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Interpreting the Reagan Deficits

Thomas J. Sargent

in Rational Expectations and Inflation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158709
eISBN:
9781400847648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158709.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the large net-of-interest deficits in the U.S. federal budget that have marked the administration of Ronald Reagan. It explains the fiscal and monetary actions observed during ... More


In Search of a Growth Policy Package

Brian Pinto

in How Does My Country Grow?: Economic Advice Through Story-Telling

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714675
eISBN:
9780191782978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714675.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter captures the essence of what I learned about growth policy on the job at the World Bank. Drawing from the country stories in the book, I present a canonical growth policy package. This ... More


Self-Insurance and Self-Financed Growth

Brian Pinto

in How Does My Country Grow?: Economic Advice Through Story-Telling

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714675
eISBN:
9780191782978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714675.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There was a remarkable, positive transformation in government behavior in emerging markets after the crises of 1997–2001. These countries gravitated towards what I call comprehensive self-insurance ... More


How Does My Country Grow?: Economic Advice Through Story-Telling

Brian Pinto

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714675
eISBN:
9780191782978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714675.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book distils growth policy lessons from live country stories by a former World Bank economist. The period covered is 1990–2008, encompassing the transition to a market economy in Central and ... More


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