International Finance

    When capital markets are global, asset pricing is global. When money markets are global, the cost of funds is global. Globalization creates new opportunities and new constraints for both private and public borrowers. The question is how local institutions shape the effects of globalization.

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    Financial Markets Have Taken Over the Economy. To Prevent Another Crisis, They Must Be Brought to Heel.

    Banks have long had undue influence in society. But with the rapid expansion of a financial sector that transforms all debts and assets into tradable commodities, we are faced with something far worse: financial markets with an only abstract, inflated, and destabilizing relationship with the real economy. To prevent another crisis, finance must be domesticated and turned into a useful servant of society.  Read more

    Brexit and the European Union: One Year On

    Oct 10, 2017 | 04:00—05:30

    Is Europe’s Economic Recovery for Real?

    Oct 3, 2017 | 04:00—05:30

    Geo-economic Trends and the State of Economies in the Middle East: An Israeli Perspective

    A discussion with Shahar Shelef, Director of The Economic and Strategic Affairs Department, Center for Policy Research at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Read more