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Professor Martin Feldstein On Friday, January 29th, 2016

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: The Shortcomings of Quantitative Easing in Europe

CAMBRIDGE – Why has the US Federal Reserve’s policy of quantitative easing been so much more successful than the version of QE implemented by the European Central Bank? That intellectual question leads directly More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Monday, December 28th, 2015

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: The Global Economy Confronts Four Geopolitical Risks

CAMBRIDGE – The end of the year is a good time to consider the risks that lie ahead of us. There are of course important economic risks, including the mispricing of assets caused by a decade of ultra-low More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: The Chinese Economy and Fed Policy

Janet Yellen’s speech on September 24 at the University of Massachusetts clearly indicated that she and the majority of the members of the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee intend to raise 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...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein : The Eurozone Needs More than QE

Although the European Central Bank has launched a larger-than-expected program of quantitative easing (QE), even its advocates fear that it may not be enough to boost real incomes, reduce unemployment, More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: Obama’s Passage to India

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vigorous foreign policy in the seven months since he took office has surprised observers. After inviting the leaders of Pakistan and other neighboring countries to his More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: The Geopolitical Impact of Cheap Oil

– The price of oil has fallen more than 25% in the past five months, to less than $80 a barrel. If the price remains at this level, it will have important implications – some good, some bad – More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: Mexico’s Powerful Energy Reforms

– MEXICO CITY – Mexico is poised to become Latin America’s economic star in the coming decade. The government’s recent reform of the energy sector will contribute directly to economic performance More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: Why the Fed Will Go Faster

– The US Federal Reserve has emphasized that its monetary policy will be determined by what economic indicators show. But it would require some extremely unlikely data to change the Fed’s implicit plan More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: Bringing It Back Home

– An increasing number of American companies are making plans to shift their headquarters to Europe. These so-called “inversions” would reduce these companies’ total tax bill by allowing them to More...

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