Tag Archives: Ben Bernanke

Ben Bernanke, the Law Breaker? The Fed’s “Other” Rate Dilemma

A look at the unconventional policy measures of the Federal Reserve.

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Is Europe’s Complacency America’s Fault?

Is Europe stuck in its economic ways because the United States protected it from harsh global realities for too long?

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How Ben Bernanke Saved Europe’s Banks

The story of an unprecedented effort by the U.S. central bank to serve as the lender of last resort to the world.

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Funny Money and the Super-Rich

Is the U.S. Federal Reserve the chief culprit in bringing about the grotesque levels of U.S. income inequality?

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American Disingenuousness: Jack Lew Goes to Europe

Why is the U.S. Treasury Secretary urging Europe to adopt the same borrow-and-spend policies that got the United States into so much fiscal trouble?

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The Obama Economic Team’s Manly Approach

Mitt Romney badly lost the women’s vote. But are Republicans the only party with a “woman problem?”

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Will the Russian Empire Be Reborn?

As Russia’s middle class grows, will it demand greater political freedom and fair elections?

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The Economic Fallout of the U.S. Financial Crisis

Will the economic costs of the financial crisis limit the government’s ability to deal with future crises?

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Larry Summers and the Imperialism of Economics

Do economists have the right analytical tools to solve our most pressing problems?

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Debunking The Global Savings Glut Theory

Is paper money created by the world’s central banks responsible for the “global imbalances” that destabilized the economy?

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