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Global Financial Crisis

Essential Reading from the Institute

Policy Brief 13-25: Governing the Federal Reserve System after the Dodd-Frank Act [pdf]
by Peter Conti-Brown, Stanford Law School's Rock Center for Corporate Governance
and Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2013

Policy Brief 13-21: Lehman Died, Bagehot Lives: Why Did the Fed and Treasury Let a Major Wall Street Bank Fail? [pdf]
by William R. Cline, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
September 2013

Policy Brief 13-23: How to Form a More Perfect European Banking Union [pdf]
by Angel Ubide, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2013

Op-ed: Misconceptions About Fed's Bond Buying
by Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Bloomberg
September 2, 2013

Op-ed: Five Myths about the Euro Crisis
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Washington Post
September 7, 2012

RealTime Economic Issues Watch: Why Europeans and Americans Are Addicted to Budget Brinkmanship
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard
January 9, 2013

RealTime Economic Issues Watch: Is That All There Is? The Remarkably Small Costs of Quantitative Easing
by Joseph E. Gagnon
September 5, 2012

Article: Why the Euro Will Survive: Completing the Continent's Half-Built House
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article in the September/October issue of Foreign Affairs
August 22, 2012

Congressional Testimony: Challenges of Europe's Fourfold Union [pdf]
by Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared statement presented before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs hearing on "The Future of the Eurozone: Outlook and Lessons"
August 1, 2012

Policy Brief 12-20: Why a Breakup of the Euro Area Must Be Avoided: Lessons from Previous Breakups [pdf]
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2012

Working Paper 12-12: Sovereign Debt Sustainability in Italy and Spain: A Probabilistic Approach [pdf]
by William R. Cline, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2012

Speech: Making the Most of Doing More [pdf]
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Speech given by Adam S. Posen at the Barclay's "Short end rates" seminar in London
June 11, 2012

Policy Brief 12-18: The Coming Resolution of the European Crisis: An Update [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2012

Speech: Lessons from the Crisis: Challenges for the Advanced Economies and for the European Monetary Union [pdf]
by Jean-Claude Trichet, Former President of the European Central Bank
Transcript of the Eleventh Annual Niarchos Lecture
May 18, 2012

RealTime Economic Issues Watch: The Endgame in Greece—How a Bank Run Can Be Part of the Solution
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard
May 16, 2012

Op-ed: Greece's Exit May Become the Euro's Envy
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Financial Times
May 14, 2012

Book: Resolving the European Debt Crisis
Special Report No. 21
edited by William R. Cline and Guntram B. Wolff
March 2012

RealTime Economic Issues Watch: The Rewards of Brinkmanship in Europe
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard
March 6, 2012

Speech: Italy's Effect on the Global Economy [pdf]
by Mario Monti, Prime Minister of Italy
Transcript of speech presented at the Peterson Institute
February 9, 2012

Policy Brief 12-4: The European Crisis Deepens [pdf]
by Peter Boone, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2012

Book: Sustaining China's Economic Growth after the Global Financial Crisis
by Nicholas R. Lardy
January 2012

Congressional Testimony: A New Regime for Regulating Large, Complex Financial Institutions [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing on "A New Regime for Regulating Large, Complex Financial Institutions."
December 7, 2011

Policy Brief 11-15: Sustainability of Greek Public Debt [pdf]
by William R. Cline, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2011

Congressional Testimony: The European Debt and Financial Crisis: Origins, Options
by Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Congressional testimony submitted to the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance
September 22, 2011

Op-ed: No Excuse for Inaction
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Reuters
August 31, 2011

Policy Brief 11-13: Europe on the Brink [pdf]
by Peter Boone, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2011

Op-ed: Stress Tests Are Not Enough to Fix the Banks
by Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
July 15, 2011

Book: The Global Outlook for Government Debt over the Next 25 Years: Implications for the Economy and Public Policy
Policy Analyses in International Economics No. 94
by Joseph E. Gagnon assisted by Marc Hinterschweiger
June 2011

Speech: Regulating Systemically Important Financial Firms [pdf]
by Daniel K. Tarullo, Federal Reserve Board
Prepared remarks delivered at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC
June 3, 2011

Op-ed: The Future of Banking: Is More Regulation Needed?
by Peter Boone, London School of Economics
and Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed for the Financial Times
April 10, 2011

Working Paper 11-5: Integrating Reform of Financial Regulation with Reform of the International Monetary System [pdf]
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2011

Working Paper 11-2: Too Big to Fail: The Transatlantic Debate [pdf]
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2011

Policy Brief 10-24: The Central Banker's Case for Doing More [pdf]
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2010

Policy Brief 10-3: Confronting Asset Bubbles, Too Big to Fail, and Beggar-thy-Neighbor Exchange Rate Policies [pdf]
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2010

Article: The Dollar and the Deficits: How Washington Can Prevent the Next Crisis
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article in Foreign Affairs, Volume 88 No. 6, November/December 2009
November 2009

Speech: Global Economic Prospects: L- or V-shaped Recovery? [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript of the fifteenth semiannual meeting on Global Economic Prospects, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC
April 7, 2009

Paper: The Subprime and Credit Crisis [pdf]
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper based on a speech presented at the thirteenth semiannual meeting on Global Economic Prospects, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC
April 3, 2008

Book: Banking on Basel: The Future of International Financial Regulation
by Daniel K. Tarullo
September 2008

Op-ed: The Four Horsemen of Subprime Stupidity [pdf]
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the International Economy
January 2008

Op-ed: Financial Hybrids Do Not Work
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Börsen-Zeitung for the series "Jenseits der Krise"
August 7, 2008

Book: Bailouts or Bail-ins? Responding to Financial Crises in Emerging Economies
by Nouriel Roubini and Brad Setser
August 2004