Government Finance

    Government response to global financial crisis has threatened to crowd out the other important social functions of government the world over. Economic and social development require restoration of governments' ability to effectively tax and borrow within capital markets.

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    Johnson: The Fed is losing its aura of expertise

    Past failures, present uncertainty, and a challenging political environment have vastly complicated the central bank’s task, says Institute President Rob Johnson Read more

    Debate: How is the Greek rescue package being spent?

    Despite using different methodologies, a number of scholars agree that most of the ‘bailout’ money is going to Greece’s foreign creditors Read more