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Interviews on Current Issues

The Shadow Cast by US Debt

February 18, 2011

Carmen M. Reinhart discusses how history teaches that large public and private debt impedes economic growth, a lesson that the United States must heed in the years ahead.


Congressional Testimony: Lifting the Crushing Burden of Debt Testimony before the hearing "Lifting the Crushing Burden of Debt" of the US House of Representatives Committee on the Budget
March 10, 2011


Ex-Im Bank to Survive Political Challenge October 28, 2015

Will Greece Make It After All? July 28, 2015

Has Greece Done Enough? January 29, 2015

Economic Crisis in Russia December 17, 2014

Were European Bank Stress Tests a Whitewash? October 29, 2014

Europe Turns against France October 10, 2014

A Step Forward on Sovereign Debt October 7, 2014

Record Fine for France's Biggest Bank July 2, 2014

Can the Ex-Im Bank Be Salvaged? June 23, 2014

The US Supreme Court Upends the World of Sovereign Debt June 17, 2014