Reading List: Can the poor save the world?

15th March 2012

Greed Is Indeed Good at Goldman?

Will Greg Smith's op-ed piece lead to some much needed moral and ethical reform at Goldman Sachs and on Wall Street?  This blogger isn't holding his breath. EconMatters


Bernanke: Hero or the Villain?

The left hates him. The right hates him even more. But Ben Bernanke saved the economy-and has navigated masterfully through the most trying of times. The Atlantic


Can the Poor Save the World?

"The second decade of the twenty-first century is witnessing a reversal of fortune: developed economies are mired in crisis, while emerging-market countries' prospects look bright. But it is the poorer developing world that holds the key to a new global rebalancing strategy." Project Syndicate


Draghi vs Weidmann – Round Two

Jason Rave talks about the on-going spat between the president of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Jens Weidmann and The European Central Bank. This time it's about the imbalances that have developed within the Eurozone's central payment system. Macro Matters


Why things fail

Ryan Avent reviews a new book "Why Nations Fail" by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson. The book tells the story of the gaps between rich countries and poor ones. Free Exchange


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