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Monetary Policy and Financial Sector Reform for Employment Creation and Poverty Reduction in Ghana

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  • Gerald Epstein

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    (Univ. of Massachusetts)

  • James Heintz

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    (Univ. of Massachusetts)

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    Paper provided by International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth in its series Country Study with number 2.

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    Length: 55
    Date of creation: Jun 2006
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    Publication status: Published by UNDP - International Poverty Centre, June 2006, pages 1-55
    Handle: RePEc:ipc:cstudy:2

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    Keywords: Monetary Policy Financial Sector; Reform; Ghana;

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    7. Harrison, Ann, 1991. "Openness and growth : a time series, cross-country analysis for developing countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 809, The World Bank.
    8. Frederic S. Mishkin & Adam S. Posen, 1998. "Inflation Targeting: Lessons from Four Countries," NBER Working Papers 6126, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    9. Johan Mathisen & Thierry D. Buchs, 2005. "Competition and Efficiency in Banking," IMF Working Papers 05/17, International Monetary Fund.
    10. Mario Blejer & Alfredo Leone & Pau Rabanal & Gerd Schwartz, 2002. "Inflation Targeting in the Context of IMF-Supported Adjustment Programs," Central Banking, Analysis, and Economic Policies Book Series, in: Norman Loayza & Raimundo Soto & Norman Loayza (Series Editor) & Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel (Series Editor) (ed.), Inflation Targeting: Desing, Performance, Challenges, edition 1, volume 5, chapter 10, pages 439-464 Central Bank of Chile.
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    12. Ocampo, Jose Antonio, 2002. "Capital-Account and Counter-Cyclical Prudential Regulations in Developing Countries," Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
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    Cited by:
    1. van Waeyenberge, Elisa & Bargawi, Hannah, 2011. "Macroeconomic policy for "full and productive employment and decent work for all" : Uganda country study," ILO Working Papers, International Labour Organization 465873, International Labour Organization.
    2. Gerald Epstein & Ilene Grabel, 2007. "Financial Policy," Publications, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 3, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
    3. Gerald Epstein, 2009. "Rethinking Monetary and Financial Policy: Practical suggestions for monitoring financial stability while generating employment and poverty reduction," Published Studies, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst ilo_epstein11_09, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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