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Central banks worldwide face criticism for the inability of their policies to restore the global economy to historic levels of economic activity. What new tools should the central bank community consider? More than forty noted experts share their views.
Featuring comment by Hannes Androsch, Jörg Asmussen, Stephen Axilrod, Martin Neil Baily, Dean Baker, Laurence M. Ball, Michael J. Boskin, William E. Brock, Lorenzo Codogno, Bernard Connolly, Richard N. Cooper, W. Bowman Cutter, Marek Dabrowski, Mansoor Dailami, José De Gregorio, Andrew DeWit, Barry Eichengreen, Mohamed A. El-Erian, Richard D. Erb, Milton Ezrati, Thomas Ferguson, Benjamin M. Friedman, Takeshi Fujimaki, James K. Galbraith, James E. Glassman, George R. Hoguet, Martin Hüfner, Michael Hüther, Otmar Issing, Richard Jerram, David M. Jones, Catherine L. Mann, Allan H. Meltzer, Ewald Nowotny, Jim O’Neill, Holger Schmieding, Allen Sinai, Marc Sumerlin, Peter J. Wallison, William R. White, and John Williamson.
Will the new President follow up on his campaign rhetoric?
David Smick speaks with Sebastian Mallaby, author of The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan.
Italy’s Lost Decade
Is Italy the world's new Greece?
The makings of a financial disaster. A bank morphs into a hedge fund.
The Global China Worry
But are we worrying about the wrong risk?
Whom Do Today’s Financial Markets Serve?
Time for a fundamental discussion of our vision of markets.
The looming financial crisis as a result of oil's collapse.
The new challenge in the digital age.
Not as far out of the mainstream as you'd think.
End the Conspiracy of Silence
My response to Richard Katz.
Bad Trade Talk
The rhetoric of economic nationalism is counterproductive.
The Free Trade Boosters
Had there been more nuanced trade discussion all along, the barbarians would not be at the door.
A review of David Smick’s new book, The Great Equalizer: How Main Street Capitalism Can Create an Economy for Everyone.