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Rhetoric of Colombian Currency

Felipe Ángel | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Felipe Ángel

Susceptibility to foreign shocks would be an adequate phrase to describe the Colombian peso's behavior against the U.S. dollar over the past months.

China's Massive Trade Surplus: Is it Real?

Selina Wang | Posted 08.03.2013 | College
Selina Wang

China is finally losing steam after a decade of rapid economic expansion. GDP growth slowed to 7.7 percent in the first quarter, a considerable drop f...

Exploring Economic Policy Frontiers After the Crisis: 2010 IMF Research Conference

Olivier Blanchard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Olivier Blanchard

The crisis has forced economists and policy makers to go back to their drawing boards. Where did they go wrong, and what implications does the crisis have for both macroeconomic theory and macroeconomic policy making?