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May 31, 2017

Global
A Conversation With Martin Wolf

Martin Wolf discusses the economic origins of the rise in global populism, the political and financial implications, and the state of democratic capitalism.

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October 4, 2006

United States
Martin Wolf: The US had no choice …

Stephen Roach thinks that China’s exchange rate policy plays (almost) no role in an unbalanced world; it all stems from the Bush Administration’s loose fiscal and the Fed’s loose monetary policy.  St…

June 27, 2005

China
Martin Wolf makes sense (the Economist does not)

Martin Wolf’s FT column makes a number of crucial points:1) Asia has let undervalued exchange rates (and reserve accumulation) substitute for policies to promote domestic demand. The (growing) back…

June 28, 2005

United States
More wisdom from Martin Wolf

Having laid out the problem on Monday, Martin Wolf offers his solutions in tomorrow’s Financial Times. He presents three answers to the question "what is to be done"One answer is: nothing. Let each c…

December 22, 2004

One more point on Martin Wolf

It is a simple point, but an important one. Wolf says the United States would be fine if it reduced its current account deficit from 6% of GDP to 3% of GDP. External debt to GDP then stabilizes at …

October 17, 2014

Global
Martin Wolf on Radical Reform for the Global Financial System

Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator of the Financial Times, joins Columbia University's Glenn Hubbard to discuss the state of the world economy following the financial crisis.  

October 17, 2014

Global
Martin Wolf on Radical Reform for the Global Financial System

Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator of the Financial Times, joins R. Glenn Hubbard, dean and professor at Columbia's University's Graduate School of Business, to discuss the state of the world e…

June 8, 2006

China
One small point of disagreement with Martin Wolf on China

More often than not, I find myself agreeing with Martin Wolf.    His recent column summarizes what China should do far more succinctly than I ever coulChina, in short, needs better balanced growth: i…

December 22, 2004

Martin Wolf explains the fall in the renminbi-dollar

Martin Wolf did the math: it turns out the renminbi-dollar zone has a current account deficit (projected) of $260 billion with the world this year. The United States’ current account deficit of $650…