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  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 inequality,...

  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...

  1. 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 letter of...

  2. 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 growth...

  3. 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...

  4. 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 seriously...

  5. 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 will...

  6. 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...

  7. 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 number of...

  8. 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 requiring...

  9. 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, because...

  10. 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...

  11. 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 for...

  12. 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, it...

  13. 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 Sinn...

  14. 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 that...

  15. 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 Times,...

  16. 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 to be...

  17. 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 limited”,...

  18. 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 2)...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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 the...

  22. 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...

  23. 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 economists...

  24. 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 economists...

  25. 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 economists...

  26. 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 was...

  27. 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 wanton...

  28. 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 the...

  29. 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 rest of...

  30. 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 Ferguson is...

  31. 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 spring....

  32. 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 them...

  33. 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 – Martin...

  34. 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 president...

  35. 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 currency. My...

  36. 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...

  37. FT Alphaville

    October 30, 2009

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Friday’s FT, Philip Stephens: The future or the museum? Europe’s moment of choice...

  38. October 29, 2009

    Why the renminbi has to rise to address imbalances

    Global leaders have agreed reducing global imbalances is a priority. In practice, that means reducing the US $500bn current...

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