Tag archive for ‘International Monetary Fund’
Prof. Kenneth Rogoff On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Professor of Economics at Harvard University Kenneth Rogoff: The Fed’s Communication Breakdown

 Nothing describes the United States Federal Reserve’s current communication policy better than the old saying that a camel is a horse designed by committee. Various members of the Fed’s policy-setting Federal More...

News Brief On Sunday, October 25th, 2015

Saudi Arabia Could Be Bankrupt Within Five Years, IMF Predicts

  Saudi Arabia’s cash reserves are in free-fall and the country could have only five years of financial assets remaining due in large part to the fall in oil prices, according to a report by the International More...

Daniel Gros On Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Daniel Gros, Director of Center for European Policy Studies: The End of German Hegemony

BRUSSELS – Without anyone quite noticing, Europe’s internal balance of power has been shifting. Germany’s dominant position, which has seemed absolute since the 2008 financial crisis, is gradually More...

George Soros On Thursday, August 13th, 2015

George Soros: Ukraine deserves debt relief

  Ukraine is struggling to negotiate a deal with its creditors, which the International Monetary Fund demands as a condition for further financial support. Russian aggression has taken a terrible toll More...

Daniel Gros On Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Daniel Gros, Director of Center for European Policy Studies: Europe’s Greek Failure

BRUSSELS – Narratives matter, especially when they are intertwined with hard interests. As Greece and its creditors court catastrophe, we are getting a clear picture of how conflicting narratives can lead More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Bernie Sanders Criticizes Greece’s Creditors

– – As the whole world waits to see what will become of Greece and the entire European Union as the small nation deals with a huge debt crisis, the people of Greece have one champion in the U.S. More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz: Europe’s Attack on Greek Democracy

 The rising crescendo of bickering and acrimony within Europe might seem to outsiders to be the inevitable result of the bitter endgame playing out between Greece and its creditors. In fact, European leaders More...

Nobel Laureate in Economics, Joseph Stiglitz: A Rule of Law for Sovereign Debt

 Governments sometimes need to restructure their debts. Otherwise, a country’s economic and political stability may be threatened. But, in the absence of an international rule of law for resolving sovereign More...

Daniel Gros On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Daniel Gros, Director of Center for European Policy Studies: Why Greece is Different

BRUSSELS – The seemingly interminable negotiations between the new Greek government and its international creditors – the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank, and the European Commission More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, April 24th, 2015

Greece’s finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis asks for New Deal for Greece

Three months of negotiations between the Greek government and our European and international partners have brought about much convergence on the steps needed to overcome years of economic crisis and to bring More...

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