Policymakers must take the right steps to ease the transition to the world being created by COVID-19.
For Barry Eichengreen's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Racial disparities in the impact of the COVID-19 crisis are fueling the U.S. protests.
Suspending developing economies' debt didn't work in the 1980s and it won't work now.
The effectiveness of macroeconomic tools are limited in the battle against the pandemic.
Amid much discussion of the challenges facing the Chinese economy, the lineup of usual suspects typically excludes the most worrying scenario of all: popular unrest.
The remedy for the financial woes of people in developing countries isn't going to come from Facebook.
Global economic, financial and political stability depends on outcomes in four areas.
The U.S. and China have very different views of what they had signed up for in the truce.
Trump's enforcement of Iran sanctions could undermine the dollar's global primacy.
The problems with the latest wave of cryptocurrencies will be familiar to anyone who has encountered even a single study of speculative attacks on pegged exchange rates.