FEATURED IN THE CURRENT ISSUE
The new Fed Chair will surely have her hands full.
ALSO in the Fall 2013 issue:
Dodd-Frank, while incomplete, is working. Now if only the European banks were fully recapitalized.
Yellen’s Coming Crisis
How has quantitative easing failed? Let me count the ways.
Is the lack of effective financial market regulation exposing the United States and the world to a second crisis? Or does the threat of the Volcker Rule and the overall uncertainty of U.S. financial market regulation have the potential to dramatically reduce market liquidity?
The Federal Reserve’s World War II-style monetary regime is both not working and producing extraordinary inequality.
While regulation is important, we need a change in culture to prevent another crisis.
Is the shale oil/U.S. energy independence narrative a myth or a certainty?
A review of Gregory Zuckerman’s compelling new book, The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters.
The New Protectionists
Lew’s shrill criticism of Germany suggests the U.S. Treasury has been thoroughly politicized.
Europe 1914 vs. Monetary Union Today
The difference is that World War I was a tragedy, not a crime. “Monetary union is a tragedy and a crime.”
With the spying scandal, Europe—and particularly Germany— discover “mindboggling vulnerabilities.” Will the spotlight now move to financial espionage?
The Demand Side of Innovation
A new approach to higher productivity.
Anticipating the Third Plenum.
Off the News
Prophets of scarity, Obama's good news, did the Tea Party win?, and more.
Letter from Berlin