Economic Policy

Everything is Political

Global Insights: Analysis
Charles Calomiris & Stephen Haber |  February 28, 2014
Bank crises are the product of governments, not market events, say Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber in their new book.
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Joseph Stiglitz's Crystal Ball

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
February 25, 2014
Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz, University Professor at Columbia University, holds forth on what economists can predict — and when they should keep their mouths shut.
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China’s Land Experiment

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Sharon Kahn |  February 25, 2014
Government land requisitions are giving way — slowly — to individual property rights in China
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The Folly of Economic Forecasting

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
February 21, 2014
Ruchir Sharma of Morgan Stanley distinguishes between sensible predictions and pure guesswork
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5 Bons Mots from Glenn Hubbard

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
March 1, 2014
Glenn Hubbard, the dean of Columbia Business School, separates the known from the unknowable
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Financing China’s Future

Global Insights: Analysis
Shusong Ba |  January 23, 2014
China’s rapid urbanization strategy requires a financing system that can keep up
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Secular Stagnation Heads South

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Andrés Velasco |  January 22, 2014
The concept du jour in US policy debates posits that the United States (and perhaps other advanced economies) has entered a long period of anemic GDP growth. Now, stagnation may also be coming to Latin America.
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The Great Malaise of 2014

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Joseph E. Stiglitz |  January 7, 2014
There’s not much to cheer about in the new year, says Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz
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Video: The Economic Aftermath of the Arab Spring

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
December 11, 2013
Adnan Mazarei, Deputy Director for the Middle East and Central Asia, International Monetary Fund, illuminates the political and economic pressure points the Middle East faces today
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New Chazen Report: Corruption Still Rampant in Emerging Economies

Chazen India Insights
November 11, 2013
A new survey of business leaders around the globe reveals deep suspicion about the ability of government to handle economic problems.
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