Drawing on the OMFIF commonwealth of experts, opinion-formers and lead actors, our Corona Consequences series presents a debate that aims to be intriguing, stimulating, provocative and partial. We span politics, economics, technology, environment issues and psychology. Scanning the international scene through the OMFIF central banking and public policy lens, writers encompass a wide spectrum of geography and opinion.

Hope and fears in Brazil

Hope and fears in Brazil

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An impeachment with ripples
Argentina represents a very important bilateral relationship now

Argentina represents a very important bilateral relationship now

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The same refrain could be heard from many of the global CEOs attending Argentina’s blockbuster
Trials and tribulations of Target-2

Trials and tribulations of Target-2

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ECB bond purchase programmes give more bargaining power to deficit countries
Collateral damage through pension funds

Collateral damage through pension funds

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Low rates and QE can hurt confidence
Regime change from ‘new narrative’

Regime change from ‘new narrative’

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Bullard’s monetary shake-up with international implications
Why Trump will lose

Why Trump will lose

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Between globalisation and populism
Erdogan's 'gift from God'

Erdogan’s ‘gift from God’

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After Turkey’s purge, stability is relative
Britain’s timetable for regaining control

Britain’s timetable for regaining control

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UK can leave EU quicker than many think
For a post-Brexit lesson, look what happened after the Greek referendum

For a post-Brexit lesson, look what happened after the Greek referendum

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Divorce? Much more probable is a flexible ‘halfway-house’ relationship between the U.K. and EU
The future: neither paradise nor perdition

The future: neither paradise nor perdition

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There were many projections before the UK referendum on the possible economic effects of staying
Cameron quits, Britain and Europe face convulsion

Cameron quits, Britain and Europe face convulsion

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Britain and the rest of Europe face political, economic and constitutional convulsion after a narrow
Opening up Brazil’s fiscal space

Opening up Brazil’s fiscal space

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New policies needed to tackle worst recession since 1980s
Four big issues affecting world recovery

Four big issues affecting world recovery

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US monetary normalisation will be gradual and patient
Sensitive decisions on succession 

Sensitive decisions on succession 

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Lessons from central bank-government squabbling
China accelerates SDR bond platform

China accelerates SDR bond platform

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Foreign borrowing in IMF composite unit could start this summer
Unwelcome side-effects of quantitative easing

Unwelcome side-effects of quantitative easing

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The European Central Bank’s quantitative easing, first announced in January last year, has – as

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