|Media||Title||Article date||Article source|
|Laura Tyson and Lenny Mendonca:
America’s Grassroots Saviors
At the same time that Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are failing to address critical issues such as economic insecurity and climate change, state and local governments are taking action. Across the country, Americans – regardless of class or party – are rolling up their sleeves and working to improve their communities.
|Tue, Jul 24, 2018||Project Syndicate
A proposal for the Fed’s balance sheet
To save financial institutions from the collapse that threatened them after the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers in September 2008, the Federal Reserve purchased government securities and Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS) sufficient to increase the size of its asset holdings from $0.9 trillion to $4.5 trillion by the end of 2014.
|Sat, Jul 14, 2018||Warren’s space|
|Gail D. Fosler:
Addressing Global Agreements in Digital Trade
The failure of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and indefinite suspension of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) marked the death knell of large complex multilateral trade and investment agreements.
|Tue, Jun 26, 2018||Bretton Woods Committee|
|James Manyika and Susan Lund:
Digital Protectionism and Barriers to International Data Flows
In just 25 years, the internet has become an intricate web connecting billions of users worldwide and a conduit for trillions of dollars in commerce. Just as it is transforming industries and national economies, it is also transforming the nature of globalization.
|Mon, Jun 25, 2018||Bretton Woods Committee|
|Mark R. Yzaguirre:
Did We Really Think The Postwar Liberal Order Would Last Forever?
In January of 2017, I wrote a piece at the Hill suggesting that then-incoming President Trump’s foreign policy, while seemingly chaotic and unpredictable, actually had a basic underlying rationale.
|Wed, Jun 20, 2018||Arc Digital
|Nouriel Roubini and Brunello Rosa:
Italy’s Slow-Motion Euro Train Wreck
Nouriel Roubini, a professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business and CEO of Roubini Macro Associates, was Senior Economist for International Affairs in the White House's Council of Economic Advisers during the Clinton Administration. He has worked for the International Monetary Fund, the US Federal Reserve, and the World Bank.
|Fri, Jun 1, 2018||Project Syndicate
Refugee bonds could help in Venezuela’s humanitarian catastrophe
Gary Kleiman is co-founder and senior partner at Kleiman International.
Regional markets offer possibility for private sector initiatives
Emerging market fund managers still invested in Venezuela are no longer just focused on debt restructuring.
|Fri, May 18, 2018||Financial Times
China Borrows a Lot of Money from the World Bank, and That’s Okay
As the World Bank makes a case to its shareholders for a capital increase this year, they are grappling with an uncomfortable truth: one of their biggest borrowers, China, happens to hold the world’s largest foreign exchange reserves...
|Wed, Jan 31, 2018||Center for Global Development
Blockchain’s Broken Promises
Boosters of blockchain technology compare its early days to the early days of the Internet. But whereas the Internet quickly gave rise to email, the World Wide Web, and millions of commercial ventures, blockchain's only application – cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin – does not even fulfill its stated purpose.
|Fri, Jan 26, 2018||Project Syndicate
George Soros: Remarks delivered at the World Economic Forum
Good evening. It has become something of an annual Davos tradition for me to give an overview of the current state of the world. I was planning half an hour for my remarks and half an hour for questions, but my speech has turned out to be closer to an hour. I attribute this to the severity of the problems confronting us.
|Thu, Jan 25, 2018||GeorgeSoros.com