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Expanding Decent Employment in Kenya: The Role of Monetary Policy, Inflation Control and the Exchange Rate


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  • Robert Pollin
  • James Heintz
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    "Expanding Decent Employment in Kenya: The Role of Monetary Policy, Inflation Control and the Exchange Rate” is the first installment of the forthcoming full-scale study, An Employment-Targeted Economic Program for Kenya by Robert Pollin and James Heintz of PERI and Mwangi Githinji of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst Economics Department. This project is sponsored by the International Poverty Centre of the United Nations Development Program. The study focuses on monetary policy as a route to pro-poor economic growth, and makes policy recommendations which will contribute to employment expansion, poverty reduction, and improving the balance of payments, while maintaining control over inflationary pressures.

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    Paper provided by Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst in its series Published Studies with number ipccountrystudy006.

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    Date of creation: 2007
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    Handle: RePEc:uma:perips:ipccountrystudy006

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