Latest Posts: Barry Eichengreen

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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 only true global… 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 transactions” program… 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 in a pod. But… 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, abundance of… 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 cannot be accused… 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 from the Eurozone… more

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    The economics of 2033

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

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    Why no Glass-Steagall II?

    Barry Eichengreen is Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley and is… 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 coincides with… more

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    The Renminbi challenge

    Barry Eichengreen is Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. SEOUL –… 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 planks. To a monetary… more