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External imbalances and macroeconomic policy

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This paper argues that large external imbalances pose significant macroeconomic risks. While New Zealand has coped well in recent years, the global financial crisis has underlined the vulnerability of large-deficit countries to financial shocks. We analyse how the macroeconomic policy framework can be adapted to modify the risks embedded in the international balance sheet.

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  • Philip R. Lane, 2013. "External imbalances and macroeconomic policy," New Zealand Economic Papers, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 47(1), pages 53-70, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:nzecpp:vv:47:y:2013:i:1:p:53-70
    DOI: 10.1080/00779954.2012.720525
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    1. Robert A Buckle & Amy A Cruickshank, 2013. "The Requirements for Long-Run Fiscal Sustainability," Treasury Working Paper Series 13/20, New Zealand Treasury.
    2. Philip R. Lane, 2016. "Macro-financial stability under EMU," ESRB Working Paper Series 01, European Systemic Risk Board.
    3. Philip R. Lane, 2013. "Cross-Border Financial Integration in Asia and the Macro-Financial Policy Framework," World Economics, World Economics, 1 Ivory Square, Plantation Wharf, London, United Kingdom, SW11 3UE, vol. 14(2), pages 37-52, April.
    4. Lane, Philip R., 2015. "Macro-Financial Stability under EMU," CEPR Discussion Papers 10776, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    5. Gani, Azmat & Scrimgeour, Frank, 2016. "New Zealand's trade with Asia and the role of good governance," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 42(C), pages 36-53.

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