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Charles Wyplosz

Charles Wyplosz

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Charles Wyplosz is Professor of Economics at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Director of the International Center for Money and Banking Studies, and Policy Director of the Centre for Economic Policy Research.

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  1. The Deficit Tango
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    The Deficit Tango

    Aug 11, 2017 Charles Wyplosz dispels myths about the implications of current-account imbalances – and offers policy recommendations that get to the heart of the problem.

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    The Logic of Effective Climate Action

    Barry Eichengreen

    The starting point for addressing climate change, economists agree, is a tax on carbon. But while the resulting reduction in emissions would benefit virtually everyone on the planet, those who bear a disproportionate share of the costs will mobilize in opposition – that is, unless they are given a reason not to.

    argues that the best way to overcome organized resistance to a carbon tax is to buy it off.
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