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Indexing, inflation, and economic policy

Stanley Fischer

Indexing, inflation, and economic policy

by Stanley Fischer

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inflation (Finance),
  • Economic policy.,
  • Indexation (Economics),
  • Macroeconomics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementStanley Fischer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG229 .F39 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 490 p. :
    Number of Pages490
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2536273M
    ISBN 100262060981
    LC Control Number85017101

    Destined to become the standard guide to the economic policy of the United States during the Reagan era, this book provides an authoritative record of the economic reforms of the s. In his introduction, Martin Feldstein provides compelling analysis of policies with which he was closely involved as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers during the Reagan .   National Economic Council chair Larry Kudlow reportedly wants the IRS to redefine capital gains to include only returns from the sale of assets in excess of inflation. Were it feasible, it would make sense to measure all income and expense in real terms. But indexing capital gains alone by executive fiat would make no sense. It would cut capital gains taxes by .

    Monetary policy is an important segment of the economic policy of each country where inflation and monetary aggregates represent its significant components.   Chief Economic Advisor K Subramanian said an increase in headline inflation is a transitory phenomenon and claimed most of it is due to rise of price of onions. Consumer Price Index (CPI) retail inflation rose to month high of % in January up from % in December. Core inflation, which excludes volatile food and fuel items, was %.

      A Preview of Policy Discussions of Inflation. This chapter has focused on how inflation is measured, historical experience with inflation, how to adjust nominal variables into real ones, how inflation affects the economy, and how indexing works. Economic Policy; Energy Policy; Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy; Health Care Policy; Immigration Reform; Intellectual Property, Innovation and Prosperity; Islamism and the International Order; K Education; Military History; National Security, Technology and Law.


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Indexing, Inflation, and Economic Policy by Fischer, Stanley and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Mainstream macroeconomics is under attack, professionally and in the popular press, as rarely before. Stanley Fischer has brought together this collection of essays in support of the view that mainstream macroeconomics can contribute much that it is both scientifically and socially useful to the analysis of policy issues and controversies.

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Abstract: Mainstream macroeconomics is under attack, professionally and in the popular press, as rarely before. Stanley Fischer has brought together this collection of essays in support of the view that mainstream Cited by: However, as partial inflation indexing spreads, the political opposition to inflation may diminish.

After all, older people whose Social Security benefits are protected against inflation, or banks that have loaned their money with adjustable-rate loans, no longer have as much reason to care whether inflation heats up.

This policy gave a government that had borrowed an incentive to encourage inflation, because it could then repay its past borrowing in inflated dollars at a lower real interest rate. However, indexed bonds promise to pay a certain real rate of interest above whatever inflation rate occurs.

The idea of indexing capital gains for inflation is getting a lot of attention these days. Larry Kudlow, who heads the White House National Economic Council, has long suggested Treasury should do this by regulation, while several members of Congress have introduced bills to make the change by modifying the tax ing purely inflationary gains from tax can.

An index number is an economic data figure reflecting price or quantity compared with a standard or base value. The base usually equals and the index number is usually expressed as times the ratio to the base value.

For example, if a commodity costs twice as much in as it did inits index number would be relative to Index numbers are used. In economics, inflation is a sustained increase in the general price level of goods and services in an economy over a period of time.

When the general price level rises, each unit of currency buys fewer goods and services; consequently, inflation reflects a reduction in the purchasing power per unit of money – a loss of real value in the medium of exchange and unit of account within the. magazine. It reminded me of that old statement, “Oh, that my enemy would write a book”— because his arguments for indexing gave me some thoughts as to how I might respond.

Professor Friedman’s first sentence in that article reads as follows: “The real obstacles to ending inflation are political, not economic.”. Indexation, Inflation, and Monetary Policy: An Overview 9 the inflation bias of a central bank, reflected by its incentive to erode the real value of public debt, declines with the level of.

Inflation is when most prices in an entire economy are rising. However, there is an extreme form of inflation called hyperinflation. This occurred in Germany between andand more recently in Zimbabwe between and In NovemberZimbabwe had an inflation rate of billion percent. Indexation is linking adjustments made to the value of a good, service or other metric, to a predetermined index.

Indexation requires the identification of a price index and whether a linking the. The Inflation Crisis and How to Resolve It, newly in print in hardcover at a low price, is his masterpiece on money. The book reappears just in time: we are in the midst of an inflation crisis even if the effects are not yet fully felt.

By inflation, he didn't mean rising prices. During the last two economic expansions, March March and November Decemberthe inflation rate remained low by the standards of previous decades, and has remained low since this recession began.

"Indexation, Inflation and Monetary Policy: An Overview," Central Banking, Analysis, and Economic Policies Book Series, in: Fernando Lefort & Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel & Norman Loayza (Series Editor) & Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel (Serie (ed.), Indexation, Inflation and MOnetary Policy, edition 1, volume 2, chapter 1, pagesCentral Bank of Chile.

Economic Policy, Vol Is A first wave of interest in indexing debt to GDP, exports or key commodity prices emerged in the aftermath of the debt crisis of the s. Bailey the government repeatedly altered the official inflation indices and indexing rules. The distrust this engendered led the private sector to set up an Cited by: indexing is a way to filter out this inflation, wh ich would make both parties better off as long as all inflation is caused by changes in nominal aggregate-d emand.

However, the problem with.Indexing Capital Gains For Inflation Addresses A Real Problem But Ignores Existing Law The idea of indexing capital gains for inflation is getting a lot of attention these days.

Larry Kudlow, who heads the White House National Economic.