Handbook of Monetary Policy

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Jack Rabin
CRC Press, Dec 19, 2001 - Political Science - 1000 pages
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"Examines the politics of economic policy, focusing on forecasting, inflation, interest rates, market expectations, financial crises, disruptions in global markets, and tax policy, as well as state and local government budgeting, financial management, and policy initiatives for development and growth."
 

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Contents

PRESERVING ECONOMIC STABILITY
1
Its Still a Puzzle
25
Changes in the Business Cycle
63
Why Is Financial Stability a Goal of Public Policy?
69
Perspectives from Economic Theory
87
Implications of TaxExempt Municipal
109
Social Norms and Economic Theory
117
Should We Worry About
135
Economic Activity and Inflation
443
Inflation Financial Markets and Capital Formation
449
Is Noninflationary Growth an Oxymoron?
477
Conducting Monetary Policy with Inflation Targets
485
The Shadow of the Great Depression and the Inflation of the 1970s
513
Lessons
539
Globalization and U S Inflation
577
On the Origin and Evolution of the Word Inflation
593

Architect of Modern
143
Perspective
159
Forecasting and Measuring Economic Activity
189
Interest Rate Spreads as Indicators for Monetary Policy
205
A Dynamic Multivariate Model for Use in Formulating Policy
211
Is Less More?
229
Forecasts Indicators and Monetary Policy
241
The Next Step for Monetary Policy
253
Political Dimensions of Economic Policy
261
Federal Reserve Independence and the Accord of 1951
271
Describing Fed Behavior
281
A Bursting Bubble
293
Goals and Instruments
299
An Introduction
307
Malcolm Bryan and the Introduction
321
The Goals of U S Monetary Policy
343
A Twentieth Century Odyssey
363
Lessons on Monetary Policy from the 1980s
379
Monetary Policy in the 1990s
399
Is a Tough Central Bank Enough?
405
A Hitchhikers Guide to Understanding Exchange Rates
411
Inflation and Economic Policy
417
Inflation and Growth
423
Controlling Inflation
625
Is Inflation Dead?
641
Central Bank Inflation Targeting
657
Inflation and Growth
691
Wage Inflation and Worker Uncertainty
709
Financial Markets and Institutions
733
The European System of Central Banks
739
Index
747
Economic Factors Monetary Policy and Expected Returns
757
What Did
771
The October 1987 Crash Ten Years Later
787
Financial Crises and Market Regulation
813
The Role of Public
819
Implementation of Monetary Policy
829
Practical Issues in Monetary Policy Targeting
857
Is It Useful for Monetary Policy?
875
What Is the Optimal Rate of Inflation?
883
What Are the Lags in Monetary Policy? 73
913
Interest Rates and Monetary Policy
927
Real Interest Rates
957
Index
1-1
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