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IMF needs to be bold on Ukraine

IMF needs to be bold on Ukraine

Don’t get pigeonholed by naysayers ...
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Central banks play important role in building social capital

Central banks play important role in building social capital

Accountability and effective communication are key ...
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Power, philosophy and heroism of central bankers

Power, philosophy and heroism of central bankers

Who’s to blame for inflation? Guidelines for censuring central banks and governments ...
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Social risks can be credit risks

Social risks can be credit risks

There are financial implications for failing to manage human rights issues ...
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Equivalency pivotal issue in debate over future of central bank money

Equivalency pivotal issue in debate over future of central bank money

Digital cash and CBDCs diverge on key characteristics ...
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Like the Bank of England, OBR should dare to sound alarm

Like the Bank of England, OBR should dare to sound alarm

Britain braces for a new prime minister ...
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Recession debate misses the point

Recession debate misses the point

Key questions facing policy-makers are about how to fortify a slowing economy ...
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One small step for UK monetary policy, one giant leap for the MPC

One small step for UK monetary policy, one giant leap for the MPC

Taking some of the heavy lifting from rate hikes ...
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Banks’ financial inclusion initiatives are too narrow

Banks’ financial inclusion initiatives are too narrow

Innovation is being driven by outsiders ...
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If Truss becomes prime minister, sterling will crash

If Truss becomes prime minister, sterling will crash

Lesson from Margaret Thatcher: foolhardy to aim for bonanza in the midst of stagflation ...
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If the US sneezes, do emerging markets still catch a cold?

If the US sneezes, do emerging markets still catch a cold?

Don’t overlook EM resilience or discount Chinese and Russian impacts ...
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Welcome to the world of general disequilibrium

Welcome to the world of general disequilibrium

Income and wealth disparities ignored by official forecasters ...
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