Willem H. Buiter

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  • Oct 6, 2021
    Across the advanced economies, central banks have rightly prioritized maintaining financial stability and supporting the real economy over fighting inflation with interest-rate...
  • Jul 29, 2021
    Given the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on labor markets, there is a spirited debate over whether the US economy is close to returning to its full...
  • Mar 30, 2021
    Following its rapid rise in value, Bitcoin is now being touted as an investment that legitimate businesses would be remiss to ignore. But business leaders should stay off the...
  • Feb 12, 2021
    Notwithstanding the recent spectacular surge in its price, Bitcoin will remain an asset without intrinsic value whose market value can be anything or nothing. Only those with healthy...
  • Jan 27, 2021
    Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures, which in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic means additional fiscal stimulus of the kind promised by US President Joe Biden. To...