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Thirty Years of Economic Policy

Inspiration for Debate

Edited by Charles Wyplosz

October 2015

ISBN: 9780198758105

688 pages
Paperback
246x171mm

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Price: £43.49

A volume to mark the 30th anniversary of the journal Economic Policy. It brings together key articles that still matter today, and provides academics with important research markers. It also acts as a student reader that demonstrates how the field of economics progresses by responding to challenges of the time.

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A volume to mark the 30th anniversary of the journal Economic Policy. It brings together key articles that still matter today, and provides academics with important research markers. It also acts as a student reader that demonstrates how the field of economics progresses by responding to challenges of the time.

  • Brings together key articles from Economic Policy
  • Includes contributions from leading economists

About the Author(s)

Edited by Charles Wyplosz, Professor of International Economics, The Graduate Institute, Geneva

Charles Wyplosz is Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva where he is Director of the International Centre of Money and Banking Studies (ICMB). Previously, he has served as Associate Dean for Reserach and Development at INSEAD and Director of the PhD program in Economics at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science Sociales in Paris. He has also been Director of the International Macroeconomics Programme of CEPR. He was a founding Managing Editor of the journal Economic Policy. He is a regular columnist in newspapers such as the Financial Times, Le Monde, Libération, and Finanz und Wirtschaft. He has acted as consultant to the European Commission, the IMF, the World Bank, the United Nations, the Asian Development Bank, and the Inter-American Development Bank. Professor Wyplosz holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard University. He has been awarded the Legion d'Honneur by the President of France.

Table of Contents

    PART I MONETARY AND EXCHANGE RATE POLICY
    1:Mexico: Stabilization, Debt and Growth, Rudiger Dornbusch
    2:The Collapse of the Mexican Peso: What Have We Learned?, Jeffrey Sachs, Aaron Tornell, and Andrés Velasco
    3:Immediate Challenges for the European Central Bank, Rudiger Dornbusch, Carlo Favero, and Francesco Giavazzi
    4:Will there be a dollar crisis?, Paul Krugman
    PART II FISCAL POLICY
    5:A Guide to Public Sector Debt and Deficits, Willem H. Buiter
    6:Fiscal Expansions and Adjustments in OECD Countries, Alberto Alesina and Roberto Perotti
    7:What should fiscal councils do?, Lars Calmfors and Simon Wren-Lewis
    PART III EUROPEAN INTEGRATION
    8:The growth effects of 1992, Richard Baldwin
    9:One money for Europe? Lessons from the US currency union, Barry Eichengreen
    10:One money, one market: the effect of common currencies on trade, Andrew K. Rose
    11:Divergent inflation rates in EMU, Patrick Honohan and Philip R. Lane
    PART IV UNEMPLOYMENT AND LABOUR MARKETS
    12:Unemployment and vacancies in Britain, Christopher Pissarides
    13:Bargaining structure, corporatism and macroeconomic performance, Lars Calmfors and John Driffill
    14:European unemployment: the evolution of facts and ideas, Olivier Blanchard
    PART V MARKET REGULATION
    15:Insider trading, Mervyn King and Ailsa Roell
    16:Regulatory Reform in Britain, John Kay and John Vickers