Archive for October 29th, 2010

G-7 Central Banks and their relations with governments

October 29, 2010

ECB economists have a nice paper on the topic. It has a nice title – Dancing together at arm’s length? – The interaction of central banks with governments in the G7.

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Bernanke secretly wishing if Fiscal Policy could help…

October 29, 2010

Alan Blinder as always has a nice article explaining the thinking going on in Bernanke’s mind.

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A review of capital inflows in Korea and Thailand

October 29, 2010

Two speeches. One by Korean Central Bank Governor Chogsoo Kim and other by Bank of Thailand Deputy Governor Dr. Bandid Nijathaworn. Both highlight the risks from capital inflows and managing impossible trinity in their economies.

First Korea. Kim says there are two issues – First capital flows are procyclical and second managing them leads to working against impossible trinity.

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Justin Lin is blogging

October 29, 2010

I am late on this. Just discovered Justin Lin has started a blog called Let’s talk development.

I hope we get some interesting ideas on development from Lin and it continues. There are many such blogs started but never carried on with the same vigour.


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