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Economic Policy 54

Economic Policy 54

Georges De Menil (Editor), Richard Portes (Editor), Hans-Werner Sinn (Editor), Giuseppe Bertola (Editor), Philippe Martin (Editor), Jan Van Ours (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-17395-7

May 2008

224 pages

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Description

Top economists provide a concise and accessible evaluation of major developments in trade and trade policy.

  • Economic Policy has earned a reputation around the world as the one publication that always identifies current and emerging policy topics early

  • Papers are specially commissioned from first-class economists and experts in the policy field

  • The editors are all based at top European economic institutions and each paper is discussed by a panel of distinguished economists

  • This unique approach guarantees incisive debate and alternative interpretations of the evidence
Editors' Introduction.

1. The effect of information and communication technologies on urban structure: Yannis M. Ioannides, Henry G. Overman, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg and Kurt Schmidheiny.

2. Mass car ownership in the emerging market giants: Marcos Chamon, Paolo Mauro and Yohei Okawa.

3. Tied to the mast? National fiscal rules in the European Union: Xavier Debrun, Laurent Moulin, Alessandro Turrini, Joaquim Ayuso-i-Casals and Manmohan S. Kumar.

4. US shocks and global exchange rate configurations: Marcel Fratzscher.


  • Economic Policy has earned a reputation around the world as the one publication that always identifies current and emerging policy topics early
  • Papers are specially commissioned from first-class economists and experts in the policy field
  • The editors are all based at top European economic institutions and each paper is discussed by a panel of distinguished economists
  • This unique approach guarantees incisive debate and alternative interpretations of the evidence