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Economic Policy 60

Economic Policy 60

Georges De Menil (Editor), Richard Portes (Editor), Hans-Werner Sinn (Editor), Tullio Jappelli (Editor), Philip Lane (Editor), Philippe Martin (Editor), Jan Van Ours (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-18919-4

Dec 2009, Wiley-Blackwell

216 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. Oil and the Euro area economy (Gert Peersman and Ine Van Robays both Universiteit Gent).

2. What happens during recessions, crunches and busts? (Stijn Claessens, M. Ayhan Kose and Marco E. Terrones, all International Monetary Fund).

3. Subprime crisis and board (in-) competence: private versus public banks in Germany (Harald Hau, INSEAD, Fontainebleau and CEPR) and Marcel Thum, TU Dresden, ifo Dresden and CESifo).

4. Planning to cheat: EU fiscal policy in real time (Roel Beetsma, University of Amsterdam, Massimo Giuliodori, University of Amsterdam, and Peter Wierts, De Nederlandsche Bank).

Index.

  • 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