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The Best Monetary Policy Is Strict Financial Regulation

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

In recent years, private-sector forecasters have been surprisingly accurate at forecasting changes in the unemployment rate, but they have been equally inaccurate when forecasting changes in the federal funds rate, the baseline interest rate controlled by the Fed.

Elephants and Macro-Financial Linkages

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Otaviano Canuto

Global financial integration and the linkages between the financial and the real sides of economies are sources of huge policy challenges. A newly released book sheds new light on those multiple challenges.

Marrying Monetary Policy and Financial Regulation

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 07.09.2013 | Home
Otaviano Canuto

If the global financial crisis -- and the events that led up to it -- have taught us anything, it is, "No complacency with asset price booms." We know firsthand the dire consequences of bubbles.

Nouriel Roubini: 'We Are Building The Foundations Of The Next Bubble' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Despite the EU's newly announced trillion-dollar backstop, Nouriel Roubini, the president of RGE Monitor and the author of the new book "Crisis Econo...