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Deposit insurance and risk taking

Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti and Agnese Leonello.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

October 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Financial Regulation; Corporate Regulation; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit. 6892 words.

We review the theory of deposit insurance, highlighting the underlying assumptions that were not satisfied during the recent financial crisis and that may have led to serious policy...

Discretionary Policy and Multiple Equilibria in LQ RE Models

Andrew P. Blake and Tatiana Kirsanova.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit. 13114 words.

We study stationary discretionary equilibria in dynamic linear-quadratic rational expectations models. Past papers have assumed that this is uniquely determined; we show that such models...

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Does Europe need neoliberal reforms?

M Panić.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2007; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Economics; Microeconomics; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Labour and Demographic Economics; History of Economic Thought; Capitalist Systems; Industrial Organization. 12534 words.

This paper examines the neoliberal claim that the only way to achieve sustainable growth and full employment is to abandon Keynesian macroeconomic management and the welfare state and bring...

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Does high public debt consistently stifle economic growth? A critique of Reinhart and Rogoff

Thomas Herndon, Michael Ash and Robert Pollin.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 10342 words.

We replicate Reinhart and Rogoff (2010A and 2010B) and find that selective exclusion of available data, coding errors and inappropriate weighting of summary statistics lead to serious...

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Economic growth and welfare state: a case study of Sweden

Luis Buendía and Enrique Palazuelos.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 8224 words.

In this article we analyse the relation between the dynamics of economic growth and the welfare state using the Swedish experience as a case study. We defend three theses concerning the...

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The economic record of the 1997–2010 Labour government: an assessment

David Cobham, Christopher Adam and Ken Mayhew.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Health, Education, and Welfare; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 12792 words.

We consider the economic record of the 1997–2010 Labour government in the UK. Following a brief review of the government’s inheritance from its predecessor, we review the assessments made...

The economics of New Labour: policy and performance

Michael Kitson and Frank Wilkinson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2007; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards). 5876 words.

This paper reviews the foundations of New Labour's economic policies and the performance of the economy since 1997. It argues that New Labour's policies have evolved from Thatcherism and...

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Editors’ introduction

Christopher Bowdler and Rui Pedro Esteves.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 516 words.

In this short article we provide an introduction to the issue of the Oxford Review of Economic Policy entitled ‘Sovereign Debt: Lessons from the Past, Reforms for the Future’.

Efficient Allocations in Dynamic Private Information Economies with Persistent Shocks: A First-Order Approach

Marek Kapička.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 11390 words.

This article studies efficient allocations in a dynamic private information economy with a continuum of idiosyncratic shocks that are persistent. I develop a first-order approach for this...

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Employment and growth in Europe and the US—the role of fiscal policy composition

Tine Dhont and Freddy Heylen.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2009; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 9853 words.

We construct a simple endogenous growth model to analyse the relationship between the composition of fiscal policy, economic growth and employment. The government sets different tax rates...

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Estimating nonlinear effects of fiscal policy using quantile regression methods

Ludger Linnemann and Roland Winkler.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables. 10744 words.

We estimate nonlinear effects of government spending shocks on US macroeconomic activity using quantile regression methods. This amounts to allowing regression parameters to depend on how...

The euro crisis: undetected by conventional economics, favoured by nationally focused polity

Robert Boyer.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Economic Methodology; Money and Interest Rates. 15851 words.

This article interprets the initial success of the launch of the euro and its ‘muddling through’ since the outbreak of the Greek sovereign debt crisis. Two interrelated processes interacted...

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European economic governance: the Berlin–Washington Consensus

Jean-Paul Fitoussi and Francesco Saraceno.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 9399 words.

This paper argues that the European Union (EU) has gone further than any other country or institution in internalising the prescriptions of the Washington Consensus. Embedding neoliberal...

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Eurozone sovereign debt restructuring: keeping the vultures at bay

Marcus Miller and Dania Thomas.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit. 8820 words.

The eurozone debt crisis has stimulated lively debate on mechanisms for sovereign debt restructuring. The immediate threat of exit and the break-up of the currency union may have abated;...

Evaluating Long-Term-Care Policy Options, Taking the Family Seriously

Daniel Barczyk and Matthias Kredler.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2018; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Demographic Economics; Welfare Economics; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory. 25832 words.

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We propose a dynamic non-cooperative framework for long-term-care (LTC) decisions of families and use it to evaluate LTC policy options for the U.S....

Explaining Procyclical Fiscal Policy in African Countries

John Thornton.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 3443 words.

Simple time series regressions for 37 low-income African countries during 1960–2004 suggest that government consumption is highly procyclical, with consumption responding more than...

Fertility, income inequality, and labour productivity

Ross Guest and Robyn Swift.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 7222 words.

There is mounting evidence of a complex system of multi-directional links between fertility, productivity and inequality. The contribution of this study is a multi-country analysis of these...

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Financial Firm Bankruptcy and Contagion

Jean Helwege and Gaiyan Zhang.

in Review of Finance

July 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Investment Banking; Financial Regulation; Corporate Governance; Bankruptcy; Money and Interest Rates; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 18538 words.

The Lehman bankruptcy highlights the potential for interconnectedness to cause negative externalities through counterparty contagion, but the externalities may also arise from information...

Financialisation and monetary union in Europe: the monetary–structural causes of the euro-area crisis

Sergio Rossi.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; International Finance. 9196 words.

The merging of national currencies into a single-currency area is an important factor of financialisation in Europe, as it has disposed of monetary barriers within Euroland, thereby...

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Fiscal adjustment to cyclical developments in the OECD: an empirical analysis based on real-time data

Roel Beetsma and Massimo Giuliodori.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 9289 words.

Using real-time data, we explore the determinants of both fiscal plans and their implementation for OECD countries over the period 1995–2006. First, based on forecasts we estimate standard...

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