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Mario I. Blejer

Mario I. Blejer

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Mario I. Blejer, a former president of the Central Bank of Argentina, is a former director of the Centre for Central Banking Studies at the Bank of England.

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  1. The Inflation Crisis Is Not Over
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    The Inflation Crisis Is Not Over

    Aug 3, 2023 Mario I. Blejer & Piroska Nagy Mohácsi explain why a year of monetary tightening has not solved the underlying causes of macroeconomic uncertainty.

  2. Lessons from Argentina’s World Cup Victory
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    Lessons from Argentina’s World Cup Victory

    Dec 30, 2022 Mario I. Blejer explains what the country's sporting achievement can tell us about its economic instability.

  3. The New Crisis of Central Banking
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    The New Crisis of Central Banking

    Feb 4, 2022 Mario I. Blejer & Piroska Nagy Mohácsi worry that policymakers have shirked their traditional function and vastly distorted global markets.

  4. Central Banks’ Outdated Independence
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    Central Banks’ Outdated Independence

    Apr 17, 2013 Mario I. Blejer

  5. The Eurozone’s Fork in the Road
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    The Eurozone’s Fork in the Road

    Feb 9, 2012 Mario I. Blejer & Eduardo Levy Yeyati

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    What Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries Need Right Now

    Mia Amor Mottley & Wale Edun propose a blueprint to unlock financing and kickstart investment in adaptation and clean energy.
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    Two Cheers for Identity Politics

    James Livingston argues that critics of the contemporary focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality are ignoring history.
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    What the Next EU Leadership Must Do

    Carl Bildt offers a broad outline of the bloc's biggest challenges following this month's European Parliament election.
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    China Must Not Choose the Next Dalai Lama

    Brahma Chellaney urges the US and India to work together to protect the more than 600-year-old institution.
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    The New EU Leadership Must Unite on China

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen urges whoever takes over the bloc's foreign-policy portfolio to do more to deter Chinese aggression.
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    The Evolution of Empire

    John Andrews

    The history of Britain's conquest of India and humiliation of China shows that empire is very much still with us today. Though Americans tend to bristle at the idea, their own military, technological, and commercial power is as imperial and pervasive as Britain’s territorial dominance ever was.

    traces the enduring role of imperial power from the eighteenth century to the present.
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    If Democracy Isn’t Pro-Worker, It Will Die

    Daron Acemoglu argues that populists are making inroads because industrialized economies aren't delivering what was promised.
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    The Financial Risks of France’s Snap Election

    Brigitte Granville thinks political stalemate is a greater threat to European stability than a far-right government.
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    A Far-Right Resurgence in Europe?

    Many observers breathed a sigh of relief at the results of the European Parliament elections, because the widely predicted far-right surge did not dislodge traditional conservatives. But even if far-right forces do not dominate the next European Parliament, they have gained ground, particularly in France and Germany. Can mainstream politicians and parties reverse this trend?

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