Financial Crises

    Credit-financed markets are inherently unstable. Inevitably, the pattern of payment promises doesn't align with actual ability to pay. What happens then depends on institutions, regulations and management. Today, the credit system is global, and so also is the prospect of financial instability.

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    Sleepwalking with Heiner

    A Response to Heiner Flassbeck’s questions about the Institute’s Council on the Euro Crisis Read more

    The Good Life

    Every nation faces the challenge of imagining what a good life means. Sound nutrition, shelter, health care, personal safety, social stability, security of savings, clean air and water, and the development of children are among the elements of what many envision as vital to a happy and healthy society. Read more