Structural adjustments need not hurt poor. IMF

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Presidents with myopic socialist tendencies: Magufuli

The dinosaur of DodomaJohn Magufuli is bulldozing the opposition and wrecking the economy “African socialism” did not work in Tanzania last time, either  Print edition | Middle East and Africa Oct 19th 2017| NAIROBI CRITICALLY ill in a hospital in Nairobi, Tundu Lissu, the chief whip of Tanzania’s main opposition party, Chadema, is a lesson to …

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Ben Bernanke proposed inflation targeting approach

REPORT Temporary price-level targeting: An alternative framework for monetary policy Ben S. BernankeThursday, October 12, 2017 Low nominal interest rates, low inflation, and slow economic growth pose challenges to central bankers. In particular, with estimates of the long-run equilibrium level of the real interest rate quite low, the next recession may occur at a time when the …

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Kashkari on Inflation. Minneapolis FED. 2017

Homepage Sign up Neel Kashkari President @MinneapolisFed. Views are my own. Oct 2 My Take on Inflation Members of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)¹ are trying to understand why inflation and wage growth are low, despite the headline unemployment rate having fallen from a peak of 10 percent during the Great Recession to 4.4 …

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