Look beyond interest rates to get out of the gloom

6th June 2012

Look beyond interest rates to get out of the gloom

Larry Summers, the former US Treasury secretary argues that rather than focusing on lowering already epically low rates, "governments that enjoy such low borrowing costs can improve their creditworthiness by borrowing more not less." Financial Times


Ariel Rubinstein on Game Theory

Game theory (the study of strategic decision making) is advertised as a principle you can apply to any arena of life, but what's the reality? The Israeli economist guides us through some classic academic work and thought experiments. The Browser


The Price of Inequality

Due to its growing inequality, America can no longer regard itself as the land of opportunity that it once was, writes Joseph Stiglitz. Project Syndicate


What recession?

According to this chart, if the wage bills at top football clubs were a decent barometer of economic activity, the eurozone would be doing just fine. The Economist


Some Questions to Ask Mr. Dimon

Andrew Sorkin provides some questions that members of the Senate Banking Committee should ask Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase, when he testifies before Congress on Wednesday. Deal Book


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