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Financial Factors in Economic Stabilization and Growth
     

Financial Factors in Economic Stabilization and Growth

by Mario I. Blejer, Zvi Eckstein, Zvi Hercowitz, Leonardo Leiderman
 

ISBN-10: 0521480507

ISBN-13: 9780521480505

Pub. Date: 03/28/2015

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

With the advent of increased capital mobility in the past two decades, financial factors have become of key importance for the processes of stabilization and growth in developing, developed, and transforming economies. The size of international capital movements and the financial intermediation industry has become so large that these factors could become the

Overview

With the advent of increased capital mobility in the past two decades, financial factors have become of key importance for the processes of stabilization and growth in developing, developed, and transforming economies. The size of international capital movements and the financial intermediation industry has become so large that these factors could become the dominant impulses for individual economies and the global economy in the 1990s and beyond. This book collects essays by well-known analysts in international economics and finance who treat these issues from relatively new perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521480505
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2015
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: Mario I. Blejer, Zvi Eckstein, Zvi Hercowitz and Leonardo Leiderman; Part II. Transmission of Credit Policy: 1. The role of credit market imperfections in the monetary transmission mechanism: arguments and evidence Mark Gertler and Simon Gilchrist; 2. Identification and the effects of monetary policy shocks Lawrence J. Christiano, Martin Eichenbaum and Charles Evans; 3. Credit market imperfections and low-output equilibria in economies in transition Guillermo A. Calvo and Fabrizio Coricelli; Part III. International Financial Factors: 4. Transparency and the evolution of exchange rate flexibility in the aftermath of disinflation Alex Cukierman, Miguel Kiguel and Leonardo Leiderman; 5. Cross-border banking Jonathon Eaton; 6. Immigration and growth under imperfect capital mobility: the case of Israel Zvi Hercowitz, Nirit Kantor and Leora Meridor; Part IV. Financial Innovation and Growth: 7. Interpreting monetary stabilization in a growth model with credit goods production Rao Aiyagari and Zvi Eckstein; 8. The macroeconomic effects of financial innovation: the case of Israel Rafael Melnik and Eran Yashiv.

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