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World Economics 17.3: International Finance
This edition of World Economics focuses on international finance with an emphasis on capital volatility, independent monetary policy and the role of central banks.
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This edition of World Economics focuses on economic measurement and the challenge presented by the impact of a growing digital economy on estimates of GDP. Available economic data is used to measure issues of financial inclusion, youth employment and the state of China’s property market.
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This digital edition of World Economics explores Housing Market Stability and a fresh look at the Eurozone. Tim Congdon looks at if inequality really caused the Great Recession and Danny Leipziger et al review the Korean housing market, Finance, debt and economic growth.
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Volume 17, Number 3: July - September 2016
Towards a Better Understanding of International Capital Volatility
International capital movements exert potentially significant effects on many key macroeconomic variables. The pattern of capital mobility reveals ...
The Creation of the Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank
The Global Financial Crisis pulled institutions together diplomatically and economically. It clarified options and failures of the past and hastened coordinated reforms. ...
The Political Limits of Independent Monetary Policy
Central banks in advanced economies have adopted a number of less conventional policy measures since the onset of the financial crisis and great recession. However, the efficiency of these measures remains highly uncertain...
Secular Stagnation and Two Articles of Faith of the Conventional Wisdom
A consideration of the current discussion of 'Secular Stagnation' and it's disproportionate weight on discussing inadequate investment demand and fiscal stimulus...
Exploding Debt Syndrome: The Politics of the Greek Debt Crisis
This paper fills in many of the gaps, by examining both the historical and the political forces behind the current Eurozone debt crisis with reference to Greece’s continuing debt problems.
Volume 17, Number 2: April - June 2016
The Paris Climate Agreement heightens development challenges in Africa
The rise of the green economy under the proposed Agreement offers tremendous opportunities for growth and economic development, especially for Africa...
Economics, Science and Climate Change
The IPCC theory is tested with global data from three different periods – the last 1,000 years, the last 120 years and the last 18 years. Two models are presented...
How Fast Will China Grow Towards 2030 and what about the US?
Historical data for the last fifty years shows that there is a surprisingly strong correlation between the growth rate of a nation’s GDP per person and its income level.
China’s GDP Per Capita from the Han Dynasty to Communist Times
This article is a critical survey of the concepts and data utilized by economists and economic historians that purport to measure relative levels and long term trends in GDP per capita from the Han Dynasty to Communist times.
Data on Indicators of Governance: Handle with Care
An argument that indicators of governance in developing countries should be applied with caution, keeping their shortcomings in mind.
De-Risking Impact Investing
Despite great investor interest in impact investing, actual investment flows have remained modest. This is largely due to insufficient investment opportunities which offer a financially sustainable risk-return balance.
Japan’s Monetary Policy Misadventure
This paper argues that the Bank of Japan’s decision in April 2013 to formally adopt inflation targeting as the framework of its monetary policy and to embark on a programme of quantitative and qualitative monetary easing was misconceived.
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