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By Willem H. Buiter - Mar 18,2020
NEW YORK – When interpreting the US Federal Reserve’s weekend  HYPERLINK "https://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/pressreleases/monetary20200315a.htm" \t "_blank" announcement of new measures to mitigate the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important not to confus
By Willem H. Buiter - Feb 11,2020
NEW YORK — Despite the buzz around climate action at this year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the world’s current environmental prospects look grim.
By Willem H. Buiter - Jan 14,2020
NEW YORK — A new chapter has been written in the history of risk-free global interest rates. In a recent study, Paul Schmelzing of the Bank of England tracks global real (inflation-adjusted) interest rates over the period from 1311 to 2018.
By Willem H. Buiter - Dec 29,2019
NEW YORK — The United Kingdom’s general election this month not only settled the question of Brexit, but also put paid to Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s extreme vision of socialism.

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