Tag archive for ‘Macroeconomics’
Vered Weiss On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Stanley Fischer Says Fed Will Raise Interest Rates by the End of the Year

Stanley Fischer, former governor of the bank of Israel and currently the Vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, expects the Fed to raise interest rates this year, possibly as as early as June. However, More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: Will Fed Tightening Choke Emerging Markets?

As the Federal Reserve moves closer to initiating one of the most long-awaited and widely predicted periods of rising short-term interest rates in the United States, many are asking how emerging markets will More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: Austerity Is Not Greece’s Problem

When looking out a window, it is easy to be fooled by your own reflection and see more of yourself than the outside world. This seems to be the case when US observers, influenced by their own country’s More...

Professor Nouriel Roubini On Saturday, February 28th, 2015

‘Dr. Doom’ Nouriel Roubini: The Negative Way to Growth?

  Monetary policy has become increasingly unconventional in the last six years, with central banks implementing zero-interest-rate policies, quantitative easing, credit easing, forward guidance, More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: The Deflation Bogeyman

The world’s major central banks are currently obsessed with the goal of raising their national inflation rates to their common target of about 2% per year. This is true for the United States, where the annual More...

Stephen Roach On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia Stephen Roach: Steady on the Renminbi

 Currency wars are raging worldwide, and China is bearing the brunt of them. The renminbi has appreciated sharply over the past several years, exports are sagging, and the risk of deflation is growing. More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Julius Baer Analyst Markus Allenspach Says Euro Bonds Distorted, Not Worried about Greece

Julius Baer, a private Swiss bank, is staying away from European bonds, prefers investing in REITs, and isn’t overly concerned about the prospect of Greece leaving the European Union, according More...

Lucy P. Marcus On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Lucy Marcus: Put Up or Shut Up

In public policy, peace talks, election campaigns, or corporate strategy, laying out intentions, promises, and commitments is never enough. It is merely a first step toward a desired end – and More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Central Banks and the Bottom Line

/By Barry Eichengreen and Beatrice Weder di Mauro/ MUNICH – Around the world, central banks’ balance sheets are becoming an increasingly serious concern – most notably for monetary policymakers themselves. More...

Daniel Gros On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Daniel Gros, Director of Center for European Policy Studies: The Greek Austerity Myth

  Since the anti-austerity Syriza party’s victory in Greece’s recent general election, the “Greek problem” is again preoccupying markets and policymakers throughout Europe. Some fear a return to More...

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