Tag archive for ‘Real interest rate’
Tibi Singer On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Let’s Blog with Ben Bernanke!

Ben Bernanke succeeded Alan Greenspan as chairman of the United States Federal Reserve, February 1, 2006. Two short years later, the housing bubble exploded and America took to the bread lines, the apple More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Friday, March 27th, 2015

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: Secular Stagnation for Free

Something is definitely rotten in the state of capitalism. Despite unprecedentedly low interest rates, investment in most advanced countries is significantly below where it was in the years prior to the 2008 More...

Professor Robert Shiller On Monday, March 16th, 2015

Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller: How Scary Is the Bond Market?

 The prices of long-term government bonds have been running very high in recent years (that is, their yields have been very low). In the United States, the 30-year Treasury bond yield reached a record low 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...

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