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Issues in Monetary, Financial and Macroeconomic Adjustment Policies

Stuart Sayer (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-4051-2911-4
284 pages
February 2005, Wiley-Blackwell
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This collection of survey articles sheds light on crucial questions in the field of monetary, financial and macroeconomic policy.
  • Applies rigorous economic theory and empirical analysis to important practical policy issues.
  • Considers the role of the financial sector in economic development.
  • Looks at why financial crises occur and how they can be avoided.
  • Discusses the relationship between macroeconomic adjustment and poverty.
  • Asks if low-inflation rate regimes are at risk from the ‘zero bound’ to nominal interest rates.
  • Provides accessible overviews of recent research into these questions.
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    1. Monetary, Financial and Macroeconomic Adjustment Policies – An Overview: Stuart Sayer.

    2. Financial Liberalisation and Economic Development – An Assessment: Paul Auerbach and Jalal Uddin Siddiki.

    3. Financial Markets, Development and Economic Growth: Tales of Informational Asymmetries: Salvator Capasso.

    4. An Exegesis on Currency and Banking Crises: Janice Boucher Breuer.

    5. The Changing Nature of Currency Crises: Sweta C. Saxena.

    6. Macroeconomic Adjustment and the Poor: Analystical Issues and Cross-Country Evidence: Pierre-Richard Agenor.

    7. The Asymmetric Effects of Monetary Policy: Anna Florio.

    8. Monetary Policy and the Zero Bound to Interest Rates: A Review: Tony Yates.

    Index.

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    Stuart Sayer is Senior Lecturer and Head of Economics at the University of Edinburgh. He is the Co-founder and Senior Editor of the Journal of Economic Surveys and his previous publications include Issues in New Political Economy (ed., Blackwell Publishing, 2001).
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    • A collection of survey articles, shedding light on crucial questions in the field of monetary, financial and macroeconomic policy.

    • Applies rigorous economic theory and empirical analysis to important practical policy issues.

    • Considers the role of the financial sector in economic development.

    • Looks at why financial crises occur and how they can be avoided.

    • Discusses the relationship between macroeconomic adjustment and poverty.

    • Asks if low-inflation rate regimes are at risk from the ‘zero bound’ to nominal interest rates.

    • Provides accessible overviews of recent research into these questions.
    See More

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