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The Great Inflation: The Rebirth of Modern Central Banking

Michael D. Bordo and Athanasios Orphanides, editors

Conference held September 25-27, 2008
Published in June 2013 by University of Chicago Press
© 2013 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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532 pages
ISBN: 0-226-006695-9

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, preface: Michael D. Bordo, Athanasios Orphanides (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Michael D. Bordo, Athanasios Orphanides (p. 1 - 22) (bibliographic info) (download)
Panel Session I, Practical Experiences in Reducing Inflation: The Case of New Zealand: Don Brash (p. 25 - 36) (bibliographic info) (download)
Panel Session I, Practical Experiences in Reducing Inflation: The Case of Canada: John Crow (p. 37 - 55) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Discussion: Michael D. Bordo, Athanasios Orphanides (p. 57 - 58) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. The Great Inflation: Did The Shadow Know Better?: William Poole, Robert H. Rasche, David C. Wheelock (p. 61 - 107) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Christina D. Romer (p. 107 - 116) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Discussion: Michael D. Bordo, Athanasios Orphanides (p. 116 - 118) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. The Supply-Shock Explanation of the Great Stagflation Revisited: Alan S. Blinder, Jeremy B. Rudd (p. 119 - 175) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Discussion: Michael D. Bordo, Athanasios Orphanides (p. 175 - 178) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The Great Inflation Drift: Marvin Goodfriend, Robert G. King (p. 181 - 209) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Lars E. O. Svensson (p. 209 - 213) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Discussion: Michael D. Bordo, Athanasios Orphanides (p. 213 - 215) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Falling Behind the Curve: A Positive Analysis of Stop-Start Monetary Policies and the Great Inflation: Andrew Levin, John B. Taylor (p. 217 - 244) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Bennett T. McCallum (p. 244 - 250) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Discussion: Michael D. Bordo, Athanasios Orphanides (p. 250 - 253) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Monetary Policy Mistakes and the Evolution of Inflation Expectations: Athanasios Orphanides, John C. Williams (p. 255 - 288) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Seppo Honkapohja (p. 288 - 293) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Discussion: Michael D. Bordo, Athanasios Orphanides (p. 293 - 297) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Opting Out of the Great Inflation: German Monetary Policy after the Breakdown of Bretton Woods: Andreas Beyer, Vitor Gaspar, Christina Gerberding, Otmar Issing (p. 301 - 346) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Benjamin M. Friedman (p. 346 - 354) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Discussion: Michael D. Bordo, Athanasios Orphanides (p. 354 - 356) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Great Inflation and Central Bank Independence in Japan: Takatoshi Ito (p. 357 - 387) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Frederic S. Mishkin (p. 388 - 392) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. The Great Inflation in the United States and the United Kingdom: Reconciling Policy Decisions and Data Outcomes: Riccardo DiCecio, Edward Nelson (p. 393 - 438) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Matthew D. Shapiro (p. 438 - 441) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Discussion: Michael D. Bordo, Athanasios Orphanides (p. 441 - 445) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Bretton Woods and the Great Inflation: Michael Bordo, Barry Eichengreen (p. 449 - 489) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Allan H. Meltzer (p. 489 - 493) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Discussion: Michael D. Bordo, Athanasios Orphanides (p. 493 - 496) (bibliographic info) (download)
Panel Session II remarks: Lessons from History: Donald L. Kohn (p. 499 - 502) (bibliographic info) (download)
Panel Session II remarks, The Great Inflation: Lessons for Central Banks: Lucas Papademos (p. 503 - 511) (bibliographic info) (download)
Panel Session II, Understanding Inflation: Lessons of the Past for the Future: Harold James (p. 513 - 516) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Discussion: Michael D. Bordo, Athanasios Orphanides (p. 517) (bibliographic info) (download)
List of contributors, Indexes: Michael D. Bordo, Athanasios Orphanides (p. 519 - 532) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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