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Is globalization really to blame?

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 43 , Issue Jun , Pages 243-250

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Libertarian paternalism is not an oxymoron

The idea of libertarian paternalism might seem to be an oxymoron, but it is both possible and legitimate for private and public institutions to affect behavior while also respecting freedom of choice. Often people's preferences are ill-formed, and their choices will inevitably be influenced by default rules, framing effects, and starting points. In these circumstances, a form of paternalism cannot be avoided. Equipped with an understanding of behavioral findings of bounded rationality and bounded self-control, libertarian paternalists should attempt to steer people's choices in ...
Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 48 , Issue Jun

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Overcoming the zero bound on interest rate policy

The paper proposes three options for overcoming the zero bound on interest rate policy: a carry tax on money, open market operations in long bonds, and monetary transfers. A variable carry tax on electronic bank reserves could enable a central bank to target negative nominal interest rates. A carry tax could be imposed on currency to create more leeway to make interest rates negative. Quantitative policy--monetary transfers and open market purchases of long bonds--could stimulate the economy by creating liquidity broadly defined. A central bank needs more fiscal support than usual from the ...
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The adjustment mechanism: theory and problems

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 32 , Pages 195-228

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It's High Time to Privatize: Panel Discussion

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New financial world: policy shortcomings and remedies

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 42 , Issue Jun , Pages 359-370

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Operational risk and the New Basel Capital Accord

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Market discipline: the role of uninsured depositors and other market participants

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 37 , Pages 65-95

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A new method to estimate time variation in the NAIRU - comments

In order to avoid writing a comment that may turn out to be irrelevant the author has therefore decided to comment less directly on what Bill says, and focus instead on the problem that Bill has posed and discuss some thoughts on how to go about modeling it.
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The political economy of monetary policy: national and international aspects : proceedings of a conference held at Perugia, Italy, July 1983

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 26 , Issue Jul




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