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The Perils of 2012

January 17, 2012

Joseph E. Stiglitz

Austerity won’t work, says Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz. Addressing the global economy's long-term problems would actually solve its short-term problems — namely, growth, poverty, and unemployment.

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What Can Save the Euro?

December 12, 2011

Joseph E. Stiglitz

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz blasts the failures of Europe’s leaders and outlines what needs to be done now.

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Guns or Growth?

November 29, 2011

Rebecca McReynolds

To understand the impact of protectionist policies on free trade, try looking at military spending.

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“Things Aren’t as Bad as They Seem”

November 9, 2011

Sharon Kahn

The International Monetary Fund says the world economy isn't in dire shape — for now. But we risk implosion if we don't act.

Topics: The Middle-Income Trap, News Makers, Economic Policy, Asia, Europe, Global Investing | Read Article

All Together Now

September 7, 2011

Rebecca McReynolds

A ripple in one market causes a tsunami in another. Are global markets getting too interconnected?

Topics: Europe, Global Investing | Read Article

Western Capitalism’s Ideological Crisis

July 19, 2011

Joseph E. Stiglitz

The financial crisis should have taught Americans a lesson about the need for stronger regulation. But a resurgence of right-wing ideology in the United States is threatening global economies.

Topics: United States, Economic Policy, Europe | Read Article

The Global Economic Meltdown: Who’s Really to Blame

February 9, 2011

Olivia Albrecht

Jacques de Larosière, former Governor of the Central Bank of France and current chairman of the strategic committee of the French Treasury, says that central banking authorities failed to act in the runup to the crisis and then watched a train wreck.

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Lithuanian President Calls for More Urgent Financial Reform

January 27, 2011

Jackson Hewett

As the pace of recovery grows, the opportunity to strengthen institutions like the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank is slipping by, says Dalia Grybauskaitė.

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Is the Euro Washed Up?

February 16, 2011

Charles W. Calomiris

Several European countries will likely be forced to abandon the euro within the next year or so, argues Chazen Senior Scholar Charles Calomiris. Can this currency be saved?

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Exclusive Report: World Economies in 2011 and Beyond

February 11, 2011

The China growth miracle will continue, but one country could surpass it. A new report by the Chazen Institute offers surprising predictions for who the big winners will be in the coming decade — and which economies will be left behind.

Topics: United States, Economic Policy, China, Asia, Europe, Latin America, India, Global Investing, Africa | Read Article