Tagged: Financial Regulation



Peter Orszag’s new job at Citigroup is one of those under-discussed stories that makes me glad I read blogs. It also makes me depressed because I’m struggling to envision a plausible solution to the...


Volcker and Trans-national Regulation

All those mind-boggling financial products that nobody understood were no help to the U.S. economy, and led it to the sorry state from which it is now attempting to recover.  So says Paul Volcker,...


Economic Finger Trap

Dani Rodrik on the Chinese trade imbalance vice grip: So we are left, it seems, with two equally unappetizing options. China can maintain its currency practices, but at the risk of large global macroeconomic...