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Raghuram Rajan

Indian Central Bank Chief Calls Out U.S. Fed

Posted 01.31.2014 | World

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan warned of a breakdown in global policy coordination a day after the Federal Reserve further cut stimulus, weakening emergi...

Indian Economy Faces Crisis: From Boom to Bust?

Sheldon Filger | Posted 11.05.2013 | World
Sheldon Filger

In a self-perpetuating cycle of gloom, lack of confidence has led to capital flight, sparking a market-induced devaluation of India's currency, the rupee. The collapse of the rupee has in turn sparked a large increase in the country's energy imports, especially oil.

Rajan Calls Krugman 'Paranoid' for Criticizing Reinhart and Rogoff's Research

William K. Black | Posted 10.13.2013 | Business
William K. Black

This article discusses a simmering feud among five of the most prominent economists in the world (two of them Nobel Laureates).

Krugman: Effects Of High Unemployment Must Be Handled Now

The New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 05.10.2012 | Business

A few days ago, I read an authoritative-sounding paper in The American Economic Review, one of the leading journals in the field, arguing at length th...

Shahien Nasiripour

A Year After Dodd-Frank, Too Big To Fail Remains Bigger Problem Than Ever | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 09.19.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A year after Congress passed a landmark law intended to tame the excesses that produced the financial crisis, some experts contend that ...

Economist: 'The Age Of American Predominance Is Over'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DENVER (By Mark Felsenthal): To hear a number of prominent economists tell it, it doesn't look good for the U.S. economy, not this year, not in 10 yea...

ReThink Interview: Charles Ferguson, Director of Inside Job

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

People interviewed in Inside Job claim that finance professionals deserve their money. But can someone rationally argue that someone earning $30 million/year works 1,000 times harder than someone earning $30,000/year?

Business Book Of The Year Crowned

GalleyCat | Maryann Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Raghuram G. Rajan won the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award for his book, Fault Lines. A £30,000 prize (approximately $47...

How American Income Inequality Hit Levels Not Seen Since The Depression

Posted 10.19.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters, By Emily Kaiser) - In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark sinc...