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For Barry Eichengreen's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Welcome to the age of hyper-uncertainty

Dec 18, 2016

Welcome to the age of hyper-uncertainty

The year 2017 will mark the 40th anniversary of the publication of John Kenneth Galbraith's "The Age of Uncertainty." But if Galbraith were writing the same book in 2017, he probably would call the 1970s the Age of Assurance.

The folly of China's forex policy

Sep 15, 2015

The folly of China's forex policy

China should start developing stable and liquid financial markets that are not subject to official manipulation. Only then will the international community embrace the renminbi as a proper international and reserve currency.