Douglas Irwin

For Douglas Irwin's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Dec 15, 2010

Preventing a currency war

BERKELEY — Three years into the financial crisis, one might think that the world could put Great Depression analogies behind it. But they are back, and with more force than ever. Now the fear is that currency warfare, leading to tariffs and retaliation, could ...

Oct 15, 2010

How to prevent a disruptive currency war

BERKELEY, Calif. — Three years into the financial crisis, one might think that the world could put Great Depression analogies behind it. But they are back with more force than ever. Now the fear is that currency warfare, leading to tariffs and retaliation, could ...