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Blanchard, Olivier (Olivier J.)

Works: 237 works in 1,336 publications in 7 languages and 14,790 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Textbooks  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Redactor, Interviewee
Classifications: HB172.5, 339
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Most widely held works about Olivier Blanchard
Most widely held works by Olivier Blanchard
Macroeconomics by Olivier Blanchard( Book )

294 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book is organized aroung two central parts :A core, and a set of three major extensions. An introduction precedes the core. The set of extensions is followed by a review of the role of policy. The book ends with an epilogue. A flowchart on the front endpaper makes it easy to see how the chapters are organized, and fit within the book's overall structure."--Preface
Reform in Eastern Europe( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The economics of post-communist transition by Olivier Blanchard( Book )

34 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economist Olivier Blanchard presents a unified analysis of the process of transition in Central and Eastern Europe. The U-shaped response of output which the transition has led to, its causes and its implications, are the subject of the book
The Transition in Eastern Europe by Olivier Blanchard( Book )

17 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restoring Europe's prosperity : macroeconomic papers from the Centre for European Policy Studies( Book )

13 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic equilibrium : model formulation and solution by Alan Sussmann Manne( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanish unemployment : Is there a solution? by Samuel Bentolila( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on macroeconomics by Olivier Blanchard( Book )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suggestions for a new set of fiscal indicators by Olivier Blanchard( Book )

17 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politique économique by Agnès Bénassy-Quéré( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in French and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is the inflation objective of the European central bank set too low? Is European national debt excessive? Is a fixed or floating exchange rate better? Which taxes should be reformed? Can the European standard of living catch up with that of the United States? This book, a translation of a book published in French (de Boeck, 2004), brings precisely argued answers to these questions using rigorous economic analysis
Croissance et chômage : rapport by France( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plein emploi by Jean Pisani-Ferry( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the speed of transition in Central Europe by Philippe Aghion( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revisiting European unemployment : unemployment, capital accumulation, and factor prices by Olivier Blanchard( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstract: This paper starts from two sets of facts about Continental Europe. The first is the steady increase in unemployment since the early 1970s. The second is the evolution of the capital share, an initial decline in the 1970s, followed by a much larger increase since the mid-1980s. The paper then develops a model of capital accumulation, unemployment and factor prices. Using this model to look at the data, it reaches two main conclusions: The initial increase in unemployment, from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s, was mostly due to a failure of wages to adjust to the slowdown in underlying factor productivity growth. The initial effect was to decrease profit rates and capital shares. Over time, the reaction of firms was to reduce capital accumulation and move away from labor, leading to a steady increase in unemployment, and a recovery of the capital share. The reason why wage moderation, clearly evident in the data since the mid-1980s, has not led to a decrease in unemployment is that another type of shift has been at work, this time on the labor demand side. At a given wage and a given capital stock firms have steadily decreased employment. The effect of this adverse shift in labor demand has been to lead to both continued high unemployment, and increasing capital shares. What lies behind this shift in labor demand? There are two potential lines of explanation. The first is shifts in the distribution of rents away from workers, for example, the elimination of chronic excess employment by firms. The second explanation points to technological bias: firms in Continental Europe are introducing technologies biased against labor and towards capital
Progress and confusion : the state of macroeconomic policy( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What will economic policy look like once the global financial crisis is finally over? Will it resume the precrisis consensus, or will it be forced to contend with a postcrisis "new normal"? Have we made progress in addressing these issues, or does confusion remain? In April of 2015, the International Monetary Fund gathered leading economists, both academics and policymakers, to address the shape of future macroeconomic policy. This book is the result, with prominent figures - including Ben Bernanke, Robert Rubin, and Paul Volcker - offering essays that address topics that range from the measurement of systemic risk to foreign exchange intervention. The chapters address whether we have entered a "new normal" of low growth, negative real rates, and deflationary pressures, with contributors taking opposing views; whether new financial regulation has stemmed systemic risk; the effectiveness of macroprudential tools; monetary policy, the choice of inflation targets, and the responsibilities of central banks; fiscal policy, stimulus, and debt stabilization; the volatility of capital flows; and the international monetary and financial system, including the role of international policy coordination. In light of these discussions, is there progress or confusion regarding the future of macroeconomic policy? In the final chapter, volume editor Olivier Blanchard answers: both. Many lessons have been learned; however, as the chapters of the book reveal, there is no clear agreement on several key issues. -- from dust jacket
What we know and do not know about the natural rate of unemployment by Olivier Blanchard( Book )

17 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstract: Over the past three decades, a large amount of research has attempted to identify the determinants of the natural rate of unemployment. It is this body of work we assess in this paper. We reach two main conclusions. First, there has been considerable theoretical progress over the past 30 years. A framework has emerged. We present it, and show how it can be used to think for example about the relation between technological progrss and unemployment. Second, empirical knowledge lags behind. Economists do not have a good quantitative understanding of the determinants of the natural rate, either across time or across countries. We look at two issues, the relation of wages to unemployment, and the risk of European unemployment
The transition in Eastern Europe by Olivier Blanchard( Book )

29 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When communism fell in 1989, the question for most Eastern European countries was not whether to go to a market economy, but how to get there. Several years later, the difficult process of privatization and restructuring continues to concern the countries of the region. The Transition in Eastern Europe, Volumes 1 and 2 is an analysis of the experiences of various countries making the transition to market economies and examines the most important challenges still in store. Volume 1, Country Studies, gives an in-depth, country-by-country analysis of various reform experiences, including historical backgrounds and discussions of policies and results to date. The countries analyzed are Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, eastern Germany, Slovenia, and Russia. Written by leading economists, some of whom helped shape local and national reforms, this volume identifies common progress, common difficulties, and tentative solutions to the problems of economic transition. Volume 2, Restructuring, focuses on specific issues of transition, including how to design labor market institutions, privatization, new fiscal structures, and bankruptcy laws; how to reorganize foreign trade; and how to promote foreign direct investment. The articles, written by experts in the field, will be of direct help to those involved in the transition process. These volumes provide a standard reference on economic transition in the region for policymakers in Eastern Europe and in western countries, for international agencies concerned with the transition process, and for anyone interested in learning about the dramatic changes that have recently occurred in Eastern Europe
What have we learned ? : macroeconomic policy after the crisis( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since 2008, economic policymakers and researchers have occupied a brave new economic world. Previous consensuses have been upended, former assumptions have been cast into doubt, and new approaches have yet to stand the test of time. Policymakers have been forced to improvise and researchers to rethink basic theory. George Akerlof, Nobel Laureate and one of this volume's editors, compares the crisis to a cat stuck in a tree, afraid to move. In April 2013, the International Monetary Fund brought together leading economists and economic policymakers to discuss the slowly emerging contours of the macroeconomic future. This book offers their combined insights. The contributors consider the lessons learned from the crisis and its aftermath. They discuss, among other things, post-crisis questions about the traditional policy focus on inflation; macroprudential tools (which focus on the stability of the entire financial system rather than of individual firms) and their effectiveness; fiscal stimulus, public debt, and fiscal consolidation; and exchange rate arrangements
Growth Forecast Errors and Fiscal Multipliers by Olivier Blanchard( Book )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paper investigates the relation between growth forecast errors and planned fiscal consolidation during the crisis. We find that, in advanced economies, stronger planned fiscal consolidation has been associated with lower growth than expected, with the relation being particularly strong, both statistically and economically, early in the crisis. A natural interpretation is that fiscal multipliers were substantially higher than implicitly assumed by forecasters. The weaker relation in more recent years may reflect in part learning by forecasters and in part smaller multipliers than in the early years of the crisis -- National Bureau of Economic Research web site
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Alternative Names
Blanchard, O.

Blanchard, O. 1948-

Blanchard, O.J., 1948-

Blanchard, O. J. (Olivier J.)

Blanchard, O. J. (Olivier J.), 1948-

Blanchard, Oliver

Blanchard, Oliver 1948-

Blanchard, Olivier

Blanchard, Olivier J.

Blanchard, Olivier J. 1948-

Blanchard, Olivier Jean

Blanchard Olivier Jean 1948-....

Blanšar, Oliver 1948-

Olivier Blanchard economista francese

Olivier Blanchard Frans econoom

Olivier Blanchard französischer Ökonom, Professor für Volkswirtschaftslehre am MIT

Olivier Blanchard French economist

Оливие Бланшар

Оливье Бланшар французский экономист

Олів'є Бланшар


ブランシャール, オリヴィエ

ブランチャード, O. J


English (403)

Spanish (48)

French (34)

Italian (23)

German (16)

Portuguese (7)

Croatian (1)

Reform in Eastern EuropeThe economics of post-communist transitionThe Transition in Eastern EuropeLectures on macroeconomicsThe transition in Eastern Europe