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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Susanto Basu

professor, research associate
national bureau of economic research
committee on economic statistics, american economic association

Susanto Basu

Maloney Hall 385C
Telephone: 617-552-2182
Fax: 617-552-2308

Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D., Harvard University, 1992

Joined the Economics Faculty, 2005

Current Teaching

Macroeconomic Theory

Research Interests


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 910. Susanto Basu and Pierre De Leo, "Should Central Banks Target Investment Prices?" (rev. 05/2017: PDF)

Working Paper 793. Susanto Basu, Luigi Pascali, Fabio Schiantarelli and Luis Serven (World Bank), "Productivity and the Welfare of Nations" (rev. 02/2016: PDF)

Working Paper 774. Susanto Basu and Brent Bundick (FRB, Kansas City), "Uncertainty Shocks in a Model of Effective Demand" (rev. 11/2015: PDF)

Working Paper 740. Alessandro Barattieri, Susanto Basu and Peter Gottschalk, "Some Evidence on the Importance of Sticky Wages" (06/2010: PDF)

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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