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G30 Members in the News

Members of the Group of Thirty are engaged in a wide variety of financial and economic issues, frequently offering their perspectives, ideas, and solutions. Below is a list of articles and interviews that G30 members have contributed in their personal capacities.

July, 2024

Klaas Knot:

(Jul 16) The AI adventure - how artificial intelligence may shape the economy and the financial system

(Jul 8) „Ich sehe keinen Anlass für eine Zinssenkung im Juli“

(Jul 1) Play defensively, but be ready to strike back: a gradual easing of monetary policy

Paul Krugman:

(Jul 16) Can We ‘Make America Affordable Again’? Should We?

(Jul 9) The Matrix of Consumer Discontent

(Jul 2) Who Pays Tariffs? And How Do We Know?

Ernesto Zedillo:

(Jul 16) The Security Council must evolve to prove itself fit for purpose in the 21st century

Raghuram G. Rajan:

(Jul 11) Bracing for a More Inflationary World

Masaaki Shirakawa:

(Jul 10) BOJ needs to remove the straitjacket of its hard 2% inflation target

Mohamed A. El-Erian:

(Jul 10) Labour May Have the Fix the UK Economy Needs

(Jul 7) What the Federal Reserve should put on the Jackson Hole agenda

Jean-Claude Trichet:

(Jul 9) Reasonably confident France will find political solution, no current party can rule alone

(Jul 8) French Election Shows Country Divided, Trichet Says

(Jul 8) Macron asks French PM to stay on as deadlock continues

Daron Acemoglu:

(Jul 9) The Starmer Model

Kenneth Rogoff:

(Jul 8) Are Americans Ready for the US-China Trade War?

Jason Furman:

(Jul 5) Policies for the future of work should be based on its past and present

Joachim Nagel:

(Jul 5) Joachim Nagel: The digital euro and the protection of privacy

John C. Williams:

(Jul 5) John C Williams: Managing the known unknowns

(Jul 3) R-Star: A Global Perspective

 

June, 2024

Agustin Carstens:

(Jun 30) Laying a robust macro-financial foundation for the future

(Jun 27) BIS Media Briefing - Annual Economic Report 2024

Kenneth Rogoff:

(Jun 26) Could high office-vacancy rates damage economy this year?

William C. Dudley:

(Jun 26) The Real Reason to Worry About the Huge US Budget Deficit

Mohamed A. El-Erian:

(Jun 26) The Growth Agenda for the United Kingdom

(Jun 24) Five Key Ways the Bank of England Outperformed Its Peers

(Jun 17) Fed needs to cut interest rates sooner rather than later

(Jun 6) ECB Cut Interest Rates, But the Fed Is Still in Charge

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala:

(Jun 26) 9th Global Review of Aid for Trade : Trade for all — taking stock (Opening session)

(Jun 5) Why the WTO matters for Uzbekistan

(Jun 3) Economic Integration through WTO Accession and Membership

Gita Gopinath:

(Jun 21) Navigating Fragmentation, Conflict, and Large Shocks

Daron Acemoglu:

(Jun 20) If Democracy Isn’t Pro-Worker, It Will Die

Klaas Knot:

(Jun 20) Klaas Knot: Play defensively, but be ready to strike back: a gradual easing of monetary policy

(Jun 18) Klaas Knot’s introductory statement for the Standing Parliamentary Committee for Finance

Pan Gongsheng:

(Jun 19) Pan Gongsheng: China's current monetary policy stance and evolution of monetary policy framework in the future

Joachim Nagel:

(Jun 19) Joachim Nagel: Speech delivered at the change of office ceremony at the Regional Office in Saxony and Thuringia

Guillermo Ortiz:

(Jun 18) ¿Cómo pinta la economía para el próximo sexenio? Esto dice Guillermo Ortiz, exsecretario de Hacienda

Mark Carney:

(Jun 17) Stop debating carbon markets and start building them

Jason Furman:

(Jun 16) The Fed Can Take Its Time Taming Inflation

Mario Draghi:

(Jun 14) Mario Draghi: An Industrial Strategy For Europe

Paul Krugman:

(Jun 14) American optimism comes for the economy

(Jun 12) The Federal Reserve Has a Good News Problem

(Jun 11) Is America Getting Interest Rates Wrong?

(Jun 4) Goodbye Inflation, Hello Recession?

Janet Yellen:

(Jun 13) Janet Yellen: A New Way to Make Russia’s Assets Pay for Ukraine’s Defense and Rebuilding

Raghuram G. Rajan:

(Jun 9) Reform may be the winner in the Indian election

(Jun 3) Reform or Risk Irrelevance

William R. Rhodes and Stuart P.M. Mackintosh:

(Jun 7) How the Sino-American Rivalry Is Reshaping the World Order

Roger W. Ferguson Jr.: 

(Jun 7) Former Fed Vice Chair Roger Ferguson on May jobs report: Wouldn't signal too much eagerness to cut

Jean-Claude Trichet:

(Jun 6) ECB must be cautious as it continues rate cuts, former ECB president says

Axel Weber:

(Jun 3) Greening the Bretton Woods Institutions

 

May, 2024

Axel Weber:

(May 31) The Danger of Premature ECB Rate Cuts

Mohamed A. El-Erian:

(May 30) Europe may soon discover the limits of decoupling on rates

(May 22) The Fed’s Uniformity on Rates Comes With Risks

Gita Gopinath:

(May 30) Crisis Amplifier? How to Prevent AI from Worsening the Next Economic Downturn

Hélène Rey:

(May 30) Preuves par l'IA

Klaas Knot:

(May 28) Learn from the past and plan for the future - a perspective on monetary policy

(May 20) Klaas Knot: A solid foundation for a resilient structure

Daron Acemoglu:

(May 27) Daron Acemoglu is not having all this AI hype ‘What we want is reliable information’

(May 21) Don’t Believe the AI Hype

(May 2024) Learning from Ricardo and Thompson: Machinery and Labor in the Early Industrial Revolution, and in the Age of AI

(May 2024) The Simple Macroeconomics of AI

Paul Krugman:

(May 27) The Stench of Climate Change Denial

(May 20) What Does the Dow Hitting 40,000 Tell Us?

(May 15) Is Disinflation Back on Track?

(May 14) Preparing for the Second China Shock

Kenneth Rogoff:

(May 27) Central Banks’ New-Old Inflationary Bias

Raghuram Rajan:

(May 24) The Indian Election and the Country’s Economic Future

(May 13) Trading democracy for prosperity is a false choice for Indians

Andrew Bailey:

(May 21) Andrew Bailey: The importance of central bank reserves

Agustin Carstens:

(May 20) Central banking: embracing change

(May 10) The Rise of the Finternet

(May 3) Agustín Carstens: ‘the Basel regime has been very good for the banks’

Jason Furman:

(May 20) Has the US finally borrowed too much??

Adair Turner:

(May 16) Adair Turner’s Future Energy Lecture – Economic Consequences of Net-Zero Economy

Joachim Nagel:

(May 7) Too low, too high - what's next for inflation?

Lawrence H. Summers:

(May 7) Consumers regard the cost of money as part of the cost of living

Niall Ferguson:

(May 5) How to Use and Misuse History in Cold War II With China

John C. Williams:

(May 3) Connecting theory and practice

Mervyn King:

(May 2) Collective amnesia on money supply hit BoE inflation response, says Mervyn King

 

April, 2024

William C. Dudley:

(Apr 30) The Fed’s Quantitative Easing Program Cost Too Much

(Apr 4) The Fed Is Wrong About How Low Interest Rates Will Go

(Apr 1) The Bank Run of 2023 Could Easily Happen Again

Kenneth Rogoff:

(Apr 29) The End of Magical Debt Thinking

Mohamed A. El-Erian:

(Apr 26) Navigating Major Transitions in an Uncertain Economy

(Apr 21) Markets are a frog in boiling water on Iran-Israel

(Apr 14) What the Middle East Now Implies for the Global Economy, Markets

(Apr 8) Inverted pyramid of investments needs shoring up

(Apr 4) American Exceptionalism Is on Display in the Bond Market

(Apr 1) Financial Markets Just Delivered a Powerful Reminder

Lawrence H. Summers:

(Apr 26) Larry Summers on The Puck: Venture Capital and Beyond

(Apr 16) Larry Summers and Natasha Sarin on U.S. economy, tax policy and national debt

(Apr 15) The World Is Still on Fire

(Apr 10) Fed Should Not Cut Rates Right Now - Bloomberg Interview

Paul Krugman:

(Apr 25) Ukraine Aid in the Light of History

(Apr 9) Stumbling Into Goldilocks

(Apr 2) Stuck Ships and Supply-Chain Inflation

Jason Furman:

(Apr 24) The case against student load relief - CNBC Interview

(Apr 11) The Fed doesn't need to get to 2.0% inflation at a minimum - CNBC Interview

(Apr 2) America's "Unsustainable" Debt Problem and Inflation - Bloomberg Interview

Daron Acemoglu:

(Apr 23) History Already Tells Us the Future of AI

(Apr 9) Are We Ready for AI Creative Destruction?

(Apr 9) Tête-à-Tête with Daron Acemoğlu - OECD Berlin

(Apr 4) Reinvigorating Antitrust: Citizens, not just Consumers - CEPR

Mark Carney:

(Apr 22) Mark Carney Discusses Canada’s Economic Outlook

Niall Ferguson:

(Apr 21) The Second Cold War Is Escalating Faster Than the First

(Apr 7) From Deepfakes to Arms Races, AI Politics Is Here

Gita Gopinath:

(Apr 19) Risk of ‘Severe Oil Shock’ Exists - Bloomberg Interview

(Apr 16) Discussion on global inflation, geopolitical risks, ECB rate cuts, and trade - Yahoo Interview

(Apr 5) Changing Global Linkages: A New Cold War? - IMF Report

Klaas Knot:

(Apr 18) ECB Has ‘Our Own Monetary Policy to Do' - Bloomberg Interview

(Apr 5) Klaas Knot: Public money - keeping up with the times

Joachim Nagel:

(Apr 18) ECB inflation trajectory - CNBC Interview

John C. Williams:

(Apr 18) No Urgency to Cut Interest Rates - Semafor World Economy Summit

(Apr 15) Fed's Williams Talks Inflation Data and Rate Cuts - Bloomberg Interview

Domingo Cavallo:

(Apr 18) Domingo Cavallo en HDxA

(Apr 8) ¿Cuán cerca está la unificación y liberalización cambiaria?

Mario Draghi:

(Apr 16) Radical Change—Is What Is Needed

Philipp Hildebrand:

(Apr 16) China’s Lack of Domestic Demand Poses Challenges - Bloomberg Interview

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala:

(Apr 16) A Fireside Chat with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

(Apr 16) The renewal of the global trading system: The WTO at 30

Raghuram Rajan:

(Apr 16) Decoding Bharat's Economy - Economic Times Interview

Arminio Fraga:

(Apr 15) Os efeitos das tensões entre Israel e Irã nas bolsas e entrevista com Armínio Fraga

Agustin Carstens:

(Apr 15) Finternet: the financial system for the future

Axel Weber:

(Apr 15) The Bretton Woods Institutions We Need

Jean-Claude Trichet:

(Apr 12) Public Debt Levels Look More Worrying Than Before Lehman Crisis - Bloomberg Interview

(Apr 11) ECB moving in 'right direction' on inflation - Yahoo Finance Interview

Kenneth Rogoff:

(Apr 5) Can Europe’s Economy Exceed Expectations in 2024?

Roger Ferguson:

(Apr 2) There's a 10-15% chance the Fed doesn't cut rates at all this year - CNBC

 

March, 2024

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala:

(Mar 28) WTO Reform Is Everyone’s Responsibility

(Mar 19) First Move with Julia Chatterley: Okonjo-Iweala Talks Trade (37:44)

Masaaki Shirakawa:

(Mar 28) BOJ policy shift not yet a turning point for Japan's economy

(Mar 22) Lifetime achievement: Masaaki Shirakawa

Roger Ferguson:

(Mar 27) Modernizing the Federal Student Loan Experience

(Mar 21) The market is 'hearing what it wants to hear' and getting ahead of the Fed - Interview CNBC

Raghuram G. Rajan:

(Mar 26) India Making Mistake Believing ‘Hype’ About Growth, Rajan Says

(Mar 22) Ten Years of 'Modinomics' has a mixed legacy - Interview BBC India

(Mar 21) The world needs reminding — governments are not good at picking winners

Mohamed A. El-Erian:

(Mar 26) A turning point in central banking

(Mar 22) The Indian Giant Has Arrived

(Mar 18) Market-Fed Alignment Is Welcome, But Not Enough

(Mar 5) Foreign investors are right to see China as a trade more than a long-term bet

(Mar 1) A Fed Held Hostage by Data Is Asking for Trouble

Niall Ferguson:

(Mar 24) Resistance Is Futile, But Maybe Not With AI

(Mar 10) Global Population Crash Isn't Sci-Fi Anymore

Jean-Claude Trichet:

(Mar 24) How to Get Out from Financial Crisis? - Special Address

Philipp Hildebrand:

(Mar 21) Philipp Hildebrand on Fed neutral rates, SNB rate cuts - Interview Bloomberg

Lawrence H. Summers:

(Mar 21) Fed still has 'itchy fingers' to start cutting rates - Wall Street Week

William C. Dudley

(Mar 20) Powell Thinks Monetary Policy Is Restrictive - Interview Bloomberg

Agustín Carstens

(Mar 19) Sticky prices in services sector could delay rate cuts - Interview CNBC

(Mar 18) Trust and macroeconomic stability: a virtuous circle

Kevin Warsh:

(Mar 19) Uncle Sam’s Guide to Peace and Prosperity

Paul Krugman:

(Mar 19) Are Immigrants the Secret to America’s Economic Success?

(Mar 18) Why Are Americans Still Down on the Economy?

(Mar 12) Is the Landing Soft? Will It Stay That Way?

(Mar 5) The Rich Spend Differently From You and Me

Joachim Nagel:

(Mar 15) From the Reichsbank to the Bundesbank

Mark Carney:

(Mar 14) We all deserve affordable homes and a stable climate – and that is achievable 

Hélène Rey:

(Mar 13) Hausse des taux : la Fed fait-elle encore la pluie et le beau temps sur les marchés ?

Kenneth Rogoff:

(Mar 13) Trump, Biden Are the Most Protectionist Presidents in a Long Time

(Mar 4) What’s Behind the US Stock-Market Disconnect?

Klaas Knot:

(Mar 12) Open finance regimes – experiences in some countries

Domingo Cavallo:

(Mar 2) Fuerte reducción de la inflación en febrero, oportunidad para aumentar el ritmo del crawl

Daron Acemoglu:

(Mar 2) It is not too late to pivot the development of AI

(March 2024) Capital and Wages

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