Insight & Thought Leadership on the Global Economy

One of our most insightful economists examines the extraordinary actions the Federal Reserve, the Treasury, and other authorities took to cope with the economic catastrophe that followed the financial crash of 2008. (Paying the Price) A readable, balanced account of what they did, why they did it, and how well it worked out—so far. — Alice M. Rivlin, the Brookings Institution, former Director of OMB and Vice Chair of the Fed

Monthly Archives: July 2012

Raising Taxes on High Earners is Sound Policy

[This article originally appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer July 30, 2012] Unless Washington acts, we all will pay more in taxes next year. Few think that’s a good idea, but there is little consensus on how to change it. President … Continue reading

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