Rescuing our jobs and savings: What G7/8 leaders can do to solve the global credit crisis

Barry Eichengreen, Richard Baldwin 09 October 2008

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
THE ESSAYS: WHAT G7/8 LEADERS CAN DO TO SOLVE THE GLOBAL CREDIT CRISIS

COORDINATING INTERNATIONAL RESPONSES TO THE CRISIS
Klaus F. Zimmermann

CALMING THE PANIC
Alberto Alesina, Guido Tabellini

HOW TO SAVE THE EUROPEAN BANKING SYSTEM
Daniel Gros

WHAT IS TO BE DONE – AND BY WHOM? FIVE SEPARATE INITIATIVES
Avinash Persaud

WHAT NEXT?
Douglas W. Diamond, Anil K Kashyap, Raghuram G. Rajan

A STRATEGY EMERGES: THE RIGHT POLICIES TO DEAL WITH THE CRISIS
Richard Portes

THE NEED FOR A COMPREHENSIVE AND GLOBAL SOLUTION
Stijn Claessens

THE CONTENT OF COORDINATION
Barry Eichengreen

WHY GOVERNMENT RESPONSES NEED TO BE COMPREHENSIVE AND COORDINATED
Charles Wyplosz

A PROPOSAL TO TACKLE THE CRISIS IN EUROPE
Luigi Guiso, Marco Pagano

GOVERNMENTS SHOULD BUY STRAIGHT PREFERRED STOCK IN THEIR BANKS
Charles Calomiris

AN EFFICIENT RESCUE PLAN
Roger Craine

THE WRONG FINANCIAL CRISIS
J. Bradford DeLong

WHAT EUROPE SHOULD DO IN THE SHADOW OF THE FINANCIAL MELTDOWN
Michael Burda

NO MORE DITHERING
Angel Ubide

Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley; and formerly Senior Policy Advisor at the International Monetary Fund. CEPR Research Fellow

Professor of International Economics at The Graduate Institute, Geneva; Founder & Editor-in-Chief of VoxEU.org; exPresident of CEPR

Events

  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey

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