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Israel and the World Economy: The Power of Globalization

Assaf Razin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037341
eISBN:
9780262344234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037341.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The book objective is two-fold: First, the book provides rigorous analysis of some of the major globalization episodes during the decade's long emergence of the economy of Israel. Second, the book ... More


Understanding Inflation-Indexed Bond Markets

Michael Haliassos

in Financial Innovation: Too Much or Too Little?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018296
eISBN:
9780262305495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018296.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores the history of inflation-indexed bond markets in the United States and the United Kingdom. It documents a massive decline in long-term real interest rates from the 1990s until ... More


Lessons from History

Donald L. Kohn

in The Great Inflation: The Rebirth of Modern Central Banking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226066950
eISBN:
9780226043555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043555.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter presents a panel discussion with Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Donald Kohn, who emphasized the lessons that central banks need to learn after experiences such as the Great Inflation. The ... More


Inflation

Mike Berry

in The Affluent Society Revisited

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686506
eISBN:
9780191766374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686506.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

A major outcome of the affluent society’s fixation on fighting scarcity, inequality and insecurity by maximizing production arises in the form of the tendency to permanent inflation. Inflation is ... More


Chinese Money in Global Context: Historic Junctures Between 600 BCE and 2012

Niv Horesh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787192
eISBN:
9780804788540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787192.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book offers an interpretation of the Chinese monetary system, charting its evolution by examining key moments in history – from BCE 600 up to the present. It places these moments in ... More


Other Risks in Frontier Markets

Marko Dimitrijević and Timothy Mistele

in Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170444
eISBN:
9780231542357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170444.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Looks at the macro- and microeconomic and “headline” risks of investing in frontier markets.


Paper Money in Qing China: Exactly How Common and Reliable Was It by the Early Twentieth Century?

Niv Horesh

in Chinese Money in Global Context: Historic Junctures Between 600 BCE and 2012

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787192
eISBN:
9780804788540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787192.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Western sources by and large did not provide an incisive answer as to the question of precisely why government and privately-issued paper money went into decline in China through much of the late ... More


The Great Inflation: The Rebirth of Modern Central Banking

Michael D. Bordo and Athanasios Orphanides (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226066950
eISBN:
9780226043555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043555.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Controlling inflation is among the most important objectives of economic policy. By maintaining price stability, policy makers are able to reduce uncertainty, improve price-monitoring mechanisms, and ... More


For Exoplanets, Anything Is Possible

Sara Seager and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Sara Seager, the pioneering astrophysicist, mathematician and planetary scientist reflects in this dialogue about how exoplanets, the purpose of her science, discovered her before she discovered ... More


The “China Factor” vs. the “US Dollar Peg” in the Success Story of Hong Kong*

Y. Y. Kueh

in Pax Sinica: Geopolitics and Economics of China's Ascendance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888083824
eISBN:
9789888180158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083824.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter aims at studying the interplay between the so-called “China factor” and the dollar peg in Hong Kong in the run up to the 1997 handover, through the Asian financial crisis and beyond. It ... More


Nominal Anchoring with Liquid Monetary Policy Assets

Guillermo Calvo

in Macroeconomics in Times of Liquidity Crises: Searching for Economic Essentials

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035415
eISBN:
9780262336017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035415.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The chapter shows that existence of a unique Rational Expectations equilibrium can be ensured even if the Taylor Principle – stating that the policy interest rate increases by more than the increase ... More


Inflation: The Emperor of Economic Maladies

Kaushik Basu

in An Economist in the Real World: The Art of Policymaking in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029629
eISBN:
9780262331678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029629.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Inflation was a major concern during the three years that the book covers in extra detail. But the economics of inflation and the science of monetary and fiscal policy, especially in an emerging ... More


Monetary Policy Frameworks after the Great Financial Crisis

Huw Pill and Frank Smets

in The Great Recession: Lessons for Central Bankers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018340
eISBN:
9780262305921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018340.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In the eyes of some, the great financial crisis has raised questions about whether price-stability oriented monetary policy frameworks – that, until only a few years ago, were credited with ... More


Putin’s Economic Inheritance

Chris Miller

in Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469640662
eISBN:
9781469640679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640662.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the economy that Vladimir Putin inherited when he took power. During the 1990s, Russian President Boris Yeltsin had begun moving Russia toward a market economy, eliminating ... More


Stabilizing Russia’s Finances

Chris Miller

in Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469640662
eISBN:
9781469640679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640662.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The 2000s were boom years for energy, as prices skyrocketed and oil producers reaped windfall profits. Vladimir Putin’s Russia had its fair share of excess, yet what is more remarkable is how much ... More


The Supply-Shock Explanation of the Great Stagflation Revisited

Alan S. Blinder and Jeremy B. Rudd

in The Great Inflation: The Rebirth of Modern Central Banking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226066950
eISBN:
9780226043555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043555.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Previous studies have concluded that the two OPEC shocks, the two roughly contemporaneous food price shocks, and the removal of wage-price controls in 1973–1974 played key roles in the macroeconomic ... More


Monetary Policy Mistakes and the Evolution of Inflation Expectations

Athanasios Orphanides and John C. Williams

in The Great Inflation: The Rebirth of Modern Central Banking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226066950
eISBN:
9780226043555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043555.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter uses a three-equation model based on a New Keynesian Phillips curve, real-time data on the unemployment gap, and forecasted survey data on expected inflation to test the efficiency of ... More


Understanding Inflation Lessons of the Past for the Future

James Harold

in The Great Inflation: The Rebirth of Modern Central Banking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226066950
eISBN:
9780226043555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043555.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter presents a panel discussion with Harold James of Princeton University. James had discussed the nonmonetary aspects of great inflations in the past—of inflation as a way to buy social ... More


US Intervention and the Early Dollar Float, 1973–1981

Michael D. Bordo, Owen F. Humpage, and Anna J. Schwartz

in Strained Relations: US Foreign-Exchange Operations and Monetary Policy in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226051482
eISBN:
9780226051512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051512.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Although monetary authorities accepted floating exchange rates after 1973, they viewed the market as inherently prone to bouts of disorder. Intervention, they contended, could reduce volatility and ... More


Inflation and primordial perturbations

Michele Maggiore

in Gravitational Waves: Volume 2: Astrophysics and Cosmology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198570899
eISBN:
9780191817182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198570899.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Review of inflationary cosmology. Single-field slow-roll inflation. Large-field inflation and small-field inflation. Starobinsky model. Quantum field theory in curved space. Generation of primordial ... More


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