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Author Bryant, Ralph C., 1938-

Title International coordination of national stabilization policies / Ralph C. Bryant
Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, [1995]


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Description xxvi, 163 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Integrating national economies: promise and pitfalls
Integrating national economies.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Alternative Forms of Cooperation -- 3. Coordination Analyzed through the Lenses of Policy Optimization -- 4. Rule Analysis of International Regime Environments -- 5. Cooperation and Coordination as Regime Maintenance and Satisficing Stabilization -- 6. Can Coordination Be Counterproductive? -- 7. The Implications of Uncertainty -- 8. Cross-Border Spillovers: Major Features and Empirical Evidence -- 9. Evolution of National Policies and International Institutions -- 10. Summary
Summary As cross-border transactions and economic integration among nations have increased, formerly neglected differences among the domestic economic policies of nations have become progressively exposed to international scrutiny. National governments trying to pursue autonomous policies have found their decisions more difficult and the consequences of the decisions more uncertain. These trends have in turn provoked debate about whether governments should cooperate more fully when making their policy decisions. In this book, part of the Integrating National Economies series, Ralph C. Bryant considers how much national governments might benefit from coordination of their macroeconomic stabilization policies, the circumstances in which they might cooperate, and how ambitious that cooperation should be
Notes Revision and expansion of an essay included in: Understanding independence. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1995
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-156) and index
Subject Economic policy.
Economic stabilization.
International economic integration.
LC no. 95021563
ISBN 0815712553 (paperback: alk. paper)
0815712561 (alk. paper)