Policy options in a small open economy
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Policy options in a small open economy Canada during the Great Depression by Green, Alan G.

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Published by Australian National University in Canberra, Australia .
Written in English



  • Canada,
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  • Depressions -- 1929 -- Canada.,
  • Canada -- Economic policy.,
  • Canada -- Economic conditions -- 1918-

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Edition Notes

StatementAlan G. Green.
SeriesWorking papers in economic history,, working paper no. 60
LC ClassificationsHC115 .G68 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination23, 5 p. ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2770404M
ISBN 100867846909
LC Control Number86130479

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An economy in which participants are permitted to buy and sell goods and services with other countries. The GDP of open economies includes exports (which add to GDP) and imports (which subtract). Some very open economies have few or no trade restrictions such as tariffs, but this is rare in every economy in the world is an open economy to a greater or lesser . in stabilization theory, which go beyond open-economy issues. Yet, the main goal of our analysis is to shed light on monetary policy trade-o⁄s that are inherently linked to open economies which engage in cross-border trade in goods and assets. A general feature sharply distinguishes monetary policy analysis in open. Policymaking in the open economy: concepts and case studies in economic performance (English) Abstract. The Economic Development Institute (EDI) was established by the World Bank in to help mobilize the Bank's knowledge and experience for the purpose of strengthening development decisionmaking in its member by: “The notion that elections cannot be allowed to change economic policy, indeed any policy, is a gift to [founder and leader of Singapore] Lee Kuan Yew supporters or indeed the Chinese communist party, who also believe this to be true. There is of course a long tradition of doubting the efficacy of the democratic process.

The two policy options are monetary policy and fiscal policy. The economy is in a recession, with a negative growth rate and a high unemployment rate. The inflation rate is also high, although not at a hyperinflationary level. a) Monetary policy attempts to influence the .   The figure also suggests that fiscal policy was not tightened sufficiently in the years leading up to the recent crisis. As seen from Fig. 6 in the Appendix A that Denmark’s trading partners exerted a strong, positive impact on the Danish economy in – Moreover, a recent study by Ravn suggests that, as a consequence of Denmark’s fixed exchange rate towards the Cited by: 2.   A small open economy takes place in a country whose decisions about how to conduct its own economy will have little bearing on the overall economic conditions in the world. Even in an increasingly global economy, such countries do not have the capital on hand to make much of a difference on a large scale. Instead, a small open economy will be affected by the . When economy is closed, NX = 0. This is so because real interest rate adjusts so that saving and investment are equal, see Figure When economy is small and open, in general NX ≠ 0. This is because the small open economy takes the world real interest rate as given. In other words, the investment is fixed at the levelFile Size: KB.