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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.

May, 2024

Paul Krugman:

(May 15) Is Disinflation Back on Track?

(May 14) Preparing for the Second China Shock

Raghuram Rajan:

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

Agustin Carstens:

(May 10) The Rise of the Finternet

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

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

Mohamed A. El-Erian:

(May 2) Jay Powell’s dovishness is right, but not for the reasons he believes

Mervyn King:

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

Daron Acemoglu:

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

 

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

 

February, 2024

Daron Acemoglu:

(Feb 29) Special Remarks at the Freedom and Prosperity Research Conference

(Feb 15) What Economics Teaches Us About Conversational AI.

(Feb 2) Daron Acemoglu on Economics, Politics, and Power - People I (Mostly) Admire Podcast

(Feb 1) Grappling With the Giants

Paul Krugman:

(Feb 29) Inflation: The Sound of Silence

(Feb 5) Immigrants Make America Stronger and Richer

(Feb 1) Our Economy Isn’t ‘Goldilocks.’ It’s Better.

Klaas Knot:

(Feb 29) The need for regulating crypto-assets: a global effort

(Feb 23) Free trade and financial stability, containing the effects of geopolitical fragmentation

(Feb 15) Step by step towards a sustainable future

John C. Williams

(Feb 28) There and Back Again

Raghuram G. Rajan:

(Feb 27) Dr. Raghuram Rajan speaks to Brut

(Feb 8) The Danger of Forgetting the 2023 Banking Crisis

Mohamed A. El-Erian:

(Feb 26) Will the US Economy Drive Global Growth this Year?

(Feb 20) Recession Alert: The Fed's Fatal Errors & Your Financial Fate

(Feb 15) How Gen AI will change asset management

(Feb 14) Inflation Selloff Is a Wake-Up Call for Traders

Gita Gopinath:

(Feb 23) An Integrated Policy Framework (IPF) Diagram for International Economics

(Feb 8) Power and perils of artificial hand

(Feb 6) How Policymakers Should Handle a Fragmenting World

Roger Ferguson:

(Feb 23) I'm very much in the 'cautious, no rush to cut' camp - Interview CNBC

(Feb 8) CEOs are finally starting to feel the general momentum in the economy - Interview CNBC

(Feb 1) Transatlantic Divergence of Economic Outlooks

Lawrence H. Summers:

(Feb 22) Larry Summers at FII Priority

(Feb 19) Q&A: Summers Draws Line on Use of U.S. Export Controls Against China

(Feb 16) Bloomberg Talks: Larry Summers

(Feb 11) Today’s Economic Challenges

William C. Dudley

(Feb 19) Federal Reserve Flight 2024 Hasn’t Landed Yet

Joachim Nagel:

(Feb 16) Stability and prosperity in Europe

Mario Draghi:

(Feb 15) Economic Policy in a Changing World: NABE Economic Policy Conference Speech

Jacob Frenkel:

(Feb 15) Israel's credit rating downgrade is a wake up call

Andrew Bailey:

(Feb 12) Loughborough lecture: Banking today

Niall Ferguson:

(Feb 11) If You Think World War III Is Unimaginable, Read This

Kenneth Rogoff:

(Feb 8) Inflation, Interest Rates, and Productivity

(Feb 2) Don’t Count on a Soft Landing for the Global Economy

William Rhodes and Stuart Mackintosh:

(Feb 6) China must shield the rest of its economy from the property contagion

 

January, 2024

Haruhiko Kuroda:

(Jan 31) The Introduction of QQE: My Personal History

(Jan 30) The Global Financial Crisis: My Personal History

(Jan 22) The Asian Financial Crisis: My Personal History

Paul Krugman:

(Jan 30) What’s the Matter With Europe?

(Jan 23) A Sentimental View of the Stock Market

(Jan 16) Should We Be Seeing Red Over the Red Sea?

(Jan 15) Full Employment Is Good For Society

(Jan 9) Paul Krugman on Politicon

Mohamed A. El-Erian:

(Jan 29) The conflicting forces at work in the global economy

(Jan 11) Don’t Extrapolate Last Year’s Trends for the Global Economy

(Jan 8) The UK's Economic Outlook Is Riding on Election Politics

Daron Acemoglu

(Jan 24) Hear us out: We ban left turns and other big ideas

(Jan 16) What It Takes to Build Democratic Institutions

(Jan 3) Clarifying America’s Great Inequality Debate

John C. Williams

(Jan 23) Rule of Three

(Jan 19) Econ Battle Zone: Disinflation Confrontation

Agustín Carstens

(Jan 22) Where are we on the journey towards price stability?

William C. Dudley

(Jan 17) Have No Fear of the Fed’s $7 Trillion Stash

(Jan 10) Bank Runs Are Terrible. The Fed Can Eliminate Them.

(Jan 4) If Only We Knew the Problems Facing America's Banks

Gita Gopinath

(Jan 17) Markets ‘A Little Exuberant’ on Rate Cuts, Says IMF’s Gopinath

(Jan 16) Will AI be a boon or bane for India? Here’s what IMF’s Gita Gopinath says

Klaas Knot

(Jan 17) Watch CNBC’s full interview with Klaas Knot, president of the Dutch central bank

Tharman Shanmugaratnam :

(Jan 17) Out of Balance with Water

Hélène Rey:

(Jan 11) Interview with Sveriges Riksbank

Raghuram G. Rajan:

(Jan 9) Raghuram G. Rajan Says More…

Roger W. Ferguson Jr. 

(Jan 5) Roger Ferguson: The Fed ‘has been right’ to push back on expectations of a quick pivot to rate cuts

Kenneth Rogoff

(Jan 3) The Global Economy Is Not Out of the Woods

 

December, 2023

Adair Turner:

(Dec 20) The Second Coming of the Lord Turner - Ep148: Lord Adair Turner

Raghuram Rajan:

(Dec 19) Central banks are wrong to abandon key guardrails

Paul Krugman:

(Dec 18) Beware Economists Who Won’t Admit They Were Wrong

(Dec 12) Watch What People Do, Not What They Say About the Economy

(Dec 5) Inflation, Disinflation and Vibeflation

Mohamed A. El-Erian:

(Dec 14) The Growing Risk of Global Disorder

(Dec 7) The peculiar market divide on the rate outlook

(Dec 1) Uncertainty Looms Over a November to Remember

Jacob Frenkel:

(Dec 13) Important for Central Banks to Communicate, Not Lead, Markets: Frenkel

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala:

(Dec 13) The Trade-Finance Gap Is Holding Back Developing Economies

(Dec 3) No more business as usual: the case for carbon pricing

Jacob Frenkel, Raghuram Rajan, Axel Weber:

(Dec 8) The World Needs a Humble Approach to Central Banking

Kenneth Rogoff:

(Dec 5) Higher Interest Rates Are Here to Stay

Gita Gopinath:

(Dec 4) Harnessing AI for Global Good

 

November, 2023

Gita Gopinath:

(Nov 30) Europe in a Fragmented World

(Nov 12) IMF outlook on China's upbeat growth

(Nov 9) Remarks by First Deputy Managing Director Gita Gopinath at the 24th Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference

John C. Williams:

(Nov 30) Restoring Price Stability 

Daron Acemoglu:

(Nov 29) Opinion: OpenAI’s drama marks a new and scary era in artificial intelligence (With Simon Johnson)

(Nov 6) America’s Real China Problem (With Simon Johnson)

William C. Dudley:

(Nov 23) Virtual Cash Will Survive the Crypto Winter

(Nov 16) Three Things to Prevent a Treasury Market Meltdown

(Nov 1) The Federal Reserve’s Pause Could Go Terribly Wrong

Mark Carney:

(Nov 23) Mark Carney argues that finance needs to go where the emissions are 

(Nov 6) Mark Carney: Bank of England, Trussonomics, and Brexit 

Agustin Carstens:

(Nov 23) The future monetary system: from vision to reality 

(Nov 8) Securing the future monetary system 

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala:

(Nov 21) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says open trade is crucial for decarbonisation

Adair Turner:

(Nov 20) On its own, carbon capture is not a climate change panacea

Klaas Knot:

(Nov 13) Challenges for monetary policy that make us think

Paul Krugman:

(Nov 7) Why Did So Many Economists Get Disinflation Wrong? 

Mohamed A. El-Erian:

(Nov 6) The big central banks need to use their time outs wisely

Janet Yellen:

(Nov 6) There’s a way for the U.S. to compete with China — and to work with China

 

October, 2023

Raghuram Rajan:

(Oct 31) When More Financial Regulation Is Not Better

Kenneth Rogoff:

(Oct 31) The Stunning Resilience of Emerging Markets

Gita Gopinath:

(Oct 27) The temptation to finance all spending through debt must be resisted

(Oct 13) World’s Weak Growth Outlook Is ‘Troubling,’ IMF’s Gopinath Says

Paul Krugman:

(Oct 23) This is Your Brain On Crime

(Oct 23) The Secret of America’s Economic Success

(Oct 17) Soft Landing, Here We Come?

(Oct 3) Will A.I. Transform the Economy, and if So, How?

Mark Carney:

(Oct 19) Mark Carney on The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations

(Oct 2) Carney Says He Expects Fed to Raise Rates Before Year End

Agustin Carstens:

(Oct 19) Some lessons for crisis management from recent bank failures

Mohamed A. El-Erian:

(Oct 17) US bond market is losing its strategic footing

(Oct 10) Why Mohamed El-Erian favours cash over equities for now

Janet Yellen:

(Oct 16) Remarks By Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen at the Eurogroup Finance Ministers Meeting in Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Kenneth Rogoff:

(Oct 5) The Bank of Japan’s Seductive Widow-Maker Trade

Kevin Warsh:

(Oct 4) The Bond Market’s Message

 

September, 2023

Paul Krugman:

(Sep 29) Wonking Out: Are High Interest Rates the New Normal?

(Sep 26) Is a Recession Near? Paul Krugman and Peter Coy Look Ahead.

(Sep 22) Wonking Out: Making Manufacturing Good Again

(Sep 11) How Goldilocks Came to the U.S. Economy

(Sep 8) Wonking Out: Is the Fiscal Picture Getting Better or Worse? Yes.

(Sep 7) ‘I’m OK, but Things Are Terrible’

(Sep 1) Superstar Cities in the Age of Zoom

John C. Williams:

(Sep 29) Peeling the Inflation Onion, Revisited

Agustin Carstens:

(Sep 27) Legitimacy, Privacy, Integrity, Choice: Towards a legal framework for central bank digital currencies

Jason Furman:

(Sep 27) Profits and Losses Don’t Matter at the Federal Reserve

Arminio Fraga and Guillermo Ortiz:

(Sep 25) The Four ‘Syndromes’ Behind Latin America’s Economic Stagnation

(Sep 22) Latin America’s Growth Conundrum

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala:

(Sep 24) On GPS: WTO head on today's protectionist trend

(Sep 18) Climate & Development Finance: What Works?

Mohamed A. El-Erian:

(Sep 22) The plight of the ‘permacrisis’ and what to do about it

(Sep 8) It’s no longer a given that China will become the world’s largest economy

William C. Dudley:

(Sep 19) Will the Fed Start Believing in a Soft Landing?

Lawrence H. Summers:

(Sep 18) What should the 2023 Washington Consensus be?

(Sep 7)  Three big, bold ideas to douse the flames of a world on fire (Co-Authored with Bono)

Daron Acemoglu:

(Sep 14) Can We Have Pro-Worker AI?

(Sep 12) Climate Change, Directed Innovation, and Energy Transition: The Long-run Consequences of the Shale Gas Revolution

Klaas Knot:

(Sep 13) Lessons from Mount Everest - acting now to curb nature-related financial risks

Niall Ferguson:

(Sep 10) The US and China Are Waging a Cold War That Is Truly MAD

Guillermo Ortiz:

(Sep 6) Nearshoring ya está pasando y se requieren cambios para aprovecharlo: Guillermo Ortiz

Gita Gopinath:

(Sep 1) Gita Gopinath on the Global Economy

 

 

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