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Rebooting China

A. Michael Spence urges China's leaders to be steady-handed and sensible in their foreign policy and domestic reform agendas so as to...


Why This Merger Boom Is Different

Peter R. Orszag writes that slow economic growth, low interest rates, and diminishing returns for share buybacks may explain the recent...

Beijing Papers

CGS Working Papers

Doubts About Capital Controls

Doubts About Capital Controls

China's policy of holding down the value of its currency and monetary easing in the United States have led to large capital inflows into...

CGS Chart Books

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International Finance, Winter 2013

Does High Government Debt Reduce the Supply of Bank Credit?

IF Title Pic In the most recent issue of International Finance, edited by CFR's Benn Steil, Bank of Italy economists Riccardo De Bonis and Massimiliano Stacchini examine 43 countries over 40 years to determine whether high government debt leads to lower bank lending.

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