How to Maintain Prosperity for All | Q&A with Roger Farmer |
In this interview, Prof. Farmer explains to us: Why are multiple equilibria modeling better compared to the standard unique equilibrium model? Why should "belief" be an important component to macroeconomic modeling? Why should central banks consider stock market intervention in stabilizing the employment markets?
Phillips Curve is Not a Straight Line…
A story about three economists agree with the prevailing consensus that the Phillips Curve of the US is flattened in the last few decades on the one hand; and dispute the idea that the Phillips Curve is dead on the other.
Why the Fed should Keep a Sizeable Balance Sheet? | Q&A with Jeremy...
Former Fed Governor Jeremy Stein explain to us his recent research “The Federal Reserve's Balance Sheet as a Financial-Stability Tool” coauthored with Robin Greenwood and Samuel Hanson.
What is Neo-Fisherian and FTPL? | Q&A with John Cochrane |
Cochrane discusses with us his view on the development in Macroeconomics since the Great Depression. He also explains what Neo-Fisherian and Fiscal Theory of Price Level are, and why they are important for understanding the current economic situation around the world.
What is Hysteresis?
Hysteresis is referred to the hypothesis that recessions may have permanent effects on the level of output relative to trend.
How to use Interest on Reserve for Inflation Targeting? | Q&A with Ricardo Reis...
This is the eighth installment of our interview series “Where is the General Theory of the 21st Century?”In this installment, we continue our talk with Professor Ricardo Reis, A.W. Phillips Professor of Economics at...
Integrating Psychology with Economics | Q&A with Hersh Shefrin & Shlomo Benartzi
This weekend is a big one for behavioral economics. This morning, Richard Thaler, laureate of The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2017, has presented his prize lecture "Integrating economics with psychology" in The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. And this Sunday will be the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony, Prof. Thaler will finally the well-deserved Nobel prize.To celebrate this occasion, I am honored to share with you my interview with two of the best co-authors of Prof. Thaler --- Hersh Shefrin and Shlomo Benartzi.
Financial Markets Face Fresh Wave of Political Uncertainty… generated by one Hong Kong Newspaper?
In recent months, the Global Economic Policy Uncertainty index has risen to a level much higher than periods around the 911 Terrorist Attack or the 2008 Financial Crisis, hence the conclusion that the economic policy is unprecedently uncertain now.But here is why you might not have to worry.
Currency Zones through the last 50 years
The figure above is from a recent BIS working paper "A key currency view of global imbalances". It shows the currency geography as of four dates from the last days of Bretton Woods until now: 1968, 1985, 2001 and 2017.
100% Reserve System is coming? – The Swiss Sovereign Money Referendum
The Swiss sovereign-money referendum, also known as the Sovereign-Money Initiative, which aims to creates a safe and crisis-free, yet experimental, banking system in Switzerland will be held on 10th June.