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New Economic Thinking Conference To Shatter Illusion of Control

Steve Clemons | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

As INET Executive Director Rob Johnson said, "last year's conference punctured the mystique of market stability (not to mention real events). This year, the conference will shatter the illusion of control."

The Future of Macroeconomic Policy: Nine Tentative Conclusions

Olivier Blanchard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Olivier Blanchard

We've entered a brave new world in the wake of the crisis; a very different world in terms of policy making and we just have to accept it.

SIMON JOHNSON The Future Of Finance: International Edition

New York Times | Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bankers and hedge fund managers are fond of saying, "If you place restrictions on our activities in New York, we'll just move elsewhere -- like London...

IMF Protesters Try to Disrupt Cambridge University Address by Strauss-Kahn

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

IMF Executive Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn is "cool under fire", as Central European University President John Shattuck said when introducing him, and didn't break his stride during his presentation at Kings College, University of Cambridge.

Europe, the U.S. and breaking up the banks

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Now it gets interesting. With the recovery at least beginning, European and now British regulators are clearly leaning toward a more competitive banki...

A Virtuous Tax

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

A little bit of populist retribution is overdue against the people who brought down the system -- and will bring it down again if the hegemony of the traders is not constrained.

Regulators Worldwide Look At Bankers' Pay

New York Times | LANDON THOMAS Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON -- Some of the world's most powerful central bankers and financial regulators are proposing that the Securities and Exchange Commission and its...