All posts by Mark Sobel

China's 'build back better' agenda

China’s ‘build back better’ agenda

A paradigm shift without meat on the bones ...
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G20 is not up to today’s policy challenges

G20 is not up to today’s policy challenges

Rome summit will be workmanlike, but unexciting ...
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Everybody loses in debate over Georgieva’s tenure

Everybody loses in debate over Georgieva’s tenure

US and Europe must give up IMF/World Bank duopoly to restore trust ...
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Congress must get its act together amid fiscal mayhem

Congress must get its act together amid fiscal mayhem

Rest of the world is watching US chaos with apprehension ...
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US is heading for stagnation, not stagflation

US is heading for stagnation, not stagflation

Comparisons with 1970s misery are extreme ...
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Germany’s fiscal debate misses the mark

Germany’s fiscal debate misses the mark

Maastricht's debt/GDP rules no longer fit for purpose ...
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Gilding the inflation lily: Powell’s Jackson Hole speech

Gilding the inflation lily: Powell’s Jackson Hole speech

Market taper obsession and dovish case for transitory inflation ...
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Nixon shock was a welcome development

Nixon shock was a welcome development

It led to generalised exchange rate floating in advanced economies ...
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Global renminbi role not now in China’s interest

Global renminbi role not now in China’s interest

Financial and reserve role would undermine Xi’s control ...
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Dollar’s global role: extraordinary privilege or burden?

Dollar’s global role: extraordinary privilege or burden?

Exaggerated debate is often conflated with other factors ...
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G7 finds new purpose as G20 takes back seat

G7 finds new purpose as G20 takes back seat

A united G7 is more capable of pushing a global agenda ...
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