NBER Working Papers

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Working Papers

There are four ways to look up working papers:

  1. Search by Keyword:  author, title, abstract, or number.
  2. Browse recent titles.
  3. View titles arranged by JEL Class (Indexing by "Journal of Economic Literature" classification)
  4. View titles arranged by NBER Program (Under program by issue date, most recent first)


Click on the data tab on the top toolbar and then choose a category, such as "NBER Data Collections" or "Business Cycle Dates." 

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