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This book focuses on various important aspects of monetary policy such as the final objective of monetary policy, the position of the central bank, the design and implementation of monetary policy, the relationship between monetary policy and exchange rate regimes, and the consequences of financial reforms in Central and Eastern Europe and in Latin America. A Framework for Monetary Stability begins with introductions by President W. Duisenberg (DNB) and Vice Chairman D. Mullins, Jr. (Federal Reserve Board). Furthermore, twelve contributions discuss and analyse theoretical, empirical and institutional issues of monetary policy and central banking in Europe and America as well as in other countries. Contributors are reputed policymakers such as C. Freedman (Bank of Canada), J. de Beaufort Wijnholds and L. Hoogduin (DNB), O. Issing (Deutsche Bundesbank), A. Crockett (Bank of England), M. Guitián (IMF) and A. Icard (Banque de France). Also, prominent academics like professors S. Fischer (MIT), A. Cukierman (Tel Aviv), B. Friedman (Harvard), M. de Cecco (Rome) and F. Giavazzi (Bocconi), R. Layard (LSE) and R. Dornbusch (MIT) have made contributions. The book ends with a general report by S. Eijffinger (CentER). The collection of papers and proceedings will be of outstanding interest to anyone who is professionally involved with monetary policy and central banking.
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Willem Frederik "Wim" Duisenberg (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɪləm ˈfreːdəˌrɪk ʋɪm ˈdœysənˌbɛrx]; 9 July 1935 – 31 July 2005) was a Dutch politician of the Labour Party (PvdA).
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