Inequality is fueling global political unrest.
Influential journalists are making persuasive cases that austerity is the wrong approach in fragile economies. That's good news. But discussions still get muddled in ways that can have perverse effects.
But, as Larry Summers, Mr Obama's chief economic adviser, had said: "When markets overshoot, policymakers must overshoot
Certainly, the point he makes is one that I agree with, and many, notably Paul Krugman, have emphasized: we did not do enough
The future of fiscal policy was intensely debated in the FT last week. In this Exchange, I want to examine what is going
The huge currency swap deals that Goldman Sachs arranged with the Greek government were at once completely legal and completely
I admire Mr Volcker and strongly support his desire to develop a financial sector that supports the wider economy, rather
Such taxes have been used by governments throughout history as a check against sudden, unexpected gains in corporate earnings
Shiller, an economist who foresaw the financial crisis, questioned sharp increases in urban housing prices and admitted that
Wolf argued that even though we currently have a "short to medium term deflation problem," if it becomes clear that "the
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