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Blinder, Alan S.

Works: 369 works in 1,649 publications in 4 languages and 27,500 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Inventories  Textbooks  Examinations  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, wpr, Author of introduction, Creator, Honoree
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Most widely held works about Alan S Blinder
Most widely held works by Alan S Blinder
Economics, principles, and policy by William J Baumol( Book )

280 editions published between 1979 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 2,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since the First Edition, Economics: Principles and Policy was predicated on the view that practical issues and developments in the economy should influence the content of an introductory economics course. This book contains its share of theoretical material. But the theory is not merely an exercise in making students miserable; it is driven by issues that are real and current. And every discussion of theory is related to applications, so as to offer students a continuing sense of the relevance of the material to reality. - Publisher
Offshoring of American jobs : what response from U.S. economic policy? by Jagdish N Bhagwati( )

17 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers perspectives on how the outsourcing of labor and the shifting of jobs to lower-wage countries affect the U.S. economy
After the music stopped : the financial crisis, the response, and the work ahead by Alan S Blinder( Book )

30 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many fine books on the financial crisis were first drafts of history--books written quickly to fill the need for immediate understanding. Alan S. Blinder, former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, held off, taking the time to understand the crisis and create a truly comprehensive and coherent narrative of how the worst economic crisis in postwar American history happened, what the government did to fight it, and what we must do from here--mired as we still are in its wreckage. Blinder shows how the U.S. financial system, grown far too complex for its own good--and too unregulated for the public good--experienced a perfect storm beginning in 2007. When America's financial structure crumbled, the damage proved to be not only deep, but wide. It took the crisis for the world to discover, to its horror, just how truly interconnected--and fragile--the global financial system is. Blinder offers clear-eyed answers to the questions still before us, even if some of the choices ahead are as divisive as they are unavoidable.--From publisher description
Central banking in theory and practice by Alan S Blinder( )

37 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the 1996 Lionel Robbins Lectures, this book deals succinctly, in a nontechnical manner, with a wide variety of issues in monetary policy, including the goals of monetary policy, the choice of monetary instrument, the rule-versus-discretion debate, suggested remedies for the alleged problem of "inflationary bias," central bank credibility, arguments for and against central bank independence, and the interplay between the central bank and financial markets. The author examines each issue from the point of view of both an academic economist and a practicing policymaker - calling attention to the differences and similarities of perspective along the way."--Jacket
Downsizing in America : reality, causes, and consequences by William J Baumol( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Downsizing in America offers a range of compelling hypotheses to account for adoption of downsizing as an accepted business practice. In the short run, many companies experiencing difficulties due to decreased sales, cash flow problems, or declining securities prices reduced their workforces temporarily, expanding them again when business conditions improved. The most significant trigger leading to long-term downsizing was the rapid change in technology. Companies rid themselves of their least skilled workers and subsequently hired employees who were better prepared to work with new technology, which in some sectors reduced the size of firms at which production is most efficient." "Baumol, Blinder, and Wolff also reveal what they call the dirty little secret of downsizing: it is profitable in part because it holds down wages. Downsizing in America shows that reducing employee rolls increased profits, since downsizing firms spent less money on wages relative to output but it did not increase productivity. Nor did unions impede downsizing. The authors show that unionized industries were actually more likely to downsize in order to eliminate expensive union labor. In sum, downsizing transferred income from labor to capital - from workers to owners." "Downsizing in America combines an investigation of the underlying realities and causes of workforce reduction with an insightful analysis of the consequent shift in the balance of power between management and labor, to provide us with a deeper understanding of one of the major economic shifts of recent times - one with far-reaching implications for all American workers."--Jacket
The quiet revolution : central banking goes modern by Alan S Blinder( )

15 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Blinder considers three of the most significant aspects of the revolution. The first is the shift toward transparency: whereas central bankers once believed in secrecy and even mystery, greater openness is now considered a virtue. The second is the transition from monetary policy decisions made by single individuals to decisions made by committees. The third change is a profoundly different attitude toward the markets, from that of stern schoolmarm to one of listener. With keenness and balance, the author examines the origins of these changes and their pros and cons."--Jacket
Hard heads, soft hearts : tough-minded economics for a just society by Alan S Blinder( Book )

29 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Economics of public finance by Alan S Blinder( Book )

23 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paying for productivity : a look at the evidence( Book )

13 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These five essays resulted from a Brookings Institution conference in March 1989 on alternative systems of employee compensation. They review both the theory and the empirical evidence on how productivity is affected by alternative methods of compensation, including profit sharing, employee stock ownership plans, and piece rate, both in the United States and other industrialized countries. Hashimoto provides an essay on the Japanese experience. Blinder concludes that, while alternative compensation systems may little affect productivity, the process of employee involvement in company decisions may be important. ISBN 0-8157-1000-3; $28.95; ISBN 0-8157-0999-4 (pbk.): $9.95
Economic policy and the great stagflation by Alan S Blinder( Book )

22 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic Policy and the Great Stagflation discusses the national economic policy and economics as a policy-oriented science. This book summarizes what economists do and do not know about the inflation and recession that affected the U.S. economy during the years of the Great Stagflation in the mid-1970s. The topics discussed include the basic concepts of stagflation, turbulent economic history of 1971-1976, anatomy of the great recession and inflation, and legacy of the Great Stagflation. The relation of wage-price controls, fiscal policy, and monetary policy to the Great Stagflation is also e
Macroeconomics : principles and policy by William J Baumol( Book )

103 editions published between 1986 and 2020 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Take a policy-based approach to teaching introductory economics with Baumol/Blinder's 'Macroeconomics: principles and policy', 13th edition. Written by two of the most respected economists in the world, this edition is one of the most current economics texts on the market with data drawn from 2014. Significant updates reflect the most recent economic events and policy developments, which the authors skillfully relate to the book's concepts and principles using the right level of rigor and detail. Now this leading text is available with MindTap®, a personalized teaching experience that offers relevant readings, videos, animations, activities, and assignments to guide students in analyzing, applying, and improving thinking skills. Aplia®, today's best-selling online homework solution, is also available with new accessibility on mobile devices, improved graphing, new interactive eReader with videos and graphing tutorials, and more. Guide your students in mastering the basic principles of economics with the strong policy-based approach and vivid examples found only in 'Macroeconomics: principles and policy'."--
Rethinking the financial crisis by Alan S Blinder( )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sur la 4e de couv. : "Some economic events are so major and unsetting that they "change everything". Such is the case with the financial crisis that started in the summer of 2007 and is, in several respects, still ongoing. Yet enough time has now elapsed for economists to dig deeper than the usual focus on the immediate causes and consequences of the crisis. How have these stunning events changed our thinking about the role of the financial system in the economy, about financial innovation, about the efficiency of financial markets, and about how the government should regulate finance?"
Growing together by Alan S Blinder( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asking about prices : a new approach to understanding price stickiness by Alan S Blinder( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Microeconomics : principles and policy by William J Baumol( Book )

93 editions published between 1988 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This microeconomics text is well known for using the Keynesian model in the teaching of economics; yet in recent editions, the authors have expanded coverage of the growth model considerably to achieve more balanced coverage. The text uses the aggregate supply/ aggregate demand model as a fundamental tool for learning macroeconomics. It achieves the right level of rigor and detail, presenting complicated concepts in a relatively straightforward manner and using timely economic data. Using puzzles, issues, and well-developed examples, the authors provide a good balance of theory to application
Toward an economic theory of income distribution by Alan S Blinder( Book )

12 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural resources, uncertainty, and general equilibrium systems : essays in memory of Rafael Lusky by Alan S Blinder( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural Resources, Uncertainty, and General Equilibrium Systems: Essays in Memory of Rafael Lusky compiles a collection of works by economists who had been friends and colleagues of Rafael Lusky, a teacher in the University of Florida and contributor to theoretical resource economics. This book is divided into four sections- natural resources, uncertainty, general equilibrium systems, and policy and applications. In these sections, this text specifically discusses the resource depletion with technological uncertainty and the Rawlsian fairness principle; monopoly, uncertainty, and explorati
Advice and dissent : why America suffers when economics and politics collide by Alan S Blinder( Book )

8 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argues that there is a cultural divide between economists and politicians that results in bad economic policy, with politicians using economic advice to bolster pre-conceived notions, and economists failing to take short-term human costs into account when focusing on long-term economic efficiency
Macroeconomics under debate by Alan S Blinder( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inventory theory and consumer behavior by Alan S Blinder( Book )

28 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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After the music stopped : the financial crisis, the response, and the work ahead
Offshoring of American jobs : what response from U.S. economic policy?After the music stopped : the financial crisis, the response, and the work aheadCentral banking in theory and practiceDownsizing in America : reality, causes, and consequencesThe quiet revolution : central banking goes modernHard heads, soft hearts : tough-minded economics for a just societyPaying for productivity : a look at the evidenceMacroeconomics : principles and policy
Alternative Names
Alan Blinder Amerikaans econoom

Alan Blinder amerikansk ekonom

Alan Blinder amerikansk økonom

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Alan Blinder economista e politico statunitense

Alan S. Blinder

Blinder A.S.

Blinder, A. S. 1945-

Blinder, A.S. (Alan S.)

Blinder, Alan

Blinder, Alan 1945-

Blinder Alan S.

Blinder, Alan Stuart.

Blinder, Alan Stuart 1945-

Stuart Blinder, Alan 1945-

Алан Блиндер американский экономист

Алън Блайндър

Алън Блайндър американски икономист

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الن بلیندر اقتصاددان آمریکایی

블라인더, 알란 S. 1945-

블라인더, 알란 스튜어트 1945-

블라인더, 앨런 S. 1945-

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