Our "Commentary" section brings you up to date analysis on changing global economic conditions.

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A Conversation With Lord Adair Turner

An interview with Lord Adair Turner, the Chairman of INET

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Why the World Needs a Weak Dollar

New political structures are needed to avoid global deflation

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Is the World on the Brink of Another Great Recession?

Are we facing another phase of a structural crisis that began in 2008?

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Comment: Richard Vague on Financialization and Economic Development

Richard Vague's take on the role of financialization and debt in driving economic development

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Conversation with Rana Foroohar, Author of The Makers and the Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business.

Rana Faroohar on her new book on financialization.

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Call for Proposals: The Private Debt Project

The Private Debt Project invites proposals for papers related to the study of private debt.

ADDITIONAL ARTICLES

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Richard Vague on Why Large Rapid Build Ups of Private Debt Cause Financial Crises.

An excerpt from The Next Economic Disaster: Why It's Coming and How to Avoid It.

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America's Private Debt Problem: How Private Debt is Slowing Down Growth and Hurting the Middle Class

A World Economic Roundtable report on private debt and the American middle class.

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A Guide to Essential Readings on Private Debt

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Private Debt Bonanza, Public Debt Legacies: The Euro-Zone’s Experience With Liberalized Private Finance Under Its Ill-Designed Currency Union

How institutional design and austerity is destroying the European economy