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    1. January 29, 2016

      Federal Reserve: Credibility on the line

      As Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, was preparing last month for the first increase in US interest rates for...

    2. The Exchange

      December 2, 2015

      Japan's solution is to raise wages by 10%

      Japan needs inflation, and more inflation than the 0.5 per cent achieved with its quantitative easing programme. The...

    1. The Exchange

      December 28, 2014

      About our contributors

      Alan Greenspan was chairman of the board of governors of the US Federal Reserve System from 1987 to 2006. He is...

    2. FT Alphaville

      November 17, 2014

      Japan's "debt problem" in perspective

      The best way to get less of something is to tax it, so nobody should have been surprised when Japanese GDP cratered...

    3. July 20, 2014

      US jobs: Slim pickings

      Last year, Monique Moshier, the owner of the Happy Cook, a small, upscale cookware and cutlery shop in the rolling...

    4. Off Message

      February 12, 2014

      The pound is the SNP's poison

      An independent Scotland would be refused entry to a monetary union with the rest of the UK, according to reports on...

    5. The World

      January 24, 2014

      Davos thoughts: Secular stagnation

      Lawrence Summers (c) WEF On Thursday, I moderated a fascinating lunch-time discussion on “secular stagnation” with...

    6. September 3, 2013

      Germany is being crushed by its export obsession

      If Germany’s economic model is the future of Europe, we should all be quite troubled. But that is where we seem to be...

    7. August 2, 2013

      Homes are a basic necessity

      From Mr David Lang. Sir, It’s pretty rich for Adam Posen (“The cult of home ownership is dangerous and damaging”, July...

    8. FT Alphaville

      April 19, 2013


      This week on FT Alphaville, - Gabriel Sterne called for a transparency revolution at the IMF. - Fitch downgraded the...

    9. FT Alphaville

      April 15, 2013

      Posen: 'Central bankers can't spot bubbles, ok?'

      From Adam Posen, writing in the Cato Journal… Abstract: This article challenges the validity of the the assumption that...

    10. January 23, 2013

      Japan rejects currency war fears

      A battle over the direction of monetary policy intensified on Wednesday as Japan denied accusations that it was trying...

    11. January 22, 2013

      Posen attacks Bank of England’s culture

      A former policy maker at the Bank of England has attacked the management and culture of the bank, saying its directors...

    12. FT Alphaville

      January 17, 2013

      Koo, Posen, and other Abenomics dissenters

      Abenomics: it’s as divisive as it is fun to say. We should start this round with Adam Posen, who used to sit on the...

    13. January 1, 2013

      Further year of weak UK growth on cards

      Economists are bracing themselves for another year of weak growth as Britain’s prospects for a recovery remain gloomy,...

    14. The World

      November 26, 2012

      A global market in central bankers

      If anyone should understand the benefits of open markets, it is a central bank. The Canadian Mark Carney’s appointment...

    15. September 19, 2012

      Cash-return hopes lift AstraZeneca

      Cash-return hopes gave AstraZeneca its biggest gain in six weeks as the FTSE 100 rallied. The drugmaker rose 1.9 per...

    16. September 16, 2012

      Economic outlook: UK stimulus clues

      There will be fresh insight into the Bank of England’s thinking on economic stimulus this week as the minutes from its...

    17. Money Supply

      September 14, 2012

      The week ahead in central banking

      Our week ahead email helps you to track the most important events in central banking. To see all of our emails and...

    18. Money Supply

      September 11, 2012

      The new man on the MPC

      Ian McCafferty, who has replaced Adam Posen on the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, appeared before the...

    19. August 12, 2012

      Posen rues UK recovery’s false dawn

      With only a few weeks until he leaves the Bank of England, Adam Posen has little time for suggestions that the Monetary...

    20. August 12, 2012

      King urged to widen recovery measures

      An outgoing member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has challenged the governor Sir Mervyn King for...

    21. Money Supply

      July 6, 2012

      The week ahead in central banking

      Our week ahead email helps you to track the most important events in central banking. To see all of our emails and...

    22. July 6, 2012

      CBI’s McCafferty appointed to MPC

      Ian McCafferty, chief economist of the CBI employers’ organisation, was appointed on Friday to the vacant position on...

    23. FT Alphaville

      June 20, 2012

      Bank of England turning dovish

      The minutes from the latest MPC meeting are out, and it seems the doves are gaining ground: Regarding the stock of...

    24. June 20, 2012

      Banks to get cheap money to lift UK lending

      The government’s new “funding for lending” programme, designed to boost credit for British business, will cut banks’...

    25. June 11, 2012

      Bank of England dove calls for asset buying

      Adam Posen has resumed his role as the Monetary Policy Committee’s arch dove, calling for the Bank of England not only...

    26. FT Alphaville

      June 11, 2012

      Can the Bank keep Posen, please?

      Ultimately, central bank independence depends upon having built a coalition of support in society for that independence...

    27. Money Supply

      June 8, 2012

      The week ahead in central banking

      Our week ahead email helps you to track the most important events in central banking. To see all of our emails and...

    28. May 23, 2012

      Only one MPC member voted for QE

      Only one member of the Bank of England’s interest rate setting committee voted this month for more quantitative easing...

    29. Money Supply

      May 23, 2012

      MPC minutes hard to call

      Were the minutes of May’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting, out today, dovish or hawkish? The vote, which left David...

    30. May 23, 2012

      MPC voted 8-1 against more QE

      Only one member of the Bank of England’s interest rate setting committee voted this month for more quantitative easing...

    31. May 19, 2012

      Posen to step down from Bank of England

      Adam Posen, the vocal external member of the Monetary Policy Committee, will step down from the Bank of England in...

    32. May 18, 2012

      Euro remains close to annual lows

      The euro rose against the US dollar amid a slight easing in Spanish bond yields but remained close to lows for this...

    33. FT Alphaville

      May 18, 2012

      BoE goes ex-Posen

      This is careless. The Bank of England has managed to lose Adam Posen, the outspoken American dove on the Monetary...

    34. Money Supply

      May 18, 2012

      Posen position vacant

      Adam Posen is stepping up to become president of the Peterson Institute in Washington instead of seeking a second term...

    35. May 10, 2012

      Bank of England holds rates

      Britain’s rate-setting committee voted to keep interest rates at their record lows of half a percentage point on...

    36. May 7, 2012

      MPC line on gilt purchases under scrutiny

      Britain’s monetary policy makers meet this week to decide on interest rates, and what was previously expected to be a...

    37. May 4, 2012

      Economic Outlook: UK rate verdict awaited

      A cautious week is in prospect for UK investors who await the latest monetary policy decision from the Bank of England...

    38. April 19, 2012

      Sterling climbs as Bank turns hawkish

      Sterling surged in response to an increasingly hawkish Bank of England and surprisingly strong UK jobs data. The pound...

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