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Unformatted text preview: The data are Cukierman’s (1992) index of legal central bank independence (LVAU), updated by William Bernhard and David Leblang for Belgium, France, Italy, and New Zealand, and by the author for Finland, Ireland, Japan, Sweden, and the United Kingdom to incorporate the changes resulting from central bank reforms in the 1990s. United States Japan Germany France Italy United Kingdom Canada Australia Austria Belgium Denmark Finland Iceland Ireland Netherlands New Zealand Norway Sweden Switzerland 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.51 0.16 0.66 0.28 0.22 0.31 0.46 0.31 0.58 0.19 0.47 0.27 0.36 0.39 0.42 0.27 0.14 0.27 0.55 0.51 0.37 0.66 0.56 0.52 0.39 0.46 0.31 0.58 0.47 0.47 0.62 0.36 0.6 0.42 0.42 0.14 0.46 0.68 Figure 2-1 Central Bank Independence, 1971 and 2001 1971 2001 Country Central Bank Independence Sources: See Variable Definitions and Sources in Chapter 4 (Tables 4-1 and 4-2). United States Japan Germany France Italy United Kingdom Canada Australia Austria Belgium Denmark Finland Iceland Ireland Netherlands New Zealand Norway Sweden Switzerland 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.5 200 400 600 800 1000 1200 1400 1600 1.7 1.4 2.0 2.5 3.4 1.0 1.0 1.6 1.6 3.8 2.1 4.0 2.3 1.6 3.1 1.2 1.8 1.4 4.0 Figure 3-1 The Number of Governing Parties and Government Duration, 1961-2001 Averages Row 54 Row 51 Country Number of Governing Parties Government Duration in Days Sources: See Variable Definitions and Sources in Chapter 4 (Tables 4-1 and 4-2). United States Japan Germany France Italy United Kingdom Canada Australia Austria Belgium Denmark Finland Iceland Ireland Netherlands New Zealand Norway Sweden Switzerland 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Figure 3-2 Frequency of Majority Governments, 1960-2001 Averages (%) Country Frequency of Majority Governments (%) Sources: See Variable Definitions and Sources in Chapter 4 (Tables 4-1 and 4-2). 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 Figure 3-5 Inflation, 19-Country Averages, 1960-2002 Year Inflation Rates (%) Sources: See Variable Definitions and Sources in Chapter 4 (Tables 4-1 and 4-2). 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002-2-1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Figure 3-6 Real GDP Growth Rates, 19-Country Averages, 1961-2002 Year Growth Rates (%) Sources: See Variable Definitions and Sources in Chapter 4 (Tables 4-1 and 4-2). 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Figure 3-7 Unemployment, 19-Country Averages, 1960-2002 Year Unemployment rates (%) 25 50 75 100 25 50 75 100 25 50 75 100 25 50...
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