Tag archive for ‘Professor of Economics’

Nouriel Roubini: The Dollar Joins the Currency Wars

Nouriel Roubini is Chairman of Roubini Global Economics and Professor of Economics at Stern School of Business, NYU.  In a world of weak domestic demand in many advanced economies and emerging markets,  More...

Professor Nouriel Roubini On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Nouriel Roubini: An Unconventional Truth

 Who would have thought that six years after the global financial crisis, most advanced economies would still be swimming in an alphabet soup – ZIRP, QE, CE, FG, NDR, and U-FX Int – of unconventional 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 Robert Shiller On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller: What Good Are Economists?

  Since the global financial crisis and recession of 2007-2009, criticism of the economics profession has intensified. The failure of all but a few professional economists to forecast the episode – More...

Hans-Werner Sinn On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Hans-Werner Sinn, Prof. Of Economics and Public Finance: Economics and Its Critics

There is much to criticize in economics nowadays. For example, the profession focuses far too little on political issues and far too much on beating students to death with mathematics. But much current criticism More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Professor of Economics at Harvard University Kenneth Rogoff: Do Economic Sanctions Work?

With Western economic sanctions against Russia, Iran, and Cuba in the news, it is a good time to take stock of the debate on just how well such measures work. The short answer is that economic sanctions More...

Professor Nouriel Roubini On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

NYU Professor Nouriel Roubini: Where Will All the Workers Go?

Technology innovators and CEOs seem positively giddy nowadays about what the future will bring. New manufacturing technologies have generated feverish excitement about what some see as a Third Industrial Revolution. 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...

Hans-Werner Sinn On Friday, December 26th, 2014

Hans-Werner Sinn, Prof. of Economics and Public Finance: Europe’s Shadow Budget

– More details about the European Commission’s €315 billion ($390 billion) investment plan for 2015-2017 have finally come to light. The program, announced by European Commission President Jean-Claude 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...

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