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Money, Crises, and TransitionEssays in Honor of Guillermo A. Calvo

Money, Crises, and Transition: Essays in Honor of Guillermo A. Calvo

Carmen M. Reinhart, Carlos A. Vegh, and Andres Velasco (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182669
eISBN:
9780262282284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182669.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Guillermo Calvo, one of the most influential macroeconomists of the last thirty years, has made pathbreaking contributions in such areas as time-inconsistency, lack of credibility, stabilization, ... More

Money, Payments, and Liquidity

Money, Payments, and Liquidity

Ed Nosal and Guillaume Rocheteau

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016285
eISBN:
9780262298285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016285.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book provides an investigation into the economics of money and payments by explicitly modeling trading frictions between agents. Adopting the search-theoretic approach pioneered by Nobuhiro ... More

The Natural Resources TrapPrivate Investment without Public Commitment

The Natural Resources Trap: Private Investment without Public Commitment

William Hogan and Federico Sturzenegger (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013796
eISBN:
9780262275538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013796.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Volatility in commodity prices has been accompanied by perpetual renegotiation of contracts between private investors in natural resource production and the governments of states with mineral and ... More

New Directions in Financial Services Regulation

New Directions in Financial Services Regulation

Roger B. Porter, Robert R. Glauber, and Thomas J. Healey (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015615
eISBN:
9780262295789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015615.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The financial crisis of 2008 raised crucial questions regarding the effectiveness of the way the United States regulates financial markets. What caused the crisis? What regulatory changes are most ... More

Pathways to Fiscal Reform in the United States

Pathways to Fiscal Reform in the United States

John W. Diamond and George R. Zodrow (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028301
eISBN:
9780262321914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028301.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The severe fiscal problems that the United States faces have been the focus of much attention in recent years, and several groups have proposed ambitious plans for fiscal reforms that would address ... More

Pension Strategies in Europe and the United States

Pension Strategies in Europe and the United States

Robert Fenge, Georges de Menil, and Pierre Pestieau (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062725
eISBN:
9780262272575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062725.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book discusses the demographic challenges facing pension systems in the United States and some developed countries in Europe. Factors affecting the challenges include the speed level of the ... More

Perspectives on Dodd-Frank and Finance

Perspectives on Dodd-Frank and Finance

Paul H. Schultz (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028035
eISBN:
9780262325929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028035.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Leading scholars in economics, finance and law, along with regulators and practitioners, discuss Dodd-Frank and financial regulation. The origins of the Dodd-Frank Act in the financial crisis and ... More

Perspectives on the Performance of the Continental Economies

Perspectives on the Performance of the Continental Economies

Edmund S. Phelps and Hans-Werner Sinn (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015318
eISBN:
9780262295413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015318.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Economists disagree on what ails the economies of continental western Europe, which are widely perceived to be underperforming in terms of productivity and other metrics. Is it some deficiency in ... More

Post-crisis Fiscal Policy

Post-crisis Fiscal Policy

Carlo Cottarelli, Philip Gerson, and Abdelhak Senhadji (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027182
eISBN:
9780262324113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027182.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Fiscal policy makers have faced an extraordinarily challenging environment over the last few years. At the outset of the global financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the first ... More

Post-Treaty PoliticsSecretariat Influence in Global Environmental Governance

Post-Treaty Politics: Secretariat Influence in Global Environmental Governance

Sikina Jinnah

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028042
eISBN:
9780262325356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028042.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Post-Treaty Politics argues that secretariats—the administrative arms of international treaties—matter in world politics. Centrally, this book argues that in drawing from their unique networks and ... More

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