Tag archive for ‘Great Depression’
Jewish Business News On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller: Inspiring Economic Growth

NEW HAVEN – In his First Inaugural Address, during the depths of the Great Depression, US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt famously told Americans that, “The only thing we have to fear is fear More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: Don’t Bet on a Stronger Dollar

Economic pundits, almost without exception, are predicting a stronger dollar in 2015 – an expectation that is leading investors to place some very large bets. But that market strategy could turn out to More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: Putting Deflation First

– The European Central Bank is moving, hesitantly but ineluctably, toward quantitative easing. The threat of deflation – and the ineffectiveness of its previous measures – leaves it no choice. More...

Nadav Neuman On Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Obama adviser: Israel will overtake US in inequality

– Dr. Jason Furman told the “Globes” Israel Business Conference that Israel needed to diversify its bases of growth. –   Dr. Jason Furman, chairman of US President Barack Obama’s More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, November 28th, 2014

Moshe Alamaro from Department of Planetary Sciences at MIT: Hard Wisdom for Scarce Water 

– In California, residential consumers are being fined for wasting water. The goal is to combat a severe drought by reducing residential consumption by 20%. The trouble is that residential water use accounts More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: The Evolution of Devolution

– The Scots have spoken. A solid majority voted against independence in their historic referendum last month. But the debate left no question that an even larger majority favors the further devolution More...

Tibi Singer On Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Mort Zuckerman on McLaughlin: Obama Losing Confidence of the Business Community’

US News and World Report Chairman and Editor-in-Chief and publisher of The New York Daily News Mort Zuckerman thinks President Obama “has lost the confidence of the business community” on this weekend’s More...

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