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Economic Policy in the International Economy Essays in Honor of Assaf Razin

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ISBN-10: 0521815193

ISBN-13: 9780521815192

Edition: 2002

Authors: Assaf Razin, Elhanan Helpman, Efraim Sadka

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Written to honor Professor Assaf Razin of Tel Aviv and Cornell Universities on the occasion of his 60th birthday, these essays pay close attention to policy issues as well as formal analysis. This volume of cutting edge research will be of interest to scholars, policy makers, and advanced students alike.
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Book details

List price: $100.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/27/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 486
Size: 9.25" wide x 6.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Assaf Razin is Friedman Professor of International Economics at Cornell University. He is the coauthor of Fiscal Policies and Growth in the World Economy, International Taxation in an Integrated World, and Migration and the Welfare State: Political-Economy Policy Formation, all published by the MIT Press, and other books.

Elhanan Helpman is Galen L. Stone Professor of International Trade at Harvard University and the author of many research articles and books.

Financial Issues in Open Economies: Theory
Crises: the next generation?
Solutions to the 'devaluation bias': some preventive measures to defend fixed exchange rates against self-fulfilling attacks
Growth enhancing effects of bailout guarantees
Risk and exchange rates
Financial Issues in Open Economies: Empirics
Economic integration, industrial specialization, and the asymmetry of macroeconomic fluctuations
Uncovered interest parity in crisis: the interest rate defense in the 1990s
When does capital account liberalization help more than it hurts?
Sources of inflation in developing countries
Economic Growth: Theory and Empirics
Growth effects and the cost of business cycles
Explaining economic growth
Public Economies
Simulating fundamental tax reform in the United States
The international macroeconomics of taxation and the case against European tax harmonization
Home bias in portfolios and taxation of asset income
Social dumping in the transformation process
Political Economy
Do political institutions shape economic policy?