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Economic performance: Growth, stability, and cohesion

André Sapir, Philippe Aghion, Giuseppe Bertola, Martin Hellwig, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Dariusz Rosati, José Viñals, Helen Wallace, Marco Buti, Mario Nava, and Peter M. Smith

in An Agenda for a Growing Europe: The Sapir Report

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199271481
eISBN:
9780191602573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271488.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter presents an in-depth analysis of the European Union’s economic performance in terms of growth, macroeconomic stability, and cohesion. The discussion on growth focuses on long-term ... More


Economic trade-offs

André Sapir, Philippe Aghion, Giuseppe Bertola, Martin Hellwig, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Dariusz Rosati, José Viñals, Helen Wallace, Marco Buti, Mario Nava, and Peter M. Smith

in An Agenda for a Growing Europe: The Sapir Report

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199271481
eISBN:
9780191602573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271488.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter analyses trade-offs or complementarities in the relationship between the EU’s three main economic objectives: growth, stability, and cohesion. It examines how trade-offs and ... More


Great Moderation and Inflation Targeting in the World1

Hanaa Kheir-El-Din

in What Drives Prices in Egypt?: An Analysis in Light of International Experience

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163036
eISBN:
9781617970344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163036.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Inflation levels and volatilities have declined and output growth rates are more stable in all major world regions. Economic growth has been nothing but vigorous in the past decade. Price stability ... More


Making a bigger Europe work

André Sapir, Philippe Aghion, Giuseppe Bertola, Martin Hellwig, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Dariusz Rosati, José Viñals, Helen Wallace, Marco Buti, Mario Nava, and Peter M. Smith

in An Agenda for a Growing Europe: The Sapir Report

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199271481
eISBN:
9780191602573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271488.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter examines the challenges posed by an enlarged European Union. These challenges are classified into three categories: implications for growth and cohesion, implications for macroeconomic ... More


Monetary Policy in Egypt: A Retrospective and Preparedness for Inflation Targeting

Hanaa Kheir-El-Din

in What Drives Prices in Egypt?: An Analysis in Light of International Experience

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163036
eISBN:
9781617970344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163036.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Inflation targeting (IT) has become an increasingly popular monetary policy strategy, with around twenty-one countries, eight industrial and thirteen emerging markets, now inflation targeters. ... More


Policy implementation

André Sapir, Philippe Aghion, Giuseppe Bertola, Martin Hellwig, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Dariusz Rosati, José Viñals, Helen Wallace, Marco Buti, Mario Nava, and Peter M. Smith

in An Agenda for a Growing Europe: The Sapir Report

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199271481
eISBN:
9780191602573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271488.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter examines policy developments from the mid-1980s to 2003 in terms of growth, macroeconomic stability, cohesion, and budget. The discussion on growth covers the Single Market, and ... More


Capital Market Liberalization, Globalization, and the IMF

Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Capital Market Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230587
eISBN:
9780191710896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230587.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Capital market liberalization, especially the rules governing short-term cross-border capital flows, is one of the most controversial aspects of globalization. The IMF and the US Treasury have tried ... More


Japan’s Model of Economic Development: Relevant and Non-relevant Elements for Developing Economies

Fukunari Kimura

in Development Success: Historical Accounts from More Advanced Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660704
eISBN:
9780191748943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660704.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

Japan was the first non-Western country to accomplish successful industrialization, and the dominant perception of its ‘industrial policy’ had over-emphasized specific characteristics of Japan. ... 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


Angola’s Incomplete Transition

Renato Aguilar

in From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261031
eISBN:
9780191698712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261031.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on Angola's difficulties in achieving macroeconomic stability and economic liberalization. It begins with a brief overview of Angola's economy and the country's economic ... More


The Slow‐Down in Productivity Growth After 1973

Maurice FitzGerald Scott

in A New View of Economic Growth

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287421
eISBN:
9780191596872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287429.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The build‐up in inflationary pressures in many countries in the late 1960s exploded with the commodity boom and oil shock of 1973. Why did the ensuing wide swings from inflation to deflation result ... More


The Euro and Fiscal Policy

Antonio Fatás and Ilian Mihov

in Europe and the Euro

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226012834
eISBN:
9780226012858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012858.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The creation of a single currency in Europe has been accompanied by some major changes in the institutional setting for fiscal policy. This chapter shows the new institutional framework that has led ... More


Macroeconomic Shocks and Unconventional Monetary Policy: Impacts on Emerging Markets

Naoyuki Yoshino, Pornpinun Chantapacdepong, and Matthias Helble (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198838104
eISBN:
9780191874628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838104.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

Barely two decades after the Asian financial crisis Asia was suddenly confronted with multiple challenges originating outside the region: the 2008 global financial crisis, the European debt crisis, ... More


Growth after the Crisis

Dani Rodrik

in Aftermath: A New Global Economic Order?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772836
eISBN:
9780814748695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772836.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter assesses the future of economic growth after the crisis. On the one hand, global macroeconomic stability is important; defaults and other destabilizations have serious negative effects. ... More


Synthesis: Two Cheers for the African Growth Renaissance (but not Three)

Channing Arndt, Andy McKay, and Finn Tarp

in Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198744795
eISBN:
9780191805950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744795.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Sixteen detailed country case studies are analysed, studies which collectively represent nearly three-quarters of the sub-Saharan African population. The study begins with emphasis on the diversity ... More


Monetary Policy and Asset Price Volatility: Should We Refill the Bernanke-Gertler Prescription?

Kenneth N. Kuttner

in New Perspectives on Asset Price Bubbles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199844333
eISBN:
9780190258504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199844333.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter comments on the paper “Monetary Policy and Asset Price Volatility,” by Ben Bernanke and Mark Gertler. In their paper, Bernanke and Gertler examine the volatility of asset price bubbles ... More


The Requisites of Macroeconomic Stability

Vijay Joshi

in India's Long Road: The Search for Prosperity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190610135
eISBN:
9780190610166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610135.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines India’s performance as regards the three components of macroeconomic stability: internal balance, external balance, and fiscal sustainability. It also delineates the contours of ... More


Commentary

Kenneth J. Arrow

in Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152143
eISBN:
9780231525541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152143.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a commentary by Kenneth J. Arrow, Professor Emeritus at Stanford University. He focuses on the issue of learning and knowledge emphasized by the Stiglitz-Greenwald paper. He ... More


The Political Economy of Fiscal Institutions and Macroeconomic Management in Sudan

Kabbashi M. Suliman

in Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198822226
eISBN:
9780191861208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822226.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter draws on the literature on historical institutionalism and distributive politics, combining qualitative and quantitative information from Sudan’s territorial economic structures, to ... More


Comparative Assessment of Industrial Policy in Selected Mena Countries: an Overview

Ahmed Galal

in Industrial Policy in the Middle East and North Africa: Rethinking the Role of the State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160509
eISBN:
9781617970290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160509.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

It was believed that in the 1950s and 1960s, the markets failed widely and government intervention was necessary to speed up the process of economic transformation and the rate of economic growth. ... More


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