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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
Many scholars have contributed to ongoing debates about the competition between the dollar and the euro for global monetary dominance. Few have added as much value as Miguel Otero-Iglesias with his systematic and original survey of the views of financial elites in major emerging market economies. Where conventional interpretations emphasize material... more...
Chad: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for ChadInternational Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
KEY ISSUES Context: Chad is a fragile country with weak institutional capacity that needs to manage volatile and exhaustible oil revenues prudently to tackle its large development needs. Chad is enjoying a period of domestic political stability, but major regional security issues are imposing significant fiscal costs in both the short and medium... more...
Sri Lanka: First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri LankaInternational Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Context. Sri Lanka's economy has navigated recent market turbulence relatively well. Growth has remained solid, inflation is in mid-single digits, and the current account deficit has narrowed. From mid-May, the exchange rate came under pressure as market expectations of U.S. Federal Reserve tapering shifted, but Sri Lanka's experience... more...
Sri Lanka: Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri LankaInternational Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Sri Lanka's 2009 Stand-By Arrangement was initiated at the onset of the global financial crisis. It also coincided with the ending of the country's decades-old civil conflict. This unusual combination of circumstances made the program subject to very high economic uncertainty. The immediate imperative was to avert a balance of... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 14.99
Many people feel that money and what we perceive as the psyche, or soul, are bitter enemies: do we choose money or soul, finance or feelings, markets or common humanity? This book traces the origins of these opposing concepts and the feelings that money provokes. Economic ideas often stand out as being universal, globally valid, and without cultural... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2001; US$ 7.99
Currency Unions reviews the traditional case for flexible exchange rates and "countercyclical"?that is, expansionary during recessions and contractionary in booms?monetary policy, and shows how flexible exchange rate regimes can better insulate the economy from such real disturbances as terms-of-trade shocks. The book also looks at the pitfalls of... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00
The management of financial crises in emerging markets is a vital and high-stakes challenge in an increasingly global economy. For this reason, it's also a highly contentious issue in today's public policy circles. In this book, leading economists-many of whom have also participated in policy debates on these issues-consider how best to reduce the... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00
This book provides a much-needed re-examination of monetary and fiscal policies, their application in the real world and their potential for macroeconomic policy in the 21st century. It provides a detailed discussion and critique of the 'new consensus' in macroeconomics along with the monetary and fiscal policies encapsulated within it. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00
East Asia's Monetary Future is an illuminating and valuable work, which uniquely focuses on a long-term monetary view of the region. There are multiple and varied future scenarios which can be applied to this region - an enlarged Singapore - Brunei currency area, a greater China monetary bloc and even a Northeast Asian bloc comprising Japan and Korea. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Challenges several 'conventional wisdoms' about UK macroeconomic policy, arguing that the Keynesians' advocacy of incomes policy and fiscal activism in the post-war decades did not have a strong basis in Keynes' own writings. This book denies that the UK had a 'Keynesian revolution', in the sense of a deliberately pursued fiscal activism. more...