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Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: Who’s Right on US Financial Reform?

Eight years after triggering a crisis that nearly brought down the global financial system, the United States remains plagued by confusion about what reforms are needed to prevent it from happening again. As More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel : The End of Republican Obstruction

 What a difference two months make. When the Republican Party scored strong gains in last November’s US congressional elections, the universally accepted explanation was that voters were expressing their More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, December 15th, 2014

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel : Emerging-Market Target Why Are Commodity Prices Falling?

– Oil prices have plummeted 40% since June – good news for oil-importing countries, but bad news for Russia, Venezuela, Nigeria, and other oil exporters. Some attribute the price drop to the More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Monday, November 17th, 2014

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: Emissions Reduction by the Numbers

– Discussions in Beijing between US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping – the leaders of the world’s two largest carbon-emitting countries –produced an unexpected, groundbreaking bilateral More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Monday, October 20th, 2014

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: America, the Balanced

– When the United States’ current account fell into deficit in 1982, the US Council of Economic Advisers accurately predicted record deficits for years to come, owing to budget deficits, a low More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: Sovereign Debt at Square One

–  Argentina and its bankers have been barred from making payments to fulfill debt-restructuring agreements reached with the country’s creditors, unless the 7% of creditors who rejected the agreements More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel : The Oligarchy Fallacy

– Income inequality has received a lot of attention lately, particularly in two arenas where it previously received little: American public debate and the International Monetary Fund. A major reason More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel : Why The ECB Should Buy American

– The European Central Bank needs to ease monetary policy further. Eurozone-wide inflation, at 0.8%, is below the target of “close to 2%, ” and unemployment in most countries remains high. More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel : Market Failure and Political Failure

– Markets can fail. But, as has been demonstrated in areas like air pollution, traffic congestion, spectrum allocation, and tobacco consumption, market mechanisms are often the best way More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel : The Dollar and Its Rivals

– Since 1976, the US dollar’s role as an international currency has been slowly waning. International use of the dollar to hold foreign-exchange reserves, denominate financial transactions, invoice More...

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