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Monetary policy
Working Paper
The Provision of Global Liquidity: The Global Reserve System

This paper analyses three major problems of the current international monetary system: the asymmetric-adjustment problem, dependence on the monetary policy of the main reserve-issuing country, and the large demand for self-insurance by developing cou...

Financial institutions, International International agencies International finance
Research Brief
Responding to Aid-Induced Dutch Disease

In the WIDER Working Paper 'Aid and the Fiscal and Monetary Responses to Dutch Disease' Alan Roe looks at the ways in which aid-induced, and mineral export-induced Dutch Disease (DD) are similar, and the ways in which they differ...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Fiscal policy Mineral industries
Working Paper
Aid and the Fiscal and Monetary Responses to Dutch Disease

This study assesses the fiscal and monetary management challenges that can be associated with large inflows of foreign aid...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Fiscal policy Mineral industries
Blog
What Did You Do in the Currency Wars? (Part I)

Tony Addison The present currency turmoil is both a symptom and a cause of profound changes now underway in the global economy. In part 1 of this two-part article, we focus on Latin America and Europe...

Depressions Structural adjustment (Economic policy) Foreign exchange
Annual Lecture
Reforming the International Monetary System

The unsettling years since 2007 have shown how unfit for the purpose the current international monetary and financial system is...

Monetary policy
Blog
Surprises Ahead?

Tony Addison With six months remaining till the end of 2011, it’s time to take a peek into the near future. What can we expect? John Kenneth Galbraith once said that economic forecasting was invented to make astrology look respectable...

Agriculture Climatic changes Debts, Public
Journal Article
Introduction: Development Aid—Theory, Policies, and Performance

Part of Journal Special Issue Development Aid

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development International finance
Journal Article
Monetary Policy Rules for Managing Aid Surges in Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Development Aid

Economic assistance and foreign aid Mathematical models (Equilibrium (Economics)) Foreign exchange
Journal Article
The Macroeconomic Management of Increased Aid: Policy Lessons from Recent Experience

Part of Journal Special Issue Development Aid

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic policy Foreign exchange
Journal Special Issue
Development Aid: Theory, Policies, and Performance

Following on WIDER's work on Development Finance which has involved three projects since 2002, a development conference on 'Aid: Principles, Policies and Performance' was organized in June 2006...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development International finance
Working Paper
Interdependencies between Monetary Policy and Foreign Exchange Intervention under Inflation Targeting: The Case of Brazil and the Czech Republic

The bulk of recent literature on foreign exchange interventions has overlooked the potential interdependencies that may exist between these operations and the conduct of monetary policy...

Banks and banking, Central Foreign exchange Monetary policy
Working Paper
The Macroeconomic Management of Increased Aid: Policy Lessons from Recent Experience

This paper investigates the macroeconomic challenges created by a surge in aid inflows...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic policy Foreign exchange
Working Paper
Monetary Policy Rules for Managing Aid Surges in Africa

We examine the properties of alternative monetary policy rules in response to large aid surges in low-income countries characterized by incomplete capital market integration and currency substitution...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Mathematical models (Equilibrium (Economics)) Foreign exchange
Journal Special Issue
Focus: Achieving Growth in the Pacific

This Focus is devoted to small islands' development challenges, specifically relating to the achievement of economic growth, and draws on five papers arising from the UNU-WIDER 'Fragility and Development' research project meeting held in ...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development International agencies
Journal Special Issue
Policy Arena: Small Island Developing States: Development Challenges

This Policy Arena examines some of the development challenges faced by SIDS. It brings together a collection of papers arising from the UNU-WIDER project Fragility and Development...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development Equality and inequality
Book
Financial Development, Institutions, Growth and Poverty Reduction

This volume explores the various linkages between financial development, institutions, growth and poverty reduction in low-income and transition countries...

Econometric models (Economic development) Financial institutions Finance (Infrastructure (Economics))
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