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Global Insights: In Their Own Words
April 04, 2014

Turkey's Hot-Money Problem

Bilge Erten and José Antonio Ocampo

Ongoing financial volatility in emerging economies is fueling debate about whether the so-called “Fragile Five” — Brazil, India, Indonesia, South Africa, and Turkey — should be viewed as victims of their excessive integration into global financial markets.

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Global Insights: Forum Highlights
April 08, 2014

Tunisia's Fight for Democracy

Sharon Kahn

The new Prime Minister explains how revolution is leading to freedom and a country of laws. Next up: Free elections and the beginnings of prosperity.

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Global Insights: In Their Own Words
April 02, 2014

Reforming China's State-Market Balance

Joseph E. Stiglitz

Many of China’s problems today stem from too much market and too little government.

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Global Insights: Forum Highlights
March 26, 2014

One Europe, One Banking System

Sharon Kahn

Could it happen? What are the benefits and obstacles? Two prominent Euro economists go head-to-head.

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Global Insights: In Their Own Words
March 10, 2014

The Innovation Enigma

Joseph E. Stiglitz

How profitable is that innovation? That’s the wrong question to ask, says Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz. A better gauge: its net contribution to our standard of living.

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Global Insights: In Their Own Words
March 09, 2014

Lessons from Portugal

Sharon Kahn

Former Finance Minister Vítor Gaspar opens up about his resignation last summer and the hope he still holds for his economically challenged country.

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Global Insights: Forum Highlights
March 07, 2014

World Markets: It's Sink or Swim

Jacob Frenkel, chairman of JPMorgan Chase International, casts a worried eye over the world economy’s future and offers lessons learned from his tenure as governor of the Bank of Israel.

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Global Insights: Forum Highlights
March 07, 2014

Why China's GDP Will Double in 10 Years

Yes, it’s true: reports of China’s imminent demise are greatly exaggerated, says Shang-Jin Wei, the NT Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy and the director of the Chazen Institute.

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Global Insights: In Their Own Words
March 01, 2014

5 Bons Mots from Glenn Hubbard

Who, if anyone, can predict the future of the world economy? Glenn Hubbard, the Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics and dean of Columbia Business School, separates the known from the unknowable.

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Global Insights: Analysis
February 28, 2014

Everything is Political

Charles Calomiris & Stephen Haber

Bank crises are the product of governments, not market events, say Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber in their new book.

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