Tag archive for ‘financial crisis’
Professor Nouriel Roubini On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Nouriel Roubini: Limited Risk of Global Recession and Financial Crisis

   Global recession and financial crisis unlikely following Brexit fallout, but mediocre growth is the new normal Rise of nationalism and populism worldwide threatens globalization No China banking More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz, Hamid Rashid: What’s Holding Back the World Economy?

Seven years after the global financial crisis erupted in 2008, the world economy continued to stumble in 2015. According to the United Nations’ report World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016, the average More...

Howard Davies On Monday, October 19th, 2015

Deputy Governor of the Bank of England Howard Davies: The Trouble With Financial Bubbles

 Very soon after the magnitude of the 2008 financial crisis became clear, a lively debate began about whether central banks and regulators could – and should – have done more to head it off. The traditional More...

News Brief On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

WATCH: Ben Bernanke Says More execs should have gone to jail for causing Great Recession

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) —Ben Bernanke wanted more Wall Street bankers in jail in the aftermath of the financial crisis. Bernanke advocated for Wall Street’s bailout in 2008 during the financial crisis when More...

Professor Robert Shiller On Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Nobel Laureate Robert J. Shiller: Fraud, Fools, and Financial Markets

 Adam Smith famously wrote of the “invisible hand, ” by which individuals’ pursuit of self-interest in free, competitive markets advances the interest of society as a whole. And Smith was right: Free More...

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: The Promise and Peril of Macroprudential Policy

MONTEVIDEO – Central bankers continue to fret about frothy asset markets – as well they should, given the financial crisis of 2008-2009. Having been burned once, they are now doubly shy. And China’s More...

News Brief On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Euro economy, markets should recover on Greek deal: Nouriel Roubini

  If implemented, the last-gasp deal to keep Greece in the euro zone should allow the region’s economy and markets to regain the momentum they showed earlier this year by removing an existential threat More...

Howard Davies On Friday, June 26th, 2015

Deputy Governor of the Bank of England Howard Davies: Is Financial Repression Here to Stay?

There are several definitions of financial repression – and the repressors and the repressed tend to see things differently. But what financial repression usually involves is keeping interest rates below their More...

Stephen Roach On Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Economic Policy Turned Inside Out

The world economy is in the grips of a dangerous delusion. As the great boom that began in the 1990s gave way to an even greater bust, policymakers resorted to the timeworn tricks of financial engineering More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Chief financial and risk officer of APGA, Angelien Kemna: Europe’s Roadblocks to Long-Term Investment

One of the major challenges facing the European economy is the lack of liquidity in its capital markets. Since the 2008 global financial crisis, an enormous number of new rules have been put in place. In More...

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