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Mario I. Blejer

Mario I. Blejer

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Mario I. Blejer, a former president of the Central Bank of Argentina, is a former director of the Centre for Central Banking Studies at the Bank of England.

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  1. The Inflation Crisis Is Not Over
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    The Inflation Crisis Is Not Over

    Aug 3, 2023 Mario I. Blejer & Piroska Nagy Mohácsi explain why a year of monetary tightening has not solved the underlying causes of macroeconomic uncertainty.

  2. Lessons from Argentina’s World Cup Victory
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    Lessons from Argentina’s World Cup Victory

    Dec 30, 2022 Mario I. Blejer explains what the country's sporting achievement can tell us about its economic instability.

  3. The New Crisis of Central Banking
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    The New Crisis of Central Banking

    Feb 4, 2022 Mario I. Blejer & Piroska Nagy Mohácsi worry that policymakers have shirked their traditional function and vastly distorted global markets.

  4. Central Banks’ Outdated Independence
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    Central Banks’ Outdated Independence

    Apr 17, 2013 Mario I. Blejer

  5. The Eurozone’s Fork in the Road
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    The Eurozone’s Fork in the Road

    Feb 9, 2012 Mario I. Blejer & Eduardo Levy Yeyati

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    The Language of Political Control

    Robert Skidelsky views recent linguistic innovations as manipulative efforts to compel “correct” thought and perception.
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    Globalization vs. Democracy

    Kaushik Basu highlights the contradictions and vulnerabilities inherent in the current international order.
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    The West’s New Infrastructure Imperative

    Diane Coyle explains why a broader conception of the term could reflect a renewed interest in investing in the future.
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    An Iran-Israel War?

    Iran’s mass ballistic missile and drone attack on Israel last week raised anew the specter of a widening Middle East war that draws in Iran and its proxies, as well as Western countries like the United States. The urgent need to defuse tensions – starting by ending Israel’s war in Gaza and pursuing a lasting political solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – is obvious, but can it be done?

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    What a Climate-Aligned IMF Would Look Like

    Mohamed Nasheed & Rakesh Mohan explain how the managing director can fully position the institution to help the most vulnerable countries.
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    The Key to Transforming African Health

    Jayati Ghosh highlights efforts to foster scientific innovation and drug manufacturing on the continent.
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    China’s Rebalancing Imperative

    Stephen S. Roach

    The most successful development stories almost always involve major shifts in the sources of economic growth, which in turn allow economies to reinvent themselves out of necessity or by design. In China, the interplay of mounting external pressures, lagging household consumption, and falling productivity will increasingly shape China’s policy choices in the years ahead.

    explains why the Chinese authorities should switch to a consumption- and productivity-led growth model.
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    From Welfare State to Safe State in Latin America

    Jorge G. Castañeda & Carlos Ominami

    Designing a progressive anti-violence strategy that delivers the safety for which a huge share of Latin Americans crave is perhaps the most difficult challenge facing many of the region’s governments. But it is also the most important.

    urge the region’s progressives to start treating security as an essential component of social protection.
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    The Urgency of Sovereign-Debt Restructuring

    José Antonio Ocampo highlights the need for a comprehensive mechanism to deliver relief to low- and middle-income countries.

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