Latest Posts: Jeffrey Frankel

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    Why Argentina's debt ruling is bad news

    Argentina and its bankers have been barred from making payments to fulfill debt-restructuring agreements reached with… more

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    How will we really know when China overtakes the US?

    Headlines around the world this week trumpeted a watershed moment for the global economy. As the Financial Times put… more

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    How can governments use markets to improve lives?

    Markets can fail. But, as has been demonstrated in areas like air pollution, traffic congestion, spectrum allocation… more

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    Will the dollar lose its dominance?

    Since 1976, the US dollar’s role as an international currency has been slowly waning. International use of the dollar… more

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    Could trade be the saviour of solar power?

    On 27 July negotiators reached a compromise settlement in the world’s largest anti-dumping dispute, regarding Chinese… more

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    ‘Currency wars’ should not be on the G8 agenda

    The term “currency wars” is a catchy way of saying “competitive devaluation.” In the wake of the sharp fall in… more

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    The economist’s stone

    Jeffrey Frankel discusses how fiscal expansion might be appropriate under some conditions This year marks the 100th… more

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    The battle of the bond benchmarks

    Jeffrey Frankel, Professor of Capital Formation and Growth at Harvard University, discusses the shift from traditional… more

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    Will Europe’s fiscal compact work?

    Jeffrey Frankel, Professor of Capital Formation and Growth at Harvard University, discusses the future of Europe CAMBRID… more

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    Four magic tricks for fiscal conservatives

    Author: Jeffrey Frankel is Professor of Capital Formation and Growth at Harvard University. CAMBRIDGE – The United… more