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Anne C. Sibert

Anne C. Sibert

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Anne C. Sibert, Professor of Economics at Birkbeck, University of London, is a former member of the Central Bank of Iceland’s Monetary Policy Committee.

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  1. Stablecoins, Riskycoins, and Dodgycoins
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    Stablecoins, Riskycoins, and Dodgycoins

    Jul 6, 2022 Willem H. Buiter & Anne C. Sibert offer a taxonomy of cryptocurrencies to guide policymakers as they draft new regulations for the industry.

  2. Central Banks Are Still Far Behind the Inflation Curve
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    Central Banks Are Still Far Behind the Inflation Curve

    Jun 9, 2022 Willem H. Buiter & Anne C. Sibert wonder why the Fed, the ECB, and the Bank of England are maintaining expansionary policy stances.

  3. The Trouble with Argentina
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    The Trouble with Argentina

    Jan 20, 2022 Willem H. Buiter & Anne C. Sibert reject the claim that the country's fiscal deficits and sovereign-debt position have become more sustainable.

  4. Biden’s Fuzzy Tax Math
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    Biden’s Fuzzy Tax Math

    Apr 29, 2021 Willem H. Buiter & Anne C. Sibert struggle to see how the administration's current proposals to boost revenue will meet their targets.

  5. Restructuring the Debt-Restructuring Process
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    Restructuring the Debt-Restructuring Process

    Nov 24, 2020 Willem H. Buiter & Anne C. Sibert propose an independent mechanism to ensure a more orderly approach to rescheduling sovereign liabilities.

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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
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    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.
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    Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

    Luca Bergamaschi shows why the country’s politicians can no longer afford to ignore a major threat to national security.
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana

    Despite the massive civilian suffering in Ukraine, many countries have been wary of taking sides, owing both to a perception of European double standards and to Russia’s leverage over energy and commodity prices. But while new geopolitical dynamics have complicated climate advocacy, they certainly haven't derailed it.

    sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails

    Mark Cliffe thinks conventional models have overemphasized the long term at the expense of more immediate threats.
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    Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?

    Nicholas Agar considers the implications of recent successes with AI-generated academic research and writing.
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    Should Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits Be Taxed?

    Imposing a one-off tax on energy companies’ extraordinary profits might seem like a no-brainer at a time of soaring inflation, but the idea has more than a few detractors. As policymakers in a growing number of economies move ahead, we asked PS commentators whether they are right to do so.

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    The Global Necessity of American Democracy

    Javier Solana shows why the political health of the United States has become a matter of global concern.

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