Tag Archives: central banking

Who is Janet Yellen?

Who is President Obama’s nominee for Chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve?

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Rajan Vs. Summers: Two Economists, Two Central Banks

How does Larry Summers, would-be Fed Chair, measure up to India’s new central banker, Raghu Rajan?

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Should China Deregulate Finance?

Why is it in the world’s best interest for China to go slow on deregulating its financial system?

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The U.S. as a Global Risk Generator

Are US regulators making it easier for Wall Street to return to pre-crash behaviors and export them to the world?

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Learning to Love Inflation (Thanks To Quantitative Easing)

Why should real capitalists and long-term investors love quantitative easing?

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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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The Euro Crisis and Germany’s Leadership Role

How can Germany lead the way towards a federal Europe?

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Financial Markets as Drug Pushers

Could the misdeeds of markets cause a rupture in the acceptance of market institutions?

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The Case for Eurobonds

Could eurobonds fill the gap left by the loss of confidence in government bonds generally?

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Complexity Mathematics, the EU and Global Governance

If supranational governance can’t work in Europe, how can it possibly work for the world as a whole?

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