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Barry Eichengreen

Barry Eichengreen

The Japan Times

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America’s Debt Is Both Sustainable and a Problem

LONDON – One of the more amusing exercises on the economic calendar is the International Monetary Fund’s annual review of the United States. Yet...

11.06.2024 30

Project Syndicate

Barry Eichengreen

The Dilemmas of the Dollar

ISTANBUL – The dollar has strengthened sharply in recent months, against Asian currencies in particular. A rising crescendo of apocalyptic financial...

13.05.2024 90

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Barry Eichengreen

Why Is Europe Losing the Productivity Race?

HONG KONG – The gap between productivity growth in the United States and Europe paints a stark and, for Europeans, depressing picture. In the two...

09.04.2024 90

Project Syndicate

Barry Eichengreen

The Temptation of Frontier Markets

BERKELEY – Frontier markets are back. Several African countries have recently returned to global financial markets, placing foreign-currency bonds...

12.03.2024 40

Project Syndicate

Barry Eichengreen

Developing countries’ never-ending debt crisis

The debt crisis in low-income countries continues to fester. Meanwhile, the international policy community seems to be losing traction on the problem....

01.03.2024 30

The Japan Times

Barry Eichengreen

The Middle Truth in the Inflation Muddle

BERKELEY – For precisely three years, the economics profession has been collectively fixated on inflation. February 2021, exactly 36 months ago, was...

14.02.2024 10

Project Syndicate

Barry Eichengreen

Is Joe Biden Really the New Jimmy Carter?

FLORENCE – It has become fashionable of late to compare US President Joe Biden in 2023 to Jimmy Carter in 1979. Just as the events of 1979 doomed...

09.01.2024 10

Project Syndicate

Barry Eichengreen

Developing Countries’ Never-Ending Debt Crisis

PARIS – The debt crisis in low-income countries continues to fester. Meanwhile, the international policy community seems to be losing traction on...

14.12.2023 20

Project Syndicate

Barry Eichengreen

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