macroeconomics

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Norwegian economist Ragnar Frisch

Etymology[edit]

macro- ‎(large scale-) +‎ economics. The first published use of the term was by the Norwegian economist Ragnar Frisch (1895–1973) in 1933.[1]

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  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈmæk.ɹoʊ.iː.kə.nɑ.mɪks/, /ˈmæk.ɹoʊ.ɛ.kə.nɑ.mɪks/
  • Hyphenation: mac‧ro‧ec‧o‧nom‧ics

Noun[edit]

macroeconomics ‎(uncountable)

  1. The study of the entire economy in terms of the total amount of goods and services produced, total income earned, the level of employment of productive resources, and the general behavior of prices.

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  1. ^ Ragnar Frisch (1933) Propagation Problems and Impulse Problems in Dynamic Economics, London: Allen & Unwin.