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February 21, 2005

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
The confused conservatives on the Washington Post oped page …

The Washington Post put out an oped on the partial privatization of Social Security over the weekend, which Kevin Drum appropriately jumped on.One item in the oped jumped out at me:The second risk i…

September 29, 2005

Financial Markets
Has the IMF been asleep at the wheel, and ignored surveillance of exchange rates?

Tim Adams - the new US Treasury Under Secretary - thinks so: IMF Article IV requires that the IMF exercise "firm surveillance" over the exchange rate policies of members. After the collapse of the Br…

September 15, 2005

Europe
Why is consumer demand so weak in Germany?

David Wessel writes in today's Wall Street Journal: "Germany, alas, is showing few signs of a Japanese style rebound.  It is, essentially, relying on lower wages to make exports more competitive …

July 31, 2006

Israel
Shimon Peres

UPDATED - Vice Prime Minister Peres will speak from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.**Please note new time.** 11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Beverage Reception12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Meeting1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Buffet LuncheonSeat…

July 31, 2006

Israel
The Current Conflict in the Middle East

Watch Israeli Vice Prime Minister Shimon Peres discuss the current crisis with Hezbollah and the broader geopolitical environment in the Middle East.

January 5, 2006

Economics
De-internationalization of the Wall Street Journal?

The Wall Street Journal is dropping the "International" page of its US edition.  "International coverage" is now - according to the publisher - fully integrated into the Journal's coverage of all…

September 3, 2008

Middle East and North Africa
2008 Foreign Policy Symposium: The Greater Middle East

This session was part of a three-day symposium during the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, cosponsored with the University of Minnesota's Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.

February 21, 2008

Politics and Government
What do the US, Saudi Arabia and China have in common?

What does the US have in common with two of its most important creditors? One answer: all have a significant population worried about how to make ends meet right now. China exports a ton of g…

May 30, 2008

Financial Markets
Risk wasn’t dispersed

Peter Fisher (Blackrock, formerly of the Treasury and the New York Federal Reserve) as quoted by the Wall Street Journal’s David Wessel: “The idea of risk dispersion is nice in theory, but in pract…

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January 10, 2011

United States
McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics: What Sort of Fed Do We Want?

The McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.