In the Handbook of Macroeconomics Volume 2, the editors John B. Taylor of Stanford University and Hoover Institution and Harald Uhlig of the University of Chicago survey major advances in macroeconomics since the publication of Volume 1 in 1999, carefully distinguishing between empirical, theoretical, methodological, and policy issues.
Volume 2A is dedicated to economic growth and the methodology of macroeconomics containing the chapter by Volker Wieland Elena Afanasyeva, Meguy Kuete, Jinhyuk Yoo entitled “New Methods for Macro-Financial Model Comparison and Policy Analysis“. They show a comprehensive method of comparing models and achieving robustness.
Volume 2 B comprises three sections, which deal with financial-real connections, models of economic growth and fluctuations as well as macroeconomic policy. Overall, 74 economists contributed to the 33 chapters of the Handbook.
The Macroeconomic Model Data Base (www.macromodelbase.com)