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    • Essays on Macroeconomics and Forecasting 

      Arai, Natsuki (Johns Hopkins University, 2014-10-20)
      This dissertation consists of three essays on macroeconomics and forecasting. Central banks have recently engaged in unconventional monetary policies at the zero lower bound, where their forecasts play a crucial role in ...
    • THE FINANCIAL MARKET EFFECTS OF UNCONVENTIONAL MONETARY POLICY 

      Raskin, Matthew David (Johns Hopkins University, 2014-01-26)
      In late 2008, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)—the committee within the Federal Reserve that sets monetary policy—reduced the target federal funds rate to a range of 0 to ¼ percent. The target range has remained ...
    • From Free Movement to Migration Crisis: Events and Ideas in Europe 

      Luhman, Meghan Moquin (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2017-02-24)
      The principle of free movement has existed in some form since the founding of the European Economic Community in 1957. This principle was originally meant to facilitate the movement of industrial workers, but over time it ...
    • Humanism at the Limits: Alienation, Difference, Critique 

      Walker, Drew Carraway (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2013-10-25)
      This dissertation emerges from an analysis of the recent focus on the vulnerability and finitude of human life as an ethical foundation for politics. I argue that this humanist turn reinforces the experience of vulnerability ...
    • Rights and Responsibilities in Great Power Politics 

      O'Dell, Wesley Ben; 0000-0001-7103-4011 (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2016-07-08)
      This project identifies a puzzle in how academics and policymakers have described international politics: the phrase ‘Great Power rights and responsibilities’ is widely-used and has been for centuries, but there exists no ...
    • The Double Focus: Process and Predicament in Political Economy 

      England, Christopher M.; 0000-0003-4344-1255 (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2016-10-10)
      This dissertation is about the conceptual problems and existential tensions that animate theories of political economy. I argue that most theories of political economy adopt an ontological stance that Charles Taylor calls ...