Posts filed under “Think Tank”

Home Currency Issuance in Global Debt Markets

Category: Currency, Think Tank

Who’s Afraid of Shiller’s CAPE?

Category: Think Tank, Valuation

Economic policy, with and without forecasts

Category: Federal Reserve, Think Tank

The Role of Oil Price Shocks in Causing U.S. Recessions

Category: Energy, Think Tank

Gates, Fees, and Preemptive Runs

Gates, Fees, and Preemptive Runs Marco Cipriani, Antoine Martin, Patrick McCabe, and Bruno M. Parigi Liberty Street Economics, August 18, 2014       In the academic literature on banks, “suspension of convertibility”—that is, preventing the exchange of deposits at par for cash—has traditionally been seen as a potential means of preventing economically damaging bank…Read More

Category: Credit, Think Tank

Bad Economic Policy Is Partly to Blame for Ferguson

The Terrible Handling of the Economic Crisis Is a Cause of the Ferguson Riots   We noted 3 years ago that the terrible handling of the economic crisis would lead to civil unrest and riots. We noted that: A study this month by economists Hans-Joachim Voth and Jacopo Ponticelli showsthat – from 1919 to the…Read More

Category: Economy, Think Tank, War/Defense

Quantifying the impact of chasing fund performance

 

Category: Hedge Funds, Investing, Think Tank

Crisis Chronicles: The Hamburg Crisis of 1799 and How Extreme Winter Weather Still Disrupts the Economy James Narron, David Skeie, and Don Morgan Liberty Street Economics     With intermittent war raging across much of Western Europe near the end of the eighteenth century, by about 1795, Hamburg had replaced Amsterdam as an important hub…Read More

Category: Think Tank

The Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policies on Bank Soundness

Category: Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Roots of Iraq / Syria Wars Go Back 60 Years

It’s Always Been about Oil and Pipelines The same issues which drove war and terrorism in the Middle East in the 1930s and 1940s are still driving it today The best way to see this is to start with today, and work backwards … The U.S. is bombing Iraq again in order to protect the…Read More

Category: Think Tank, War/Defense