downturns, the U. economy slumped into a recession that lasted from March 2001 until November 2001.This recession ended a ten-year period of expansion in the national economy, the longest expansion in U. history according to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). A private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization founded in 1920, the NBER is dedicated to understanding how the economy works.The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) is an American private nonprofit research organization "committed to undertaking and disseminating unbiased economic research among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community." Many of the Chairmen of the Council of Economic Advisers have also been NBER Research Associates, including the former NBER President and Harvard Professor, Martin Feldstein. Its first staff economist, director of research, and one of its founders was American economist Wesley Mitchell. In the early 1940s, Kuznets' work on national income became the basis of official measurements of GNP and other related indices of economic activity.