Articles by Barry Eichengreen
Can the multilateral institutions rise to the economic moment?
The pandemic has landed treasuries everywhere with whacking great overdrafts—in the UK alone the figure is £2 trillion. Debt denialism is dangerous, but panicked prudence is self-defeating....
Barry Eichengreen / May 26, 2020
The Great Depression-era economist understood that productive new businesses can rise from the rubble. But for that to happen, the old cannot be blindly preserved
Its 121-month expansion won’t last forever but what could bring on a downturn?
Its own finances are precarious and the US and China are battling for control
Two years ago I argued in Prospect that globalisation was too deeply embedded to be reversed. Do I now need to reconsider?
Barry Eichengreen / November 22, 2017
In future, the wheels of international commerce will be greased by the dollar together with the euro and currencies from emerging powers. Crucially, this is no bad thing