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Susanto Basu

Professor Susanto Basu

Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research

Committee on Economic Statistics, American Economic Association


Department of Economics
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 USA
tel: 617.552.2182
fax: 617.552.2308
Internet: susanto.basu@bc.edu


Ph.D., Harvard University, 1992
 
Joined the economics faculty, 2005


Research interests:

Macroeconomics, Business Cycles, Productivity

Current teaching:

Macroeconomic Theory

Curriculum vitae (pdf)


Research

Link: Access Working Papers and Published Works via RePEc | Google Scholar citations

Selected Publications

"Some Evidence on the Importance of Sticky Wages," with A. Barattieri and P. Gottschalk, 2014. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 6, 70-101

"Are Technology Improvements Contractionary?", with M. S. Kimball and J. G. Fernald, 2006. American Economic Review, 96, 1418-1448

"Appropriate Technology and Growth," with D. N. Weil, 1998. Quarterly Journal of Economics 113, 1025-1054

"Returns to Scale in U.S. Production: Estimates and Implications", with J. G. Fernald, 1997. Journal of Political Economy 105, 249-83

Downloadable Boston College Working Papers

Working Paper 793. Susanto Basu, Luigi Pascali, Fabio Schiantarelli and Luis Serven (World Bank), "Productivity and the Welfare of Nations" (rev. 06/2010: PDF)

Working Paper 774. Susanto Basu and Brent Bundick, "Uncertainty Shocks in a Model of Effective Demand" (rev. 09/2012, PDF)

Working Paper 740. Alessandro Barattieri, Susanto Basu and Peter Gottschalk, "Some Evidence on the Importance of Sticky Wages" (06/2010; PDF; published, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 6, 70-101)

Working Paper 728. Susanto Basu, Luigi Pascali, Fabio Schiantarelli and Luis Serven (World Bank), "Productivity, Welfare and Reallocation: Theory and Firm Level Evidence" (rev. 06/2010: PDF)

 


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