The Crisis : Basic Mechanisms and Appropriate Policies

Author/Editor:

Olivier J Blanchard

Publication Date:

April 1, 2009

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The purpose of this lecture is to look beyond the complex events that characterize the global financial and economic crisis, identify the basic mechanisms, and infer the policies needed to resolve the current crisis, as well as the policies needed to reduce the probability of similar events in the future.

Series:

Working Paper No. 09/80

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

April 1, 2009

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451872279/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA2009080

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

22

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