Testing equilibrium models of employment for Singapore 1966-87.

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Preliminaries: Flow and stock variables; Concepts of equilibrium – distinction between stock equilibrium and flow equilibrium; Introduction to conceptual framework of macroeconomic models – interplay of four markets, viz.

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