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    Why we need an alternative to restructuring debt

    Insecurity is haunting Ukraine – and not just geopolitical insecurity, but… more

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    How US fiscal policies affect India

    On 22 May 2013, Chairman Ben Bernanke first spoke of the possibility of the Fed tapering its security… more

  • A Scottish Saltire flag and British Union flag fly together with the London Eye behind in London Forum Article

    Why devolution shouldn’t include fiscal powers

    The Scots have spoken. A solid majority voted against independence in their historic referendum last… more

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    Will the new BRICS institutions work?

    For the leaders of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa), the announcem… more

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    The dollar and the debt ceiling

    The dollar is the world’s go-to currency. But for how much longer? Will the dollar’s status as the… more

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    In defence of the European Central Bank

    August 2 marked the first anniversary of the European Central Bank’s “outright monetary… more

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    Communication lessons for central banks

    The United States Federal Reserve and the People’s Bank of China are not typically seen as two peas… more

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    Lessons from the Greek crisis

    A visit to Greece leaves many vivid impressions. There are, of course, the country’s rich history… more

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    The use and abuse of monetary history

    Imagine two central banks. One is hyperactive, responding aggressively to events. While it certainly… more

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    Europe’s lost-and-found decade

    Sentiment in European financial markets has turned. For the moment, the possibility of a Greek exit… more

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    The economics of 2033

    Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California… more

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    Why no Glass-Steagall II?

    Barry Eichengreen is Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California… more

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    The Euroless Union?

    Europe’s crisis has entered a quiet phase, which is no accident. The current period of relative calm… more

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    The Renminbi challenge

    Barry Eichengreen is Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California… more

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    Is it time to audit the Fed?

    The party platform adopted at the Republican National Convention includes a number of remarkable… more