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Connectedness and ContagionProtecting the Financial System from Panics

Connectedness and Contagion: Protecting the Financial System from Panics

Hal S. Scott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034371
eISBN:
9780262332156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034371.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The Dodd–Frank Act of 2010 was intended to reform financial policies in order to prevent another massive crisis such as the financial meltdown of 2008. Dodd–Frank is largely premised on the diagnosis ... More

Progress and ConfusionThe State of Macroeconomic Policy

Progress and Confusion: The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Olivier Blanchard, Raghuram G. Rajan, Kenneth S. Rogoff, and Lawrence H. Summers (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034623
eISBN:
9780262333450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034623.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In April of 2015, the International Monetary Fund gathered leading academic economists and policymakers, to discuss the shape of future macroeconomic policy. This book presents their combined ... More

Public Sector Economics and the Need for Reforms

Public Sector Economics and the Need for Reforms

Apostolis Philippopoulos (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034449
eISBN:
9780262332361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034449.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The public sector has grown substantially in the last fifty years. In the euro area total government expenditures have been around 50% of GDP since the early 2000s, resulting in a growing tax burden, ... More

Sharing the WorkWhat My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Myra Strober

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Kicking in the Doorprovides an insider’s view of how sexism operates—what it’s like to live it, study it, and fight it. For not only was I the first woman ever to hold a tenure-track faculty position ... More

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