Journal of Economic Studies: Volume 39 Issue 4


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Financial regulation and transparency of information: evidence from banking industry

Helder Ferreira de Mendonça, Délio José Cordeiro Galvão, Renato Falci Villela Loures

The purpose of this paper is to see if a difference exists between the impact of the subprime crisis on countries with more transparency and more regulated finance than on…


For an international clearing union

Romar Correa

The purpose of this paper is to make a case for an international clearing house.


Government size, public debt and real economic growth: a panel analysis

William R. DiPeitro, Emmanuel Anoruo

The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of the size of government and public debt on real economic growth, for a panel of 175 countries around the world.


Dual nominal anchors in the Caribbean

Tarron Khemraj, Sukrishnalall Pasha

The purpose of this paper is twofold. First, it estimates the sterilization coefficients for several Caribbean countries. Second, it contributes to the literature by…

Determinants of the property‐liability insurance market: evidence from Portugal

Maria Teresa Medeiros Garcia

The purpose of this paper is to investigate empirically the relationship between property‐liability insurance premiums and economic and financial development in the case…


Asset prices and monetary policy in Kenya

Roseline Nyakerario Misati, Esman Morekwa Nyamongo

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effectiveness of asset price channel in monetary policy transmission and the effect of stock market volatility on monetary…


Monetary policy rules for Indonesia: which type is the most efficient?

Rizki E. Wimanda, Paul M. Turner, Maximilian J.B. Hall

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the performance of six types of policy rules applied for Indonesia, using monthly data spanning January 1980 to December 2008.

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