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Carmen Reinhart

Economist and the author, with Kenneth Rogoff, of "This Time Is Different: Eight of Centuries of Financial Folly"

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Carmen Reinhart, an American finance economist, is a Professor of the International Financial System at the Kennedy School of Government. With co-author Kenneth Rogoff she published This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly (Princeton University Press, 2009). For David Warsh, proprietor of economicprincipals.com, Reinhart “persuaded a wide range of professional economists that the US economy was in for a terrific shaking—nine months before the banking crisis began”.

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No Easy Solution: Reinhart’s analysis shows how conventional economic remedies won’t wash, argues Jonathan Ford

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