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This volume explores fundamental macroeconomic and financial issues of today from fresh perspectives. Bringing together leading scholars and practitioners in the fields, it analyzes the light that the recent crisis has shed on the global macro economy, sectoral structure and financial architecture, and proposes policies needed to address systemic financial risks and foster a sustainable growth. It also explores the measurement of economic and social progress in our societies, and proposes new frameworks to ...
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The Global Macro Economy and Finance

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Overview

This volume explores fundamental macroeconomic and financial issues of today from fresh perspectives. Bringing together leading scholars and practitioners in the fields, it analyzes the light that the recent crisis has shed on the global macro economy, sectoral structure and financial architecture, and proposes policies needed to address systemic financial risks and foster a sustainable growth. It also explores the measurement of economic and social progress in our societies, and proposes new frameworks to integrate economic dimensions with other aspects of human wellbeing. This volume provides valuable suggestions for how to foster robust recovery from the crisis, and how to prevent its recurrence.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781137034267
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 10/18/2012
  • Series: International Economic Association
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 360
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

FRANKLIN ALLEN, University of Pennsylvania, USA
MASAHIKO AOKI, Stanford University, USA

JEAN-PAUL FITOUSSI, Science Po, France
NOBUHIRO KIYOTAKI, Princeton University, USA
ROGER GORDON, University of California, San Diego, USA
JOSEPH STIGLITZ, Columbia University, USA
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Table of Contents

Introduction
PART I: THE MEASURE OF SOCIAL WELFARE
On The Measurement of Social Progress and Well Being; J.Fitoussi & J. Stiglitz
The Role of Statistics in the United States' Economic Future; J.Landefeld & S.Villones
Measuring Equitable and Sustainable Wellbeing in Italy; E.Giovanni & T.Rondinella
PART II: MACROECONOMIC THEORY AND POLICY: FINANCIAL FRICTIONS AND AGGREGATE ECONOMIC ACTIVITY

Liquidity Shocks and Asset Prices in the Business Cycle; S.Shi
A Mechanism Design Approach to Financial Frictions; N.Kiyotaki
Bank Lending and Credit Supply Shocks; S.Gilchrist & E.Zakrajsek
PART III: INTERNATIONAL MACRO THEORY AND POLICY: INTERCONNECTIVITY AND GLOBAL EXTERNALITIES
Sectoral Imbalances and Long Run Crises; D.D.Gatti, M.Gallegatti, B.Greenwald, A.Russo & J.Stiglitz
The Race to Zero; A.Haldane
Capital Flows, Crisis and Externalities; A.Korinek
Whither Capitalism? Financial Externalities and Crisis; M.Miller & L.Zhang
PART IV: THE FUTURE OF CORPORATE TAXATION IN A GLOBALIZED ECONOMY
How Should Income from Multinationals be Taxed?; R.Gordon
Taxing Multinationals in a World with International Mergers and Acquisitions: Should the Home Country Exempt Foreign Income?; J.Wilson
PART V: FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND BEHAVIOUR
System Risk and Macroprudential Regulation; F.Allen & E.Carletti
Filling the Gaps: The Vienna Initiative and the Role of the International Financial Institutions in Crisis Management and Resolution; E.Berglof
Financial Structure and Economic Development: Recent New Progresses; J.Lin & L.Xu
A Model of Private Equity Fund Compensation; W.Choi, A.Metrick & A.Yasuda
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