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Turnovsky, Stephen J.

Works: 188 works in 699 publications in 2 languages and 14,779 library holdings
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Classifications: HB172.5, 339
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Methods of macroeconomic dynamics by Stephen J Turnovsky( Book )
38 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 789 libraries worldwide
Methods of Macroeconomic Dynamics provides a comprehensive treatment of dynamic modeling for first- and second-year graduate students. It focuses on certain key macroeconomic models - selected from early as well as recent research - to teach students how dynamic modeling is used to analyze the effects of policy on economic growth and performance. Large portions of the text are devoted to rational expectations models and to the representative agent model in continuous time. Professionals will find the book useful as a reference that offers both a broad overview of the evolution of methods of macroeconomic dynamics and a detailed explanation of the technical aspects of the most recent dynamic models
Macroeconomic analysis and stabilization policies by Stephen J Turnovsky( Book )
9 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
International macroeconomic dynamics by Stephen J Turnovsky( Book )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Applications of control theory to economic analysis ( Book )
16 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Inequality and growth : theory and policy implications ( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
This book provides a forum for economists to examine the theoretical, empirical, and policy issues involved in the relationship between growth and inequality. The aim is to develop a framework for determining the role of public policy in enhancing both growth and equality. The diverse range of topics, examined in both developed and developing countries, includes natural resources, taxation, fertility, redistribution, technological change, transition, labor markets, and education. A theme common to all the essays is the importance of education in reducing inequality and increasing growth
Economic growth and macroeconomic dynamics : recent developments in economic theory by '( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
"Interest in growth theory was rekindled in the mid 1980s with the development of the endogenous growth model. In contrast in the earlier neoclassical model in which the steady-state growth rate was tied to population growth, long-run endogenous growth emerged as an equilibrium outcome, reflecting the behavior of optimizing agents in the economy. This book brings together a number of contributions in growth theory and macroeconomic dynamics that reflect these more recent developments and the ongoing debate over the relative merits of neoclassical and endogenous growth models."--Jacket
Advances in economics and econometrics : theory and applications : eighth World Congress by David M Kreps( Book )
45 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Annotation This is the third of three volumes containing edited versions of papers and commentaries presented in invited symposium sessions of the Eighth World Congress of the Econometric Society. The papers summarize and interpret recent key developments and discuss future directions in a wide range of topics in economics and econometrics. The papers cover both theory and applications. Written by leading specialists in their fields these volumes provide a unique survey of progress in the discipline
International macroeconomic stabilization policy by Stephen J Turnovsky( Book )
13 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 libraries worldwide
Capital accumulation and economic growth in a small open economy by Stephen J Turnovsky( Book )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
An investigation of the process of economic growth in a small open economy by one of the world's leading economists
Workbook for Methods of macroeconomic dynamics by Stephen J Turnovsky( Book )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
The inflationary process in North American manufacturing by Lester D Taylor( Book )
6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Capital income taxation and risk-taking in a small open economy by Patrick K Asea( Book )
10 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
How do capital income taxes affect household portfolio choice and growth? We" approach this question within the context of a stochastic model of a small open economy in" which taxes on income from domestic capital (equity) and foreign bonds affect household" portfolio choice, welfare and the growth rate of the economy. The theoretical and numerical" analysis demonstrates the important role that risk plays in determining the mean and variability" of growth as well as the conditions under which a higher tax rate can be welfare improving. To" shed more light on the complex theoretical interaction between taxes and risk-taking we estimate" a reduced-form multinomial probit model of household portfolio choice using the method of" simulated moments. The empirical evidence is in stark contrast to the conventional wisdom " we find that higher taxes make it less likely that the household will hold risky assets."
Macroeconomic analysis and stabilization policy by Stephen J Turnovsky( Book )
22 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Reserve requirements on sovereign debt in the presence of moral hazard--on debtors or creditors? by Joshua Aizenman( Book )
10 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
This paper characterizes the effects of reserve requirements on financial loans in the presence of moral hazard on the lender side (i.e., the anticipation that the taxpayer will bailout lending banks if large default will occur) and sovereign risk on the borrower side. The impacts of such reserve requirements on the equilibrium degree of default risk and borrowing are analyzed, and their welfare implications for both the borrowing and the lending nations discussed. More generous bailouts financed by the high income block encourage borrowing and increase the probability of default. We show that the introduction of a reserve requirement in either country reduces the risk of default and raises the welfare of both the high income block and the emerging market economies. In these circumstances, the lender's optimal reserve requirement is shown to increase with the expected bailout. Such a policy induces the lender to internalize the expected tax payer cost of the bailout. Thus a more generous bailout that is accompanied by an optimal adjustment in the lender's reserve requirements exactly neutralizes its effects on welfare, leaving welfare in both countries unchanged. Unlike the case of the lender, the effect of the more generous bailout on the borrower's optimal reserve requirement is ambiguous. The imposition of the reserve requirement may also improve the availability of information about the debt exposure of the emerging market economies, which by itself will reduce the optimal lender's reserve requirements, and may prevent drying up' the market for sovereign debt
The dependent economy model with both traded and nontraded capital goods by Philip Lawton Brock( Book )
11 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Abstract: This paper resolves a long-standing obstacle in the development and use of the dependent economy model with investment. This obstacle derives from the fact that models of the dependent economy with investment have been criticized for arbitrarily assuming that capital is either tradable or nontradable, and for choosing either the traded or nontraded sector to be capital intensive. The model incorporates both types of capital and shows that it is the relative sectoral intensity of nontraded capital that matters for the dynamic adjustment of the relative price of nontradables. When the traded sector is relatively intensive in nontraded capital, the saddlepath is flat (at the long-run value of the relative price of nontradables). When the nontraded sector is relatively intensive in nontraded capital, the saddlepath is negatively sloped. The relative sectoral intensity of traded capital primarily affects the adjustment of the current account. In particular, we consider the role of the complementarity or substitutability of traded and nontraded capital in the production structure on the behavior of the current account. The dynamic behavior of the model is illustrated by considering a permanent increase in foreign transfers
The international transmission of tax policies in a dynamic world economy by Stephen J Turnovsky( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
This paper analyzes the international transmission of tax shocks in a two-country infinite-horizon representative agent framework. In analyzing such shocks, the viability of the underlying tax regimes, arising from the arbitrage conditions characterizing equilibrium in a perfect world capital market, is emphasized. Conditions for both short-run and long-run viability are derived, and the two polar regimes of source-based and residence-based taxation discussed. In general, we find the fanner more likely to satisfy the viability conditions, than the latter. With equity financing, the long-run viability of residence-based taxation is likely to require the harmonization of tax and/or dividend policy. The main features of the dynamic adjustment paths following a tax increase are characterized
The growth and welfare consequences of differential tariffs with endogenously-supplied capital and labor by Philip Lawton Brock( Book )
9 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Abstract: This paper analyzes the impact of differential tariffs on consumption and investment in a specific factors model of a small open economy in which capital is accumulated over time. Particular attention is devoted to the welfare aspects. highlighting the cost of the intertemporal distortions produced by protective trade policies. Several specific welfare propositions are obtained. First, tariff protection is shown to create short-run benefits but long-run costs in welfare. Secondly, the second-best policy for the two tariffs is characterized. Finally, several propositions summarizing the implications of our analysis for tariff reform are derived
The impact of terms of trade shocks on a small open economy : a stochastic analysis by Stephen J Turnovsky( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
This paper investigates the impact of change in the terms of trade on the economic performance of a small economy. Both the effects of unanticipated shocks and changes in the mean and variance of the probability distribution generating these disturbances are discussed. In all cases, the key element determining the response of the economy is the effect on the rate of growth of real wealth, to which all other real quantities are directly tied in equilibrium. Conditions for the Harberger-Laursen-Metzler effect to hold are discussed. The impact of these changes on economic welfare, as measured by expected discounted utility of the representative agent is also addressed
Stochastic equilibrium and exchange rate determination in a small open economy with risk averse optimizing agents by Earl L Grinols( Book )
7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
This paper constructs a stochastic general equilibrium model of a small open economy consisting of risk averse optimizing agents. The stochastic processes describing the rate of monetary growth, government expenditure, private production, and the foreign price level are taken to be exogenous, determining all asset risks and returns, and the equilibrium stochastic processes describing the domestic inflation rate and the exchange rate. The model is used to examine a number of issues. These include: (i) the effects of the means and variances of policy shocks on the equilibrium; (ii) the determinants of the foreign exchange risk premium; (iii) the relationship between net export instability and economic growth
Foreign aid and real exchange rate adjustments in a financially constrained dependent economy by Valerie Cerra( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
A dynamic dependent-economy model is developed to investigate the role of the real exchange rate in determining the effects of foreign aid. If capital is perfectly mobile between sectors, untied aid has no long-run impact on the real exchange rate. A decline in the traded sector occurs because aid, being denominated in traded output, substitutes for exports in financing imports. While untied aid causes short-run real exchange appreciation, this response is very temporary and negligibly small. Tied aid, by influencing sectoral productivity, does generate permanent relative price effects. The analysis, which employs extensive numerical simulations, emphasizes the tradeoffs between real exchange adjustments, long-run capital accumulation, and economic welfare, associated with alternative forms of foreign aid
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Stephen J. Turnovsky New Zealand economist
Turnovsky, S. 1941-
Turnovsky, S. J. 1941-
Turnovsky, Stephen 1941-
Turnovsky, Stephen J.
ターノフスキー, ステファン J
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