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Lars P. Feld

Lars P. Feld

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Lars P. Feld, Professor of Economics at the University of Freiburg, is Director of the Walter Eucken Institute.

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  1. Why Inflation Persists
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    Why Inflation Persists

    Mar 31, 2023 Lars P. Feld navigates the complex array of factors that give rise to one of the biggest problems in macroeconomics.

  2. The ECB’s Toxic Bond-Purchase Program
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    The ECB’s Toxic Bond-Purchase Program

    Jul 27, 2022 Lars P. Feld, et al. warn that the European Central Bank’s new anti-fragmentation instrument risks destabilizing the eurozone.

  3. A New Fiscal Strategy for Germany
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    A New Fiscal Strategy for Germany

    Jul 20, 2022 Christian Lindner & Lars P. Feld present a three-part plan to boost sustainable growth without further stoking inflation.

  4. Why the Social Market Economy Succeeds
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    Why the Social Market Economy Succeeds

    Mar 12, 2021 Lars P. Feld, et al. explain what policymakers everywhere can learn from the German post-war economic model.

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    The Language of Political Control

    Robert Skidelsky views recent linguistic innovations as manipulative efforts to compel “correct” thought and perception.
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    Globalization vs. Democracy

    Kaushik Basu highlights the contradictions and vulnerabilities inherent in the current international order.
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    The West’s New Infrastructure Imperative

    Diane Coyle explains why a broader conception of the term could reflect a renewed interest in investing in the future.
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    An Iran-Israel War?

    Iran’s mass ballistic missile and drone attack on Israel last week raised anew the specter of a widening Middle East war that draws in Iran and its proxies, as well as Western countries like the United States. The urgent need to defuse tensions – starting by ending Israel’s war in Gaza and pursuing a lasting political solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – is obvious, but can it be done?

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    What a Climate-Aligned IMF Would Look Like

    Mohamed Nasheed & Rakesh Mohan explain how the managing director can fully position the institution to help the most vulnerable countries.
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    The Key to Transforming African Health

    Jayati Ghosh highlights efforts to foster scientific innovation and drug manufacturing on the continent.
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    China’s Rebalancing Imperative

    Stephen S. Roach

    The most successful development stories almost always involve major shifts in the sources of economic growth, which in turn allow economies to reinvent themselves out of necessity or by design. In China, the interplay of mounting external pressures, lagging household consumption, and falling productivity will increasingly shape China’s policy choices in the years ahead.

    explains why the Chinese authorities should switch to a consumption- and productivity-led growth model.
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    From Welfare State to Safe State in Latin America

    Jorge G. Castañeda & Carlos Ominami

    Designing a progressive anti-violence strategy that delivers the safety for which a huge share of Latin Americans crave is perhaps the most difficult challenge facing many of the region’s governments. But it is also the most important.

    urge the region’s progressives to start treating security as an essential component of social protection.
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    The Urgency of Sovereign-Debt Restructuring

    José Antonio Ocampo highlights the need for a comprehensive mechanism to deliver relief to low- and middle-income countries.

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