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40th anniversary of Tony Thirlwall's influential paper

8 May 2019

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2019 marks the 40th anniversary of Tony Thirlwall’s influential paper ‘The Balance of Payments Constraint as an Explanation of International Growth Rate Differences’ published in the Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review, March 1979, which now has 1,700 Google Scholar citations.

To commemorate, there will be a Special Issue of the Review of Keynesian Economics devoted to the paper; also a Spanish translation of the paper in the Mexican journal, Investigacion Economia, and a Portuguese translation in the Brazilian journal, Nova Economia.


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