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Anne C. Sibert

Anne C. Sibert

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Anne C. Sibert, Professor of Economics at Birkbeck, University of London, is a former member of the Central Bank of Iceland’s Monetary Policy Committee.

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  1. Stablecoins, Riskycoins, and Dodgycoins
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    Stablecoins, Riskycoins, and Dodgycoins

    Jul 6, 2022 Willem H. Buiter & Anne C. Sibert offer a taxonomy of cryptocurrencies to guide policymakers as they draft new regulations for the industry.

  2. Central Banks Are Still Far Behind the Inflation Curve
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    Central Banks Are Still Far Behind the Inflation Curve

    Jun 9, 2022 Willem H. Buiter & Anne C. Sibert wonder why the Fed, the ECB, and the Bank of England are maintaining expansionary policy stances.

  3. The Trouble with Argentina
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    The Trouble with Argentina

    Jan 20, 2022 Willem H. Buiter & Anne C. Sibert reject the claim that the country's fiscal deficits and sovereign-debt position have become more sustainable.

  4. Biden’s Fuzzy Tax Math
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    Biden’s Fuzzy Tax Math

    Apr 29, 2021 Willem H. Buiter & Anne C. Sibert struggle to see how the administration's current proposals to boost revenue will meet their targets.

  5. Restructuring the Debt-Restructuring Process
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    Restructuring the Debt-Restructuring Process

    Nov 24, 2020 Willem H. Buiter & Anne C. Sibert propose an independent mechanism to ensure a more orderly approach to rescheduling sovereign liabilities.

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    Asia’s Captive Market for Migrant Labor

    M. Niaz Asadullah highlights how an entrenched alliance of politicians, bureaucrats, and business elites is exploiting workers.
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    In Search of a Development Plan for Asia

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng argue that bottom-up institutions – not top-down strategies – are the key to regional integration.
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    Giorgia Meloni’s Moment

    Bill Emmott sees little difference between the Brothers of Italy’s program and that of recent right-wing governments.
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    America’s Education Emergency

    Michael R. Strain calls for urgent action to make up for pandemic learning loss in light of dismal new test scores.
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    God Save the Pound?

    Andrés Velasco explains why sterling is plummeting when economic theory says it should be soaring.
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    Preparing for the Long War

    Mark Leonard thinks Europeans should plan for a prolonged conflict despite Ukraine’s recent gains.
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    Realizing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific

    Abe Shinzō

    Less than a month before he was assassinated, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister set out his vision for the region. He buttressed his case by comparing China’s growing threats against Taiwan to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

    set out his vision for the region less than one month prior to his assassination in July.
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    Russia, Iran, and the Perils of Post-Autocracy

    Robert D. Kaplan

    With Russia facing defeat on the battlefield and massive protests once again engulfing Iran, both countries’ regimes look vulnerable. But the end of tyranny is more likely to lead to a dangerous political vacuum than to a democratic transition.

    warns that the collapse of a despotic regime more often leads to a political void than to a healthy democracy.
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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.

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