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By Raghuram G. Rajan - Mar 27,2021
CHICAGO — Digital payments are attracting growing interest, and eye-popping numbers abound, as demonstrated by the US payment processor Stripe’s recent $95 billion valuation.
By Raghuram G. Rajan - Feb 13,2021
CHICAGO  —  US President Joe Biden wants to “build back better” after the pandemic. It’s a widely shared goal. But what exactly does it mean, and how should we do it?Clearly, we should build back with more equality of opportunity.
By Raghuram G. Rajan - Dec 01,2020
CHICAGO — As the COVID-19 pandemic rages, governments in advanced economies have opened their coffers to support households and small businesses, spending on the order of 15-20 per cent of GDP in many cases.
By Raghuram G. Rajan - Nov 09,2020
CHICAGO — With the COVID-19 pandemic reinforcing concerns about economic inequality, left-behind communities, discrimination and climate change, there is increasing pressure on corporations to do more than sell a good widget at an affordable price.
By Raghuram G. Rajan - Oct 07,2020
CHICAGO — With the COVID-19 pandemic reinforcing concerns about economic inequality, left-behind communities, discrimination and climate change, there is increasing pressure on corporations to do more than sell a good widget at an affordable price.
By Raghuram G. Rajan - Aug 10,2020
CHICAGO — Advanced economies have already spent enormous amounts providing pandemic relief to households and small- and medium-size businesses.
By Raghuram G. Rajan - Mar 14,2020
CHICAGO — The coronavirus pandemic has taken the world by surprise and will now expose underlying economic weaknesses wherever they lie. But the crisis also reminds us that we live in a deeply interconnected world.
By Raghuram G. Rajan - Jan 16,2020
CHICAGO — Toward the end of the last decade, globalisation, the lowering of barriers to cross-border flows of goods, services, investment and information, came under severe pressure.
By Raghuram G. Rajan - Nov 12,2019
CHICAGO — What could trigger a recession in the United States? In the past, a tightening labor market after a period of expansion served as an early warning sign.
By Raghuram G. Rajan - Aug 01,2019
CHICAGO — Central bank independence is back in the news. In the United States, President Donald Trump has been berating the Federal Reserve for keeping interest rates too high, and has reportedly explored the possibility of forcing out Fed Chair Jerome Powell.

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