Monthly Archives: November 2011

How Negotiators at Durban Can Agree on Emissions Targets

The parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change are meeting once again in Durban, South Africa, from November 28 to December 9. The period covered by the Kyoto Protocol ends in 2012 and the clock is running out … Continue reading

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How Negotiators At Durban Can Agree On Emissions Targets

The parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change are meeting once again in Durban, South Africa, from November 28 to December 9.  The period covered by the Kyoto Protocol ends in 2012 and the clock is running out on … Continue reading

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The Easy Question in Financial Regulation

Many questions in the field of financial regulation are hard to answer: Would the separation of commercial banking and investment banking help prevent crises? To what extent should individual consumers be protected against foolishly borrowing too much? Should Credit Default … Continue reading

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The Easy Question In Financial Regulation

Many questions in the field of financial regulation are hard to answer:    Would the separation of commercial banking and investment banking help prevent crises?   To what extent should individual consumers be protected against foolishly borrowing too much?  Should Credit Default … Continue reading

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Who is Screwing Up More: Europe or the US?

US News and World Report asks, “Who is handling its debt crisis better: Europe or the United States?”   My answer follows. In both Europe and the United States, the current public debt woes are attributable to mistakes made by political … Continue reading

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Who Is Screwing Up More: Europe or the US?

US News and World Report asks, “Who is handling its debt crisis better: Europe or the United States?”   My answer follows. In both Europe and the United States, the current public debt woes are attributable to mistakes made by political … Continue reading

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