The Role of Macroeconomic Policy in Rebalancing Growth

Published By: Asian Development Bank Institute | Published Date: February, 23 , 2011

The aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2007–2009 has called the export-led growth model of Asian economies into question. This paper describes the contribution that macroeconomic policy can make to promote a rebalancing of growth away from dependence on exports to developed economies to a more sustainable pattern of growth centered on domestic and regional demand. This represents a significant departure from the traditional uses of macroeconomic policy to stabilize the economic cycle and achieve stable and low inflation. The evidence suggests that macroeconomic policy can successfully contribute to growth rebalancing. [ADBI Working Paper 266] URL: []

Author(s): Peter Morgan | Posted on: Aug 23, 2011 | Views(438) | Download (91)

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