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Olivier Blanchard and Lawrence H. Summers present their paper "Rethinking Stabilization Policy: Back to the Future" on October 12, 2017, at the conference "Rethinking Macroeconomic Policy," held October 12-13 at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Ben Bernanke, Brookings Institution, presents his paper "Monetary Policy in a New Era" on October 12, 2017, at the conference "Rethinking Macroeconomic Policy," organized by Olivier Blanchard and...
Topics: macroeconomics, financial stability
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The Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) and the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) cohost a conference on income inequality and inclusive growth on November 17, 2016. Caroline Freund, PIIE, moderates panel 1, "Income Inequality." Panelists include: Anu Madgavkar, McKinsey Global Institute; Sandy Black, Council of Economic Advisers; and Paolo Mauro, International Monetary Fund. The Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) and the McKinsey Global Institute...
Topics: inequality, growth
Robert D. Hormats, under secretary of state for economic, energy and agricultural affairs, delivers the concluding remarks at the Russian Economy and US-Russian Relations conference, held at the Peterson Institute April 15, 2011. For more information, visit http://www.piie.com/events/event_detail.cfm?EventID=177.
Topics: Robert Hormats, Russia, United States, trade, WTO, World Trade Organization, Peterson Institute for...
Niall Ferguson, Harvard University, delivered the Peterson Institute's ninth annual Niarchos Lecture on May 13, 2010, on the topic "Fiscal Crises and Imperial Collapses: Historical Perspectives on Current Predicaments."
Topics: financial crisis, fiscal crisis, economic history, history, Niall Ferguson, Peterson Institute,...
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Roger Albinyana, Cataloniaâs secretary of foreign affairs, presents his case for Catalan self-determination, and the potential political and economic scenarios that could follow. He spoke at the Peterson Institute for International Economics on September 9, 2015. Also at the event, Institute Senior Fellow Angel Ubide assessed the economic disadvantages of such secession from Spain.
Topics: Catalonia, secessionist movement, Roger Albinyana, Angel Ubide, Peterson Institute for...
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Richard Baldwin of the Graduate Institute, Geneva, presents his new book, The Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New Globalization, at a launch event held by the Peterson Institute for International Economics on November 15, 2016. Sherman Robinson, new nonresident senior fellow at the Institute, provides commentary. Baldwin argues in The Great Convergence that revolutionary advances in information and communications technology (ICT) transformed globalization around 1990 in ways...
Topics: globalization, information technology
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David J. Stockton, Peterson Institute for International Economics, chairs the first panel of the conference "Making Sense of the Productivity Slowdown," held at the Institute on November 16, 2015. Speakers at the panel "Understanding the US Productivity Slowdown" included John Fernald, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Jaana Remes, McKinsey Global Institute; and Peter Orszag, Citigroup. Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics, chairs the...
Topics: productivity, David Stockton, John Fernald, Jaana Remes, Peter Orszag, Jacob Kirkegaard, Kyoji...
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Gary Clyde Hufbauer examines a long history of precedents of presidents invoking various legal statues, particularly those involving war powers, to show that as president Donald Trump could implement his trade agenda unilaterally long before any legislative or judicial challenges occur.
Topics: United States, politics, trade policy
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Sam Allen, CEO and chairman, Deere & Co; Vladimir Dmitriev, CEO of VEB; Clay Lowery, vice president of CISCO; and Denis Morozov, former CEO of Norilsk Nickel and Uralkali, speak at panel 3, "US-Russia Business Roundtable," at the Russian Economy and US-Russian Relations conference, held at the Peterson Institute April 15, 2011. For more information, visit http://www.piie.com/events/event_detail.cfm?EventID=177.
Topics: Sam Allen, Vladimir Dmitriev, Clay Lowery, Denis Morozov, Russia, United States, trade, WTO, World...
Alexei Ulyukaev, first deputy chairman of the Central Bank of Russia; Sergei Guriev, president of the New Economic School; and Alexander Dynkin, director of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations, speak at panel 1, "The Outlook for Russiaâs Economy," at the Russian Economy and US-Russian Relations conference, held at the Peterson Institute April 15, 2011. For more information, visit http://www.piie.com/events/event_detail.cfm?EventID=177.
Topics: Alexei Ulyukaev, Sergei Guriev, Alexander Dynkin, Russia, United States, trade, WTO, World Trade...
Ed Verona, president of the US-Russia Business Council; and Stanislav Voskresensky, Russian deputy minister of economic development, speak at panel 2, "Permanent Normal Trade Relations for Russia," at the Russian Economy and US-Russian Relations conference, held at the Peterson Institute April 15, 2011. For more information, visit http://www.piie.com/events/event_detail.cfm?EventID=177.
Topics: Ed Verona, Stanislav Voskresensky, PNTR, Russia, United States, trade, WTO, World Trade...
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Senior Fellow Jeffrey J. Schott, Research Associate Cathleen Cimino-Isaacs, and Research Analyst Euijin Jung present their new Policy Brief Implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership for the World Trading System on July 14, 2016, at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Professor Byung-il Choi of Ewha Womans University discusses the Brief from a Korean perspectiveâand thus from a potential, not current, Trans-Pacific Parternship (TPP) member country view. For more information,...
Topics: Trans-Pacific Partnership, trade policy, Korea
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Michael A. McFaul, senior director of the National Security Council, speaks on the topic of "What Does Reset Entail and Has It Brought Success?" at the Russian Economy and US-Russian Relations conference, held at the Peterson Institute April 15, 2011. For more information, visit http://www.piie.com/events/event_detail.cfm?EventID=177.
Topics: Michael McFaul, Russia, United States, trade, WTO, World Trade Organization, Peterson Institute for...
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Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator of the Financial Times, speaks on the topic of "Why the Eurozone Crisis is Not Over" at the Peterson Institute on May 3, 2012. Wolf believes that the euro area crisis in fact has barely begun and requires a process of adjustment that could take a full decade and posed the question of whether the member countries have the political will to make that process work and resolve the crisis successfully. Wolf's speech was cosponsored by the Peterson...
Topics: Martin Wolf, Europe, European Union, EU, eurozone, euro area, financial crisis, debt crisis,...
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Nicolas Veron says Italyâs banking problems have been simmering for quite some time and that fears associated with Brexit and controversial efforts by the Italian authorities to rescue domestic banks have further complicated the issue.
Topics: Italy, banking
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Nicholas R. Lardy says China is taking sensible steps to counter the moderate slowdown in growth, rejecting the route of expanding credit aggressively as it did in 2009.
Topics: China, economic growth, monetary policy, credit expansion, Nicholas Lardy, Peterson Institute for...
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The Peterson Institute for International Economics hosts the Washington launch of the 18th Geneva Report âWhat Else Can Central Banks Do?â on September 14, 2016. PIIE Senior Fellow Joseph E. Gagnon and former PIIE Visiting Fellow Signe Krogstrup present the report, which they coauthored with Laurence Ball of Johns Hopkins University and Patrick Honohan of Trinity College and PIIE. Jason Cummins of Brevan Howard and Carmen Reinhart of the Harvard Kennedy School comment on the reportâs...
Topics: central banks, monetary policy
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Simon Johnson, senior fellow, presents the findings of his latest book, White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National Debt, and Why It Matters to You, at an event hosted by the Peterson Institute on April 9, 2012. Coauthored with James Kwak, the book provides a comprehensive analysis of the current US fiscal problem and offers proposals for effective policy response.
Topics: United States, debt, financial crisis, Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International...
Jean-Claude Trichet on Lessons from the Crisis for the European Monetary Union Jean-Claude Trichet, former President of the European Central Bank, delivers the eleventh Stavros Niarchos Foundation Lecture at the Peterson Institute on May 17, 2012. Trichet discussed the current euro crisis in the context of the evolution of Europe and particularly its future prospects. Q and A with Jean-Claude Trichet on the Crisis and the European Monetary Union Jean-Claude Trichet, former President of the...
Topics: Jean-Claude Trichet, ECB, European Central Bank, global financial crisis, Europe, euro area,...
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Currency Wars Conference: Economics Panel (1) The Peterson Institute held the conference "Currency Wars: Economic Realities, Institutional Responses, and the G-20 Agenda" on April 2, 2013. A collaboration between PIIE and American University's Washington College of Law and Brazilian International Trade Scholars, Inc., conference participants presented legal, economic, emerging market, and G-7 perspectives on currency relations and retaliations between trading economies. The first...
Topics: currency, exchange rates, international financial system, G-20, International Monetary Fund, IMF,...
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Nicolas Véron assesses the latest cabinet shakeup by President François Hollande, who appears more determined to carry out structural reforms to accelerate economic growth.
Topics: France, political economy, economic reforms, economic growth, Francois Hollande, Nicolas Veron,...
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Edwin M. Truman, elaborating on his proposal jointly offered with C. Fred Bergsten, says the International Monetary Fund should walk away from the United States if Congress fails to support its governance and finance reforms.
Topics: IMF, International Monetary Fund, IMF reform, governance reform, Edwin Truman, Fred Bergsten,...
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Alexei Kudrin, Russian deputy prime minister and minister of finance, speaks about the Russian economy and trade at the Russian Economy and US-Russian Relations conference, held at the Peterson Institute April 15, 2011. For more information, visit http://www.piie.com/events/event_detail.cfm?EventID=177.
Topics: Russia, World Trade Organization, WTO, United States, trade, PNTR, Alexei Kudrin
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Jeffrey J. Schott says the apparent agreement by Japan to lower tariff barriers on beef, poultry, and other products needs to be fleshed out but could pave the way for a broad accord later this year.
Topics: Japan, United States, trade, free trade agreement, Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, agriculture,...
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Anders Borg, Finance Minister of Sweden, spoke at the Peterson Institute on April 23, 2012, on how reforms prior to the global financial crisis and current policies have resulted in Sweden's dramatic success story in handling the global financial crisis.
Topics: Sweden, Anders Borg, global financial crisis, economic reforms, Peterson Institute for...
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
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Anders Aslund says the deal reached by US Secretary of State John Kerry is unenforceable and that Vice President Biden should be prepared to announce new sanctions against Russia in Kiev next week.
Topics: Ukraine, Russia, Geneva Accord, foreign relations, political economy, foreign aggression, Anders...
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Changyong Rhee, director of the Asia and Pacific Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), presents the IMF's Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook at the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) on May 9, 2014. Asia experts Alan Larson, Covington and Burling, and Marcus Noland, PIIE, engaged in discussion with Rhee and the audience. For more information, visit: http://www.piie.com/events/event_detail.cfm?EventID=329
Topics: Asia, Pacific, economic outlook, International Monetary Fund, IMF, Changyong Rhee, Alan Larson,...
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Douglas A. Rediker says the International Monetary Fundâs approval of $17 billion for Ukraine unlocks other aid but the country faces challenges as it is threatened with possible dismemberment.
Topics: Ukraine, International Monetary Fund, IMF, political economy, Douglas Rediker, Peterson Institute...
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Kevin Brady: Congressman Kevin Brady, Chairman of the Trade Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee, delivers the opening keynote speech at a conference on US trade policy at the Peterson Institute for International Economics on June 19, 2012. Panel 1: Outlook for US Trade Policy for 2012–13 Panelists from the Peterson Institute cover dimensions of current US trade policy: Gary Clyde Hufbauer on a recovery program for the WTO, J. Bradford Jensen on an international services...
Topics: trade policy, United States, PNTR, permanent normal trade relations, Russia, TPP, Trans-Pacific...
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1. High-Level Panels on Japan-US Common Economic Challenges, Part I The Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE), the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation Japan launched a new multiyear project, the High-Level Working Group on Japan-US Common Economic Challenges. The first part of the public seminar held June 3, 2014, at the Peterson Institute was entitled "Trade, International Competitiveness and Cooperation." Participants included: Motoshige...
Topics: Japan, United States, Sasakawa Peace Foundation, economic policy, economic relations, economic...
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Nicolas Véron explains how the longstanding French embrace of ânational championsâ has been revived over opposition to a bid by General Electric to take over Alstom.
Topics: France, nationalism, economic nationalism, General Electric, Alstom, Nicolas Veron, Peterson...
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The Honorable Bill Shorten, member of parliament and leader of the Opposition in the Parliament of Australia, discusses âGlobal Growth: Trade, Equity, and Opportunityâ at an event held at the Peterson Institute for International Economics on July 23, 2014. For more information, visit: http://www.piie.com/events/event_detail.cfm?EventID=343
Topics: Bill Shorten, Australia, global economic growth, global trade, economic equity, economic...
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1 PIIE-MIS Sovereign Economic Panel | 1: Latin America The Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) and Moody's Investor Service (MIS) held their semiannual joint Sovereign Economic Panel on Thursday, April 10, 2014. The panel addressed the short-term stresses versus medium-term prospects for key emerging markets. Speakers for the first session, "Latin America: Between Internal Constraints and External Tapering," included Mauro Leos, MIS, and Jose de Gregorio, PIIE. For...
Topics: emerging markets, economic growth, CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States, Moody's Investor...
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Robert Lawrence: Rising Tide: Is Growth in Emerging Economies Good for the US? Coauthor Robert Z. Lawrence discusses the findings of Rising Tide: Is Growth in Emerging Economies Good for the United States? at a book release meeting at the Peterson Institute held March 19, 2013. The study addresses the fears that economic growth in emerging markets has or could reduce US living standards, lower US wages, and increase wage inequality. Research with coauthor Lawrence Edwards finds that these...
Topics: emerging economies, emerging markets, United States, economic growth, globalization, trade, living...
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Taeho Bark, Trade Minister of Korea, discussed Korea's free trade agreement (FTA) policy, the KORUS FTA, and the dynamics of East Asian economic integration at the Peterson Institute on May 16, 2012.
Topics: Taeho Bark, Korea, free trade agreements, FTA, East Asia, economic integration, Peterson Institute...
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Finance Minister Mukherjee: India and the World Pranab Mukherjee, Finance Minister of India, discusses India's short- and medium-term prospects in the context of the world economy at an event held April 20, 2012 at the Peterson Institute with assistance of the Confederation of Indian Industry. Chandrajit Banerjee, director general of the Confederation of Indian Industry, and Arvind Subramanian, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, led a discussion following Mr....
Topics: India, finance, world economy, economic growth, Pranab Mukherjee, Chandrajit Banerjee,...
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
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Roberto Azevêdo on the Changing International Trading System Roberto Azevêdo, director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), delivers the keynote address at a conference on the changing international trading system on April 11, 2019, at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. For more information, including the panel discussion of a new report by the McKinsey Global Institute on globalization and the future of trade and value chains, visit:...
Topics: WTO, value chains, globalization, digital trade, World Trade Organization
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Anders Aslund says Russiaâs ham-fisted tactics to destabilize Ukraine have backfired, and Moscow may now turn to tougher steps, including an invasion, to halt the countryâs progress.
Topics: Ukraine, Russia, invasion, political economy, Crimea, Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for...
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Adam S. Posen says the United Kingdomâs decision to sever ties with the European Union will hurt the economy and could have frightening implications for rising anti-immigrant populism around the world.
Topics: Brexit, UK, United Kingdom, EU, European Union
Dr. Agustin Carstens, governor of the Bank of Mexico and newly elected chairman of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), delivers the Instituteâs 15th annual Stavros Niarchos Foundation Lecture on April 20, 2015. For more information, visit: http://www.piie.com/events/event_detail.cfm?EventID=389
Topics: Agustin Carstens, Mexico, central bank, International Monetary and Financial Committee, IMFC,...
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The Peterson Institute held a significant and path-breaking all-day conference on "Ethics and Globalization: The Tradeoffs Underlying Our Policy Choices" on January 7, 2013. The program featured a distinguished group of economists, philosophers, political scientists, and policymakers engaged in an interdisciplinary discussion of fundamental issues underlying economic policy decisions. Participants addressed the challenges of considering duties to domestic versus global welfare,...
Topics: globalization, ethics, Barney Frank, Peterson Institute for International Economics, PIIE, The New...
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The Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) held a major research conference on the "Policy Implications of Sustained Low Productivity Growth" on November 9, 2017. Adam S. Posen, PIIE, opens the conference, followed by panel 1, "Public Debt and Taxation," moderated by William R. Cline, PIIE. Presenters include Neil Mehrotra, Brown University, and Karen Dynan, Harvard University and PIIE. The discussant is Elena Duggar, Moody's Investors Service. Monica de...
Topics: productivity, growth
The Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) released its latest book, Bridging the Pacific: Toward Free Trade and Investment between China and the United States, on October 16, 2014. PIIE coauthors C. Fred Bergsten, Gary Clyde Hufbauer, and Sean Miner presented the book's conclusions. Ambassador Carla Hills, Hills and Company, chaired the event, and Myron Brilliant, US Chamber of Commerce, commented on the economic relationship between China and the United States and the bookâs...
Topics: China, United States, trade, investment, trade agreements, economic ties, Fred Bergsten, Gary...
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Michael Mandelbaum, professor of American Foreign Policy at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, discusses his new book, The Road to Global Prosperity, on July 17, 2014, at the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE). The Instituteâs expert on transition economics, Russia, and Eastern Europe, Anders Ãslund, PIIE, provides commentary in the panel discussion. For more information, visit: http://www.piie.com/events/event_detail.cfm?EventID=342
Topics: transition economies, Brazil, Russia, China, India, global economy, world economy, Michael...
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Ahead of the United Kingdom's "Brexit" referendum to decide whether to stay in the European Union or not, experts at the Peterson Institute for International Economics discussed the long-term impact of the vote at an event on June 2, 2016. Simeon Djankov spoke about the repercussions for intra-EU coalitions and developments in Eastern Europe. Jacob Funk Kirkegaard discussed the critical issues of labor movement: migration to the European Union and intra-EU flows to the United Kingdom....
Topics: United Kingdom, Brexit, European Union
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Catherine L. Mann, chief economist of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and Dan Andrews, senior economist of the OECD, present their groundbreaking study "The Future of Productivity" at the Peterson Institute on July 9, 2015. Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, shared his thoughts on current productivity puzzles, including the Councilâs views of the productivity trend in the United States. For more information, visit:...
Topics: productivity, OECD, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Catherine Mann, Dan...
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Barbara Kotschwar explains that President Dilma Roussef of Brazil, reelected in a close race, must now try to revive the economy while continuing policies to help the poor.
Topics: Brazil, Dilma Roussef, political economy, elections, poverty, Barbara Kotschwar, Peterson Institute...
Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator for the Financial Times, presents his new book, The Shift and the Shocks: What Weâve Learnedâand Have Still to Learnâfrom the Financial Crisis, on October 9, 2014, at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Athanasios Orphanides, professor of the Practice of Global Economics and Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management and former governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus, and Kevin Warsh, distinguished visiting fellow at Stanford...
Topics: Martin Wolf, financial crisis, Athanasios Orphanides, Kevin Warsh, Peterson Institute for...
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Nicolas Veron analyzes President Hollande's Cabinet rearrangement following the electoral defeats of the Socialists, but the basic rightward thrust of his government is expected to continue.
Topics: France, political economy, Francois Hollande, elections, Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for...
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Richard L. Trumka, president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), discusses US trade policy at the Peterson Institute for International Economics on March 18, 2015. Trumka presented his view of the relationship between the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and US-China economic strategy. For more information, visit: http://www.piie.com/events/event_detail.cfm?EventID=377
Topics: Richard Trumka, trade, trade policy, labor, AFL-CIO, American Federation of Labor and Congress of...
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Coeditors Anders Ãslund and Simeon Djankov present the findings of their new book, The Great Rebirth: Lessons from the Victory of Capitalism over Communism, an assemblage of research and reflections by those who led the transition in Eastern Europe. Leszek Balcerowicz, architect of Polandâs original groundbreaking reforms, provides his insight for the panel discussion. The event was held at the Peterson Institute for International Economics on December 3, 2014. For more information, visit:...
Topics: communism, transition economies, capitalism, economic reform, memoir, Eastern Europe, Anders...
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Jose Vinals, financial counsellor and director of the monetary and capital markets department at the International Monetary Fund, discusses "Global Financial Outlook: Challenges for Banks and Risks from Shadow Banks" at the Peterson Institute on November 6, 2014. For more information, visit: http://www.piie.com/events/event_detail.cfm?EventID=360
Topics: Jose Vinals, banks, shadow banks, global financial system, global financial outlook, IMF,...
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The Peterson Institute released its new book, The Great Tradeoff: Confronting Moral Conflicts in the Era of Globalization, on January 7, 2016. Author Steven R. Weisman, the Instituteâs vice president for publications and communications, presented his analysis on the moral dilemmas facing a globalized and economically intertwined world. American Enterprise Institute (AEI) President Arthur C. Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI); Steven Rattner, former counselor to the...
Topics: globalization, morality, ethics, Steve Weisman, Peterson Institute for International Economics, PIIE
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The Peterson Institute released two new Policy Analyses in International Relations examining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on December 19, 2012. PIIE Senior Fellow Jeffrey J. Schott presented the findings of Policy Analysis 99: Understanding the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and Professor Peter A. Petri of Brandeis University similarly discussed Policy Analysis 98: The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Asia-Pacific Integration: A Quantitative Assessment. The TPP negotiations may achieve...
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Topics: Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, trade, Asia, Pacific, United States, regional trade agreements,...
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David Vines, emeritus professor of economics at Oxford University, makes a presentation on "Rebuilding Macroeconomic Theory" at the Peterson Institute on February 21, 2018. Olivier Blanchard, the Institute's C. Fred Bergsten Senior Fellow, responds with his own commentary on macroeconomic models.
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Nicholas R. Lardy says the Chinese leadership's stated intention to liberalize the domestic economy could portend important changes sought by the United States.
Topics: China, United States, Obama, Xi Jinping, economic relations, economic reforms, Nicholas Lardy,...
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Olivier Blanchard discusses the need for a greater emphasis on fiscal policy to take some of the burden off central banks in dealing with weak economic growth across rich nations.
Topics: fiscal policy, central banks, growth
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FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg discusses progress in developing a framework for the orderly failure of large, complex financial institutions without taxpayer bailouts and market breakdowns. He spoke at the Peterson Institute for International Economics on May 12, 2015. For more information, visit: http://piie.com/events/event_detail.cfm?EventID=391
Topics: FDIC, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Martin Gruenberg, financial institutions, bailouts,...
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Adam S. Posen says the market turmoil in Japan may actually be a sign that Prime Minister Abe's economic policies are working.
Topics: Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, economic policy, Adam Posen, Peterson Institute for International...
Indonesian Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Mari Elka Pangestu delivers the Peterson Instituteâs 14th annual Stavros Niarchos Foundation Lecture on April 29, 2014. For more information, visit: http://www.piie.com/events/event_detail.cfm?EventID=326
Topics: Mari Elka Pangestu, trade, economic growth, emerging markets, Asia, Indonesia, Stavros Niarchos...
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Nicholas R. Lardy assesses the outlook for the Obama-Xi Jinping Summit in California on June 6-7.
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Jacob Funk Kirkegaard and Adam S. Posen lead the first panel of the conference "Charting Europe's Path Forward," followed by discussion with Harvard University professor Jeffry Frieden. The panel focus is on state building and the rise continental-scale fiscal institutions. Anna Gelpern and Jeremie Cohen-Setton, PIIE, and Emory University professor Caroline Fohlin focus on US lessons for the European banking union and regional convergence of business cycles during the second panel of...
Topics: European Union, banks, euro area reform, integration
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Nicholas R. Lardy discusses the turmoil surrounding short-term rates in China and says long-term growth, while slowing down, is not threatened.
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C. Fred Bergsten: Currency Wars, the Economy of the United States, and Reform of the International Monetary System C. Fred Bergsten delivers the Stavros Niarchos Lecture on May 16, 2013, at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Bergsten argues that currency manipulation is the single biggest challenge facing the world economic system and costs millions of US jobs. Q and A with C. Fred Bergsten: Currency Wars, the Economy of the United States, and Reform of the International...
Topics: C. Fred Bergsten, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, currency wars, United States, international monetary...
Dennis Kelleher on Cost-Benefit Analysis and Financial Reform at the SEC Dennis Kelleher, President and CEO of Better Markets, presents his organization's report, "Setting the Record Straight on Cost-Benefit Analysis and Financial Reform at the Securities and Exchange Commission" (SEC). The report concludes that requiring cost-benefit analysis for every regulation would greatly weaken or even kill financial regulatory reform. Kelleher spoke at a meeting held July 30, 2012, at the...
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The Peterson Institute for International Economics held a conference to discuss border tax adjustment and corporate tax reforms on February 1, 2017. Participants for the first panel on US corporate taxes include Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum, on underlying logic for reform; Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Reginald Jones Senior Fellow at PIIE, on the argument for destination-based taxation; and Adam S. Posen, PIIE president, on fiscal concerns raised by the proposals. For more...
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The Peterson Institute held a book launch to discuss "The Bankers' New Clothes: What's Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It" by Anat Admati, Stanford University, and Martin Hellwig on February 11, 2013. The Bankers' New Clothes examines whether banking reforms require the sacrifice of lending and economic growth. The book outlines an ambitious proposal, including high capital requirements, to shore up financial systems and prevent future financial crisis. Admati is the George G....
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Adam S. Posen, president of the Peterson Institute, participated in the online event "Global Economic Trends and the Policy Outlook," coordinated by the Beijing-based China Development Research Foundation on May 12, 2015. Posen discussed the reasons behind his view that it was a mistake for the United States not to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a new multilateral development bank initiated by China.
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On April 17, 2012, the Peterson Institute hosted the release of The Occupy Handbook , a compendium of articles by leading economists and others on the causes and implications of the recent Occupy movements around the country. A number of the book's contributorsâincluding Carmen M. Reinhart, Peterson Institute; Robin Wells; James A. Robinson, Harvard University (coauthor of Why Nations Fail); and John Cassidy, the New Yorkerâsummarized their commentaries in the volume and took audience...
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R. Glenn Hubbard | "Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America" R. Glenn Hubbard, former chairman of the US Council of Economic Advisers and dean of the Columbia Business School, presents his new book written with Tim Kane, Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America, on November 19, 2013, at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. (The opening portion of this video is unavailable.) For more information, visit:...
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The Americas Society and the Peterson Institute for International Economics cohosted the launch of the Winter 2012 issue of Americas Quarterly, "Chinaâs Global Rise: Implications for the Americas," on February 15, 2012. Christopher Sabatini, Americas Quarterly and Americas Society/Council of the Americas, introduced the event, followed by a keynote address by Thomas F. McLarty, III, President, McLarty Associates.
Topics: China, Latin America, natural resources, mining, resource extraction, Americas, foreign direct...
Sir Paul Tucker, Harvard Kennedy School, discusses international regulation and democratic legitimacy, on December 12, 2014, at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Tucker considers whether it is acceptable that independent agencies collectively set global regulatory policy, that nationally elected legislators do not take more interest in international policymaking, and that the interconnectedness of the global financial system may make these and other thorny accountability...
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Keitel on Stability and Growth: German Business Perspective Professor Dr. Hans-Peter Keitel, President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), speaks on the topic of âStability and Growth: A Perspective from German Businessâ at the Peterson Institute for International Economics on July 16, 2012. For more information, see [event url]. Q and A: Keitel on Stability and Growth: German Business Perspective Professor Dr. Hans-Peter Keitel, President of the Federation of German Industries...
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The Peterson Institute held its twenty-first semiannual Global Economic Prospects meeting on November 8, 2012, focusing on the outcome of the US election and the change in Chinese leadership. The presenters forecast the outlook for the three areas with the greatest source of risk and opportunity to the global economy: the United States, Europe and the euro area in particular, and China. David J. Stockton, the newest senior fellow at the Institute, presented the US outlook. Stockton formerly...
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