Reflections on the Recession (Summer 2009)

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    Making Sense of the Crisis

    Steve Forbes Summer 2009
    iF: Some are saying that U.S.-led capitalism is dead. How do you respond? SF: U.S-led capitalism will revive again once we fully grasp that it...

    Inflation Around the Bend?

    Lacy Hunt Summer 2009
    Over the next decade, in the aftermath of the current bear market, investors will ultimately need to make the right call regarding inflation or...

    The Global Economic Crisis & Iraq’s Future

    Last summer, when oil prices reached all-time highs virtually every day, it seemed that one of the few silver linings was a more stable...

    The Impact of the Global Economic Crisis on the Arab World

    Paul Rivlin Summer 2009
    The Arab countries have experienced rapid changes in their economic fortunes in the last year. During the first half of 2008, oil, natural gas,...

    A Recession In Terrorism Finance?

    Rachel Ehrenfeld Summer 2009
    The economic downturn and instability of the financial markets in the West has battered global economies. Despite the accompanying drop in oil prices, the...

    Israel & The Global Economic Crisis

    Debbie Buchwald Summer 2009
    Israel is not immune from the global economic crisis set off by the U.S. banking and real estate debacle, but Israel's economy has fared...

    The Madoff Scandal and American Jewry

    Jonathan Tobin Summer 2009
    Before December 11, 2008, few Americans had ever heard of Bernard L. Madoff. Madoff had been managing billions of dollars for investors who believed...

    It’s Economics, Stupid!

    David Azerrad Summer 2009
    Seventeen years ago, a presidential hopeful from Arkansas explained to the American public, "It's the economy, stupid." Today, with the country mired in its...

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