Globalization: Time for a rethink?

Download a pdf version Seeing the dots March and the first days of April have seen momentous events ranging from the Cyprus crisis to threats of nuclear war. This briefing argues that we should take time out to review these and other events to see if they are providing us […]

Of fiscal multipliers and Pandora’s boxes

An Admission and Pandora’s Box Earlier this month, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, called for looser deficit reduction deadlines for Greece and issued a cautionary note regarding the relentless pursuit of ‘austerity’ policies. However, what will prove to be the historically most important point she […]