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Rethinking monetary and financial policy : practical suggestions for monitoring financial stability while generating employment and poverty reduction

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  • Epstein, Gerald
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    Summarizes employment oriented macroeconomic and financial policies that governments in developing countries can adopt to help promote more and better employment as a key to reducing poverty over the medium to long run.

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    Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 434439.

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    Length: 45 pages
    Date of creation: 2009
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    Publication status: Published in Employment working paper series
    Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:434439

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    Keywords: financial policy; monetary policy; promotion of employment; employment creation; poverty alleviation; developing countries; politique financière; politique monétaire; promotion de l'emploi; création d'emploi; lutte contre la pauvreté; pays en développement; política financiera; política monetaria; fomento del empleo; creación de empleos; lucha contra la pobreza; países en desarrollo;

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    1. Guerra, Maria Lucia, 2012. "Implications of the recent macroeconomic policies on employment and labour market outcomes in Peru," ILO Working Papers 478309, International Labour Organization.

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