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Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues


Institute research staff offer their analyses of current economic and political events in these brief interviews. The views expressed in these interviews are those of the interviewee(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the individual members of the Institute's Board of Directors or its Advisory Committee. We welcome feedback from listeners and encourage you to convey your comments directly to the person interviewed.


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audio What Criteria Should Guide Obama in Selecting a New Fed Chair?
August 16, 2013 | Transcript [pdf]
Joseph E. Gagnon discusses the challenges facing the US Federal Reserve in the next five years and what the President and the public should want to know about the candidates.

audio Is the Russian Reset Kaput?
August 15, 2013 | Transcript [pdf]
Anders Åslund says US-Russia economic relations remain strong but that little further business between the two countries can be expected for the rest of Obama's time in office.

audio Economy Picking Up but Facing Challenges this Fall
August 15, 2013 | Transcript [pdf]
David J. Stockton says that despite the budget sequester, US economic growth is accelerating, but another bout of budget confrontations in the fall could disrupt the recovery.

audio Obama and Greece: Thinking Outside the Basket Case
August 8, 2013 | Transcript [pdf]
Nicolas Véron takes stock of prospects for Greek economic reform after Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's visit to the White House.

audio Argentina's Debt Imbroglio—Without Tears: Part II
July 31, 2013 | Transcript [pdf]
Anna Gelpern discusses why Argentina's two classes of aggrieved creditors are at each other's throats and why the United States and the International Monetary Fund are concerned about the outcome.

audio Argentina's Debt Imbroglio—Without Tears: Part I
July 30, 2013 | Transcript [pdf]
Anna Gelpern explains how Argentina's default in 2001 unleashed riots, political turmoil, and a legal battle among creditors with far-reaching consequences.

audio China's Bid for US Pork: How Big a Concern?
July 11, 2013 | Transcript [pdf]
Gary Clyde Hufbauer says Congressional critics are sounding a false alarm over a Chinese company's proposed acquisition of Smithfield Foods.

audio US-European Trade Talks Start: Part II
July 2, 2013 | Transcript [pdf]
Jeffrey J. Schott says disclosures about US Internet and telephone spying and France's desire to protect homegrown entertainment could make it harder to reach a deal.

audio US-European Trade Talks Start: Part I
July 1, 2013 | Transcript [pdf]
Jeffrey J. Schott assesses the obstacles and opportunities in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks. Part II: how audiovisual protection and cyber-espionage could roil the discussions.

audio US-China Relations: A New Round of Talks
June 27, 2013 | Transcript [pdf]
Nicholas R. Lardy says that the upcoming Strategic and Economic Dialogue will focus heavily on mutual charges of hacking and cyber espionage.

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