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Handbook of Development Economics [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780444529442Series: Handbook of Development EconomicsPublication details: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2009.ISBN:
  • 9780080931722
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Handbook of Development EconomicsDDC classification:
  • 338.9
LOC classification:
  • HD82 .H233 2010
Online resources:
Contents:
Front Cover; Handbook of Development Economics; Copyright Page; Introduction to The Series; Contents of the Handbook; Preface; 1. Key Themes; 2. An Overview of the Volume; 3. Concluding Note; End Notes; References; Contents of Volume 5; Part 14: The Economics of Development Policy; Chapter 63: Trade, Foreign Investment, and Industrial Policy for Developing Countries; 1. Introduction; 2. The Theoretical Justification for Industrial Policy; 2.1 Multiple equilibria and latent comparative advantage; 2.2 Industrial policy without latent comparative advantage
2.2 Exchange rate policy trends in the post-Bretton Woods era: A casual glance at the distribution of regime choices2.3 Inside the nonfloat group; 2.4 Monetary policy: From exchange rate anchors to inflation targeting; 3. Why Do We Talk About MERP?; 3.1 The link between exchange rates and growth revisited; 3.2 ERR and output volatility; 3.3 MERP on price stability; 3.4 MERP on income distribution; 3.5 Indirect links: The integration channel; 3.6 Indirect links: The financial channel; 3.7 Summing up; 4. The Making of A Policy; 4.1 Exchange rate anchors in the 1980s
2.3 Industrial policy as sector-specific collective action2.4 Self-discovery and diversification; 2.5 National and global gains from IP; 3. Empirical Evidence on Infant-Industry Protection and Other Forms of IP; 3.1 Single-industry studies; 3.2 Cross-industry studies; 3.3 Cross-country studies; 3.4 Export subsidies and other forms of IP; 4. Trade and Economic Development; 4.1 Stylized facts on trade policies, 1980-2004; 4.2 Cross-country evidence on trade policies, trade volumes, productivity, and growth
3.2 Macroeconomic volatility and patterns of international risk-sharing
4.2 Financial integration and financial crises in the 1990s4.3 Float cum inflation targeting (FIT); 4.4 The comeback of exchange rate regimes: Leaning against the appreciation wind; 5. Where Do We Stand?; End Notes; References; Chapter 65: Financial Globalization and Economic Policies; 1. Introduction; 2. Financial Globalization: Measurement and Trends; 2.1 How to measure financial integration?; 2.2 Evolution of financial globalization: Some basic stylized facts; 2.3 Factors driving financial globalization; 3. Macroeconomic Implications of Financial Globalization; 3.1 Economic growth
4.3 What can the different effects of trade volumes versus trade policy tell us about the success of IP?4.4 Identifying the mechanisms for gains from trade; 5. Foreign Direct Investment; 5.1 FDI and productivity; 5.2 FDI and host-country factor markets; 6. Concluding Comments; Appendix; End Notes; References; Chapter 64: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies; 1. Introduction; 1.1 Do nominal variables matter for development?; 2. What Do We Talk About When We Talk About MERP?; 2.1 Classifying exchange rate policies
Summary: This handbook organizes chapters by sets of policies that are important components of discussions about how to facilitate development. In each chapter, authors identify and discuss the relevant theoretical and empirical literature that describes the fundamental problems that the policies seek to remedy or ameliorate, as well as the literature that evaluates the effects of the policies. * Presents an accurate, self-contained survey of the current state of the field * Summarizes the most recent discussions, and elucidates new developments * Although original material is al
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Front Cover; Handbook of Development Economics; Copyright Page; Introduction to The Series; Contents of the Handbook; Preface; 1. Key Themes; 2. An Overview of the Volume; 3. Concluding Note; End Notes; References; Contents of Volume 5; Part 14: The Economics of Development Policy; Chapter 63: Trade, Foreign Investment, and Industrial Policy for Developing Countries; 1. Introduction; 2. The Theoretical Justification for Industrial Policy; 2.1 Multiple equilibria and latent comparative advantage; 2.2 Industrial policy without latent comparative advantage

2.2 Exchange rate policy trends in the post-Bretton Woods era: A casual glance at the distribution of regime choices2.3 Inside the nonfloat group; 2.4 Monetary policy: From exchange rate anchors to inflation targeting; 3. Why Do We Talk About MERP?; 3.1 The link between exchange rates and growth revisited; 3.2 ERR and output volatility; 3.3 MERP on price stability; 3.4 MERP on income distribution; 3.5 Indirect links: The integration channel; 3.6 Indirect links: The financial channel; 3.7 Summing up; 4. The Making of A Policy; 4.1 Exchange rate anchors in the 1980s

2.3 Industrial policy as sector-specific collective action2.4 Self-discovery and diversification; 2.5 National and global gains from IP; 3. Empirical Evidence on Infant-Industry Protection and Other Forms of IP; 3.1 Single-industry studies; 3.2 Cross-industry studies; 3.3 Cross-country studies; 3.4 Export subsidies and other forms of IP; 4. Trade and Economic Development; 4.1 Stylized facts on trade policies, 1980-2004; 4.2 Cross-country evidence on trade policies, trade volumes, productivity, and growth

3.2 Macroeconomic volatility and patterns of international risk-sharing

4.2 Financial integration and financial crises in the 1990s4.3 Float cum inflation targeting (FIT); 4.4 The comeback of exchange rate regimes: Leaning against the appreciation wind; 5. Where Do We Stand?; End Notes; References; Chapter 65: Financial Globalization and Economic Policies; 1. Introduction; 2. Financial Globalization: Measurement and Trends; 2.1 How to measure financial integration?; 2.2 Evolution of financial globalization: Some basic stylized facts; 2.3 Factors driving financial globalization; 3. Macroeconomic Implications of Financial Globalization; 3.1 Economic growth

4.3 What can the different effects of trade volumes versus trade policy tell us about the success of IP?4.4 Identifying the mechanisms for gains from trade; 5. Foreign Direct Investment; 5.1 FDI and productivity; 5.2 FDI and host-country factor markets; 6. Concluding Comments; Appendix; End Notes; References; Chapter 64: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies; 1. Introduction; 1.1 Do nominal variables matter for development?; 2. What Do We Talk About When We Talk About MERP?; 2.1 Classifying exchange rate policies

This handbook organizes chapters by sets of policies that are important components of discussions about how to facilitate development. In each chapter, authors identify and discuss the relevant theoretical and empirical literature that describes the fundamental problems that the policies seek to remedy or ameliorate, as well as the literature that evaluates the effects of the policies. * Presents an accurate, self-contained survey of the current state of the field * Summarizes the most recent discussions, and elucidates new developments * Although original material is al