Imke Brüggemann

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In this paper, the empirical relevance of the credit channel for the explanation of monetary policy transmission in Germany during the period from 1985 to 1998 is analyzed. While existing studies of the credit channel rely mostly on the analysis of monetary policy effects on balance sheet items, both quantities and financing costs are considered here. Using(More)
While a "decision" is defined as "a final choice," the Roe vs. Wade decision of the US Supreme Court has not ended the abortion debate in the US. Each year the US Congress reopens debate about whether or not to fund family planning (FP) programs overseas that both deliver services to reduce the number of abortions and advocate for abortion laws that mirror(More)
This article presents the speech of Ingar Brueggemann, Director General of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) during the 149th Council on Population and Education meeting in October 1, 1999. She discussed the current situation of IPPF, its strategy, and expectations for Beijing+5, the UN review of the Fourth World Conference on Women. (More)
The representative from the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) at the 15th Asian Parliamentarians' Meeting addressed the issue of negative consequences of the failure to meet the goals set at the ICPD. Global statistics on sexual and reproductive health are as follows: millions of women and men do not have access to safe and reliable family(More)
The secretary general of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) was the guest speaker at the Reproductive Health symposium, held in Tokyo on October 28. The event was held to mark the opening of the new Reproductive Health Center which houses the IPPF-affiliated Family Planning Federation of Japan as well as the Japan Family Planning(More)
Many women still die as a result of pregnancy or childbirth and yet there are an increasing number of women who wish to regulate their fertility and space or limit their child-bearing. This paper, outlining some success stories, elucidates the family planning challenges and identifies key messages to indicate the role that IPPF can play in the 21st century.(More)
The author's first wish is for International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) to be tenacious in its continuous, unstinting support of family planning in its original sense. Secondly, the author would like to see wider recognition of the urgency with which IPPF must move into the sexual and reproductive health arena, including fighting for the rights(More)
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