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The Fiscal Policy Implications of Balance of Payments Imbalances

Stefanie Walter

in Governance Challenges and Innovations: Financial and Fiscal Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674930
eISBN:
9780191753046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674930.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The general research questions examined in this chapter are 1) How do externalities across borders pose fiscal challenges? and 2) Why are some countries more ready to adjust to these challenges than ... More


Financing HIV: the roles of international financial institutions

Maureen Lewis and Susan Stout

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0042
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The role of the international financial institutions is of particular relevance, given their influence on government investment priorities. Despite assumptions to the contrary, the World Bank and the ... More


The Challenge

William G. Gale

in Fiscal Therapy: Balancing Today's Needs with Tomorrow's Obligations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645410
eISBN:
9780190939175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645410.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

Chapter 3 outlines the fiscal challenge. Under current policies, the debt will rise from about 78 percent of GDP in 2018 to almost 180 percent by 2050. Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid will ... More


Hyperinflations of the Early Twentieth Century

François R. Velde

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter surveys the hyperinflations of the interwar period (1919–1939). It presents a historical overview and the standard economic interpretation of this phenomenon. The nineteenth century was ... More


Discoveries in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226146096
eISBN:
9780226146126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226146126.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The societal impact of aging baby boomers is compounded by longer life expectancies, which have risen continually over many decades. The implications of these demographic trends are extensive and ... More


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