15 April 2012
The Centre for Development Policy and Research is pleased to announce the publication of Development Viewpoint #72 “Progressive Monetary Policy in Argentina: A Return to Democratic Control”. The author, John Weeks, Professorial Research Associate, CDPR, SOAS, comments on the macroeconomic benefits of a new 2012 law in Argentina that mandates the central bank to pursue a growth mandate (instead of stubbornly adhering to a deflationary inflation target) and brings the central bank under more democratic oversight (instead of allowing ‘economic experts’ complete independence to set national monetary policy).
For related Development Viewpoints see:
- Fiscal Contraction or Fiscal Expansion in the US: Which Will Promote Growth and Employment?, Development Viewpoint No.66
by Terry McKinley and Giovanni Cozzi, CDPR, SOAS
- Why Did Fiscal Stimulus Work in Sierra Leone during the Crisis?, Development Viewpoint No.59
by John Weeks, Professorial Research Associate, CDPR, SOAS