Showing posts with the label Euro

Dollarize Argentina - Barokong

Argentina should dollarize, says Mary Anastasia O'Grady in the Wall Street Journal -- not a peg, not a currency boa…

Europe's Banks - Barokong

My visit to Europe resulted in many interesting conversations. There was a stark contrast between the complex regulator…

Brexit or Fixit - Barokong

Many commenters compare Brexit to the American revolution. I think the constitutional convention is a better analogy fo…

Negative rates and inflation - Barokong

Have negative interest rates boosted inflation? Here is a nice graph (source macro-man blog, HT FT alphaville) Source: …

Long Run Lira? - Barokong

Luigi Zingales inaugurated a series of essays in Il Sole 24 Ore, an Italian newspaper, on whether Italy should stay in …

Douthat and Feldstein on Euro - Barokong

In case you missed it, this Sunday featured a creditable effort by the NY Times to look out of the groundhog hole. You …

Long run money - Barokong

Continuing in the Il Sole series on Italy and the Euro, Alberto Bagnai writes that the euro is a "big defeat for …

Institutionalized nonsense - Barokong

When, last week, the Treasury issued its currency manipulation report, I thought it was a joke. Treasury put Germany a…