Tag Archives: global financial crisis

Beyond LIBOR: Whiners on Wall Street

Are financial industry complaints about the alleged costs of regulation justified? Or does history prove they are without merit?

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Dateline Singapore: Market Economies and Social Inclusion

Are social safety nets inherently incompatible with market-based incentives to work and save?

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From the Washington Consensus to a Singapore Consensus?

Does the world need more markets, more government, or does it just need markets and government to be more effective?

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Why Supervising the Financial Sector Really Matters

What must a government consider when undertaking a critical intervention in financial markets?

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Financial Capitalism: A Safe Venue for Power Struggles Without Violence

Who still remembers that, before the advent of modern financial capitalism, power was wielded in much starker ways?

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The State of Finance: An Interim Assessment

What can be done so that financial capitalism is a source not of disasters, but of true human progress and democratization?

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Rebuilding Through Reform: How to Ensure Global Financial Stability

What steps can be taken to build a financial system that is better able to withstand future crises?

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Reforming Global Financial Governance

How can the global financial regulatory system be restructured so it works as well for Main Street as it does for Wall Street?

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Ending the Rich-World Bias in Global Economic Statistics

The current economic crisis is called the “global financial crisis.” But is the term “global” justified?

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Europe’s Greece, America’s Afghanistan

Why are the investments Europe and the United States made in Greece and Afghanistan, respectively, failing to bear fruit?

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