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Sustainability of Public Debt

Sustainability of Public Debt

Reinhard Neck and Jan-Egbert Sturm (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262140980
eISBN:
9780262280495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262140980.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In recent decades, governments have built up substantial public debt, which is often accompanied by a growing public sector and fiscal policies that neglect long-term considerations. The contributors ... More

"Systemic Risk, Crises, and Macroprudential Regulation"

"Systemic Risk, Crises, and Macroprudential Regulation"

Xavier Freixas, José-Luis Peydró, and Luc Laeven

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262028691
eISBN:
9780262328609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028691.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Macroprudential regulation is the latest buzzword in economics but it means different things to different people. This book offers a framework to operationalize macroprudential policy. It defines ... More

Tax Systems

Tax Systems

Joel Slemrod and Christian Gillitzer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262026727
eISBN:
9780262319003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026727.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Despite its theoretical elegance and the substantial insights it has provided, the standard optimal tax model has significant limitations. This book argues that tax analysis must move beyond the ... More

Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector

Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector

Ruud de Mooij and Gaëtan Nicodème (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027977
eISBN:
9780262321099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027977.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The financial crisis has revealed many problems in the transparency and functioning of the financial sector. New debates on regulation and taxation of the financial sector have emerged as economists ... More

Trade and PovertyWhen the Third World Fell Behind

Trade and Poverty: When the Third World Fell Behind

Jeffrey G. Williamson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015158
eISBN:
9780262295727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015158.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Today’s wide economic gap between the postindustrial countries of the West and the poorer countries of the third world is not new. Fifty years ago, the world economic order — two hundred years in the ... More

Understanding Global CrisesAn Emerging Paradigm

Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Assaf Razin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book aims at parsing and explaining some key forces that feature in every one of the global and regional financial crises and monetary crises that erupted in the world economy over the past ... More

Understanding Inflation and the Implications for Monetary PolicyA Phillips Curve Retrospective

Understanding Inflation and the Implications for Monetary Policy: A Phillips Curve Retrospective

Jeff Fuhrer, Yolanda K. Kodrzycki, Jane Sneddon Little, and Giovanni P. Olivei (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013635
eISBN:
9780262258784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013635.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In 1958, economist A. W. Phillips published an article describing what he observed to be the inverse relationship between inflation and unemployment; subsequently, the “Phillips curve” became a ... More

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