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Economic Bulletin 4 / 2001

A Japanese Abyss? Editorial

2001| Wolfram Schrettl
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 4 / 2001

Financial Market Regulation

The aim of Japan’s comprehensive financial reform program “Financial Big Bang” was to create an internationally competitive financial sector based on three principles: free, fair and global by 2001. Policy makers encountered two challenges: strengthening competitiveness of the financial sector in the long term, and solving structural problems as soon as possible. Five years after implementation of ...

2001| Andreas Nabor

Kazakstan 1993 - 2000: Independent Advisors and the IMF

Heidelberg: Physica-Verlag, 2001, X, 278 S. | Lutz Hoffmann, Peter Bofinger, Heiner Flassbeck, Alfred Steinherr
Economic Bulletin 9 / 2000

Japan: End of Zero Interest Rate Policy - Beginning of Long-Term Upswing?

2000| Mechthild Schrooten
Diskussionspapiere 211 / 2000

Social Security Privatization and Financial Market Risk: Lessons from U.S. Financial History

A popular proposal for reforming social security is to supplement or replace traditional publicly financed benefits with a new system of mandatory defined-contribution private pensions. Proponents claim that private plans offer better returns than traditional social security. To achieve higher returns, however, contributors are exposed to extra risks associated with financial market fluctuations. This ...

2000| Gary Burtless
Diskussionspapiere 193 / 2000

Banking Crises in Transition Countries - Theory and Empirical Evidence: The Case of Russia

Das Papier gibt zunächst einen Überblick über die Ursachen und ökonomischen Kosten der Bankenkrise in Rußland, die im Jahr 1998 ausbrach. Eine Analyse des Verhaltens russischer Banken im Zeitraum 1998 bis 1999 zeigt, daß diese sich relativ konservativ bezüglich ihrer Kreditvergabe verhielten. Dies kann ein überraschendes Ergebnis sein aus folgenden Gründen: Die Bankenaufsicht hatte bisher eine relativ ...

2000| Ulrich Thießen
Diskussionspapiere 220 / 2000

Fiscal Federalism and Financial Resources for Regional Development - Co-operative and Competitive Models: The International Experience - an Example for Russia?

In Western economies, the concrete design of fiscal federalism is determined by the status the federation grants to regionally comparable economic and social conditions, and to what extent this status is anchored in the constitution. If the political and social acceptance of regional differences is high, the significance of regional equalisation is low and vice versa. In the case of great regional ...

2000| Bernhard Seidel, Mechthild Schrooten
Diskussionspapiere 186 / 1999

On the Optimality of Activist Policies with a Less Informed Government

1999| Jean-Pascal Bénassy
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 3 / 1999

Fiscal Federalism - an International Comparison

1999| Bernhard Seidel, Dieter Vesper
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Principles for a Public Debt Strategy in Ukraine

In: Axel Siedenberg, Lutz Hoffmann (Eds.) , Ukraine at the Crossroads
Heidelberg [u.a.] : Physica-Verl.
S. 80-105
| Ulrich Thießen, Lutz Hoffmann
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