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Financial Forecasting: Beating the Storm

May 19, 2011
The Office for Financial Research, or OFR, is a new government outfit that aims to forecast financial storms before they happen....
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The toil index is rising

May 6, 2011
The number of hours Americans have to work in order to pay off their mortgages or rents has risen significantly in recent decades.
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Video: George Soros on our Swollen Financial System

Apr 18, 2011
Last in our series of video interviews from the Institute for New Economic Thinking conference: George Soros, chair of Soros Fund Management LLC...
Posted In: Bretton Woods, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, George Soros, Institute for New Economic Thinking
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Video: Carmen Reinhart on Debt Overhang and More

Apr 18, 2011
Next in our series of video interviews from the Institute for New Economic Thinking conference: Carmen Reinhart, fellow at the Peterson Institute...
Posted In: Bretton Woods, Carmen Reinhart, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Institute for New Economic Thinking, too big to fail
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Video: "Make me virtuous, but not yet!" Niall Ferguson on regulation

Apr 15, 2011
Next in our series of video interviews from the Institute for New Economic Thinking conference: Niall Ferguson, financial historian and author of ...
Posted In: Bretton Woods, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Niall Ferguson
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Video: Simon Johnson on the Need to Increase Bank Equity

Apr 15, 2011
Next in our series of video interviews from the Institute for New Economic Thinking conference: Simon Johnson, MIT economist and co-author of "13...
Posted In: 13 Bankers, Bretton Woods, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Simon Johnson, Wall Street
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Video: Richard Koo on Getting Out of our 'Balance Sheet Recession'

Apr 15, 2011
Next in our series of video interviews from the Institute for New Economic Thinking conference: Richard Koo, chief analyst at Nomura Research...
Posted In: Bretton Woods, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Institute for New Economic Thinking, Nomura Research Institute, Nomura Securities, Richard Koo
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Video: Kenneth Rogoff on How to Fix the Banks

Apr 14, 2011
Next in our series of video interviews from the Institute for New Economic Thinking conference: Kenneth Rogoff, economist and co-author of "This...
Posted In: Bretton Woods, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Kenneth Rogoff
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Video: Jean-Paul Fitoussi on Fixing the World Economy

Apr 14, 2011
At a conference this weekend put on by the Institute for New Economic Thinking, David Brancaccio asked some of the world's great minds one question...
Posted In: Bretton Woods, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Institute for New Economic Thinking, Jean-Paul Fitoussi
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George Soros: Extended Play

Apr 13, 2011
Yesterday, David Brancaccio reported on the future of the global financial system, as seen by billionaire George Soros, British financial regulator...
Posted In: Bretton Woods, economy 4.0, George Soros, Lord Adair Turner, Niall Ferguson

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Special correspondent David Brancaccio and the Economy 4.0 team cover the economy of the future — and how to make it work better for more people. In the wake of the recent crisis, we investigate how the financial regulatory system is (or isn't) being reformed, how that will affect you and how we measure progress. Follow us on Twitter.

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