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By Carmen Reinhart - Nov 01,2017
Booms and busts in international capital flows and commodity prices, as well as the vagaries of international interest rates, have long been associated with economic crises, especially — but not exclusively — in emerging markets.The “type” of crisis varies by time and place.
By Carmen Reinhart - Aug 02,2017
Gabriel Garcia Márquez, the Nobel laureate novelist most famous for “One Hundred Years of Solitude”, was native to Colombia.
By Carmen Reinhart - Jul 16,2017
US President Donald Trump’s administration has now released its budget plans for fiscal year 2018.Among the details provided in the document, titled America First — A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again, are projections for the expected path of gross federal debt as a pe
By Carmen Reinhart - Apr 15,2017
Since the end of World War II, the United States’ share in world GDP has fallen from nearly 30 per cent to about 18 per cent.Other advanced economies have also experienced sustained declines in their respective slices of the global pie.
By Carmen Reinhart - Mar 08,2017
Until the global financial crisis of 2008-2009, deflation had all but disappeared as a concern for policymakers and investors in the advanced economies, apart from Japan, which has been subject to persistent downward pressure on prices for nearly a generation.
By Carmen Reinhart - Jun 04,2016
Argentina recently emerged from nearly 15 years of the most litigious sovereign default in modern times, if not ever.
By Carmen Reinhart - Apr 25,2016
The meeting of G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors in Washington, DC last week concluded on a sour note.
By Carmen Reinhart - Mar 24,2016
As Chinese policymakers attempt to address what ails their country’s economy, they are pursuing two goals that will almost certainly turn out to be incompatible.Very seldom have central banks been able to maintain a fixed exchange rate over an extended period of time while provid
By Carmen Reinhart - Feb 29,2016
Currency market volatility has been around for decades, if not centuries.Wide gyrations in exchange rates became a staple of international financial markets after the Bretton Woods system broke down in the early 1970s, and mega-depreciations were commonplace later in the decade a
By Carmen Reinhart - Feb 18,2016
When it comes to sovereign debt, the term “default” is often misunderstood.



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