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Heather Gerken

Heather Gerken

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Alexander Perera

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Juliet Schor

Juliet Schor

Juliet Schor is a Professor of Sociology at Boston College. Before joining Boston College, she taught at Harvard University for 17 years in the Department of Economics and the Committee on Degrees in Women’s Studies. Her most recent book is True Wealth: How and Why Millions of Americans are Creating a Time-Rich, Ecologically Light, Small-Scale, […]

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Joshua A. Tucker

Joshua A. Tucker

Joshua A. Tucker is Professor of Politics with an affiliated appointment in the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies at New York University (NYU) and an Affiliated Professor of Politics at NYU-Abu Dhabi.  Professor Tucker specializes in comparative politics with an emphasis on mass political behavior in East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union, including […]

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Justin Levitt

Justin Levitt

Justin Levitt is a professor of constitutional law and the law of democracy at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and a recognized national expert on election law.  His work has included extensive research into pressing issues of election law and practice; assistance to federal and state administrative and legislative bodies with responsibility over elections; participation […]

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Donald Barry

Donald Barry

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Lisa Danetz

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Noah Matson

Noah Matson

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Bernd Blossey

Bernd Blossey

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Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson

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Arindrajit Dube

Arindrajit Dube

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Joseph E. Stiglitz
September 26, 2014

NEW YORK – “If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the theory,” goes the old adage.

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Dean Baker
August 11, 2014

As predictable as August vacations, numerous economists and Federal Reserve watchers are arguing that the nation’s ce


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Dean Baker
August 5, 2014

Discussions of inflation and Federal Reserve Board policy take place primarily in the business media.

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There is no way to construe as fair the United States court ruling that Argentina cannot pay 93 percent of its creditors, unl


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Simon Johnson
July 24, 2014

The United States Federal Reserve System is one of the most powerful governmental organizations in the history of the world.

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Robert Shiller
July 22, 2014

In recent months, concern has intensified among the world’s financial experts and news media that overheated asset markets


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Simon Johnson
July 1, 2014

There are two leading views about the world’s financial system.

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Simon Johnson
September 30, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Financial volatility since Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s announcement in May that the Fed woul


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Simon Johnson
September 9, 2013

Throughout the Federal Reserve’s 100-year history, the Senate has generally deferred to the president’s choice of leader

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Robert Borosage
September 3, 2013

The insiders’ campaign to make Larry Summers head of the Federal Reserve Board is relentless.


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Dean Baker
August 26, 2013

Many of the people who ridicule efforts at using government spending to boost the economy and create jobs like to turn to Ja

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Joseph E. Stiglitz
August 5, 2013

With leadership transitions at many central banks either under way or coming soon, many of those who were partly responsible


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Robert Kuttner
June 8, 2013

Is the Federal Reserve planning to phase out its unprecedented $85-billion-a-month bond purchase program, which has kept inte

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Nouriel Roubini
June 1, 2013

The run-up in gold prices in recent years – from $800 per ounce in early 2009 to above $1,900 in the fall of 2011 – had a


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Walker F. Todd
May 21, 2013

This working paper looks at excess reserves in historical context and analyzes whether they constitute a monetary policy prob

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Robert Reich
May 1, 2013

The Fed’s policy of keeping interest rates near zero is another form of trickle-down economics.


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Nouriel Roubini
April 29, 2013

The ongoing weakness of America’s economy—where deleveraging in the private and public sectors continues apace—has led

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Eric Rauchway
March 29, 2013

On March 4, 1933, Franklin D.


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December 12, 2012

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Blinder discusses the Federal Reserves’ bond-buying program, distinguishing betwee

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Nouriel Roubini
August 15, 2012

Whether the eurozone is viable or not remains an open question.


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Nancy Altman
August 14, 2012

Generations of Americans have worked together to build our nation’s Social Security system.

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Jeffrey Madrick
August 13, 2012

Mitt Romney’s choice of Rep.


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Mike Grunwald has a post at FP summarizing his new book, The New New Deal.

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The possibility that economic theory is ‘performative’ – that the theory creates the reality – has long fascinated me


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Mitt Romney aired an ad last summer titled “Bump in the Road.

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Dean Baker
August 7, 2012

The case of the rigged Libor turns out to be the scandal that just keeps on giving.


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Sony Kapoor
August 6, 2012

The euro crisis is once again dominating the headlines.

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Kemal Dervis
August 1, 2012

August has been a dangerous month in European history, but this year it could be the turning point for the eurozone – and


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Nomi Prins
July 31, 2012

Eyal Press’ book “Beautiful Souls: Saying No, Breaking Ranks, and Heeding the Voice of Conscience in Dark Times” is a s

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July 25, 2012

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Kemal Dervis
July 24, 2012

The financial crisis of 2008 has spurred a global debate on how much government regulation of markets – and what kind &

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Kemal Dervis
July 20, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC – The financial crisis of 2008 has spurred a global debate on how much government regulation of markets –

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Brenda Wright
July 18, 2012

Sherlock Holmes famously solved a mystery by noting the significance of the dog that didn’t bark – the dog’s silence su


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Nomi Prins
July 14, 2012

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July 13, 2012

Jeffrey Sachs discusses the status of China’s economy and whether investments in China will justify themselves on CNN I


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July 6, 2012

William Black, with senior economist at Moody’s Analytics Ryan Sweet, talks about how America is headed towards a reces

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June 22, 2012

Jacob Hacker’s study on economic insecurity is discussed on WCTV, June 22nd 2012.


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June 13, 2012

Joseph Stiglitz discusses the wealth divide in America, investors and speculation, bottom-to-top money flow, political power,

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Kemal Dervis
May 21, 2012

The eurozone crisis unfolded primarily as a sovereign-debt crisis mostly on its southern periphery, with interest rates on so


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Robert Kuttner
May 20, 2012

The good news: Austerity is finally on the defensive.

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Sony Kapoor
May 17, 2012

“It seems inevitable that we’ll get some sort of growth compact, the question is what that will entail but everybody mean


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Sony Kapoor
May 16, 2012

Whether or not Greece has to leave the eurozone, and whether or not a growth compact is added to the fiscal treaty, there i

Sony Kapoor
May 15, 2012

Sony Kapoor discusses economic uncertainty in Greece and the Eurozone at large on BBC, May 15th, 2012.


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Kemal Dervis
May 14, 2012

The eurozone crisis unfolded primarily as a sovereign-debt crisis mostly on its southern periphery, with interest rates on so

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Simon Johnson
May 13, 2012

The euro currency is a malady that condemns at least a generation of Greeks, Italians, Spaniards, Portuguese and Irish to the


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May 10, 2012

Simon Johnson discusses the Spanish government’s move to recapitalize Bankia SA on BNN, on May 10th, 2012.

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Nouriel Roubini
May 9, 2012

Political uncertainty continues to rise in Europe as Greek politicians fail to build a government and more EU leaders, includ


Nouriel Roubini discusses the European monetary crisis and the probability of Euro zone break up on CNBC, May 9th, 2012.

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Simon Johnson
April 26, 2012

Most Americans paid no attention last weekend when the International Monetary Fund announced it was well on its way to roughl


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April 20, 2012

Simon Johnson discusses the IMF, international markets, and the European monetary crisis on Bloomberg Television, April 19th

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Joseph E. Stiglitz
March 12, 2012

It is understandable, given the number of times green shoots have been seen since the downturn began in December 2007, that t


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Kemal Dervis
February 17, 2012

It is now clear that the eurozone crisis will continue well into 2012, despite early February’s recovery in stock markets.

Dean Baker
January 24, 2012

Dean Baker disucsses investments, consumption and inflation on Bloomberg TV, January 24 2012.


Simon Johnson
December 20, 2011

Simon discusses the European financial crisis and its relationship to the European banking system at the Peterson Institute

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Timothy Canova
December 5, 2011

This article considers the empirical record of the 1942-1951 period of Federal Reserve history when the Fed was more politica


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This paper critically reviews the empirical economic literature that seeks to correlate central bank independence with low in


Simon Johnson
July 6, 2011

Simon discusses Greece, tax evasion, and the state of European Union on PBS, July 6 2011.

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Jan Kregel
May 9, 2011

At the end of 1930, as the 1929 US stock market crash was starting to have an impact on the real economy in the form of falli


Perry Mehrling
April 26, 2011

Perry discusses reforming the shadow banking system at INET, April 26 2011.

Lawrence Mishel
February 17, 2010

Lawrence Mishel on “the Stimulus and its Effects” PBS News Hour, February 17 2010.


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Henry C.K. Liu
June 8, 2009

Henry C.K. Liu discusses the history and implications of the Global Economic Crisis on Reform the Money, June 8 2009.

Heather Boushey
April 2, 2009

Heather discusses staggering job losses and the economic downturn at Cornell University, April 2 2009.


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Jeffrey Madrick
March 30, 2009

Nothing better illustrates the tenacity of the political right in America than the attention it has won for its claims that F

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Walker F. Todd
November 20, 2007

Walker Todd discusses private currency issues on NPR, November 20 2007.
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Bob McIntyre
July 28, 2006

For decades, most Republican politicians have treated as an article of faith that tax cuts, especially tax cuts for the rich,

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Stephanie A. Kelton
August 9, 2005

Since the failed attempt to control inflation by targeting the growth of monetary aggregates in the late 1970s and early 1980


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Randall Dodd
March 4, 2004

This study develops a proposal that has the potential to greatly improve the ability of developing countries to reduce their

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Stephanie A. Kelton
April 9, 2003

Prior to the introduction of the euro, the capital market within what is now the Eurozone was considerably more heterogeneou