International Volatility and Economic Growth: The First Ten Years of The International Seminar on Macroeconomics

Georges de Ménil and Robert J. Gordon, editors

Conference held - various
Published in January 1991 by Elsevier Science Publishers B.V.

NBER Program(s):IFM, EFG

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472 pp. pages
ISBN: 0-444-89284-2

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents: Georges de Ménil, Robert J. Gordon (p. -4 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
General Introduction: A Decade of Debate on International Macroeconomic Policy: Georges de Ménil, Robert J. Gordon (p. 1 - 4) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction to Part I: Georges de Ménil, Robert J. Gordon (p. 7 - 11) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. International Adjustment with Wage Rigidity: William H. Branson, Julio J. Rotemberg (p. 13 - 44) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. Comparing Productivity Growth: An Exploration of French and U.S. Industrial and Firm Data: Zvi Griliches, Jacques Mairesse (p. 45 - 82) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. Housing Markets, Unemployment and Labour Market Flexibility in the U.K.: Gordon Hughes, Barry McCormick (p. 83 - 114) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Labour Market Flexibility in Japan in Comparison with Europe and the U.S.: Toshiaki Tachibanaki (p. 115 - 152) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Productivity, Wages, and Prices Inside and Outside of Manufacturing in the U.S., Japan, and Europe: Robert J. Gordon (p. 153 - 207) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
Introduction to Part II: Georges de Ménil, Robert J. Gordon (p. 211 - 216) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. The Collapse of Purchasing Power Parities during the 1970s: Jacob A. Frenkel (p. 217 - 237) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. Real Exchange Rate Overshooting and the Output Cost of Bringing Down Inflation: Willem H. Buiter, Marcus Miller (p. 239 - 277) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. The International Monetary System: An Analysis of Alternative Regimes: Marcus H. Miller, John Williamson (p. 279 - 302) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. The Advantage of Tying One's Hands: EMS Discipline and Central Bank Credibility: Francesco Giavazzi, Marco Pagano (p. 303 - 330) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Domestic Saving and International Capital Movements in the Long Run and the Short Run: Martin Feldstein (p. 331 - 353) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
Introduction to Part III: Georges de Ménil, Robert J. Gordon (p. 357 - 359) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Current and Anticipated Deficits, Interest Rates and Economic Activity: Olivier J. Blanchard (p. 361 - 390) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
12. The Pure Theory of Country Risk: Jonathan Eaton, Mark Gersovitz, Joseph E. Stiglitz (p. 391 - 435) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
13. Growth and External Debt Under Risk of Debt Repudiation: Daniel Cohen, Jeffrey Sachs (p. 437 - 472) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
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