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Interviews on Current Issues

Social Security, the Financial Crisis, and Lessons from Abroad

January 27, 2009

Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, coauthor of US Pension Reform: Lessons from Other Countries, assesses the vulnerabilities of the US Social Security and pension systems and how other countries are tackling the same problems.


Book: US Pension Reform: Lessons from Other Countries February 2009


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

Fed Miscommunications October 28, 2015

Federal Reserve in Wait-and-See Mode October 26, 2015

What’s Next for TPP? October 6, 2015

China's Economy Shadows the Obama-Xi Summit September 21, 2015

TPP Talks: Getting to Yes August 6, 2015

Sanctions on Iran: Why They Worked and Why a 'Snapback' May Not Work July 29, 2015

A Dramatic Opening with Cuba December 18, 2014

A Breakthrough on Trade November 21, 2014

Battle to Save the Export-Import Bank September 17, 2014