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Stabilization Policies and Economic Growth

Philippe Aghion and Enisse Kharroubi

in Rethinking Expectations: The Way Forward for Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155234
eISBN:
9781400846450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155234.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the effect of the cyclical pattern of fiscal and monetary policies on economic growth. Economists generally see no connection between the way stabilization policies are ... More


Accountability, Credibility, Transparency, and Stabilization Policy in the Eurosystem

Alex Cukierman

in The Impact of EMU on Europe and the Developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245314
eISBN:
9780191697449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245314.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the relationship between accountability and credibility and discusses factors that might affect this trade-off. It also examines how transparency-enhancing measures interact ... More


Market Responses to Anti-hunger Policies: Effects on Wages, Prices and Employment

Martin Ravallion

in The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 2: Famine Prevention

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198286363
eISBN:
9780191718458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286363.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Market responses can enhance or undermine anti-hunger policies, and an understanding of these responses can provide important clues for policy analysis and design. This chapter explores alternative ... More


Food Price Volatility and Domestic Stabilization Policies in Developing Countries

Christophe Gouel

in The Economics of Food Price Volatility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226128924
eISBN:
9780226129082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129082.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

When food prices spike in countries with large numbers of poor people, hunger and malnutrition are very likely to result in the absence of public intervention. Government actions often take the form ... More


Reserve Accumulation in East Asia and Transpacific Trade Imbalance *

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The imbalance in massive foreign currency reserves held by East Asian countries combined with a record US current account deficit has the potential to throw the global economy into financial turmoil ... More


The IMF Structural Reforms: Inconsistencies in the Program

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The IMF programs failed to take into account possible conflicts between different reform measures and objectives such as the conflicts between stabilization policies and structural reforms, and ... More


Macroeconomics and Development: Roberto Frenkel and the Economics of Latin America

Mario Damill, Martín Rapetti, and Guillermo Rozenwurcel (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175081
eISBN:
9780231541213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175081.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Latin American neo-structuralism is a cutting-edge, regionally focused economic theory with broad implications for macroeconomics and development economics. Roberto Frenkel has spent five decades ... More


Stabilization and computing

Alan Bollard

in A Few Hares to Chase: The Economic Life and Times of Bill Phillips

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198747543
eISBN:
9780191810473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747543.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Following the success of the hydraulic machine, Phillips undertook a doctorate at LSE. He started to earn money, building a reputation. In 1954 he married and subsequently had two daughters. He now ... More


Advanced Manufacturing Emerges at the Federal Level

William B. Bonvillian and Peter L. Singer

in Advanced Manufacturing: The New American Innovation Policies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037037
eISBN:
9780262343398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037037.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter looks at how the new policy focus on advanced manufacturing developed following the Great Recession. Barack Obama faced the Great Recession with a 10 percent unemployment rate. In ... More


An Introduction to Roberto Frenkel’s Contributions to the Economic Ideas in Latin America

Mario Damill, Daniel Kampel, and Guillermo Rozenwurcel

in Macroeconomics and Development: Roberto Frenkel and the Economics of Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175081
eISBN:
9780231541213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175081.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

the chapter assesses the contributions of Roberto Frenkel to the economic analysis of Latin America since the mid-1970s, on issues such as inflation and high inflation, stabilization policies, ... More


What Future for Rules-Based Fiscal Policy?

Marco Buti

in Progress and Confusion: The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034623
eISBN:
9780262333450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034623.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter discusses the future of rules-based fiscal policy, with a focus on fiscal rules in the European Union (EU). It argues that the European fiscal stance was at times too restrictive during ... More


Food and Poverty

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/9780262029629.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The Indian government runs a massive program of buying food from the open market to maintain a buffer stock for times of shortage or high food inflation, and also to distribute subsidized food grain ... More


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