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By Kenneth Rogoff - Feb 13,2020
LONDON — Will the next recession be worse than you think? With the major central banks having little space for further interest-rate cuts, might the next cyclical downturn become a crash? In theory, fiscal policy can go far in filling the void.
By Kenneth Rogoff - Dec 07,2019
CAMBRIDGE — With interest rates on government debt at multi-decade lows, a number of leading economists have argued that almost every advanced economy can allow debt to drift up toward Japanese levels, over 150 per cent of GDP, even by the most conservative measure, without any g
By Kenneth Rogoff - Nov 11,2019
SOUTH BEND — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was at least half right when he recently told the United States Congress that there is no US monopoly on regulation of next-generation payments technology.
By Kenneth Rogoff - Oct 13,2019
CAMBRIDGE — Barring the discovery of a substance like vibranium, the fictional metal in the Marvel Comics universe that can absorb and release large amounts of kinetic energy, the earth is set to experience a sharp rise in global temperatures by the end of this century.
By Kenneth Rogoff - Sep 05,2019
CAMBRIDGE — Is it time for the United States to consider switching from income tax to a progressive consumption tax as a way of addressing growing wealth inequality?
By Kenneth Rogoff - Aug 04,2019
SANTIAGO — The rise of megacities as centres of strong job creation is one of the defining characteristics of the twenty-first-century global economy.
By Kenneth Rogoff - Jul 08,2019
CAMBRIDGE — Although much derided by climate-change deniers, not least US President Donald Trump, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal hits the nail on the head with its urgent call for the United States to lead by example on global warming.
By Kenneth Rogoff - May 06,2018
CAMBRIDGE — In a presidency that has shown little regard for conventional institutional norms, how can one explain Donald Trump’s completely reasonable appointments to the Federal Reserve Board?
By Kenneth Rogoff - Nov 01,2016
The world is awash in paper currency, with major country central banks pumping out hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth each year, mainly in very large denomination notes such as the $100 bill. The $100 bill accounts for almost 80 per cent of the US’ stunning $4,200 per ca


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