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Wolfgang Schäuble

Wolfgang Schäuble

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Wolfgang Schäuble, a former German finance minister (2009-17) and minister of the interior (1989-91 and 2005-09), is President of the German Bundestag.

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  1. Are We Risking a Debt Pandemic?
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    Are We Risking a Debt Pandemic?

    Apr 16, 2021 Wolfgang Schäuble worries that monetization of pandemic-related government borrowing will boost inflation and erode competitiveness.

  2. A Better Investment Framework for Africa
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    A Better Investment Framework for Africa

    Jun 7, 2017 Wolfgang Schäuble promotes a key item of Germany's agenda during its presidency of the G20.

  3. Germany, the G20, and Inclusive Globalization
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    Germany, the G20, and Inclusive Globalization

    Mar 13, 2017 Wolfgang Schäuble highlights his country's efforts during its G20 presidency to boost private investment in Africa.

  4. Why Taxation Must Go Global
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    Why Taxation Must Go Global

    Oct 30, 2014 Wolfgang Schäuble wants international standards and enforcement to prevent tax evasion and avoidance.

  5. Conquering Europe’s Debt Mountain

    Conquering Europe’s Debt Mountain

    Dec 13, 2010 Wolfgang Schäuble

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    The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation

    Hans-Werner Sinn explains how the European Central Bank has contributed to soaring prices, including for energy.
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.
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    Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet

    Kenneth Rogoff considers the implications of the new government’s poorly received economic-policy package.
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    When the Fed Stops Trying

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that the world's most important central bank is no longer looking for an optimal policy path.
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.
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    Development, Decarbonization, and Dumb Landowners

    Ricardo Hausmann argues that governments must manage natural resources more effectively to promote green growth.
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    The Trade Agenda Today

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala interviewed by Anne O. Krueger

    Recent global developments have shown what is at stake when trade becomes less open and transparent. To assess the current state of the international trading system and what lies in store for it, Anne O. Krueger queries World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the biggest challenges facing her organization.

    about the challenges facing her organization.
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    King Dollar

    In recent weeks, the US dollar has reached 20-year highs against key foreign currencies, and all-time highs against the Chinese renminbi and the British pound. What is sustaining the greenback’s surge, and what are its most significant consequences?

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    The US Inflation Bonanza for Sovereign Debtors

    Gautam Nair & Federico Sturzenegger identify the big winners of a shock that is diluting mountains of debt around the world.

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