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Razin, Assaf

Overview
Works: 460 works in 2,702 publications in 2 languages and 30,412 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, Thesis advisor
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Most widely held works by Assaf Razin
Migration and the welfare state : political-economy policy formation by Assaf Razin( )

13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman once noted that free immigration cannot coexist with a welfare state. A welfare state with open borders might turn into a haven for poor immigrants, which would place such a fiscal burden on the state that native-born voters would support less-generous benefits or restricted immigration, or both. And yet a welfare state with an aging population might welcome young skilled immigrants. The preferences of the native-born population toward migration depend on the skill and age composition of the immigrants, and migration policies in a political-economy framework may be tailored accordingly. This book examines how social benefits-immigrations political economy conflicts are resolved, with an empirical application to data from Europe and the developed countries, integrating elements from population, international, public, and political economics into a unified static and dynamic framework. Using a static analytical framework to examine intra-generational distribution, the authors first focus on the skill composition of migrants in both free and restricted immigration policy regimes, drawing on empirical research from EU-15 and non-EU-15 states. The authors then offer theoretical analyses of similar issues in dynamic overlapping generations settings, studying not only intragenerational but also intergenerational aspects, including old-young dependency ratios and skilled-unskilled conflicts. Finally, they examine overall gains from or costs of migration in both host and source countries and the race to the bottom argument of tax competition between states in the presence of free migration
The decline of the welfare state : demography and globalization by Assaf Razin( )

11 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Decline of the Welfare State, Assaf Razin and Efraim Sadka use a political economy framework to analyze the effects of aging populations, migration, and globalization on the deteriorating system of financing welfare state benefits as we know them. Their timely analysis, supported by a unified theoretical framework and empirical findings, demonstrates how the combined forces of demographic change and globalization will make it impossible for the welfare state to maintain itself on its present scale."--Jacket
International finance and financial crises : essays in honor of Robert P. Flood, Jr. by Peter Isard( )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International Finance and Financial Crises: Essays in Honor of Robert P. Flood, Jr. contains the proceedings of a conference held in honor of Robert P. Flood, Jr. Bob Flood has made important contributions to many areas of economic analysis, including regime switching, speculative attacks, bubbles, stock market volatility, macro models with nominal rigidities, dual exchange rates, target zones, and rules versus discretion in monetary policy. Contributors were invited to address any of the topics or others of their choosing. The results include five papers on topics in international finance; two of these papers, as well as the panel discussion, focus on speculative attacks and financial crises. The other three take new directions in exploring topics in which existing models leave much to be desired
Economic policy in the international economy : essays in honor of Assaf Razin by Assaf Razin( )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation Fifteen major essays on international economics investigate five principal themes: theory, and empirics, of financial issues in open economies; economic growth; public economies; and political economy. Written to honor Assaf Razin of Tel Aviv and Cornell Universities on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday, the essays pay close attention to policy issues and formal analysis. The contributors include renowned specialists in international economics based in North America, Europe, Israel, and China
Taxation in the global economy by Assaf Razin( )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume includes eleven papers that were prepared as part of a research project on international aspects of taxation by the National Bureau of Economic Research. The papers examine the role of taxation in cross-border flows of capital and goods, the real and financial decisions of multinational corporations, and the implications of growing economic interdependance for a country's choice of a tax system
Fiscal policies and growth in the world economy by Jacob A Frenkel( )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiscal policies and the world economy : an intertemporal approach by Jacob A Frenkel( Book )

40 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and Japanese and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors analyse the consequences of both the budget deficit and the trade deficit on the world economy within a sound theoretical framework that uses the modern intertemporal approach to macro-economics
Foreign direct investment : analysis of aggregate flows by Assaf Razin( )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 1990s saw global flows of foreign direct investment increase some sevenfold, spurring economists to explore FDI from a micro- or trade-based perspective. Foreign Direct Investment is one of the first books to analyze the macroeconomics of FDI, treating FDI as a unique form of international capital flow between specific parts of countries." "By examining the determinants of the aggregate flows of FDI at the bilateral, source-host-country level. Assaf Razin and Efraim Sadka present in the first systematic global analysis of the singular features of FDI flows. Drawing on a wealth of fresh data, they provide new theoretical models and empirical techniques that illuminate the vital country-pair characteristics that drive these flows. Uniquely, Foreign Direct Investment examines FDI between developed and developing countries, and not just between developed countries. Among many other insights, the book shows that tax competition vis-a-vis FDI need not lead to a "race to the bottom". Foreign Direct Investment is an essential resource for graduate students, academics, and policy professionals."--Jacket
Population economics by Assaf Razin( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic effects of the government budget by Pinhas Sapir Conference on Development$ (4e: 1986 : Tel-Aviv University)( Book )

15 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding global crises : an emerging paradigm by Assaf Razin( )

20 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Financial crises have some common storylines, among them bursting asset bubbles, bank failures, sharp tightening of credit, and downturn in trade. They are also different from one another. Some start with sudden reversal of international capital flows, others with domestic credit implosions. A challenge to economic research is to integrate common as well as disparate threads into a coherent analytical framework that is at the same time empirically testable. In Understanding Global Crises, Assaf Razin offers a review of an emerging paradigm that is consistent with the key features of recent global financial crises. This paradigm presents in a transparent way basic analytical elements of the theories of financial and monetary crises and how these elements fit together in macroeconomic analysis of global crises. Razin surveys the credit implosion that led to a severe banking crisis in Japan in the 1990s, the Asian financial crisis that began in 1997, the global meltdown of 2008, and the Euro-zone crisis. He reviews the analytics of financial fragilities, credit frictions, currency crises, and balance of payments crises, and addresses international capital flows with information frictions. He then presents key developments in the New Keynesian analytical framework by examining the surge of re-modeling efforts aimed at the development of an analytical framework to underpin monetary and fiscal policy in the post-2008 economic era.--
International taxation in an integrated world by Jacob A Frenkel( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tratamiento del problema fiscal internacional a través de un análisis ecónomico de la política fiscal integrada en la economía mundial, con especial énfasis en la interdependencia entre impuestos directos e indirectos, asignación de recursos, inversiones y producción
International trade and trade policy( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centering on questions of the potential optimality of some trade protection, these original contributions present research at the frontier of international trade and trade policy
A theory of international trade under uncertainty by Elhanan Helpman( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Theory of International Trade Under Uncertainty analyzes international trade in goods and securities in the presence of uncertainty using an integrated general equilibrium framework that recognizes the dependence of markets for goods on financial markets and vice versa. The usefulness of this approach is demonstrated by means of applications to questions such as the effects of international trade on resource allocation, tariff policy, and intervention in financial capital markets. Results which are important for theoretical as well as policy oriented applications are presented. <br><br>Compr
The economics of globalization : policy perspectives from public economics by Assaf Razin( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The increasing economic openness expressed in the globalization of independent economic systems has created problems as well as opportunities that cross formal borders in new and unexpected ways. Professors Assaf Razin and Efraim Sadka have compiled and edited a series of essays based on lectures delivered at the 1996 Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance that explore the ramifications of globalization in selected areas of public finance
Household and economy : welfare economics of endogenous fertility by Marc Nerlove( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Household and Economy: Welfare Economics of Endogenous Fertility deals with welfare economics and the socially optimal population size, as well as the social consequences of individual choice with respect to family size within each generation. The general equilibrium implications of endogenous fertility for a number of issues of population policy are discussed. In addition to their own consumption, the number of children and the utility of each child is assumed to enter the utility function of the parents.<br><br>Comprised of 10 chapters, this volume begins with a review of social welfare crit
Spending, taxes, and deficits : international-intertemporal approach by Jacob A Frenkel( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Current-account sustainability by Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study presents a notion of current-account sustainability that explicitly considers, in addition to intertemporal solvency, a willingness to pay and to lend. It argues that this notion of sustainability provides a useful framework for understanding the variety of country experiences with protracted current-account imbalances. Based on this notion, the authors identify a number of potential sustainability indicators related to the structure of the economy and the economic policy stance. They use these indicators in the evaluation of the experience of a number of countries that have run persistent current-account imbalances and ask whether they help to discriminate between countries that underwent an external crisis and those that did not
Capital mobility : the impact on consumption, investment, and growth by Leonardo Leiderman( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They also address the erosion of capital taxation as a source of govemment revenue, the contribution of mobile capital to development with 'endogenous growth', the role of mobile capital in reducing unemployment where there are large-scale population flows, and the convergence of national growth rates
The economy of modern Israel : malaise and promise by Assaf Razin( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Economic policy in the international economy : essays in honor of Assaf Razin
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International finance and financial crises : essays in honor of Robert P. Flood, Jr.Economic policy in the international economy : essays in honor of Assaf RazinTaxation in the global economyFiscal policies and growth in the world economyFiscal policies and the world economy : an intertemporal approachForeign direct investment : analysis of aggregate flowsPopulation economicsEconomic effects of the government budget
Alternative Names
Asaf Razin economist (Tel Aviv University)

Asaf Razin Wirtschaftswissenschaftler (Tel Aviv University)

Razin, A. 1941-

Razin, Asaf

Rāzîn, Āsāf 1941-

Razin, Assaf 1941-

Raziyn ʾAsap 1941-....

Razyin, Asap.

רזין, אסף

רזין אסף 1941-....

ラジン, A.

Languages
English (324)

Japanese (2)