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Globalisation, labour markets and international adjustment - Essays in honour of Palle S Andersen


  • Bank for International Settlements


This book celebrates the life and work of Palle Schelde Andersen, a Danish economist who was for over two decades the main macroeconomist of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). The book contains the papers and proceedings of a conference that was held at the BIS in Mr Andersen's honour on 3 December 2007. One of his papers, co-authored with Karen Johnson, on the role of emerging Asia in the build-up of global current account imbalances, is published for the first time. The theme of the conference reflects Mr Andersen's long-standing research interest in wage determination and inflation dynamics. The papers included in the volume analyse the macroeconomic effects of increased flows of labour across borders; the effect on global inflation of the integration of labour from emerging markets and former command economies into the global market economy; and the impact of globalisation on the inflation process and the transmission mechanism of monetary policy.

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  • Bank for International Settlements, 2010. "Globalisation, labour markets and international adjustment - Essays in honour of Palle S Andersen," BIS Papers, Bank for International Settlements, number 50, february.
  • Handle: RePEc:bis:bisbps:50

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    2. Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, 2007. "Offshoring, Outsourcing, and Production Relocation—Labor-Market Effects in the OECD Countries and Developing Asia," Working Paper Series WP07-2, Peterson Institute for International Economics.
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