Archive for October 1st, 2010

Profile of Maria Ramos – South African Financial Sector Reformer

October 1, 2010

IMF has a nice profile of Maria Ramos. He led to the reforms of South Africa after the end of apartheid regime.

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Two suggestions to impose restrictions on current account surplus economies

October 1, 2010

Charles Goodhart & Dimitrios Tsomocos and Daniel Gros have two interesting suggestions.

Goodhart & Tsomocos propose that both the current accont deficit country and current account surplus country should pay a tax:

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Basics of quantitative easing

October 1, 2010

Talks of QE-II build up (infact market people are now debating how much of QE not whether there will be QE. It is being called Bernanke Put).

Alan Blinder presents a nice primer on quantitative easing in this year’s Homer Lecture at St Louis Fed. He summarises what happened in US and then comapres it with Japan.

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