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Bernanke, Ben

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Works: 247 works in 1,270 publications in 9 languages and 32,208 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies  Case studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Speaker
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Macroeconomics by Andrew B Abel( Book )

188 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intermediate Macroeconomics. This text is a treatment of the competing classical and Keynesian approaches in the market
The courage to act : a memoir of a crisis and its aftermath by Ben Bernanke( Book )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2006, Ben S. Bernanke was appointed chair of the Federal Reserve, capping a meteoric trajectory from a rural South Carolina childhood to professorships at Stanford and Princeton, to public service in Washington's halls of power. There would be no time to celebrate, however -- the burst of the housing bubble in 2007 set off a domino effect that would bring the global financial system to the brink of meltdown. Here, Ben Bernanke pulls back the curtain on the tireless and ultimately successful efforts to prevent a mass economic failure. Working with two U.S. presidents and two Treasury secretaries, Dr. Bernanke and his colleagues used every Fed capability, no matter how arcane, to keep the U.S. economy afloat. From his arrival in Washington in 2002 and his experiences before the crisis, to the intense days and weeks of the crisis itself, and through the Great Recession that followed, Dr. Bernanke gives readers a unique perspective on the American economy
The Federal Reserve and the financial crisis by Ben Bernanke( Book )

34 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2012, Ben Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, gave a series of lectures about the Federal Reserve and the 2008 financial crisis, as part of a course at George Washington University on the role of the Federal Reserve in the economy. In this unusual event, Bernanke revealed important background and insights into the central bank's crucial actions during the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. Taken directly from these historic talks, The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis offers insight into the guiding principles behind the Fed's activities and the lessons to be learned from its handling of recent economic challenges. Bernanke traces the origins of the Federal Reserve, from its inception in 1914 through the Second World War, and he looks at the Fed post-1945, when it began operating independently from other governmental departments such as the Treasury. During this time the Fed grappled with episodes of high inflation, finally tamed by then-chairman Paul Volcker. Bernanke also explores the period under his predecessor, Alan Greenspan, known as the Great Moderation. Bernanke then delves into the Fed's reaction to the recent financial crisis, focusing on the central bank's role as the lender of last resort and discussing efforts that injected liquidity into the banking system. Bernanke points out that monetary policies alone cannot revive the economy, and he describes ongoing structural and regulatory problems that need to be addressed. Providing first-hand knowledge of how problems in the financial system were handled, The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis will long be studied by those interested in this critical moment in history
Principles of macro-economics by Robert H Frank( Book )

111 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avoiding excessive reliance on formal mathematical derivations, this book presents concepts intuitively through examples drawn from familiar contexts. The authors introduce a well-articulated short list of core principles and reinforce them by illustrating and applying each in numerous contexts
Principles of economics by Robert H Frank( Book )

97 editions published between 1000 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a short list of core principles in-depth, this book presents concepts intuitively through examples drawn from familiar contexts. The authors introduce a short list of core principles and reinforce them by illustrating and applying each in many contexts
Inflation targeting : lessons from the international experience by Ben Bernanke( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How should governments and central banks use monetary policy to create a healthy economy? Traditionally, policymakers have used such strategies as controlling the growth of the money supply or pegging the exchange rate to a stable currency. In recent years a promising new approach has emerged: publicly announcing and pursuing specific targets for the rate of inflation. This book is an in-depth study of inflation targeting. Combining penetrating theoretical analysis with detailed empirical studies of countries where inflation targeting has been adopted, the authors show that the strategy has clear advantages over traditional policies. They argue that the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank should adopt this strategy, and they make specific proposals for doing so
Essays on the great depression by Ben Bernanke( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These essays explore the Great Depression from the point of view of a scholar whose specialty is macroeconomics. His key assertion is that the Depression is informative about the current economy because it was enormous and it affected most of the world's countries
The inflation-targeting debate( Book )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Inflation-Targeting Debate, a distinguished group of contributors explores the many underexamined dimensions of inflation targeting - its potential, its successes, and its limitations - from both theoretical and empirical standpoints, and for both developed and emerging economies. The volume opens with a discussion of the optimal formulation of inflation-targeting policy and continues with a debate about the desirability of such a model for the United States. The concluding chapters discuss the special problems of inflation targeting in emerging markets, including the Czech Republic, Poland, and Hungary."--Jacket
Essays on the Great Depression by Ben Bernanke( Book )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ben S. Bernanke has gathered together his essays on why the Great Depression was so devastating and lasted so long. These essays include some of the most recent research on the international character of the crisis. This broad view shows us that while the Great Depression was an unparalleled disaster on a truly universal scale, some economies pulled up faster than others, and some made an opportunity out of a disaster. By comparing and contrasting the economic strategies and statistics of the world's nations as they struggled to survive economically, the fundamental lessons of macroeconomics stand out in bold relief against a background of immense human suffering. The essays in this volume present a uniquely coherent view of the economic causes and worldwide propagation of the depression." [bandella]
The financial accelerator and the flight to quality by Ben Bernanke( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adverse shocks to the economy may be amplified by worsening credit-market conditions-- the financial 'accelerator'. Theoretically, we interpret the financial accelerator as resulting from endogenous changes over the business cycle in the agency costs of lending. An implication of the theory is that, at the onset of a recession, borrowers facing high agency costs should receive a relatively lower share of credit extended (the flight to quality) and hence should account for a proportionally greater part of the decline in economic activity. We review the evidence for these predictions and present new evidence drawn from a panel of large and small manufacturing firms
The financial accelerator in a quantitative business cycle framework by Ben Bernanke( Book )

14 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstract: This paper develops a dynamic general equilibrium model that is intended to help clarify the role of credit market frictions in business fluctuations, from both a qualitative and a quantitative standpoint. The model is a synthesis of the leading approaches in the literature. In particular, the framework exhibits a financial accelerator, ' in that endogenous developments in credit markets work to amplify and propagate shocks to the macroeconomy. In addition, we add several features to the model that are designed to enhance the empirical relevance. First, we incorporate money and price stickiness, which allows us to study how credit market frictions may influence the transmission of monetary policy. In addition, we allow for lags in investment which enables the model to generate both hump-shaped output dynamics and a lead-lag relation between asset prices and investment, as is consistent with the data. Finally, we allow for heterogeneity among firms to capture the fact that borrowers have differential access to capital markets. Under reasonable parametrizations of the model, the financial accelerator has a significant influence on business cycle dynamics
Measuring monetary policy by Ben Bernanke( Book )

21 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extending the approach of Bernanke and Blinder (1992), Strongin (1992), and Christiano, Eichenbaum, and Evans (1994a, 1994b), we develop and apply a VAR-based methodology for measuring the stance of monetary policy. More specifically, we develop a "semi-structural" VAR approach, which extracts information about monetary policy from data on bank reserves and the federal funds rate but leaves the relationships among the macroeconomic variables in the system unrestricted. The methodology nests earlier VAR-based measures and can be used to compare and evaluate these indicators. It can also be used to construct measures of the stance of policy that optimally incorporate estimates of the Fed's operating procedure for any given period. Among existing approaches, we find that innovations to the federal funds rate (Bernanke-Blinder) are a good measure of policy innovations during the periods 1965-79 and 1988-94; for the period 1979-94 as a whole, innovations to the component of nonborrowed reserves that is orthogonal to total reserves (Strongin) seems to be the best choice. We develop a new measure of policy stance that conforms well to qualitative indicators of policy such as the Boschen-Mills (1991) index. Innovations to our measure lead to reasonable and precisely estimated dynamic responses by variables such as real GDP and the GDP deflator. -- monetary policy ; monetary policy stance ; semi-structural VAR approach
Principios de economía by Ben Bernanke( Book )

14 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los principios básicos. El principio de la escasez: tener una cantidad mayor de una cosa normalmente significa tener una menor de otra. El principio del coste-beneficio: no debe emprenderse una acción a menos que su beneficio marginal sea al menos tan grande como su coste marginal. El principio de los incentivos: las comparaciones coste-beneficio son relevantes no sólo para identificar las decisiones que deben tomar las personas racionales sino también para predecir las decisiones que tomarán realmente. El principio de la ventaja comparativa: todo el mundo obtiene mejores resultados cuando cada uno se concentra en la actividad en la que es relativamente más productivo. El principio del coste de oportunidad creciente: deben utilizarse los recursos que tienen el menor coste de oportunidad antes que los que tienen el mayor coste de oportunidad. El principio del equilibrio: un mercado en equilibrio no deja sin explotar ninguna oportunidad individual, pero puede no explotar todas las oportunidades que pueden aprovecharse por medio de la acción colectiva. El principio de la eficiencia: la eficiencia es un importante objetivo social, ya que cuando la tarta económica aumenta, todo el mundo puede obtener un trozo mayor. El naturalismo económico. ¿Por qué están las ballenas y los elefantes en peligro de extinción, pero no los pollos? ¿Por qué están los comercios concentrados en una misma zona? ¿Por qué las colas que se forman en las cajas de los supermercados tienden a ser todas ellas más o menos de la misma longitud? ¿Por qué bajó la Reserva Federal los tipos de interés en 2001 2003 y los subió en 2004 2005? ¿Es China el número uno?
NBER macroeconomics annual 2001 by Kenneth S Rogoff( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NBER macroeconomics annual 2000 by National Bureau of Economic Research( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NBER macroeconomics annual 1999 by Ben Bernanke( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NBER macroeconomics annual 2002 by National Bureau of Economic Research( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NBER macroeconomics annual 1998 by Ben Bernanke( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The courage to act : a memoir of a crisis and its aftermath by Ben Bernanke( Recording )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bernanke pulls back the curtain on his efforts to prevent a mass economic failure, working with two U.S. presidents and using every Fed capability, no matter how arcane, to keep the U.S. economy afloat. His experiences during the initial crisis and the Great Recession that followed give listeners an unequaled perspective on the American economy since 2006, and his narrative will reveal for the first time how the creativity and decisiveness of a few key leaders prevented an economic collapse of unimaginable scale
NBER macroeconomics annual 2003 by National Bureau of Economic Research( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in Undetermined and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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バーナンキ, Ben S.

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Chinese (31)

Spanish (24)

Italian (10)

German (2)

French (2)

Japanese (2)

Korean (2)

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Principles of macro-economicsPrinciples of economicsInflation targeting : lessons from the international experienceEssays on the great depressionThe inflation-targeting debateEssays on the Great DepressionPrincipios de economíaNBER macroeconomics annual 2001