Currency Crises, Monetary Union and the Conduct of Monetary Policy: A Debate among Leading Economists

Synopsis

Foreword by Robert A. Mundell, Winner of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Economics Contents: Foreword 1. Introduction 2. Problems of the US Economy 3. Taxation, Employment and the Federal Reserve 4. European Monetary Union, the Dollar and the International Monetary System 5. The Outlook for Economic Growth in the Developed World 6. The Monetary Crisis in Mexico 7. Policies to Combat Monetary Crises in Developing Countries 8. A Poll and Closing Remarks 9. The Lord Robbins Memorial Lecture: European Monetary Union: What can we Learn from the United States? Index Contributors: S. Arndt, R.L. Bartley, R.N. Cooper, W.M. Corden, B.J. Eichengreen, R.H. Evans, M. Friedman, R. Friedman, R. Hinshaw, C. Johnson, F. Modigliani, R.A. Mundell, M.J.M. Neumann, P.A. Samuelson, J. Shelton, R. Solomon, J. Tobin, T.D. Willett, P.J. Zak.

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Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Robert A. Mundell
  • James Tobin
  • Barry Eichengreen
  • Milton Friedman
  • Bob Solomon
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Cheltenham, England
Publication year:
  • 1999