Claudia Fontanari is a post-doctoral research fellow in economics at Roma Tre University, where she obtained her PhD in 2017 with a dissertation on the notion and measures of labor productivity. She has been visiting researcher during her PhD at the Humboldt University of Berlin. Since 2017, she has been teaching assistant in the course of Macroeconomics at Roma Tre University. Her main research interests are in the fields of applied macroeconomics and economic policies with a focus on output and employment determination from a demand-led growth perspective, income distribution, and the labor market.

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Demand-determined potential output: a revision and update of Okun’s original method

Paper Working Paper Series | | May 2019

Everyone is waking up to the fact that estimates of what is possible in the economy are way off: this paper explains why