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   Social Sciences - The E. Berglas
   School of Economics

The Pinhas Sapir Center for Development
Tel-Aviv University

Bank of Israel

"New Developments in the Analysis of Monetary
Policy and Institutions"

A Conference in honor of Alex Cukierman's Life-Long
Contribution to Macroeconomics
December 15 th -16 th, 2005

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greetings
Zvi Hercowitz - chairman
 
 
paper

Guido Tabellini
"Bureaucrats or Politicians"
Joint with Alberto Alesina

 

 
discussion
Mark Gradstein

 

 
paper
Frank Smets
"Adaptive Learning, Persistence and Optimal Monetary Policy"
Jointwith Vitor Gaspar and David Vestin

 

 
discussion
Francesco Lippi
 
 

 
paper
Athanasios Orphanides
"Inflation Targeting under Imperfect Knowledge"
Joint with John C. Williams

 

 
discussion
Nissan Liviatan
 
 

 
paper
Francisco J. Ruge-Murcia
"The Dynamic (In) efficiency of Monetary Policy by Committee"
Joint with Alessandro Riboni

 

 
discussion
Benjamin Bental
 
 

 
paper
Carl E. Walsh
"Optimal Transparency under Flexible Inflation Targeting "

 

 
discussion
Akiva Offenbacher
 
 
 
paper
Assaf Razin
"Globalization and Equilibrium Inflation-Output Tradeoffs"
Joint with PrakashLoungani

 

 
discussion
Nathan Sussman
 
 

 

Panel discussion

"Financial Crises, Monetary Policy, and
Macroeconomic Performance"
Participants: Stanley Fischer, Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Jose De Gregorio Moderator: Assaf Razin

 


 
paper
Francesco Lippi
"Monetary Union with Voluntary Participation"
Joint with William Fuchs

 

 
discussion
Michael Ben-Gad
 
 

 
paper
Ricardo Reis
"A Cost-of-Living Dynamic Price Index, with an Application to Indexing Retirement Accounts"
 
 
discussion
Joseph Zeira
 
 

 
paper

Alex Cukierman
"Fiscal-Monetary Policy Interactions in the
Presence of Unionized Labor Markets"
Joint with Alberto Dalmazzo
 

 

 

 
discussion

Michel Strawczynski

 
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