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    1. October 28, 2015

      Critique of Fed not backed by logic nor evidence

      My friends Mike Spence and Kevin Warsh, writing in the Wall Street Journal, have produced what seems to me the single...

    2. Gavyn Davies

      May 25, 2015

      Technology, inflation and the Federal Reserve

      Ever since the crash in 2008, the central banks in the advanced economies have had but one obsession — how to set...

    1. Money Supply

      May 29, 2014

      Piketty gives detailed response to FT criticism

      French academic Thomas Piketty has issued a detailed response to criticism by the Financial Times of his work on...

    2. November 14, 2012

      Cap on US tax breaks back on table

      Some of the most popular US tax breaks, including on mortgages and charitable donations, could be limited for wealthy...

    3. The World

      August 16, 2012

      Romney-supporting economists

      Mitt Romney in Ohio on August 14 (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Earlier this week, the Romney camp released a warm...

    4. The A-List

      May 7, 2012

      We must move beyond growth versus austerity

      French and Greek voters have rejected Europe’s current macroeconomic framework.  The headlines cry that voters demand...

    5. March 27, 2012

      Don’t blame Obama for Bush’s tax cuts expiring

      From Dr Robert H. Chandross. Sir, Martin Feldstein (“Obama’s tax rises threaten US recovery”, Comment, March 20) is...

    6. March 22, 2012

      Ill-advised tax cuts for every occasion

      From Mr Chris Thomas. Sir, Martin Feldstein nicely illustrates why nobody in the US takes conservative economists...

    7. March 19, 2012

      Obama’s tax hikes threaten a new US recession

      The recent payroll gains and the declining unemployment rate in the United States have raised hopes that the economy...

    8. February 16, 2012

      Dancing around Athens’ default

      In 1997, the Harvard economist Martin Feldstein argued that the attempts to manage a monetary union across different...

    9. December 23, 2011

      US homes crisis continues to crush economy

      Creditors’ reluctance to reduce borrowers’ home loan balances is retarding the US recovery, according to a growing...

    10. December 19, 2011

      Weaker euro will help solve Europe deficit woes

      The large current account deficits of Italy, Spain and France can be reduced without lowering their incomes or...

    11. November 30, 2011

      Italy can save its sovereignty and the euro

      The euro may soon collapse even though there is no fundamental reason for it to fail. Everything depends on Italy,...

    12. November 4, 2011

      Occupy protests’ ripples reach Harvard

      Greg Mankiw had noticed for some years that the students taking his economics class at Harvard University seemed overly...

    13. October 27, 2011

      Republicans put faith in radical tax plans

      The US budget may be drowning in red ink, but that has only spurred Republican candidates to propose cuts in tax rates...

    14. Gavyn Davies

      October 14, 2011

      The US needs to act on housing

      No-one can deny that the weakness of the housing market remains at the heart of the economic crisis in the US. In fact,...

    15. Brussels Blog

      September 4, 2011

      FT video: Should Greece leave the euro?

      In interviews on the sidelines of the Ambrosetti forum in northern Italy, economists Martin Feldstein and Hans-Werner...

    16. June 24, 2011

      Solution to debt crisis must include Greek assets

      From Prof Niels Kroner. Sir, Martin Feldstein “Greek default is just a matter of when, not if”, June 23) simply assumes...

    17. June 22, 2011

      Alternative scenarios for Greek debt crisis

      Bond investors are already pricing Greece’s government debt as though it has defaulted. Writing for today’s Financial...

    18. June 9, 2011

      An Americas currency bloc is out of the question

      From Dr Desmond Lachman. Sir, At the very time when the euro is showing the clearest of signs of unravelling, one has...

    19. November 8, 2010

      Misplaced inflation worries have postponed recovery

      From Mr David Glasner. Sir, Arguing against quantitative easing, Martin Feldstein (“QE2 is risky and should be...

    20. November 8, 2010

      Enterprise credit is a growth engine

      From Mr Jack Sustman. Sir, Recent comments from both Robert Rubin (“How America can withstand the headwinds”, November...

    21. November 5, 2010

      QE is not really a matter of choice for central banks

      From Mr Richard Guthrie. Sir, I have the deepest respect for Martin Feldstein, whose column “QE2 is risky and should be...

    22. November 2, 2010

      QE2 is risky and should be limited

      The Federal Reserve’s proposed policy of quantitative easing is a dangerous gamble with only a small potential upside...

    23. FT Alphaville

      July 28, 2010

      Stimulus averted second Depression, study says

      A new paper from a former Fed vice-chair and Moody’s’ chief economist argues that the massive economic interventions of...

    24. July 22, 2010

      A double dip is a price worth paying

      Critics of the European countries’ decisions to front-load their deficit reductions miss the importance of seizing the...

    25. April 13, 2010

      Recession is not yet over, says US panel

      The US economy is still too fragile for the recession to be declared officially over, according to a panel of...

    26. April 12, 2010

      Recession is not over yet, says US panel

      The US economy is still too fragile for the recession to be declared officially over, according to a panel of...

    27. April 12, 2010

      Recession is not over yet, says US panel

      The US economy is still too fragile for the recession to be declared officially over, according to a panel of...

    28. April 11, 2010

      Greek woes raise eurozone questions

      When the UK Treasury was considering whether Britain should join the euro, examples of currency unions were so thin, it...

    29. February 22, 2010

      Greece refuses to take responsibility for its woes

      From Mr Andrew Pole.Sir, Martin Feldstein (“Let Greece take a holiday from the eurozone”, February 17) descends into...

    30. February 19, 2010

      Holiday from the eurozone would bankrupt Greece

      From Mr Dimitri B. Papadimitriou. Sir, Martin Feldstein (February 17) argues in favour of Greece taking a holiday from...

    31. Money Supply

      February 17, 2010

      Should Greece take a eurozone holiday?

      Greece should take a eurozone ‘holiday’, devalue, and then re-enter the single currency, says Martin Feldstein: “The...

    32. FT Alphaville

      February 17, 2010

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Wednesday’s FT, Martin Wolf: How to walk the fiscal tightrope Niall...

    33. February 16, 2010

      Let Greece take a eurozone ‘holiday’

      Loan guarantees or temporary credits from Germany and France may allow Greece to avoid a refunding crisis later this...

    34. FT Alphaville

      January 29, 2010

      Time to raid the piggy bank?

      FT Alphaville did . . . Here’s what we found: Drachmas, pesetas and escudos all trading on eBay now. We suggest you get...

    35. Economists' Forum

      December 10, 2009

      Further reading- Carbon border taxes, bankers' bonuses and Obama on TARP

      From the FT: One easy way to start a trade war – Editorial comment Dollar weakness reflects a new role for reserves –...

    36. Money Supply

      December 10, 2009

      Economic news headlines

      US to extend Tarp stimulus to 2010 – FT Iceland cuts several key rates – FT Money Supply Unusual step: ECB...

    37. December 9, 2009

      The dollar’s fall reflects a new role for reserves

      I am often asked whether the ongoing decline of the dollar implies that it can no longer serve as a reserve...

    38. Money Supply

      November 26, 2009

      Economic news digest

      “Investors view this as shockingly bad news”: one assessment of Dubai’s request for a freeze on all financing to Dubai...

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