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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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The Competitiveness Problem

Hans-Werner Sinn.

in The Euro Trap

July 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 13834 words.

While the current accounts of southern Europe have improved during the crisis, they have done so because of the economic slump and not because of an improvement in competitiveness. The...

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The Euro Trap

Hans-Werner Sinn.

July 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 416 pages.

This book offers a critical assessment of the history of the euro, its crisis and the rescue measures taken by the European Central Bank and the community of states, above all the extra...

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Endogenous Optimal Currency Areas: the Case of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community

Fabrizio Carmignani.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2010; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Development. 9706 words.

The Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CAEMC) has been a monetary union for several decades now. According to the hypothesis of endogenous optimal currency areas (OCAs), the...

Drivers of Change in Public Procurement

Christine Léon de Mariz, Claude Ménard and Bernard Abeillé.

in Public Procurement Reforms in Africa

August 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 6343 words.

This chapter makes a distinction between the endogenous forces and factors inherent to public procurement reform that are drivers to reform, and the exogenous forces and factors that push...

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Capital Mobility: Why Is the Treaty not Implemented?

Tommaso Padoa‐Schioppa.

in The Road to Monetary Union in Europe

December 2000; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 6078 words.

An examination is made of the reasons for non‐implementation of Article 67 of the Treaty of Rome, which provides that member states of the European Community (now the European Union) should...

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After the Single European Act: Efficiency, Stability, and Equity

Tommaso Padoa‐Schioppa.

in The Road to Monetary Union in Europe

December 2000; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 3711 words.

The problems now facing the European Union are the result of the decisions taken in 1985 to enlarge the (then) European Community by accepting applications from Spain and Portugal, and to...

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The Delors Report: From Intentions to Action

Tommaso Padoa‐Schioppa.

in The Road to Monetary Union in Europe

December 2000; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 4532 words.

An examination is made of the prospects for European Monetary Union following the publication of the Delors Report (Report on Economic and Monetary Union in the European Community) in 1989....

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Dogecoin

Sarah Jeong.

Edited by Bill Maurer and Lana Swartz.

in Paid

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 3244 words.

Dogecoin—a Bitcoin-like cryptocurrency notable for its use of a meme of a bemused shibainu dog—is perhaps one of the most absurd and most adorable money experiments. The community around it...

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Reform That! Greece’s Failing Reform Technology

Vassilis Monastiriotis and Andreas Antoniades.

in From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment

February 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 7154 words.

This chapter examines the conception and design of reforms in Greece, with particular attention to the role of research and expert knowledge for policy formation. It suggests that the...

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The genesis of SDRs and the limitations of the Rio Agreement

Christopher M.D. Wilkie.

in Special Drawing Rights (SDRs)

November 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 16126 words.

Since the 1970s, conventional wisdom in both economic and international relations/political economy literature is that the clumsily‐named Special Drawing Rights were a compromise that...

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The influence of US policy on the SDR under post‐Bretton Woods arrangements

Christopher M.D. Wilkie.

in Special Drawing Rights (SDRs)

November 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 15817 words.

SDRs could not prop up a Bretton Woods system without US support. And it is true that the SDR was no longer a priority for the US as post‐Bretton Woods arrangements consolidated themselves....

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Debates on the Measurement of Global Poverty

Edited by Sudhir Anand, Paul Segal and Joseph E. Stiglitz.

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 464 pages.

The international community's commitment to halve global poverty by 2015 has been enshrined in the first Millennium Development Goal. How global poverty is measured is a critical element in...

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The Political Economy of Fiscal Institutions and Macroeconomic Management in Sudan

Kabbashi M. Suliman.

in Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies

May 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 21572 words.

This chapter draws on the literature on historical institutionalism and distributive politics, combining qualitative and quantitative information from Sudan’s territorial economic...

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Economic Measurement

Ben S. Bernanke.

in Measuring Economic Sustainability and Progress

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 1665 words.

Ben Bernanke’s opening remarks reflect on the importance of measurement in economic decision-making. The ultimate purpose of economics is to promote wellbeing, and variables in economic...

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Human Development Advocacy for Debt Relief, Aid, and Governance

Henry Northover.

in Overcoming Developing Country Debt Crises

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 7382 words.

This chapter emphasizes that there had been a struggle to change creditor government thinking. Despite the HIPC Initiative being a response to popular pressure, the creditor community put...

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Why the Code of Conduct for Resolving Sovereign Debt Crises Falls Short

Barry Herman.

in Overcoming Developing Country Debt Crises

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 18496 words.

This chapter turns our attention to a reform initiative driven by the private financial community in the form of a voluntary code of good conduct that would informally pressure the debtor...

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Introduction

Barry Herman, José Antonio Ocampo and Shari Spiegel.

in Overcoming Developing Country Debt Crises

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 15009 words.

This introductory chapter lays out the premise for the rest of the volume which addresses whether or not a more comprehensive, timely, effective, and fair mechanism ought to be in place to...

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The 1980s Crisis in Syndicated Bank Lending to Sovereigns and the Sequence of Mechanisms to Fix it

Luis Jorge Garay Salamanca.

in Overcoming Developing Country Debt Crises

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 13336 words.

This chapter looks back to the 1980s and at how the international community addressed the debt crises of countries that were primarily indebted to international commercial banks. It...

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Toward a Multilateral Framework for Recovery from Sovereign Insolvency

Barry Herman.

in Too Little, Too Late

May 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 6660 words.

This chapter proposes that the UN General Assembly further develop a set of principles to guide governments and international institution creditors when restructuring sovereign debt and...

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Contractual and Voluntary Approaches to Sovereign Debt Restructuring

Richard Gitlin and Brett House.

in Too Little, Too Late

May 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 6804 words.

The international community made some important advances in recent years to reduce the costs of sovereign debt restructuring for debtors and creditors through improved contractual language...

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