The integration of goods and financial markets has progressed on a global scale in recent years. Thus, the cyclical patterns in the world economy may have changed too. Against this background, experts in international economics analyze the synchronization of business cycles and their volatility in this book. Is there an European business cycle? What is the role of multinational corporations and monetary policy in transmitting business cycles? Further, they discuss the need and feasibility of internationally coordinating monetary and exchange rate policies and the quantitative effects of tax competition.International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C. Kose, M.A., E.S. Prasad, and M. Terrones (2003b). How Does Globalization Affect the Synchronization of Business Cycles? American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings 93 (2): 57-62.
|Title||:||Macroeconomic Policies in the World Economy|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2004-08-02|